Make Your Toonie Mean More
Megaphone is a magazine sold on the streets of Vancouver and Victoria by homeless and low-income vendors. Vendors buy the magazine for 75 cents and sell it for $2, keeping the profit and earning a sense of pride and dignity.
Popular narratives about sex work tend to frame sex workers as victims and johns as predators. But that doesn’t fit reality, says Chris Atchison, co-author of the largest Canadian study of sex workers and customers. Atchison presented the findings to the federal Justice and Human Rights Committee reviewing Canada’s prostitution...Read more Share More from the magazine
Vendor Voices: For Peter Thompson, The Hope in Shadows photo contest is an annual celebration of community
On Friday, June 6 of all nights, I wanted to... Continue