New Monthly “Pleasure Salon” Series Starts Tuesday April 7 at Villains Bar

Introducing …. PLEASURE SALON presented by SEX+++ and SWOP-Chicago Announcing the very first night of Chicago’s new sex-positive meetup!  On Tuesday, April 7th between 6 and 10 P.M., come out to Villains — buy a sandwich or a drink — and hang out with Chicago’s sex-positive community.  Pleasure Salon, every first Tuesday, will be the [...]

Chicago SexPo is Coming April 29!

The second ChicagoSexPo is coming Wednesday April 29 to Excalibur nightclub. SWOP-Chicago attended the first SexPo in September and plan to attend the upcoming one. The SexPo is still looking for vendors! If you have a business you’d like to promote to a sex-positive and sexy crowd, please contact Larry at (847) 305-6900 or email [...]

San Francisco Sex Worker Film and Arts Fest-Schedule and Call For Entries

The schedule for the 2009 San Francisco Sex Worker Film, Arts and Music Festival is shaping up. (Scroll below) We have music and a party at El Rio, an Orgy of Shopping at the Center for Sex and Culture, a huge party at the St. James Infirmary, an educational seminar for sex workers, movies at [...]

SWOP-Chicago Meeting Wednesday March 18

Next SWOP-Chicago meeting will be Wednesday, March 18, 7-9PM. We’ll be discussing ways to increase our outreach efforts to different sex worker and other communities, as well as dealing with the aftermath of the Tom Dart situation. What are the best ways we can reach out to other sex workers and communities not involved in [...]

Chicagoans respond to Tom Dart’s Craigslist Lawsuit

The RedLightDistrict crew hit the streets to ask Chicagoans what they really think about Sheriff Tom Dart’s lawsuit against Craigslist. Here’s what we found out-

Statement on Craigslist Law Suit

SWOP-Chicago does not condone the actions of the Cook County sheriff towards Craigslist. These actions are meant to persecute adults engaging in consensual sexual acts for money and goods of value. Creating criminal records for sex workers bars them from other forms of employment outside of sex work and may limit their ability to seek [...]