Videos

#Rolls4Strolls

 

Peers embarked on a crowdfunding campaign, #Rolls4Strolls, in the fall of 2015 to raise $25,000 for a used RV or camperized van for use as a mobile drop-in on Victoria’s outdoor strolls. Here’s a November 2015 interview with Peers interim executive director Leah Shumka on why a mobile drop-in is so important to the 140 people who work on those strolls.

Sex Workers’ Rights Matter!

 

Peers Victoria marked the June 13, 2015 Day of Action in support of sex workers by putting together this little video featuring an array of Greater Victorians speaking out on why they support sex workers’ rights. Stand up for sex workers’ rights!

Decriminalizing the Sex Industry: Beyond the Myths and Misconceptions

 

Video of the Sept. 19, 2014 panel discussion hosted by Peers Victoria featuring eight experts and opinion leaders from diverse backgrounds in a conversation around why decriminalizing Canada’s sex industry is the best strategy for improving safety for sex workers and decreasing stigma.

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MP Randall Garrison

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Victoria Police Department Staff Sergeant Todd Wellman

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Catherine Healy, national director of the New Zealand Prostitutes’ Collective

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Natasha Potvin, Peers board member and sex worker

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Gillian Calder, associate law professor, University of Victoria

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Chris Atchison, sociology researcher, University of Victoria

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Lisa Ordell, academic, RMT, sex worker

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Catherine Healy, national director of New Zealand Prostitutes Collective

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Staff Sgt. Todd Wellman, Victoria Police Department

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MP Randall Garrison

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Sociology researcher Chris Atchison

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Natasha Potvin, Peers board member and sex worker

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Lisa Ordell, academic, RMT, sex worker

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Chris Atchison, sociology researcher, UVic

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Dr. Sarah Hunt