Most states of the United States, except some counties in Nevada, make prostitution illegal. Here is a good overview of the different laws in the various states. There are some federal laws regarding prostitution and crossing state borders and prohibitions about prostitution near a naval or army base.
Focus on Safety
Connecting with resources is an essential part of harm reduction and rights work. SWOP USA compiles information that may be of use to our constituents and produces a Legal Resource Guide that is periodically updated.
Our Legal Resource Guide (Adobe PDF Format)