We're moving hosts, domains, and websites! No more with squarespace - we're moving to maswan.nl.

In the past few months, folks in the community have been hit hard by FOSTA/SESTA in various ways. One way we've been trying to keep our feet on the ground has been by gathering information from our tech-savvy comrades and trying some changes out on our end.

WBUR has been running a series on massage parlors in the Boston area. We were recently contacted for comment in this five part series. As of writing, parts one, two, and three have been published, but the perspectives in the stories are still limited. We've sent this to WBUR, but we'd like to offer it to the public, unedited.

On Tuesday February 20th, 2018, a MASWAN member testified at the New Hampshire Senate Judiciary Committee in support of House Bill 287, a bill that would establish a committee to study issues related to changing prostitution laws in New Hampshire. 

Call your Congressional Representative by Tuesday, February 27th to support sex workers’ rights to work!!

The Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA, H.R. 1865) will make it even harder to prevent trafficking and protect trafficking victims. And government will surveil and censor online free speech, including activist free speech, more forcefully than ever before.

One of the things we’ll be posting regularly is a roundup of news stories about sex work from Massachusetts and the greater Boston area. If you see any stories we missed, let us know!