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International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers Vigil & Benefit Ball

December 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm 11:00 pm

On the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, we come together to remember those lost this year and renew our commitment to the on-going struggle for empowerment, visibility, and rights for all sex workers.

To honor their memories, GLITS Inc. & D17 NYC Coalition present:

6pm: Candlelight Vigil in Transmitter Park – Sex Workers & Allies welcome

Transmitter Park is located on Greenpoint Ave & West St in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

7pm: The GLITS Ball: A Celebration of Life


  • DJ Frankie Paradise
  • Brenda Continental Milan
  • Jasmine Van Wales &
  • Daisy Lopez

***All are welcome! No one will be turned away due to inability to donate. We kindly ask for a scent-free space – thank you***

All event proceeds benefit Gays and Lesbians Living In a Transgender Society (GLITS) Inc, a fiscally sponsored project of Project Prosper, serving the sex worker & LGBTQIA community. 

Generously Sponsored by SOAR Institute, SWOP Behind Bars, SWOPUSA, Red Umbrella Project, NYTAG, BPPP, WRRQ Collective, Saucy Consulting, Lysistrata & Fierce NYC


History: Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers was first recognized in 2003 as a memorial and vigil for the victims of the Green River Killer in Seattle Washington. Since 2003, Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers has empowered people from cities around the world to come together and organize against discrimination and remember victims of violence.

During the week of December 17th, sex worker communities and social justice organizations throughout the world stage actions and vigils and work to raise awareness about violence that is commonly committed against sex workers. The assault, battery, rape and murder of sex workers must end. Racism, economic inequality, systems of colonialist and state violence and oppression must end. The  stigma and discrimination and criminalization that makes violence against us acceptable must end.


December 17, 2017
6:00 pm 11:00 pm


Brooklyn Bazaar
150 Greenpoint Avenue Basement Level
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
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