Hacking//Hustling partners with institutions that work at the intersection of tech and social justice to put on educational harm reduction conferences, workshops, installations and trainings working to bridge the gap between sex workers, academic institutions and the tech community to create space for sex workers within tech. Many of our organizers speak on sex work, tech policy and law at other institutions.

With Covid-19, our efforts are moving to providing harm reduction trainings and digital and legal literacy trainings online.

Upcoming trainings, panels and events for sex workers:

June 30th, 2020 @ 1:30 -2:30PM ET. In this panel discussion, sponsored by Case Western Reserve University School of Law and the Stanton Foundation, we will discuss the history, text and application of Section 230, the legislative proposals to amend it and the implications of those proposals for internet platforms and their users. with Hacking//Hustling organizers Danielle Blunt, Lorelei Lee, and Kendra Albert.
July 7th @ 7PM ET –Community Care: Internet Literacy Panel
July 15, 16, 17 @ 12PM-1:30PM – Community Care: Digital Literacy Training

Previous Events

Imagining a World Without 230

Cory Doctorow, technologist, activist, journalist, science fiction novelist
Daphne Keller, Director of the Program on Platform Regulation at Stanford’s Cyber Policy Center
Kendra Albert, lawyer at Harvard Law School’s Cyberlaw Clinic
Lorelei Lee, writer, sex work advocate

June 25th, 2020. Our Data Witch, Daly Barnett hosts a panel for EFF Pride and is joined today by amazing speakers: SX Noir from Hacking//Hustling, Diamond from Marsha’s Plate & Black Transwomen Inc, Briana from the NYC Anti-Violence Project, Jennifer from Access Now, and Hadi from Beirut Pride.
June 5th, 2020. In this conversation, we talk about trends we are noticing in the online space as we are in the middle of a pandemic and protests against police and state violence. We discuss memes and their use in spreading information and misinformation. This conversation started in response to #BlackOutTuesday, a viral trend to post a black tile to instagram which quickly transformed into the obfuscation of important protest information on #BLM and #BlackLivesMatter.
June 1, 2020. Digital security is a form of harm reduction. In this training we share tips and tools on how to lock down social media to make any revealing or personal information more difficult for malicious actors to find. If you get doxxed, it is NOT your fault.
May 1, 2020. Digital Security Training Hacking Hustling with Daly Barnett from EFF.
March 25th, 2020. Here is the recording of the informative call breaking down the “Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies Act of 2020” or the EARN IT Bill. Hacking//Hustling will be joined by sex workers, lawyers, and digital security experts to talk about the EARN IT Bill.
November 7, 2019. Big Tech is Watching: Lorelei Lee, Leila Raven, Bardot Smith, and Daly Barnett at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Hacking//Hustling’s Harvard Convening.