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Erica Obsession | When Peter Mackay cast sex workers as "victims" and clients as "perverts" this binary framework intended to limit opposition to Bill C-36 and silence the discussion of the nuances of the sex industry.
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Sonya JF Barnett | Peter MacKay's latest nonsensical move is Canada's new sex work legislation. By framing all sex workers as 'victims' and all buyers as 'perverts' MacKay is actually endangering more lives.
News
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Julia Smith | Find the new sex work law confusing? Well, we're here to help! Here is a great primer on the history of sex work laws in Canada, what the new law means and what each side thinks.
Podcast
John Bonnar | John Bonnar spoke with Jean McDonald, Executive Director, Maggie's: The Toronto Sex Workers' Action Project about Bill C-36.
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Mercedes Allen | Concerned about the five primary provisions of anti-prostitution Bill C-36? Here's an overview of the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act.
Book Review
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."
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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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Jason Congdon | As Justice Minister Peter MacKay prepares to table new laws governing sex work, the debate about the Nordic model surges on. What is the Nordic model and is it useful for sex workers in Canada?
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rabble staff | The Law Union of Ontario held a panel discussion "A Sex Worker Perspective" to discuss the future of sex work legislation in Canada.
Columnists
Joyce Arthur | The question should be: how best can we ensure the safety and rights of sex workers? But the battle has become about how best to control sex work under the guise of "protecting" sex workers.
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Celine Bisette | The development of new sex work laws in Canada is very important and the government should take their approach to policy development more seriously and include all perspectives.
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Mercedes Allen | An open response to the Department of Justice Public Consultation on sex work, which closes March 17, 2014.