Alex Andrews is a sex worker with lived experience under the criminalization of consensual sex work. She is the Co-Founder of SWOP Behind Bars. Alex has been working with men, women, and trans folks who have been incarcerated and also have experience in the sex industry and works to reduce the shame, discrimination, and stigma of sex work by showing up at community meetings and town hall discussions on trafficking and using herself as an example to demonstrate that sex worker are just like everyone else. She has been called a “watchdog” of anti-trafficking activity and is committed to the unification of sex worker rights in the United States. Alex lives in Central Florida with her two Golden Retrievers Bella and Lexi and her partner of more than 20 years, Michael.