I have supported myself as an erotic professional for my entire adult life.
I have met, spoken, and worked with hundreds of sex workers.
I never aspired to be an advocate, it just feels necessary.
An Education Based Approach to Curbing CSAM Production
w. Tarah Wheeler
Sex Workers Got No Pardons. Decriminalization is Overdue
w. Lt. Diane Goldstein
Filter Magazine, 2022
Washingtonians Struggle to Acknowledge Sex Worker Agency & Labor Issues
w. Lisa Taylor Lopez
South Seattle Emerald, 2021
Less Money, More Problems: The Cruelty of the “End Demand” Model of Policing
originally published via SWOP-Behind Bars, 2021
Stormy Daniel’s Story Shows How Sex & Power Relate
Teen Vogue, 2018
New Moon Network 2021 to Present – Founder & Co-Director
Global Lab for Research in Action UCLA Luskin, 2022 – Advisory Board
Old Pros Inc, 2020-2022 – Coordinator, #OldProProject
ACLU-WA, 2019-2021 – Coalition Organizer, Tech Equity Coalition
SWOP-USA, 2015-2017 – Board President
SWOP-Seattle, 2012-2020 – Organizer
Canaries in the Digital Coal Mine, 2021 – Women in AIEthics
Partners in Crime, 2019 Woodhull Freedom Summit
A Sex Worker Argues for Decriminalizing Prostitution, 2021 – Psychology Today
The Everyday Faces of Sex Workers, 2016 – New York Times Magazine
Savannah Sly is the Founder and Co-Director of New Moon Network, an organization dedicated to advancing the rights and welfare of people in the sex trade through capacity building and philanthropy. Sly serves on the steering committee of the Sex Worker Donor Collaborative and the board of Woodhull Freedom Foundation. Sly has lived experience as a criminalized sex worker in the United States and collaborates with sex worker led organizations and funders around the world to advance the agency and well being of people in the sex trade whether they are there by choice, circumstance or coercion.