“Courtney’s writing strikes a fine balance between informative and emotive, diving beneath the surface to successfully reveal the heart of any given subject. She employs word and constructs sentences in a way that’s both imaginative and lyrical, leading the reader on an enjoyable journey. This style of writing makes it easy for readers to understand and embrace the topic at hand. As a colleague, Courtney is reliable, consistently meeting or exceeding deadlines. Bottom line? She delivers.”
Sex Work and Stigma ~ Interview with Leah Shumka (GUTS)
“Leah Shumka is the Executive Director of Peers Victoria, a non-profit organization in Victoria, B.C. that provides services and support to sex workers. She also teaches gender, sexuality, and social justice with the Department of Gender Studies at the University of Victoria, and has 10 years of experience doing empirical research on the sex industry. I spoke with Leah about some common misconceptions around sex work, the impact of oppressive language used to describe the industry, and why sex work is a feminist issue.” Read full interview in GUTS Magazine.