Mark your calendars for 💥”DIY RESISTANCE: Sex Workers & Organizers Talk Art-making & Mutual Aid for International Whores’ Day”💥 June 3rd 2020 / 8-9 p.m. EDT
Join a live conversation and Q&A around artmaking as resistance, mutual aid, and “whorestories” of zine-making with Red Schulte, curator of the The International Whores’ Day Zine and co-organizer of the International Whores Day NYC 2020 Digital Rally, and zine contributors JB Brager, Mistress Velvet, Ariel Wolf, and Empress Wu.
Commemorating the 45th International Whores Day (IWD), an event that began in Lyon, France in 1975, the International Whores’ Day Zinecontains information and art from over 15 sex worker rights activist artists, conveying sex workers’ struggles against racist, anti-immigrant, classist, homophobic, transphobic, and misogynistic conditions.
The International Whores’ Day Zine honors the resilience of New York City’s sex working communities who continuously care for and provide mutual aid to one another, and celebrates contemporary sex worker artmaking and resistance, as we’re witnessing in real time through the work of protesters around the United States actively confronting state violence against Black people.
Download the free International Whores’ Day Zine from the International Whores’ Day website, presented alongside a live digital rally on June 2nd from 12 to 2 p.m. EDT.