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  • Sep 17, 2019 @ 11:46am

    After Fosta Impact Report Conducted by Coyote RI

    While I applaud Rep. Ro Khanna for her efforts, but she might consider engaging with actual sex worker-led organizations rather than a few paid lobbyist who approached her that are not sex workers.

    Coyote RI ran a survey on 262 US sex workers within 2 weeks of FOSTA passing to document the immediate effects it had on US sex workers. Impact Report can be viewed at https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1KBsVBQh7EsRexAyZacaf_fUvvsVb2MR1Q30_gV7Jegc/edit?usp=sharing

    Coyote also ran a 145question survey on 1515 US sex workers in 2018. Our health and policy advisor, who is a 2st-year med student, wrote her 2018 thesis at Brown University on the HIV and sexual health part of the survey. and presented her findings at the AIDS conference 2018 and #HR2019, and is no creating an accredited continuing medical education class that RI DR's will be required to take.

    Coyote received a small grant from the American sociology association to survey 63 RI sex workers 2014-2016, as RI had decriminalized indoor prostitution up until 2009, and the health and safety impact was really good.

    Sadly the non-sex worker paid lobbyist that approached Rep. Ro Khanna had access to all this community-based research but chose not to share it with her. This is why sex workers say

    Nothingaboutuswithoutus.

    For more information visit coyoteri.org or email info@coyoteri.org

  • Sep 17, 2019 @ 11:43am

    After Fosta Impact Report Conducted by Coyote RI

    While I applaud Rep. Ro Khanna for her efforts, but she might consider engaging with actual sex worker-led organizations rather than a few paid lobbyist who approached her that are not sex workers. Coyote RI ran a survey on 262 US sex workers within 2 weeks of FOSTA passing to document the immediate effects it had on US sex workers. Impact Report can be viewed at https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1KBsVBQh7EsRexAyZacaf_fUvvsVb2MR1Q30_gV7Jegc/edit?usp=sharing Coyote also ran a 145question survey on 1515 US sex workers in 2018. Our health and policy advisor, who is a 2st-year med student, wrote her 2018 thesis at Brown University on the HIV and sexual health part of the survey. and presented her findings at the AIDS conference 2018 and #HR2019, and is no creating an accredited continuing medical education class that RI DR's will be required to take. Coyote received a small grant from the American sociology association to survey 63 RI sex workers 2014-2016, as RI had decriminalized indoor prostitution up until 2009, and the health and safety impact was really good. Sadly the nonsex worker paid lobbyist that approached Rep. Ro Khanna had access to all this community-based research but chose not to share it with her. This is why sex workers say #Nothingaboutuswithoutus. For more information visit coyoteri.org or email info@coyoteri.org

  • May 14, 2019 @ 07:02am

    After Fosta Impact Report Conducted by Coyote RI

    The After FOSTA, Impact Report Conducted by Coyote RI https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1KBsVBQh7EsRexAyZacaf_fUvvsVb2MR1Q30_gV7Jegc/edit?usp=sharing For more information, please visit Coyoteri.org

  • Sep 26, 2018 @ 09:16pm

    Things the challenge left out

    https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20180925/03240240706/district-court-misses-forest-trees-dismissing-constitutional-challenge-to-fosta.shtml

    Fosta challenge dismissed and it actually kind of implies that we can't be prosecuted for providing support to sex workers.

    I think that they should have included the fact that DOJ had already said they thought it was unconstitutional but then they fought the challenge.
    https://frontpageconfidential.com/fosta-sesta-frankenstein-passes-doj-unconstitutional/

    Their argument also failed to cite that the federal government can't create prostitution laws, they can create trafficking laws, but fosta was clearly a federal pros law.

    Hoke v. United States, 227 U.S. 308 (1913), was a decision by the United StatesSupreme Court, which held that the United States Congress could not regulate prostitution per se, as that was strictly the province of the states.



    I also think they should have had current sex workers who are at risk of arrest as plaintiffs. I think they didn't do enough to engage the sex workers who are at risk fo arrest, and they rushed writing the brief.

    I hope they will consider reframing their argument and filing another challenge

  • Jul 26, 2018 @ 07:21pm

    After Fosta survey Slide Show 2018-

    After Fosta Slide Show 2018- Coyote RI

    https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1KBsVBQh7EsRexAyZacaf_fUvvsVb2MR1Q30_gV7Jegc/edit?usp=sharing