GLITS

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Location

Queens
United States
Contact email: 
cookininheels49@gmail.com
Phone: 
Who do you work with?: 
GLITS has been the the brainchild born from the pain and suffering our communities all across, the world have endored. GLITS has reached out all across the world and have advocated on the behalf of trans sex workers and sex workers in general that are in harms way.We refer- Advoate-Re-locate
How are sex workers involved in your organisation?: 
For us by us is our motto we faciltate advocacy our selves for sex workers in harms way. We form communications with the embassies across the world either for relocation or to advocate for safe housing, locally we developed an arts program to show the life and daily grind of a trans sex workers day to be in a gallery and to bring faces and images that create conversation and awareness.
Which of NSWP priority areas does your organisation work on?: 
Critique the trafficking paradigm that conflates representations of sex work, migration, and mobility
Advocate for universal access to health services, including primary health care, HIV and sexual and reproductive health services
Speak out about violence against sex workers, including violence from police, institutions, clients, and intimate partners, while challenging the myth that sex work is inherently gender-based violence
Oppose human rights abuses, including coercive programming, mandatory testing, raids and forced rehabilitation
Challenge stigma and discrimination against sex workers, their families and partners, and others involved in sex work
Advocate for the economic empowerment and social inclusion of sex workers as sex workers
What are the two main challenges that the sex workers you work with face: 
sites like back page have been taking down we need to create safe housing as well as employment and thats been a problem but through advocacy and sister orgs we are able to obtain part time positions for some of the ladies thus far. the other challenging aspect advocacy for ladies behind bars trying to develope a system for the re-entry process that aides in the process... sites
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