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Transgender Sex Workers Face Abuse In Ivory Coast

AP | ROBBIE COREY-BOULET | Posted 02.09.2013 | Gay Voices

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast -- It seemed like a case of simple blackmail. Late one night last month, two cars carrying around 10 soldiers pulled up to a grou...

Policing Gender, Arresting Sex

Darby Hickey | Posted 01.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Darby Hickey

A new investigative piece in The Chicago Reporter illustrates what community groups and academics have long observed, that anti-prostitution laws cause tremendous harm to people engaged in the sex trade, especially those who are LGBT.

Cops Vs. Condoms

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 10.06.2012 | Gay Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

Human Rights Watch found incidents of condom-related harassment of suspected sex workers by police in six of D.C.'s seven police districts. Several women, including transgender sex workers, say they were stopped and searched by police, who accused them of prostitution upon finding condoms.