Tag Archives: policing

Policing Gay Sex in Toronto Parks in the 1970s and Today

      2 Comments on Policing Gay Sex in Toronto Parks in the 1970s and Today

Tom Hooper From September to October 2016, members of the Toronto Police conducted a six-week undercover investigation in Marie Curtis Park, located in the city’s west end.  72 people were charged with engaging in sexual acts.  Police Constable Kevin Ward has argued “it is a multi-faceted issue,” linking park sex with sex offenders, drugs, and alcohol.  Although 95 percent of… Read more »