Courtesy photo from SWOP’s website.

Is it time to decriminalize sex work?

Global organizations like the WHO now recommend governments decriminalize sex work to enhance the safety and human rights of sex workers. Should Washington take their advice?
Mar 2, 2017

Sheriff: Korean women freed after bust of Seattle-area sex trafficking ring

The King County Sheriff's Office say that 12 women, mostly from South Korea, were freed from being trafficked in a prostitution ring that investigators busted this week.
Jan 7, 2016

Does the PATH to safer sex run through Seattle?

Condom. Did you just picture an erect penis? Me too. That’s because female condoms aren’t as popular as their male counterparts. Frustrated with the limp response to past designs, Seattle-based global health non-profit PATH has designed a new female condom with input from couples in developing countries. They say they’re determined to raise the female condom’s […]
Dec 19, 2012

Gut-punching Globalization Trilogy comes to Northwest Film Forum

I’m looking forward to seeing Whore’s Glory, the third film in Michael Glawogger’s, Globalization Trilogy, with a mix of anticipation and dread. The Austrian director’s trilogy spans the globe to give an intimate look at the life and work of people on the economic margins. The results are not always easy to watch. Glawogger’s website […]
Apr 23, 2012