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|Solidarity with Sex Workers - Shut Down the HEAT Conference|
|Date||Wednesday June 13|
|Time||1:00 PM - 3:00 PM|
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Oakland Marriott Convention Center
Broadway and 11th St, downtown Oakland
|oaklandoccupypatriarchy [at] gmail.com|
SOLIDARITY WITH SEX WORKERS MEANS PUTTING THE HEAT ON THE THE H.E.A.T CONFERENCE
The H.EAT. conference is a conference of pigs and their nonprofit lackeys to increase the harassment, imprisonment, marginalization and criminalization of sex workers. Fronting as a conference against “child trafficking,” this conference brings pigs and nonprofits together to develop policing strategies that line their pockets while leaving sex workers exploited and disempowered. Pigs and nonprofits hide behind lies about “safety” and “protection” while they profit off the incarceration and “reformation” of sex workers. These pigs and nonprofits neurotically plug their ears to the fact they themselves are exactly the reason sex work can exist. Sex work, like all forms of work, can only exist within a society based on hierarchical economic systems like capitalism, which are protected by the police and patronizing reformist organizations that keep exploited people from revolting. The pigs are the enemies of sex workers, and of all workers.
LET'S SHUT THIS FUCKER DOWN
Converge Wed. 6/13 at 1 PM at Oakland’s downtown Marriott Convention Center at Broadway and 11th.
Wear a bright colored face covering in solidarity
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