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Anti-trafficking and Rehabilitation Discourses: A Case Study in HIV/AIDS Intervention Strategies in India

a lunch talk with Satarupa Dasgupta

January 27, Friday 12:30 to 1:45 pm

Satarupa Dasgupta, Postdoctoral and Transition Program for Academic Diversity Fellow, New York University

Articulation of sex work entails the commonly observed connection between sex work and trafficking, proposed delegitimization of sex work, and rescue and rehabilitation propositions for sex workers. [...]

Call For Contributions: Critical Political Perspectives on Sex

Call For Contributions: Critical Political Perspectives on Sex Work

Deadline: 19 November 2010

After a successful panel on theoretical and empirical investigations into sex work in North America and Asia at WPSA 2010, and with an APSA 2010 short course highlighting work on prostitution and pornography, we think it’s clear that feminist political [...]

Working Sex: Power, Practice, and Politics: 4th Desiree Alliance Conference

July 25-30, 2010 Las Vegas, NV

www.desireealliance.org/conference.htm

Conference to Unify and Educate in the areas of:

Academics & Policy Activism Arts, Entertainment & Media Business Development Harm Reduction Outreach!

REGISTRATION CLOSES ON JULY 15th!!

Just when you thought the Desiree Alliance Conference couldn’t get better… we secured a LIMITED number of hotel rooms at [...]

Sex Work Harm Reduction: Beyond Safer Sex

From the Harm Reduction and Mental Health Project

When: April 30, 2010; 3:00-4:30 PM

Where: New York University, 6 Washington Place, Room 551, NYC

Presented by: Maryse Mitchell-Brody, MSW

Harm reduction with people in the sex industry tends to focus on the reduction of risks of sexually transmitted infections. However, the complex set of [...]

Best Clinical Practices and Policies for Sex Workers @ NYU

Date: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm Location: Kimmel Center, 9th Floor

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The Spring 2010 Pride in Practice Identity/Expression Education Series with The Office of LGBT Student Services and PROS Network

“Best Clinical Practices and Policies for Sex Workers”

-Learn About the “No Condoms [...]