fosta/sesta

sex work

The Feminist Divide Over Decriminalizing Sex Work

On Monday, the National Organization for Women joined other local groups and a representative for Gloria Steinem to oppose legislation that would decriminalize sex work in New York.
Marie Solis
3.12.19
sex work

Despite Track Record, Kamala Harris Says She Supports Decriminalizing Sex Work

In a new interview, the senator and presidential hopeful says that we shouldn't "criminalize consensual behavior," but has "no regrets" about supporting FOSTA/SESTA.
Leila Ettachfini
2.26.19
Op-Ed

The 2020 Democratic Frontrunners Need to Answer for Their Votes on SESTA

SESTA put my sex worker community in severe danger. We need to demand our candidates commit to better policy this primary.
Liara Roux
2.22.19
fosta/sesta

Senator Suggests the Internet Needs a FOSTA/SESTA for Drug Trafficking

The West Virginia Senator suggested the idea during the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on social media.
Samantha Cole
9.5.18
My First Time

The First Time I Was Paid for Sex

"I was motivated by a nagging curiosity, a voice in my head I couldn't tune out."
Kaytlin Bailey
7.6.18
politics

Inside the First Sex Worker Town Hall Hosted by a Congressional Candidate

At Congressional candidate Suraj Patel's event, Broadly spoke with organizers and participants about SESTA/FOSTA, decriminalization, and keeping sex workers safe.
Lena Solow
6.22.18
Red Light

The 'Heaux Mentor' Helping Women in the Adult Industry Rebrand

VICE met up with Lydia Dupra to hear how her job and her clients’ lives are changing with the passage of FOSTA/SESTA.
VICE Staff
6.7.18
Op-Ed

SESTA Won't Stop Sex Trafficking, But It Will Kill Sex Workers

I am a homeless trafficking survivor, and I haven’t been helped at all by this bill — and the sex workers I know have already suffered as a result of it.
Laura LeMoon
4.26.18
fosta

Trump Just Signed SESTA/FOSTA, a Law Sex Workers Say Will Literally Kill Them

The controversial Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA) was framed as anti-trafficking, but it’s already harming consensual sex workers.
Samantha Cole
4.11.18
fosta

Furry Dating Site Shuts Down Because of FOSTA

Pounced.org is down, citing the passage of a controversial sex-trafficking bill last week.
Samantha Cole
4.2.18
fosta

The Senate Just Passed a Bill That Puts Sex Workers In Danger

The SESTA-FOSTA bill makes platforms more liable for their users’ speech, and that’s not good for anyone.
Samantha Cole
3.21.18