Events & Schedule – 2014

Whoohoo!!! SASS 2014 is right around the corner!
Below are event listings for SASS weekend

PHOTOGRAPHY NOTE: For the privacy of all of our guests, please refrain from taking photos at SASS events, unless you are in a designated “photobooth” area. Photobooths are great for selfies with your favorite sex worker super star, and we will also have official SASS photographers present to snap glamour shots, which be uploaded to Flikr and made available after the weekend. Thanks!
Locations of the 5 public SASS events

Locations of the 5 public SASS events. Read below for more event descriptions.

Friday Dec 12

Allies Meeting – Networking HRO’s
Fri. Dec 12th — 10am-12noon, 18+
FREE EVENT for social service professionals, activists, and non-profits
location TBA in Downtown Seattle – Please RSVP
SWOP-Seattle meeting with other social service and non-profit organizations to network, share resources, and discuss the possibility of developing a Seattle PROS Network. This event is geared towards people working in advocacy and social services. Click here for details…

SASS Speaks! – Film, Literature, Music Night
Fri. Dec 12th — Doors 7pm, Show 8-11pm, 18+
30$ in advance, $35 at the door
Factory Luxe 3100 Airport Way S, Seattle, WA 98134
Monologues about historical whores, musical insight into the sex industry, film presentations about porn production and Asian brothel rescue stings, and more. If you want to learn a thing or two about who works in the adult industry and why, this night is a “must”. Click here for details…

Saturday Dec 13

Sexy Professional Social
Sat. Dec 13th — 10am-4pm
FREE EVENT FOR CURRENT & RETIRED SEX WORKERS ONLY – NOT OPEN TO GENERAL PUBLIC
Click event link and RSVP for location details
We would like to invite people who work (or have worked) in the adult industry to join us for a day of networking, sharing knowledge, making friends, and building community. This is an industry only event, not open to the general public, and RSVP is required. Click here for details…

Sexy Circus Dance Party!!!!
Sat. Dec 13th — 8pm-1am, 21+ ID required
$20 in advance/$25 at the door
Little Red Day Spa – 3200 Airport Way S. Building #12, Seattle WA 98134
One of the fabulous this about the sex worker community, is we know how to party!! Two of Seattle’s top DJ’s keep the evening moving on as aerialists, suspension bondage artists, go-go dancers and contortionists take to the air. Wear your circus finery and earn arcade tokens to spend on on beverages, games, delights, and an assortment of pleasures on 3 floors of fun. Click here for details…

Sunday Dec 14

Panel 1: Rights Not Rescue – Sex Workers Rights & The Anti-Sex Trafficking Movement
Sun. Dec 14 — 1-2:30pm
FREE EVENT, Open to the public

In this panel sex workers, professors, social workers and sex workers rights advocates will come together to discuss how anti-sex trafficking legislation and police initiatives are effecting consenting adult sex workers, and whether criminalization of the sex trade is indeed the best way to protect vulnerable people. Click here for details…

Panel  2: Sex Workers Perspectives
Sun. Dec 14 — 3-4:30pm
FREE EVENT, Open to the public
At the Seattle Public Library, Northeast Branch – 
6801 35th Ave. N.E. Seattle, WA 98115
This event is not sponsored by the Seattle Public Library
On this panel, people with direct experience in the adult industry will offer their points of view on the criminalization of prostitution, stigma surrounding sex work, global sex work policies, and more. Click here for details…

The Sunday Show Blues & Burlesque Fundraiser!
Sun. Dec. 14 — Doors 6pm, 8pm Show, 21+
$15 (suggested donation) – Open to the Public

Highway 99 Blues Club – 1414 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101
Get gussied up and hit the Highway 99 Blues Club for a night of rockin’ good times and proud booty shaking. All of the funds raised at this exceptionally enchanting evening will go to support musical artist Candye Kane in her battle against cancer and SWOP-Seattle, our local sex workers rights non-profit. Click here for details…

Wednesday Dec 17

Vigil for the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers
Wed. Dec 17th — 6:30 meet up, 7pm procession, 8:30 vigil
FREE EVENT – Open to the Public
Starts and ends at the Merchant Cafe – 109 Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98104
Every year on December 17th, sex workers and their supporters around the world observe the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, a holiday of remembrance created by Annie Sprinkle to honor the victims of the Green River Killer. This year’s remembrance ritual will feature a procession line through Downtown Seattle. Click here for details…