Our Mission is to bring together intersectional identities of the NYC kink community together to share art, activism, and conversation.
We Aim to uplift the most marginalized in our communities, including people who are BIPOC, trans, and/or sex workers.
We are constantly working on the next event, the next activation.
We need your a$$istance to keep creating these phenomenal and accessible events.
SUPPORT OUR NEXT EVENT:
Sex Workers take over social media on International Whores' Day.
INTERNATIONAL WHORES' DAY 2020 NYC DIGITAL RALLY
June 2, 2020 marks the 45th International Whores’ Day, a global event that started in Lyon, France in 1975 when over 100 sex workers protested the violence and police brutality targeting their livelihood.
Kink Out is supporting the Sex Worker-led social media takeover to stage the IWD NYC Digital Rally, an online event and social media takeover, protesting the police violence, racism, and stigma-based discrimination that still targets our working communities.
We need your support, voices, and amplification to help stage the biggest ever gathering of sex workers and our allies. We invite sex workers worldwide to join the rally by flooding social media. Wear RED, tag #InternationalWhoresDay2020, and share your stories of resilience and survival during this global pandemic. We celebrate the strength of our intersectional sex working communities that continually provide mutual aid to one another.
We cannot win this fight without you. Donating and showing up are the most impactful things you can do to build a future that is safe and empowering for sex workers. Please show up in RED, tell the world why you support sex workers, and tag #RespectSexWorkers and #InternationalWhoresDay2020.
Join us on this historic day!
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WHAT WE ARE CREATING
* LIVE-STREAM: Tune into our event 12-2pm on internationalwhoresday.com to watch NYC sex working organizers speak on how they are surviving and caring for their communities.
* DIGITAL RALLY: Join the rally by flooding social media with selfies, photos, graphics, or art heavily featuring RED, the color of sex work pride and protest, using the hashtags #InternationalWhoresDay2020 and #RespectSexWorkers.
* WEBSITE: Visit the IWD website to find crisis-care resources, a global list sex work orgs and events, sex worker art, and historic IWD information.
* ZINE: Download the IWD NYC 2020 Zine for art and information conveying our plight under the racist, anti-immigrant, classist, homophobic, transphobic, and misogynistic current U.S. laws.
WE NEED MONEY, HONEY
We cannot do this without the entire sex working community and our allies behind us! Your money will pay for:
* our production team (all people from community)
* sex workers to speak on behalf of their organizations
* interpreters and text translators to create an accessible space
* content crew (website development, archive research, photos, video, and live-stream)
* our marketing team to ensure a massive turnout and to include sex workers from across the world
OTHER WAYS TO SUPPORT
1. RSVP & Share: tinyurl.com/IWDNYC2020
2. Follow: @iwdnyc + @kinkoutevents
IWD NYC 2020 Coalition
The IWD NYC 2020 Coalition calls for an end to state violence, the decriminalization of sex work, the decriminalization of survival, and safety for people who trade sex. The IWD NYC 2020 Coalition is comprised of NYC-based Sex Worker Rights organizers who have come together with Kink Out to collaborate. We are led by Sex Workers and supported by allies. Member organizations include: Bluestockings Bookstore, Cafe, & Activist Center, Colectivo Intercultural TRANSgediendo, DecrimNY, G.L.I.T.S., Hacking//Hustling, Kink Out, Make the Road NY, Red Canary Song, Support Ho(s)e, Survived + Punished, and SWOP Brooklyn. More: internationalwhoresday.com | @iwdnyc
Kink Out produces empowering events that bring people of intersectional identities with lived experience in BDSM and sex work together to share art, activism, work, and conversation. kinkoutevents.com | @kinkoutevents
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs (Red Canary Song's fiscal sponsor)
Since 1994, Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs (SEE) have provided support services to start-up nonprofit projects to alleviate the initial obstacles faced when transforming a project vision into a reality. SEE's mission is to empower, encourage, and catalyze projects so that we can collaborate and facilitate progressive change in areas of social and environmental justice. Our projects provide constructive innovations at grassroots levels and long-term cultural transformation to create a more socially just and environmentally sustainable world. SEE retains 6% of donations for admin/tax services.
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