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Hacking Hustlingis a collective of sex workers, survivors, and accomplices working at the intersection of tech and social justice to interrupt state surveillance and violence facilitated by technology.
Kink Out is a collective that hosts events that bring together intersectional identities in the kink community for art, activism, and conversation.
NYC SAFER SPACES- A thoughtful and pragmatic manifesto on Consent and building & maintaining safer spaces. Excellent intructions for anyone who wants to explore kink and/or host kink gatherings.
Manhattan Alternative- a network of therapeutic service providers in New York City who are sex-positive, affirmative, and have expertise related to issues that kink, poly, consensually non-monogamous, trans, gender non-conforming, and/or LGBQ-identified individuals face.
Kink Aware Professionals A fantastic site for finding a kink friendly psychotherapist, social worker, pastor, doctor, chiropractor, acupuncturist, massage therapist, lawyer, accountant or computer professional. Features international listings.
The Euelenspiegel Society - The oldest leather organization in the US, this NYC-based organization hosts an informative site with great links and community resources for those on the East Coast.
The Sex Workers Project-- legal and mental healthcare support for Sex Workers. Advocating for Sex Worker's Rights. It's a human right.
Lesbian Sex Mafia- The Lesbian Sex Mafia, founded in 1981, is an information and support group in New York City for lesbian, bisexual, heterosexual, and transsexual women.
La Maison Du Rouge- A compendium put together by Dia Dynasty and Lucy Sweetkill of important articles, events, and education of kink and sex work issues.
G.L.I.T.S. -- need/crisis; healthcare; housing support for transgender sex workers, including community members from the NYC area, across the US and globally through supporting asylum seekers from our priority communities.