Betty Devoe

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Betty Devoe

Betty Devoe
Everleigh Collective

Betty Devoe co-founded SWOP Chicago in 2006, leading the program for more than 10 years. She has been a sex worker and activist for 25 years, starting with GBLTQ & Anti-war activism with Bash Back & The Radical Cheerleaders. She also has organized and performed with Cabaret of the Nameless, a queer sex positive performance art troupe for over 15 years. Recently, she co-founded the Everleigh Collective, which provides mutual aid for Chicago sex worker communities. She was also accepted into the young leadership program of the Woodhull Freedom Foundation in 2009 and contributed as a member of the Amnesty International Advisory Council for Sex Work Decriminalization.

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