sex trade

Doing it like Elton John, looking for justice in Canada, defying convention in Bollywood

Also Denys Arcand’s rant about the evils of money, a compassionate court dealing with sex trade workers and a series coming soon to showcase a celebrated woman filmmaker from France

VIFF films highlight sex traffic, class conflict and...yoga?

At the Vancouver International Film Festival, a brave documentary unveils high profile criminal organizations and uncovers a government failing to protect sex crime victims. In another film, a woman...

Should politicians legalize the sex trade?

I have mixed feelings about the sex trade.  I feel men and women enter the sex trade as a result of many complex social issues such as drug addiction, poverty, and a history of sexual abuse....

How should we regulate sex work in Canada?

Earlier this week the BC Supreme Court ruled that former sex worker Sheryl Kiselbach and the Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence can challenge Canadian prostitution laws. This comes...

The Conservatives don't have this one

I urge everyone who’s reading this to contact Rob Nicholson and include a link or two about this Robert Pickton fellow and the zany case of how he got away with murder for so long.

Sex Trade Workers, the Olympics, and the Undetected "Eyes of Darkness"

“There aren’t too many sympathizers to sex trade workers,” says Kerry Porth, Executive Director at P.A.C.E Foundation in Vancouver’s downtown east side.  With what is about to occur with the...