Ep 8:Memorializing Sex Workers in Vancouver's West End | Becki Ross
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Becki Ross is a long-time academic-activist in social movements, including feminist activism, Two Spirit and LGBTQ+ liberation, trans rights, sex workers’ sovereignty, and reproductive justice.
Becki does her queerly feminist anti-colonial teaching and research in Sociology at the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice at the University of British Columbia.
In this episode, Beckie discusses her paper “Loss Must Be Marked and It Cannot Be Represented”: Memorializing Sex Workers in Vancouver’s West End” 2018 BC Studies.
This paper won the prize for the best article published within the BC Studies journal in 2018, and in 2019 Becki Ross and her co-author Jamie Lee Hamilton won the Agnus Reid Prize from the Canadian Sociology Association for their community engagement.