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Courts Say You Can't Talk About Sex (Work), Baby

(15) Comments | Posted March 26, 2012 | 1:09 PM

According to the latest decision by the Ontario Court of Appeal, sex workers now have the right to hire security and work in organized brothels, though communication for the purposes of prostitution remains a criminal offence.

The decision came today after years of challenging the laws surrounding...

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Is Sex a Job Like Any Other?

(29) Comments | Posted January 19, 2012 | 5:20 PM

The ongoing battle with the legality of sex work-related activities is resurfacing in our country's judicial system. Today, workers from the Vancouver area brought their case to the Supreme Court of Canada.

In 2007, the Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society (SWUAV) introduced the...

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