People Don’t Make This Shit Up
From: Rock Paper Sex, Volume II
In this chapter, Cull interviews a woman who fell into sex work and exploitation through a relationship. After a suicide attempt, she lived in a shelter in Saint John’s, where she received counselling and treatment, but she later returned to her abusive partner. Eventually, she was able to flee, and enter the Blue Door Program.
Kerri Cull is the author of Soak (2012) and Rock Paper Sex: The Oldest Profession in Canada’s Oldest City (2017). She has a Master of Arts in English literature and a Bachelor of Education in post-secondary education, and is currently working on a diploma in police studies. She lives and works in St. John’s.