CATALOGUE NUMBER: ATI-21230
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 2010
This 5th edition of the XXX Guide deals with different aspects of your work and offers suggestions and references for living and working with dignity in a healthy and safe environment. It addresses numerous subjects: negotiating a contract or services, safer sex, relations with clients, the law, your rights, managing stress and dealing with society's institutions. The contents focus mainly on the reality of female prostitutes who have male clients. If you work at another job in the sex trade, or you are transsexual or transvestite, you will still find that it contains lots of important information. This advice does not attempt to influence you to commit illegal acts or acts that could harm your health. The guide is meant to help you take control of your life, your work and your working environment.
**NOTE: Please be advised that the HIV and the Law references in this resource is not up-to-date in light of the October 5, 2012, Supreme Court of Canada ruling on non-disclosure of HIV status. For more immediate information on the implications of this ruling, please refer to: HIV non-disclosure and the criminal law: An analysis of two recent decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada