A Modern Account of Sex Worker Rights and Activism in the United States
IN THE UNITED STATES, SEX WORKERS ARE FIGHTING FOR THE RIGHT TO
Since FOSTA-SESTA was signed into law in 2018, sex work activists have been boldly organizing against the escalating criminalization of sex workers, trafficked people, and other marginalized communities.
Through interviews with US-based sex workers, activists, and historians, Under the Red Umbrella explores how the sex worker movement persists despite stigma and criminalization that endanger all sex workers, especially those already battling systemic racism, transphobia, and poverty.
A study of radical resilience across intersections, Under the Red Umbrella shines a spotlight on the dire ramifications of legislation like FOSTA-SESTA—and the activists that continue to organize and resist injustice.