It's a glaring omission from the 2020 frontrunners, advocates say.
The election of Tiffany Cabán as Queens District Attorney will have huge implications for the sex-work community.
He's the second frontrunner in 24 hours, after Elizabeth Warren.
In the past, these proposals were meant to advance the conversation. Now they're designed to be passed.
Sex workers met with lawmakers in Albany on Tuesday to push for legislation that could pave the way to the full decriminalization of 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.
Cut off from legal protections, unable to access financial services, harassed by police—what do sex workers do when their work isn't legal?