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Book Launch and Party! "Red Light Labour"

Sunday, October 28, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Burdock Music Hall, 1148 Bloor St, W., Toronto ON

Join the editors, book authors, and others to celebrate the launch of Red Light Labour.

Hosted by Anjula Gogia, with DJ Saira Chhibber

Presenters: Kara Gillies, Elene Lam, Valerie Scott, and Andrea Sterling

Book sale proceeds donated to Butterfly: Asian and Migrant Sex Workers Network (www.butterflysw.org) and Another Story Bookstore (www.anotherstory.ca)

Advocating for social and economic justice within a sex-work-as-work framework, Red Light Labour addresses Canada’s new legal regime. Chapter authors explore how anti-sex work laws and those who uphold them have constructed, controlled, and criminalized sex workers, their workspaces, colleagues, and clients. Contributors also highlight sex workers’ struggles for civic and social inclusion by considering their tactics, successes, and challenges as they work collaboratively and build alliances with diverse social movements.

Sponsored by the University of British Columbia Press and the Department of Criminology at Ryerson University.

There is a wheelchair accessible entrance to the Music Hall through Burdock’s Bottle Shop on Pauline Ave., however the washrooms are located down a flight of stairs in the basement.

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