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NYC: Hacking//Hustling: A PLATFORM FOR SEX WORKERS IN A POST SESTA WORLD


  • Eyebeam 199 Cook Street Brooklyn, NY, 11206 United States (map)

PANEL

09/20/18 //
6 to 9:30pm //
RSVP (free) // 

Part 1 of Hacking//Hustling is a panel discussion featuring presentations from sex workers and sex worker rights advocates discussing censorship, discrimination and policing in the wake of SESTA.

Panelists include:
Lorelei Lee, writer and sex worker
Kiara St. James, CEO and a co-founder of New York Transgender Advocacy Group (NYTAG)
Bardot Smith, analyst & dominatrix
Ashley Paige, international travel companion & connoisseur of kink

WORKSHOP

09/22/18 //
1 to 4pm //
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In conjunction with our panel discussion, we’ll be hosting a half-day of workshops (in collaboration with t4tech) where sex workers and digital rights advocates will work together to address the harms of SESTA with a collaborative approach grounded in principles of harm reduction. We will learn how to to protect data, have safer communications, and build stronger online communities. 

In an an effort to support this program and its participants and combat systemic inequities, we are implementing the following sliding-scale ticket pricing for this program. Sex workers will be admitted for free. 

Suggested donations:
$45 Advocate/Policy-maker
$25 Supporter
$15 Student/Activist
$0 Sex worker

 

ART

Throughout Hacking//Hustling participants are invited to view "Whores Will Rise: Protest Art & Resistance Ephemera Against FOSTA/SESTA," a pop up community art show. Curated by Brit Schulte, the show highlights protest art/resistance ephemera from recent demonstrations against SESTA/FOSTA and calling for decriminalization and labor rights for all sex working/trading people.

 

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