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

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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…

Response to Toronto Star Journalist Frank Jones - CORP Statement

CORPLetter-undated.pdf

A response to Toronto Star journalist Frank Jones' November 30th 1987 article "Cabbagetown residents right to harass prostitutes" who argued against…

Prostitution Crack Down - CORP Press Release

CORPPressRelease-undated.pdf

In response to a local production of Alexander Galin's "Stars in the Morning Sky," a theatrical production about street cleanups just prior to the…

Cabbagetown Gentrification and Anti-prostitution Measures - CORP Letter to Ian Scott, Attorney General

CORPLetter-19871216.pdf

Letter on behalf of the Canadian Organization for the Rights of Prostitutes regarding gentrification and anti-prostitution measures taken in the…

The Case Against C-49 - CORP Position Statement

CORPc49-19891027.pdf

Position statement on C-49 (communicating for the purposes of prostitution) criminal code amendment aimed at curbing street based prostitution through…

Final Report on Establishing the Prostitutes' Safe Sex Project (PSSP) Resource Centre

Final Report - PSSP.pdf

A lengthy and wide-ranging report to Health and Welfare Canada on the work done by the Prostitutes' Safe Sex Project in Toronto in the early 1990s.