Prostitution & Sex Trade

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Being Heard

The Experiences of Young Women in Prostitution

Being Heard examines, from their own perspectives and experiences, the lives of young women sexually exploited through prostitution. Putting their voices in the centre of its analysis, the book … ; 135 View

Rock Paper Sex

The Oldest Profession in Canada’s Oldest City

St. John’s is known as a flourishing port city, a cultural gem, and popular tourist destination: a picturesque city of pubs and restaurants, music and colourful houses. But a thriving sex … 232 View
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Rock Paper Sex, Volume II

Trigger Warning

From working through the pandemic to Black Lives Matter, Rock Paper Sex, Volume II: Trigger Warning is timely, controversial, and provocative. This sequel offers a wide range of stories from the … 240 View

The Teen Sex Trade

My Story

Jade Brooks grew up like any other kid — she played with friends, lovingly teased and was teased by her siblings, and excelled at school. It wasn’t until she was removed from her … 200 View
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This is My Real Name

A Stripper's Memoir

The frank and bracing memoir of a woman who spent ten years as a stripper. This Is My Real Name is the memoir of Cid V Brunet, who spent ten years working as a dancer at strip clubs, using the … 289 View
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Vancouver Vice

Crime and Spectacle in the City's West End

The late 1970s and early 1980s were a volatile period in the history of Vancouver, where broad social and cultural changes were afoot. This was perhaps most clearly evident in the West End, the … 256 View
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Children and Youth Exploited through Prostitution

From: Being Heard

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Introduction

From: Rock Paper Sex

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The author outlines the incident that began her interest in the voices of sex workers in St. John’s, ands describes the evolution of the project and her interactions with the individuals … 4 $0.40 Add
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Introduction

From: Rock Paper Sex, Volume II

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In the introduction, the author reflects on the first volume in this series, and notes that her feminism is what inspired this work. 5 $0.50 Add
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Preface

From: The Teen Sex Trade

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The author, a young black Nova Scotian, outlines her methodology for writing this book and the decision to publish under her real name but maintain pseudonyms for any other individual connected … 7 $0.70 Add
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Prologue

From: This is My Real Name

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Prologue and Introduction

The Davie Street Blues

From: Vancouver Vice

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In the prologue and introduction, Chapman frames his narrative around two events in West End Vancouver: the discovery of a body in in 1984, and the unveiling of a memorial to sex workers in 2016. 10 $1.00 Add
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“Selling Sex? It’s Really Like Selling Your Soul”

Vulnerability to and the Experiences of Exploitation through Child Prostitution

From: Being Heard

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Childhood

From: The Teen Sex Trade

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A first person true account of a Black woman’s youth in Halifax, Nova Scotia entailing growing up with four of her eight siblings, the volatile relationship between her parents, and her … 18 $1.80 Add
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Electricity and Sex

From: Vancouver Vice

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This chapter provides a history of the West End, with a focus on the importance of electricity and sex in the neighbourhood’s development. 10 $1.00 Add
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I Think There’s Been a Turn for the Better

From: Rock Paper Sex, Volume II

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This chapter focuses on a sex worker who entered the industry to fund their transition from male to female. 8 $0.80 Add