Archive for December, 2016

! This article contains graphical depictions of violence and potentially traumatic subject matter In Calgary, it is estimated that there are 1000-3000 sex workers, and less than 10% of the sex work occurs on the streets. Sex workers experience a higher rate of violence than non-sex workers, and a primary reason for people accessing Shift […]

International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers is observed annually on December 17 since 2003. This annual event started as a memorial and vigil for the tens of victims of the Green River Killer in the United States. The day calls attention to hate crimes against sex workers worldwide. Also, it is a call […]

The Positive Voices Conference is a gathering of people living with HIV and AIDS within the province of Alberta, supported by the Alberta Community Council on HIV. The next conference will be held from February 24-26, 2017 in Jasper, Alberta and Jasper Park Lodge. Transportation to and from the conference will be covered. Accommodation and […]