The BCCEC have done extensive work on the issue of violence against sex workers and have developed a number of tools and reports to this end. It is our hope that these tools can be used to support sex workers in crisis or need of supports. We commit to answering questions about and helping revisions … Continue reading Tools Against violence
Trade Secrets Guide The Trade Secrets guide and certification process were envisioned by sex industry workers who are invested in the concept of self-governance. This process is intended to ensure that sex industry workers are aware of best practices to operate and industry standards. We believe that standards should come from within the industry and … Continue reading TRADE SECRETS CERTIFICATION
This report outlines a tool for planning escape from a bad boyfriend, pimp or other exploiter/ abuser. This tool provides a comprehensive outline for planning escape. Collaborative_Safety_Planning_Tool_Sex_Workers_Dec2011RB1 (2) Please feel free to contact us with any questions or suggestions!
The BC Coalition of Experiential Communities stand with police today after this action taken to counter the exploitation of youth. The sex working community do not support exploitation and will continue to work with the VPD to keep our industry safe and respectful. Those people who would exploit youth and those who would seek access … Continue reading Sex Workers stand with Police
Miss B is a well established reputable sex worker, activist and friend. In fact she has taken part in almost every project the BCCEC have coordinated starting with the cooperative development. She also took part in the trade secrets project and continues to be a vital resource for indoor workers when they need help and … Continue reading Miss B
Barb is originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba but is now a full time Vancouver citizen!! She is a former escort and domme and during her time in the sex industry Barb experienced the full brunt of everything which is wrong with Canada's legal framework which governs our community. Her experiences interacting with a broad spectrum of … Continue reading Barb Altman
Natasha is a longtime activist from Montreal for sex workers, drug users and people with HIV/Aids. She works currently in harm reduction for Aids Vancouver Island and is the Canadian Aids Network Representative to the UN. She has been active in the sex worker rights movement for over 10 years traveling to conferences and meetings … Continue reading Natasha Potvin