Posts Tagged ‘HIPS’

Can Having Three Condoms In D.C. Really Get You Arrested?

Over 1,200 people have signed a petition to demand the right to carry three condoms in the District of Columbia without fear of arrest. Why do 1,200 people think that carrying more than two condoms is against the law?

Journalists: How To Make Your Sex Work Stories Less Insanely Creepy

Now that we've all endured this FOX 5 story on "morning prostitution"—which deemed sex workers "too gross to describe," much less speak to—I think it's about time to begin the healing process. How might we, as journalists, begin to make local news reports on prostitution less insanely creepy?  Cyndee Clay, Executive Director of Helping Individual [...]

Man Madness: American Conservative Union Vs. HIPS

We're in the home stretch of the Manliest Workplace in D.C. Competition. In this—our eighth and final bracket—D.C.'s advocacy groups compete for utter manliness. (Relive the madness with the full 64-workplace bracket here). Today, the American Conservative Union faces off against Helping Individual Prostitutes Survive (HIPS). Which of these do-gooders will reign supreme (as if [...]