Savannah Sly is a musician, Dominatrix, and sex worker rights advocate who resides in Seattle, WA. Savannah enjoys meeting people, rocking worlds, and spinning plates.
Sly became active in grassroots advocacy for sex workers rights in 2013. Compelled to respond to sensational sex trafficking narratives (used as a justification to increase policing and surveillance), Sly became and community organizer with SWOP-Seattle. Sly later went on to serve as Board President of SWOP-USA from 2015-17, prioritizing chapter engagement and centralizing network tools. Since then, Savannah has served as an organizer for the ACLU of Washington, and is a national coordinator for the #OldProProject.
Hailing from Vermont, Sly’s musical background is rooted in country, rock, and punk. Originally a bassist, Sly’s picked up the guitar to develop original songs. Themes in Sly’s songwriting include sex, magic, power, as well as people and places from personal history. Sly’s debut album INDEPENDENT MEANS was released in December 2019 at the Belltown Yacht Club in Seattle, and is dedicated to sex workers everywhere. As a songwriter, Sly has performed at the JP Mustic Festival, Switchback Brewery, and notable Seattle venues such as the Highway 99 Blues Club, the Triple Door Musiquarium, Oddfellows Hall, and Blue Velvet Studios.
As a sex worker, Savannah has been active since 2003 and has no plans of ceasing. Known as Ms. Savannah, Sly has dominated hearts and minds internationally with great joy. Ms. Savannah is grateful for the opportunities and adventures sex work has made possible.