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

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

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 'Merchants of Love' at Ottawa's SAW Gallery

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 held in late June of 1988. Includes quote from Valerie Scott from the Canadian Organization for the…

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 criminalization of communication for the purposes of prostitution. Valerie Scott and Gillian Ridgerson of the…

CORPLetter-undated.pdf
A response to Toronto Star journalist Frank Jones' November 30th 1987 article "Cabbagetown residents right to harass prostitutes" who argued against the legalization of prostitution. CORP's statement agrees with him in that they think prostitution…

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 Moscow Summer Olympics in 1980, Toronto sex work activists point out the same thing is happening in…

CORPLetter-19871216.pdf
Letter on behalf of the Canadian Organization for the Rights of Prostitutes regarding gentrification and anti-prostitution measures taken in the Cabbagetown neighbourhood of Toronto.

CORPc49-19891027.pdf
Position statement on C-49 (communicating for the purposes of prostitution) criminal code amendment aimed at curbing street based prostitution through criminalization by the Canadian Organization for the Rights of Prostitutes. Briefly mentions HIV in…

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.

itsbusinessdoingpleasure.tif
A cheeky sex work-themed pin foregrounding safe sex practices as central to sex workers' business.

makeityourbusiness pin.tif
From a small collection of 1" pins made by the Safe Sex Corps, a precursor to the Prostitutes' Safe Sex Project.

swat button.tif
Like Maggie's, Safe Sex Corps, and the Prostitutes' Safe Sex Project before them, the Sex Workers' Alliance of Toronto made 1" pins in the 1990s.

safesexhobutton.tif
From a small collection of 1" pins made by the Prostitutes' Safe Sex Project.

safe sex slut pin.tif
From a small collection of 1" pins made by the Prostitutes' Safe Sex Project.

safe sex pro pin.tif
From a small collection of 1" pins made by the Safe Sex Corps, a precursor to the Prostitutes' Safe Sex Project.

safe sex pro blue pin.tif
From a small collection of 1" pins made by the Safe Sex Corps, a precursor to the Prostitutes' Safe Sex Project.

safe sex ho pin.tif
From a small collection of 1" pins made by the Prostitutes' Safe Sex Project.

PSSP-Policies.pdf
A series of policy statements on the decriminalization of sex work, forced HIV testing, quarantining, safe sex, peer-to-peer outreach, among other topics.

MaggiesFirstCheque-19880509.pdf
Maggie's First Cheque to fund the Prostitutes' Safe Sex Project. They received $11,007 from the City of Toronto Board of Health.
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