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Sex Information and Education Council of Canada Launches New Website
SIECCAN, The Sex Information and Education Council of Canada
Sex Information and Education Council of Canada Launches New Website
Sex Work Advocates Make Their Voices Heard While Ontario Considers Harmful New Sex Work Laws
Sex worker advocates insist that Ontario Attorney General Meillleur must meet with them and consider the mounting opposition to the misguided laws.
Sex workers decry government consultation on prostitution
Maggie's - Toronto Sex Workers' Action Project
Maggie's - Toronto Sex Workers' Action Project, along with sex workers and other experts, question the legitimacy of the federal government online consultation around prostitution in Canada.

Sources Select Resources

Born into Brothels
Calcutta's Red Light Kids
Briski, Zana; Kauffman, Ross
The chronicling of two documentary filmmakers and their time in Sonagchi, Calcutta and the relationships they developed with children of prostitutes who work the city's notorious red light district.
Fantasy's Legal, Reality's Not
Cummings, Clitora E.
Processed World
A sex worker's take on prostitution and the sex industry.
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.
Inside the Sensational Business of "Rescuing" Sex Workers
Ludwig, Mike
For years, the sex worker movement has been at odds with a conservative wing of the anti-human trafficking movement.
Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho: 'I don't scare easily'
Saner, Emine
The Guardian
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?
Not at liberty
Jails (and gaols), Central Prison, the Mercer Reformatory, and the Asylum
Bebout, Rick
Rick Bebout
A history of prisons, reformatories, asylums and mental health facilities in Toronto and their relationship with the populace, detailing and criticizing the implications of attitudes and approaches to...
Prostitution is the act or practice of providing sexual services to another person in return for payment.
Prostitution ban won't hit England, 'too many politicians' visit sex workers
Njobvu, William
Northern Ireland’s sex trade ban has left prostitutes in fear of "danger and poverty." In an in-depth interview with RT, one sex worker challenged the idea of the law spreading to England, claiming "t...
Red Menace #5
Summer 1980
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Liberatarian Socialist Collective
A Libertarian Socialist Newsletter
Selling Sexual Services: A Socialist Feminist Perspective
Johanna, Brenner
Europe solidaire sans frontieres
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...
The sex work debate - a response to Jess Edwards
Schaffauser, Thierry
International Socialism
Contribution to the debate on sex work which has been taking place in the International Socialism journal.
Sex workers decry government consultation on prostitution
Sources News Release
Maggie's - Toronto Sex Workers' Action Project
Maggie's - Toronto Sex Workers' Action Project, along with sex workers and other experts, question the legitimacy of the federal government online consultation around prostitution in Canada.
Sex Workers in Nicaragua Break the Silence and Gain Rights
Silva, Jose Adan
Inter Press Service
After living in the shadows, thousands of Nicaraguan sex workers have broken their silence, won support from state institutions and gained new respect for their rights.
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...
Why Do Establishment Feminists Hate Sex Workers?
Rosen, David
On March 21st, 2018, U.S. Senate Republicans and Democrats joined together to overwhelmingly pass the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA); the House had earlier passed the Allow States and Victi...

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The City in History
Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects
Mumford, Lewis
Beginning with an interpretation of the origin and nature of the city, Mumford follows the city's development from Egypt and Mesopotamia through Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages to the modern world.
The Erotic Arts
Webb, Peter
Covers the uses of erotic themes in various branches of the arts at all times and in many civilizations.
Hidden from History
Reclaiming the Gay and Lesbian Past
Duberman, M.B.; Vicinus, M.; George, C. Jr. (eds)
Eessays analyzing the political, philosophical, and social history of homosexuality from the ancient world to the postwar era.
Sex in History
Tannahill, Reay
Tannahill draws on the findings of anthropology, archaeology, bio-chemistry, genetics, physiology, and psychoanalysis, as well as art, architecture, literature, and theology, in order to place the hum...

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