All proceeds will go toward the formation of a sex worker health collective- more info here:
On November 29th, the PROS Network and PERSIST Health Project, two peer-led organizations focused on improving access to care, services, and rights for sex workers throughout NYC are hosting PROS/PERSIST: A Benefit for Peer-Led Sex Workers’ Rights & Services in NYC will be held at the historic Stonewall Inn. We’ll be raffling off a host of great prizes including fine art by Mark Dion, and feature a great lineup of performers doing readings, burlesque performances and more!
Tickets will be sold in increments of $10, $25, $50, and $100, and you can BUY ADVANCE TICKETS HERE. Doors open at 7pm sharp!
Performances begin at 8pm
Raffle Prizes Announced: 9:30pm
Guest DJ Shomi Noise and Lap dance and spanking booths open at 10pm
Where: Stonewall Inn, 53 Christopher Street, NYC
We are holding a benefit to raise funds for the following activities:
To expand access to care for sex workers by laying the foundation to open up NYC’s first health clinic run by and for sex workers, similar to St James Infirmary in SF For advocacy and policy change to decriminalize sex work and prostitution in NY state, and to remove criminal penalties from all consensual sexual behavior (such as racial profiling, immigration laws, and public space) To conduct best practices training and capacity-building for health care providers, law enforcement, social workers, legal service providers, and community members And Much More!
NOVEMBER 29th, 2012: PROS/PERSIST: A Benefit for Peer-Led Sex Workers’ Rights & Services in NYC Stonewall Inn, 53 Christopher St, NYC