Prostitution Videos

Buying Sex Trailer

Timely and wise, this feature documentary explores the state of prostitution laws in Canada. Buying Sex captures the complexity of the issue by listening to the frequently conflicting voices of sex workers, policy-makers, lawyers and even the male buyers who make their claim for why prostitution is good for society. With the landmark Supreme Court decision in Canada, the film examines the realities in Sweden and New Zealand. The film also challenges us to think for ourselves and offers a gripping and invaluable account of just what is at stake for all of us. Warning: This film deals with mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised. Click here to go to the National Film Board's website where you can rent Buying Sex.

Trisha Baptie Speaks at TEDxSFU

Trisha Baptie believes that one sexually exploited woman is one too many, and this exploitation ultimately has dire consequences for entire communities. Her passion is to create space for dialogue so the voices of marginalized women can be heard and their lived truth can be part of creating solutions. She strongly believes each person must identify their own power and privilege and use it to change the world for those who do not have the same resources or opportunities.

Langara Dialogues: Abolish Prostitution Don't Legalize It

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Documentary: Very Young Girls

Documentary: Our Lives To Fight For

Simon Fraser University students delve into the real issues behind prostitution with some of Canada's best known feminists.

Aboriginal Women's Action Network (AWAN)

Cherry Smiley & Fay Blaney of AWAN reading a Declaration Against Prostitution at the Women's Worlds Conference 2011 in Ottawa

See also: Speech by Cherry Smiley

Enslaved and Exploited: The Story of Sex Trafficking in Canada

CBC interview with Victor Malarek, author of The Johns: Sex for Sale and the Men Who Buy It

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"I'm Sorry Anna Nicole" by poet/activist Jonathan Paul Walton

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