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Social Science Prostitution & Sex Trade

Rock Paper Sex Volume 2

Trigger Warning

by (author) Kerri Cull

Breakwater Books Ltd.
Initial publish date
Nov 2021
Prostitution & Sex Trade, Sexual Abuse & Harassment, Gender Studies
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    Publish Date
    Nov 2021
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    Oct 2021
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This follow-up to the bestselling Rock Paper Sex provides a space for the varied voices of individual sex workers, massage parlour owners, and community organizations, in a startling and compelling investigation of the industry. Rock Paper Sex Volume 2: Trigger Warning is timely, compassionate, and enlightening.

The stories presented in this sequel offer a wide range of perspectives from the sex industry in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. As new voices are introduced and others from Rock Paper Sex are revisited, key themes related to sex work emerge, including barriers to safety, intersections with human trafficking, and challenging perceptions.

About the author

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.


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Editorial Reviews

“[P]eopled with frank, vulnerable, often extraordinary voices … [Rock Paper Sex Volume 2] is another ranging and pointed take, shedding light on a shadowed occupation.”

The Telegram

"An excellent and timely follow up investigation into the sex work industry in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. Cull brings these voices and perspectives from those in the trade to the page with compassion and offers much insight."