trans sex work

The Needs and Rights of Trans Sex Workers: a summary

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2013

This summary of The Needs and Rights of Trans Sex Workers briefing paper focuses on the issues and needs identified by trans sex workers as disclosed in NSWP forums, including an online questionnaire and face-to-face focus groups.

Briefing Paper: The Needs and Rights of Trans Sex Workers

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2013

This briefing paper focuses on the issues and needs identified by trans sex workers (TSW) as disclosed in NSWP forums including an online questionnaire and face-to-face focus groups. Attention is first given to the issue of intersectionality, aiming to give context to the community of TSW before examining the needs and rights of this group. Legal situations are then discussed, noting how legislative systems can have an impact on the lives and work of TSW worldwide.

Laverne Cox Stands with Monica Jones as Defence Files Appeal

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Monica Jones, who, in April, was found guilty of manifesting prostitution, asked the Arizona Supreme Court to overturn her conviction on Tuesday, August 5th.

Trans sex workers and supporters picket police inaction in drive-by shooting probe

Members of the Guyana Trans United (GTU) took to the area outside the Brickdam police station last week picketing against the inaction of the police in delivering justice to the four trans sex workers who were victims in a drive-by shooting.

GTU was supported by members of the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) as well as other NGOs and individuals sympathetic to the plight of the sex workers.

Street Based Sex Workers Needs Assessment

Year: 
2014

This resource is an example of needs assessment conducted to assess the needs for women (including trans-women) who engage in street based sex work.