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Down With Tory Crackdown on Prostitution!
The Tories, who have slashed billions from social programs and caused immeasurable harm to poor and working-class women, have fraudulently promoted Bill C-36 as a way of protecting victims of "exploit...
Good Girls, Bad Girls: Sex Trade Workers and Feminists Face to Face
Bell Laurie
Looks into issues like racism in pornography, reclamation of the label "whore," the concerns surrounding censorship and the myths and stereotypes that have made sex trade workers outcasts.
Prostitution Rights
Glatz, Eric
Decriminalization takes prostitution from the jurisdiction of the criminal code. It means private sexual acts between consenting adults are placed outside the realm of criminal laws.
Red Menace #5: Summer 1980
Serial Publication (Periodical)
A Libertarian Socialist Newsletter
Selling Sexual Services: A Socialist Feminist Perspective
Johanna, Brenner
The current debate about sex work among feminists generates more heat than light. Accusations of bad faith fly back and forth across the two sides, research findings are mobilized to undercut the othe...
Sex Work: Writings by Women in the Sex Industry
Delacoste, Frederique; Alexander, Priscilla
Trafficked: For sexual exploitation: New Internationalist September 2007
Serial Publication (Periodical)
A look at slavery and sexual exploitation of women. Discussion of anti-trafficking measures.
Trafficking and Prostitution Reconsidered: New Perspectives on Migration, Sex Work, and Human Rights
Boulder, Kamala Kempadoo (ed.)
This collection of essays underscores the interlocking relationship between prostitution, migration and trafficking. They reveal a deep seated anxiety about borders, economic resources and the fragili...
Who Cares?
Dransfeld, Rosie
Rosie Dranfeld captures the gritty and dangerous world of Edmonton's sex-trade workers. In this post-Pickton era where the unthinkable is now a gruesome reality, women voluntarily provide police with...
Working Girls: Prostitutes, Their Life and Social Control
Perkins, Roberta
An analysis of prostitution laws in Austrailia and a discussion of the need for decriminalisation.

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First register; then turn tricks
Prange, Astrid
A new prostitution law to include compulsory registration meant to fight human trafficking and exploitation is not popular in the industry, and may lead to a return of prostitution going underground.
Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho: 'I don't scare easily'
Saner, Emine
Lydia Cacho is one of Mexico's most fearless journalists. Her investigations have led to attempts on her life, and now she has been forced to flee her country. What next?
A Win for Sex Workers - A Win for Safety, Equality, and Justice
Sources News Release
The Supreme Court of Canada has released a unanimous decision striking down all three prostitution laws, paving the way for more safety, justice and equality for sex workers in Canada.

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CORPRL: Citizens Organizations To Repeal Prostitution-Related Laws
Organization profile published 1988
A web portal featuring sexuality resources: articles, websites, books. The home page features a selection of recent and important articles. A search feature, subject index, and other research tools ma...
Sex Work Cyber Resource & Support Center. Promoting Intimacy and Positive, Healthy, Consenting Adult Sexuality.