during the eight years craigslist offered advertising services for sex workers, female murder rates int he United States dropped by 17 percent.

In a groundbreaking study, researchers at Baylor and West Virginia universities have found evidence indicating that craigslist’s erotic services site may have prompted a 17 percent decrease in female homicides throughout the U.S., principally because sex workers were able to use the free advertising service to move into a safer…

Alison Bass

I am an award-winning journalist and author. My memoir, Brassy Broad; How one Journalist helped pave the way to #MeToo, was released this fall by Bedazzled Ink.

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