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FLORIDA SB 540 – Toolkit Opposing Prostitution Registry

SWOP Behind Bars is strongly opposing Florida Senate Bill FL 540 (FL SB 540). The website for this bill is https://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/00540. The sponsor is Senator Lauren Book, who attempted a bill in 2018 that included some portions of this one. An...
We Oppose: FL SB 540 Prostitution Registry

We Oppose: FL SB 540 Prostitution Registry

SEX WORK IS NOT TRAFFICKING! Consensual adult sex workers (CASW) WE NEED YOU! We stand stronger together at the intersectionality of sex work and sex trafficking. Fight for your right to work as we fight to find and have justice served so that the system prosecutes...
Slixa: FOSTA Essay Finalist

Slixa: FOSTA Essay Finalist

Against FOSTA/SESTA: One Canary’s Cry From Inside the Coal Mine 4 February 2019 Right now, I’m supposed to be writing about the effects of FOSTA/SESTA, a pair of bills that passed into law last year. Supposedly the bill is supposed to curb sex trafficking by...

Guide to Writing Letters to People Behind Bars

Currently & formerly incarcerated survivors have stated again and again how important letters of support are to their well-being. Letters are also important strategies to build relationships and organizing coalitions across prison walls. Here’s a basic guide for...
IG Haiku Poetry

IG Haiku Poetry

Congratulations & Thank you Emily who created two original Haiku on sex work and incarceration via the SWOP Behind Bars Instagram. Haiku 1 Your broken system Will be outsmarted by the Whores you love to hate Haiku 2 Energy and light Pour from our veins with such...