Bill would allow sex workers to report crime without fear of prosecution
Similar bills have passed in Oregon, California, New Hampshire and Vermont. Colorado passed an immunity bill last week.
May 10, 5:36 PM
On Verge Of Retirement, Manhattan DA To Stop Prosecuting Prostitution
The DA will continue to prosecute crimes such as sex trafficking and paying for the services of sex workers.
Apr 22, 2021 4:09 PM
Arts & Entertainment
"Sex Work Is Work": Pop-Up Art Exhibition Seeks To Destigmatize Sex Work
The Sex Workers' Pop-Up exhibition runs through March 16th.
Mar 9, 2020 4:24 PM
Inside The New Movement To Decriminalize Sex Work In NY
Today, advocates and lawmakers are beginning a new campaign to decriminalize sex work in New York.
Updated: Feb 25, 2019 4:05 PM
NYPD Will Stop Seizing Condoms From Sex Workers
For minor arrests, "condoms will be secured for safe keeping along with other items of personal property and returned to individuals after they are released from custody."
Updated: May 12, 2014 5:10 PM
Despite Assurances, Sex Workers Still Worry Condoms Will Be Used Against Them
Human rights organizations gathered on the steps of City Hall to urge passage of a bill that would ban the use of condoms as evidence at trial in all cases, including human trafficking.
Updated: Jun 6, 2013 2:46 PM
Disgruntled Bartender Says Swank Golf Club Hosted Hookers
Even worse, he claims the club was passing off low-end booze as the premium stuff! But also, sex parties.
Updated: Aug 3, 2012 3:51 PM
"Brothel On Wheels" Working Girls Want To Start A "Prostitution Revolution"
The case against alleged pimps Vincent George Sr. and Vincent George Jr. keeps getting curiouser and curiouser.
Updated: Jul 11, 2012 1:31 PM
Huh: Mike Tyson's Hooker Habit Led Him To Veganism
Tyson's reasons for giving up all animal proteins are about as logical as the ones most vegans we know use (joking! we love you guys!).
Updated: Jun 19, 2012 4:17 PM
NYPD Hopes Arresting Johns Will Scare Off Prostitutes, Pimps
Despite all the talk of online sex workers, working girls and boys still walk the streets at night. So now the NYPD is giving a new tactic a shot: arresting the johns.
Updated: Feb 13, 2012 10:54 AM
With Another Body Found, Prostitute Drivers Draw Attention
As investigators work to identify another body on Long Island, the New York City Council tries to crack down on the men who drive sex workers around.
Updated: Dec 15, 2011 12:18 PM
With Killer Still Loose, Prostitutes Prefer Johns With Refs
Nearly six months after bodies of murdered prostitutes started turning up on a Long Island beach, prostitutes are being extra careful about who they work with.
Updated: May 31, 2011 12:27 PM
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