Sex Work Activism In Canada: Speaking Out, Standing Up

Sex Work Activism In Canada: Speaking Out, Standing Up

by Amy Lebovitch, Shawna Ferris
Sex Work Activism In Canada: Speaking Out, Standing Up

Sex Work Activism In Canada: Speaking Out, Standing Up

by Amy Lebovitch, Shawna Ferris

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Overview

Serving as a history as well as a rare and valuable reference, Sex Work Activism in Canada brings together the narratives, histories, expertise, and teachings of sex work activists across the country. Through texts and testimonials from the grass-roots level it explores the past and present work of sex work activists and advocates in our own words.



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ISBN-13: 9781927886304
Publisher: Arbeiter Ring Publishing
Publication date: 11/15/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 440
File size: 11 MB
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About the Author

Amy Lebovitch is a sex worker and long-time activist with Sex Professionals of Canada. She was a plaintiff in the Ontario-based charter challenge to sex work laws (the "Bedford" case). She is also passionate about the rights of those who use drugs. She is a public speaker, educator, and activist. She also loves cats, tiny coffees, and creating art.


Shawna Ferris is an associate professor of women's and gender studies at the University of Manitoba, where she researches and teaches in sex work studies, critical race studies, and feminist perspectives on and responses to violence against women. She also works with activists in these areas. She loves dogs, strong coffee, music, and being a mom.

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