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Download the summary of the first phase of our Community Storytelling Project!Posted on Reports by Emmelia talarico · February 12, 2019 11:23 PM · 1 reaction
No Justice No Pride is engaged in work to support multiple pieces of local legislation to decriminalize Fare Evasion and sex work along with finding solutions to those most on the margins within the TGNC Community.Read more
Our Liberation Requires Decriminalization — Debunking Sex Work MythsPosted on Statements & Releases by Emmelia talarico · July 16, 2018 7:47 PM
The District, like most cities and states, has long had criminal penalties for consensual sexual exchange. Although widely used, such an approach has never worked – instead it only serves to harm those most vulnerable while fostering violence and exploitation. It is time for DC to take a different approach.
Trans Women engage in sex work at a rate ten times that of cisgender women and 37% of DC's trans sex workers are homeless. Street-based sex workers who are engaged in survival sex work often bear the brunt of criminalization.