Events

Join the community for fund raising events, political rallies, social gatherings and more!

Sex work can be isolating and leave you feeling outside of decisions which affect our lives. Attending a social event, fund raiser or rally can help you feel connected to the community and the actions underway to change our collective futures.

Check here for social events, opportunities to engage with politicians, marches and rallies, art and performance events, opportunities to take part in research, information sessions on law, health and healing, special speakers events and more!

Sex Workers Back in Court!!!

SEPTEMBER 29, 2022 BY CASWLR Media Release: GOVERNMENT FAILURE TO RESPECT SEX WORKERS’ HUMAN RIGHTS FORCES SEX WORKERS BACK TO COURT Sex Worker Legal Media Briefing: Monday, October 3, 2022, 1pm, 330 University Avenue (Ontario Superior Court) For interviews or a recording of the press conference, please contact Canadian Alliance for Sex…

SWAP – Sex Workers’ Action Program Hamilton’s Grand Opening

Save The Date! SWAP – Sex Workers’ Action Program Hamilton’s Grand Opening will be held at 771 Barton St. E, from 7 – 9:30 PM. Attend In-Person, or Stream the event and attend online from the comfort of your own home! (Streaming link to be posted) We will be screening…

Criminalizing the Buying of Sex? Experiences from the Nordic Countries

The “Swedish” or “Nordic” model has in recent years risen to the centre of anti-trafficking and prostitution policy debates. It claims to revolutionise the policy field by criminalising the buying instead of the selling of sex. Sweden implemented this policy in 1999, relying on radical feminist arguments of commercial sex…

Sexual Entertainment Venues: An Evidence Based Panel Discussion

  Register here Joint event hosted by the University of Greenwich and the University of Bristol About this event Following a public consultation in Bristol seeking the views on proposals to ban Sexual Entertainment Venues (SEV) in the city, and ahead of the final decision made by the Licensing Committee…

RUM 2022 – 10 Years of Red Umbrella Marching!

Hello Red Umbrella Marchers!Dear Red Umbrella March partners, Sex Workers United Against Violence, PACE Society, Pivot Legal Society, BC Coalition of Experiential Communities and SWAN Society Vancouver:After two years of covid pandemic restrictions on crowds, it feels like 2022 will be the year to celebrate our 10-year anniversary in the streets!This…

Events

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