Commercial Sex Information Service CSIS

Site last updated: June 29, 2009


Today's Specials
New arrivals on the menu reccommended as the month's best.

You can search CSIS by keyword.

This menu is also our wish list!
Eventually, areas of the site not yet live will be fleshed out with documents from our burgeoning archives. Still there's lots of useful information we don't have. Please, if you have a relevant document we don't list, send a copy to our address below.


  • Sensual Services — Adult entertainment business listings by region. 18 yrs. or older!
  • Business & Pleasure — Name registration, licenses, incorporation, municipal zoning & bylaws.
  • Income Taxes — Revenue Canada, self-employment, savings, investments, shelters & penalties.


  • What's Up? — Upcoming events, conferences, performances about sex work
  • Rights Groups — Sex workers' rights groups, networks and allies
  • News Clippings — Listings by topic and region of news stories about sex work from Canada and elsewhere.
  • People — Canadian Whore Heroes & Outrageous American Whores.
  • Whores in Art: — Great works of Art featuring famous hookers.
  • Bibliographies: Books, films and plays about sex workers.


  • Safe Sex Tips — Info about safer sex, STDs & AIDS prevention.
  • Medical Research — Research abstracts about sex workers, sex work & sexual health.
  • Health & Safety — How to reduce hazards in the workplace.
  • Violence — Research on prostitution and violence, "Bad Date" reporting and self-defense.


  • Legal Tips — Information about Canadian laws that prohibit sex work and how they are enforced.
  • Government Reports — Documents published by municipal, provincial & federal levels of government.
  • Analysis — Papers, essays, articles that consider the legal system's impact on sex workers.
  • Court Records — Transcripts from trials that involve laws which prohibit sex work.
  • Advocacy — Listings for law organizations, advocates & supportive lawyers.


[Today's Specials]

Created: January 15, 1996
Last modified: June 29, 2009
CSIS Commercial Sex Information Service
Box 3075, Vancouver, BC V6B 3X6
Tel: +1 (604) 488-0710