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Decolonize Your “Sex Work” Stance: An open letter to 2020 candidates

Dear 2020 Presidential Candidates:

We respectfully write to you as an organization of ordinary women frustrated with the incursions of capitalism into our neighborhoods and intimate relationships. We have seen the pressure mounting on you to take a stance on prostitution — one of the most devastating issues for Native and immigrant women. We appreciate … Continue Reading ››

Ending Entitlement to Female and Feminized Bodies is Central to Women’s Liberation

AF3IRM Purple Rose Campaign and AF3IRM International Department
Contact: Connie Huynh
[email protected]
323-813-4272

We of AF3IRM, a multi-ethnic organization of primarily women of color engaged in transnational feminism, view with extreme alarm the on-going disinformation regarding the sex trade.  One of the most grievous of such disinformation is that pimps, traffickers, recruiters, brothel keepers, and those … Continue Reading ››

SUMMER SCHOOL OF WOMEN’S ACTIVISM DAY 3:​ Militarism and the Assault on Land and Women

New York -- From Puerto Rico to Hawaii, women are placing their bodies in the line of fire to resist colonization and protect the sacredness of the land. More than 120 years after the United States stole these lands, state-sanctioned violence continues. In San Juan 100,000 people rise up against an imperial puppet governor and his corruption, homophobia, … Continue Reading ››

SUMMER SCHOOL OF WOMEN’S ACTIVISM DAY 2:​ Refeudalization and Decolonizing Transnational Women of Color’s ‘Work’

New York -- It’s no wonder that, “Let’s get this bread,” has become a rallying call for sleep-deprived, hungry, under-paid, and overworked working women. Transnational women of color are “married to the hustle,” shackled to exploitation. 

AF3IRM coined the term refeudalization in 2008 to explain the … Continue Reading ››