New bill would decriminalize, support sex workers in New York

New bill would decriminalize, support sex workers in New York

[Ed. – The bill is inspired by the ‘equality model.’ What more do you need to know?]

A new bill that would decriminalize sex work in New York — while still holding pimps and buyers accountable — is set to be introduced in the state Senate this week, The Post has learned.

Sen. Liz Krueger (D-Manhattan), who is slated to announce the bill Monday morning, created the legislation with the assistance of sex trade survivors and advocates who want to make sure workers are given help instead of a jail cell.

“Finally we are recognizing that the sex trade is not a safe place for our community and we are recognizing that surviving is not enough,” Cristian Eduardo, a sex and labor trafficking survivor who helped create the bill, told The Post.

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“This bill was created by listening and believing [in] survivors, that is what the amazing part of this is.

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