A History of AIDS Activism in Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, and Halifax

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Art and AIDS: Representing a Crisis (Rites June 1989)

Art and AIDS Representing a Crisis - Rites June 1989 - Colman Jones.pdf

A recap of recent debates spurred by exhibitions and conferences discussing art, activism, and HIV/AIDS in Canada and the US.

SIDART Postcard Invitation

SIDART Postcard.pdf

Bilingual program for the arts and culture program entitled SIDART organized by Ken Morrison at the V International AIDS Conference in Montreal. This…

SIDART Program

SIDART Program En-Fr.pdf

Bilingual program for the arts and culture program entitled SIDART organized by Ken Morrison at the V International AIDS Conference in Montreal. This…

AIDS ACTION NOW! Poster - "Women Get AIDS Too!"

AAN world aids day demo poster - toronto 90.pdf

An AIDS ACTION NOW! poster for the World AIDS Day demonstration in Toronto in 1990, that asks why women with AIDS don't get the services they need.

Cinema and the Sex Trade: An Interview with Gwendolyn

LIFT Newsletter April 1990.pdf

An interview with Gwendolyn about her artistic work, including her activism with the Prostitutes' Safe Sex Project that inspired her short film…

The Half and Half Show - Program

halfnhalfprogram.pdf

Detailed program from Maggie's first ever fundraiser, a cabaret show featuring Gwendolyn's 'Merchants of Love' performance and others.

The Half and Half Show - Brochure

halfnhalfbrochure.pdf

Brochure advertising Maggie's first ever fundraiser, a cabaret show featuring Gwendolyn's 'Merchants of Love' performance and others.

Ex-Hooker Helps Open 'Merchants of Love' Show - Newspaper article

Gwen Ott Citizen 25Sept1987.pdf

A newspaper article reviewing the opening of Gwendolyn's (Canadian Organization for the Rights of Prostitutes) sex worker-themed theatrical production…

Prostitutes Protesting Crackdown - Newspaper Article

gandm-19880617.pdf

Toronto sex work activists point out that there is an anti-prostitution crackdown happening in their city just prior to the G7 economic summit being…

Prostitutes Jailed Unfairly, Groups Say & 'Condom Patrols,' Threats Cited at Hearing - Newspaper articles

gandm-19870326.pdf

Two articles regarding prostitution that appeared in the Globe and Mail in 1987. Both articles are in reference to the impact of C-49, the…