Vancouver: Stroll recalls West End’s sex work history

SEX WORK / Group raises funds for memorial in Vancouver’s gay village
Nathaniel Christopher / Vancouver / Friday, July 03, 2009

On Jul 2, the Davie stroll came alive once more as community members, sex worker advocates and politicians marked the 25th anniversary of a court injuction that quashed the once vibrant sex trade in Vancouver’s gay village.

Check out the event pamphlet (PDF download), read more about when the West End had sex worker strolls, and watch the video from the Jul 2 event:

The West End Sex Work Memorial Project seeks your financial support for installing a permanent marker near Davie and Bute. For more information, visit westendsexworkhistory.com, email becki@interchange.ubc.ca or call 604-822-4389.

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