Materials on Reproductive and Sexual Rights

Some links only work if you are signed into the UM library system.

Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada, “Bubble Zone Laws and Court Injunctions in Canada.” Updated April 2018.

Advanced Education Administration Act [Manitoba]

Barkaskas, Patricia and Sarah Hunt, “Access to Justice for Indigenous Adult Victims of Sexual Assault.” For the Department of Justice, October 2017.

Barre-Sinoussi, Francoise, et al, “Expert Consensus Statement on the Science of HIV in the Context Of Criminal Law,” Journal of the International AIDS Society, 2018, 21:e25161

Barton (R v) Appeal scheduled to be heard by the Supreme Court of Canada on Oct. 9, 2018. Find facta and other information at: https://www.scc-csc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/37769/FM010_Appelant_Bradley-Davie-Barton.pdf

Berer, Marge, “Abortion Law and Policy Around the World: In Search of Decriminalization,” Health and Human Rights, Vol. 19, No. 1, Special Sections: Abortion and Human Rights Drug Control and Human Rights (June 2017), pp. 13-27

Berk, Hilary, “The Legalization of Emotion: Managing Risk by Managing Feelings in Contracts for Surrogate Labour,” 2015 Law and Society Journal 143

Busby, Karen, “’Sex was in the air’: Pernicious Myths and Other Problems With Sexual Violence Prosecutions” in Elizabeth Comack, Locating Law: Race, Class and Gender Connections (2014). Available in UM library.

Busby, Karen, “Tied Up in K/nots,” Law Matters 2016

Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society position statements 

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, “Consent” HIV Non-disclosure and Sexual Assault Law  and Positive women: Exposing Injustice

Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, 2018 ONSC 579 (CanLII)

Craig, Elaine, Putting Trials on Trial: Sexual Assault and the Failure of the Legal Profession, Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press 2018. On reserve in UM library.

Dalhousie University Task Force on Misogyny, Sexism, and Homophobia in the Faculty of Dentistry (2015). Report of the Task Force on Misogyny, Sexism, and Homophobia in Dalhousie University Faculty of Dentistry. Halifax, NS: Dalhousie University

Egale Canada Human Rights Trust, “Grossly Indecent: The Just Society Report. Confronting the Legacy of State Sponsored Discrimination Against Canada’s LGBTQI2S Communities Executive Summary” (2017)

Fox Lake Cree Nation Members testimony at the Clean Environment Commission hearings on the impacts of Hydro development (January 2018).

Haskell, Lori interview on responses to trauma

Hunt, Sarah and Cindy Holmes, (2015) “Everyday Decolonization: Living a Decolonizing Queer Politics,” Journal of Lesbian Studies, 19:2, 154-172, DOI: 10.1080/10894160.2015.970975

International Women’s Health Coalition, “Unconscionable: When Providers Deny Abortion Care,” policy brief, June 2018

Kesler MA, et al. (2018) “Prosecution of non-disclosure of HIV status: Potential impact on HIV testing and transmission among HIV-negative men who have sex with men. “PLoS ONE 13(2): e0193269.

Khan, Ummni, “Hot for Kink,” Law Matters 2016

Korinek, Valerie, “Love and Let Love”: Activism, Reaction, Visibility, and Violence in Winnipeg, 1970–1985″ in Prairie Fairies : A History of Queer Communities and People in Western Canada, 1930-1985, University of Toronto Press (2018).

Krishnan, Manisha, “How Rape Victims’ Social-Media Feeds are Being Used Against Them in Courts”, Vice, 18 August 2016

LGBT Purge Litigation

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Inquiry, Consolidated Literature Review: Violence Against Women and Girls

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Inquiry, Interim ReportNovember 2017.

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Inquiry, video clips of expert testimony given at the Knowledge Keepers and Experts Hearing

Moore, Madison, (2017) “’I’m that bitch’: on queerness and the catwalk,” Safundi, 18:2, 147-155, DOI: 10.1080/17533171.2016.1270567

Our Turn, “A National, Student-Led Action Plan to End Campus Sexual Violence.”

Rocke, Cathy (2017), “The waters of sexual exploitation: understanding the world of sexually exploited youth,” First Peoples Child and Family Review.

Sexual Violence Policy compilation on course website

Sheehy, Elizabeth and Daphne Gilbert, “Responding to Sexual Assault on Campus: What Can Canadian Universities Learn from US Law and Policy?” (2017)

Strikwerda, Litska, “Legal and Moral Implications of Child Sex Robots” in John Danaher and Neil McArthur (eds), Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications (2017). Available online through UofM Library, pdf on course website used with editor’s permission.

UBC Sexual Assault Panel, Sexual Assault at the University of British Columbia: Prevention, Response, and Accountability, June 2016, recommendations for UBC President Martha Piper.

Urquia, Marcelo et al, “Sex ratios at birth after induced abortion,” Canadian Medical Association Journal 2018.

Vancouver Police Department, Sex Work Enforcement Guidelines (video)

Verner, Catriona, Drunken University Sex

Wanigaratne, Susitha et al, “Sex ratios at birth among second-generation mothers of South Asian ethnicity in Ontario, Canada,” J Epidemiol Community Health 2018;0:1–8.

White, Pamela, “Canada’s Surrogacy Landscape is Changing: Should Canadians Care?” 2017 Journal of Obstetrics and Gyneacology of Canada 1046

Whitehead, Joshua, Jonny Appleseed. (You can borrow this novel from Prof. Busby.)

WRHA, “Position Statement on Harm Reduction,” 2016.

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