7th Annual International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers
For the full program, visit: http://wp.me/p10PnF-2x
When: Friday, December 17, 2010 at 7:30PM – 9:30PM
Where: Metropolitan Community Church of New York, Sanctuary (2nd floor), 446 West 36th Street, New York, NY 10018 btw 9th & 10th Aves. Map: http://bit.ly/dUenDt
Who: Current and former sex workers. Intimate allies. Friends. Family. Supporters of all kinds. This event is free and open to the public.
There will also be a speak out: Bring poetry, writings or just speak your truth. Join us in remembering those we’ve lost to violence, oppression and hate, whether perpetrated by clients, partners, police or the state. December 17, 2003 was our first annual day to honor the sex workers who were murdered by serial killer Gary Ridgway. We come together each year to show the world that every sex worker’s life is valuable. Light snacks, beverages, and metrocards will be provided. This event is co-sponsored by: Audre Lorde Project, Counterpublic Collective, FIERCE, MADRE, Peter Cicchino Youth Project, The Queer Commons, PONY (Prostitutes of New York), PROS Network, Red Umbrella Project, SAFER, Sex Work Awareness, Sex Workers Project, SWANK (Sex Workers Action New yorK), SWOP-NYC (Sex Workers Outreach Project), the Space at Tompkins, and Third Wave Foundation.
For events outside of New York, visit: http://www.swop-usa.org/dec17