December 12, 2022

International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers this Saturday

“Current anti-prostitution laws enable violent predators to target our community because they know that our illegal status...

September 18, 2022

COYOTE RI urges DC Circuit Court to overturn harmful sex trafficking law

“FOSTA violates the constitutionally protected and life-saving speech of sex workers and sex trafficking survivors,” said Tara...

June 26, 2021

Coalition condemns Cranston Police charging 11 alleged sex trafficking victims & calling it “rescue”

“Arrest is not help. Prostitution stings are exploitive and traumatic, and prostitution charges make it difficult or...

July 2, 2020

COYOTE RI: An open letter to Senator Whitehouse on upcoming EARN IT Act vote

“Your office was not willing to review any of the evidence based research regarding how these types...

March 3, 2020

Coyote RI opposes H7550 the Human Trafficking Reporting and Prevention Act

“Many sex workers also have full-time jobs and they only do sex work to supplement their income....

October 31, 2019

COYOTE Rhode Island: SESTA/FOSTA = Death

The legislation SESTA/FOSTA, signed by President Donald Trump on April 11, 2018, shuts down websites where sex...

January 22, 2018

The biggest pimp is Uncle Sam

The real victims of sex trafficking are sex workers who have endured state-sponsored violence. Uncle Sam seems...