sex worker rights

Jan 9, 2015
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One year after Bedford: Where are we now?

Marcus A. Sibley
It's been just over a year since the Bedford decision. We look back on what led to the decision, what has happened since and if sex workers have seen any benefit from the new law.
Oct 17, 2014
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Bill C-36: No safety or security for sex workers

Cheryl Auger
Bill C-36 was passed in the House of Commons last week. And a lot of people, including sex workers, are not pleased. Will this bill continue to contribute to sex workers' rights violations?
Book Review
May 22, 2014

Working it: Sex work as labour

Muna Mire
The conversation around sex work is nuanced and contentious. Melissa Gira Grant views anti-sex work feminism as a contradiction and explores the concepts of "whore stigma" and the "rescue industry."
May 13, 2014
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What does a 'representative' sex worker look like?

Celine Bisette
Is there such thing as a 'representative' sex worker? No. Therefore, legislators need to include all experiences and perspectives from sex workers when drafting new sex work legislation in Canada.


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