Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Celebration of Sex Worker Solidarity Day of Action: Saturday, June 13 - 2pm @ Allan Gardens

We at TorontoTheBetter support this as well (see the Facebook Event page to comment or click through to the performer links):

"Join us - and people from BC to Nfld - for the National Day of Action for Sex Workers' Rights!

Here in Toronto we will be celebrating this amazing show of solidarity and support for people who trade and sell sexual services

DECRIMINALIZE SEX WORK NOW!
DOWN WITH PCEPA!
SEX WORK IS REAL WORK!
RIGHTS NOT RESCUE!

Saturday, June 13th
2-5pm
Allan Gardens
(Alternate indoor location in case of inclement weather: Sherbourne Health Centre, just east of the park)

There will be a picnic with food, speakers, & performances.

Hosted by Kyisha Williams and Chanelle Gallant!

Confirmed speakers and performances:
* Elene Lam - Butterfly and the Migrant Sex Workers Project
* Akio Maroon - Maggie's
* Monica Sehovic Bowen Forrester - STRUT, Maggie's and the Indigenous Sex Workers Action Project
* TBA - Bad Date Coalition
* TBA - Regent Park Community Health Centre

* Tiny B Hiney - Performer!
* Mz Kitty DeMure - Performer!

Pet and child friendly!
Childcare minders & activities for kids!

Allan Gardens is accessible for wheelchairs, and there is a wheelchair accessible bathroom.

For more information, contact:
maggiesinformation@gmail.com
www.maggiestoronto.ca
*************
Co-organized by: Maggie’s - Toronto Sex Workers Action Project, Regent Park Community Health Centre, STRUT, Butterfly, TransPride Toronto and the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network.

Endorsed by: Terri-Jean Bedford, Sistering, No More Silence, Sex Professionals of Canada, HIV/AIDS Legal Clinic of Ontario, OAITH (Ontario Association of Interim and Transitional Housing), Sherbourne Health Centre, Ontario Coalition Against Poverty, Sistering, Sherbourne Health Centre, Immigration Legal Committee of the Law Union of Ontario, and more!"

No comments: