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Men's rights-themed online crusade attracts some of the internet's most toxic misogynists and white nationalists Read more



Samuel Engelking

The trans singer, comic, club owner and sex work activist's résumé is way more interesting than yours – and it's all in her new memoir Read more


At Aura Dolls opening in North York, men will be able to act out their dark, violent fantasies on realistic sex dolls. Read more

Love and Sex

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Cheol Joon Baek

Why it’s important – and safer – for sex workers to be able to advertise their services Read more


Plus: Don’t foist drag on kids Read more

Savage Love & Astrology

Mary Wept Over The Feet Of Jesus argues that the Bible has been censored and misinterpreted Read more



Erich Saide

As an advocate I've been trained not to betray emotions to the media, but I'm optimistic about Trudeau's new justice minister, Jody Wilson-Raybould Read more


Conservatives' Bill C-36 harshly criticized for not protecting sex workers Read more


As someone who gets paid to pretend to enjoy having sex on television, you can imagine how confusing Dunham's position on prostitution is to those of us who actually do sex work for a living Read more



Douglas Hunter

Fucking My Way Back Home is a "sex worker dystopia" – a warning of what could be with the new laws in place Read more

Movies & TV

One of the things that distinguishes real sex workers' lives is the dangerous swarm of moral, political and legal authorities feeding off the conflation of our work and trafficking Read more

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog


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Migrant sex workers' group aims to counter myths of "rescue industry" Read more


"Sexual violence against sex workers happens way too often within the downtown east and South Riverdale community. The criminalization of sex work increases the risks of violence by forcing sex workers to work in unsafe environments..." Read more


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Zach Ruiter

Protesters say system has failed Edmonton woman found dead in a motel bathtub Read more


NOW signs on with more than 10 organizations urging the government not to enforce new sex work laws and to develop new policies that promote health, safety and human rights Read more


PrideHouse Toronto panel discusses how to make the city a safer place for sex workers and street-involved people fearing heightened police presence during the Games Read more



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Budget pressures and concerns about sex worker safety - not to mention the constitutionality of the new law - are pushing progressive police forces across the country to evaluate their enforcement approach Read more


Even those who have no other choices Read more


Even those who have no other choices Read more