Sex Workers Take Back the Night

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Title

Sex Workers Take Back the Night

Subject

San Francisco's Take Back the Night (December 1990)

Description

Scarlot Harlot attends San Francisco's Take Back the Night (December 1990), a march in remembrance of the fourteen female college students murdered in the previous year's Montreal Massacre. Clashes and controversy emerge between sex workers and anti-porn feminists about sex, violence and men with an emphasis on the perspectives of strippers and sexual rights activists. An excellent feminist discussion piece. W.O.W. Cafe (N.Y., N.Y.) VIDEO WITNESSES FESTIVAL OF NEW JOURNALISM, HALLWALLS (Buffalo, N.Y.), LOS ANGELES LESBIAN AND GAY FILM FESTIVAL (28 min.- 1991)

Creator

Carol Leigh ("Scarlet Harlot")

Date

1990

Rights Holder

Carol Leigh: http://scarlotharlot.com/

Is Referenced By

Compulsive Practice, Visual AIDS, Day With(out) Art, 2016, curated by Hugh Ryan, Jean Carlomusto, and Alex Juhasz
Class Project, 2018, Hot to Trot

Moving Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Film

Duration

28 minutes

Player

Files

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Citation

Carol Leigh ("Scarlet Harlot"), “Sex Workers Take Back the Night,” VHS Activism Archive , accessed August 16, 2022, https://activismvhs.omeka.net/items/show/38.

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