One might have hoped that after the Ipswich murders the media would have learned a thing or two about treating sex workers as different, disposable, and authors of their own misfortune.
Sadly reading the CTV report on the death of an Edmonton sex worker it would seem no lesson has been learned at all.
We begin by reading;
Police have identified a missing woman as a dead Edmonton sex trade worker and have launched a homicide investigation.
Really?! So if we were all to get together and purchase a head stone it should say dead Edmonton sex trade worker?
At least in the next paragraph they deign to identify Leanne Lori Benwell, by name. [Read more…] about “Working Girls” and the Media