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Woodhull Joins LGBTQ Organizations United to Combat Racial Violence

Woodhull Freedom Foundation, Jun 22

If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.

If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.

Sexual Assault of Black Men: What we don’t want to talk about.

Woodhull Freedom Foundation, May 26

Every 98 seconds, in the United States, someone is sexually assaulted. Sexual assault has a devastating impact on a person psychologically and physically.

Every 98 seconds, in the United States, someone is sexually assaulted.

Social Solidarity in Practice: Supporting Sex Workers During the Coronavirus

Woodhull Freedom Foundation, Apr 05

By: Carmen Vázquez

By: Carmen Vázquez

7 Reasons to Submit a Proposal to #SFS20

Woodhull Freedom Foundation, Mar 15

Proposal submissions for Woodhull Freedom Foundation’s 2020 Sexual Freedom Summit close on Sunday. With just seven days left, we thought we’d compile the top 7 reasons you should submit today! 7.

Proposal submissions for Woodhull Freedom Foundation’s 2020 Sexual Freedom Summit close on Sunday.

Holding Space for International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

Woodhull Freedom Foundation, Feb 18

By: Ricci Levy On December 17, we mark International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. There has been a wave in the news about the violence and high rate of murders being inflicted on sex workers since the passage of the hideous SESTA/FOSTA legislation. That violence and those murders require that we pay attention all year, but especially today.  Do you know the story of how this day became a memorial? The day was founded by Annie Sprinkle and the Sex Worker Outreach Project in 2003 in response to a statement by serial killer, Gary Ridgway, who had murdered at least 48 people, the majority of whom were sex workers.  In a public letter back in 2003, Annie Sprinkle stated, “Violent crimes against sex workers go underreported, unaddressed, and unpunished. There really are people who don’t care when prostitutes [sic] are victims of hate crimes, beaten, raped, and murdered. No matter what you think about sex workers and the politics surrounding them, sex workers are a part o

By: Ricci Levy On December 17, we mark International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. There has been a wave in the news about the violence and high rate of murders being inflicted on sex workers since the passage of the hideous SESTA/FOSTA legislation. That violence and those murders require that we pay attention all year, but especially today.  Do you know the story of how this day became a memorial? The day was founded by Annie Sprinkle and the Sex Worker Outreach Project in 2003 in response to a statement by serial killer, Gary Ridgway, who had murdered at least 48 people, the majority of whom were sex workers.  In a public letter back in 2003, Annie Sprinkle stated, “Violent crimes against sex workers go underreported, unaddressed, and unpunished. There really are people who don’t care when prostitutes [sic] are victims of hate crimes, beaten, raped, and murdered. No matter what you think about sex workers and the politics surrounding them, sex workers are a part o

Support Woodhull’s fight against FOSTA

Woodhull Freedom Foundation, Feb 16

You are requested to donate for FOSTA Lawsuit. Donation is voluntary. The information provided  is to help you make a informed decision whether to donate or not. If you have any questions, please feel FREE to ask. The Woodhull Freedom Foundation is an American non-profit organization founded in 2003 that advocates sexual freedom as a fundamental human right. The organization is based in Washington, D.C., United States. Woodhull Freedom Foundation has filed a Lawsuit against FOSTA and the Fight for Internet Freedom. FOSTA - the Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act is a House Bill to cut down on illegal sex trafficking online.  The bills pokes a huge hole in a famous and longstanding “safe harbor” rule of the internet: Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency Act. That holds that “No provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider.” But FOSTA creates an exception

You are requested to donate for FOSTA Lawsuit. Donation is voluntary. The information provided  is to help you make a informed decision whether to donate or not. If you have any questions, please feel FREE to ask. The Woodhull Freedom Foundation is an American non-profit organization founded in 2003 that advocates sexual freedom as a fundamental human right. The organization is based in Washington, D.C., United States. Woodhull Freedom Foundation has filed a Lawsuit against FOSTA and the Fight for Internet Freedom. FOSTA - the Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act is a House Bill to cut down on illegal sex trafficking online.  The bills pokes a huge hole in a famous and longstanding “safe harbor” rule of the internet: Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency Act. That holds that “No provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider.” But FOSTA creates an exception

10 Years of Celebrating Sexual Freedom Day in Sound

Woodhull Freedom Foundation, Feb 03

Woodhull Freedom Foundation has been working to affirm sexual freedom as a human right since 2003, but it wasn’t until 2001 that Washington, D.C.

Woodhull Freedom Foundation has been working to af...

Woodhull Wins FOSTA Appeal

Woodhull Freedom Foundation, Jan 25 2020

Washington, D.C.— January 24, 2020 – Today the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals revived Woodhull‘s challenge to FOSTA.  The court ordered that the constitutional challenge be sent back to the district court for a ruling on the merits.“We are thrilled with the victory in this incredibly important case,” said Ricci Levy, President and CEO of Woodhull. “We are committed to fighting this unconstitutional and dangerous law to the end.” “The entire legal team worked tirelessly in this appeal, and we are happy to see that the constitutional challenge is moving forward,” said Lawrence G. Walters, Esq., General Counsel to Woodhull, and a member of the legal team challenging FOSTA. The decision can be found here. Monitor this page for further updates.Originally Posted: https://www.woodhullfoundation.org/2020/01/24/woodhull-wins-fosta-appeal/ Photo by Bill Oxford on Unsplash

Washington, D.C.— January 24, 2020 – Today the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals revived Woodhull‘s challenge to FOSTA.  The court ordered that the constitutional challenge be sent back to the district court for a ruling on the merits.“We are thrilled with the victory in this incredibly important case,” said Ricci Levy, President and CEO of Woodhull. “We are committed to fighting this unconstitutional and dangerous law to the end.” “The entire legal team worked tirelessly in this appeal, and we are happy to see that the constitutional challenge is moving forward,” said Lawrence G. Walters, Esq., General Counsel to Woodhull, and a member of the legal team challenging FOSTA. The decision can be found here. Monitor this page for further updates.Originally Posted: https://www.woodhullfoundation.org/2020/01/24/woodhull-wins-fosta-appeal/ Photo by Bill Oxford on Unsplash