Can Sex Workers Survive COVID-19 When The Government Won’t Give Aid?

May 22, 2020

Sex Workers' rights advocates have been demanding decriminalization of their work, but now under the pandemic regulations even legal forms of sex work like strip clubs have been targeted by the federal government and alienated from government aid.

Sex Workers' rights advocates have been demanding decriminalization of their work, but now under the pandemic regulations even legal forms of sex work like strip clubs have been targeted by the federal government and alienated from government aid.


CENTER OF AMSTERDAM , AMSTERDAM, NORTH HOLLAND, NETHERLANDS - 2019/03/09: A protester chanting slogans on a megaphone seen before the protesters holding a banner saying sex work is work during the demonstration. A day after the International Women's day a demonstration under the motto 'all oppression is connected', took place at the center of Amsterdam. Hundreds of people gathered at the Dam square to make a statement for their rights to be who they are, including living without fear, with respect, equal pay and having the same right to justice regardless of skin colour, income, religion or ability. (Photo by Ana Fernandez/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

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