As members of this world, we have rights and responsibilities. Our rights and responsibilities are outlined in laws and human rights legislation (discussed later in this chapter).
However, due to stigma, sex industry workers are sometimes denied our legal rights, or treated so poorly that we don’t demand them. This chapter explains our rights, laws that impact us, and what we can do when our rights are violated.
All of the sections of this chapter except “Interactions with Police and Criminal Justice” were donated by Pivot Legal Society.
Words with *asterixes* are defined in the glossary section, at the end of this chapter.