September 14th marks Sex Worker Pride Day. The day was first commemorated in 2019 as an opportunity to celebrate sex workers’ self-determination and achievements.
Street-based sex workers in the WISH community—while they face incredible challenges—are resilient, intelligent, and strong. They survive, create, and care for each other in a society that routinely denies them a voice and discounts their humanity.
Let us celebrate rights, not rescue, and call attention to the laws that continue to create dangerous conditions for sex worker