“Sex Work is Real Work”: workshop from Maggie's - The Toronto Sex Workers Action Project

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 - 23:00 to Wednesday, March 3, 2010 - 01:00

"Sex Work is Real Work", is a workshop delivered by Kara Gillies and Jen La Fauci Gordon from Maggie's: The Toronto Sex Workers Action Project. Why is decriminalizing sex work integral to human and labour rights? Did you know Ontario sex workers have taken a lead on challenging discriminatory laws in Canada? This workshop will also explore current issues facing the diversity of sex workers, including how some feminist movements have further stigmatized sex workers and how we can create sex worker positive spaces in student organizing.

Maggie's is an organization run for and by sex workers. Their mission is to assist sex workers in their efforts to live and work with safety and dignity. They are founded on the belief that in order to improve their circumstances, sex workers must control their own lives and destinies.

Light meal will be provided.

 

 

 

The Centre for Women and Trans People UofT
563 Spadina Ave. (North of college, east side of Spadina) Room 100. Wheelchair accessible via Bancroft Avenue.
M5S 2J7 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 35.838" N, 79° 24' 1.0656" W
Ontario CA
The Centre for Women and Trans People UofT - Margaret staff person

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