We spoke to the filmmaker behind a new documentary about the abduction and sale of women as brides in China.
Sex workers and advocates say Hong Kong's laissez-faire, not-legal-but-not-illegal stance toward prostitution is leaving many women at the mercy of predators, some of them cops.
Under the Trump administration, I could stand to lose my healthcare, my livelihood, and even my life.
Craigslist foot fetishists and porn shoots that put your first day work jitters to shame.
In this week's edition of First-Person Shooter, we gave two cameras to Alissa, a sex worker at a legal brothel in Las Vegas. She photographed the space, the ladies, and told us a bit about her unique, adults-only lifestyle.
Christian charity Changing Lives releases reports about prostitutes "selling themselves," but their moralistic approach won't change anything for the better.
Last week, police stormed six massage parlors looking for victims, so they could "take them to safety." Often, this meant arresting women and putting them in detention centers.
Ban on migrant sex work has led to persecution and deportation, advocacy group says.
Walking around Rio's Vila Mimosa you are confronted with a never-ending parade of vermin, bums, drugs, thongs, bugs, breasts, dogs, women, men, and babies running around in diapers.
On an all new episode of Black Market: Dispatches, we talk to the women making money by providing companionship to wealthy men.
David "Cuba Dave" Strecker is facing a year in prison for violating Costa Rica's sex tourism laws after blogging extensively about his experience with the country's prostitutes.
Allegations of politicians and cops patronizing prostitutes and negligence by local law enforcement are still swirling around the brutal killings of eight women between 2005 and 2009.
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I asked strippers, cam girls, dominatrixes, and prostitutes, and two hierarchies emerged.
We spoke to Jeff Feuerzeig, director of a new documentary about literature's greatest hoax.
I found cum-stained paper stuffed into every crack, crevice, and corner of my bedroom.
In South Africa, assaults are rarely reported to the authorities because sex workers know if they ask for help they will be ignored or even punished, especially if the perpetrators are police officers.
"The first step toward leaving that world was writing a book about it and putting my face on the cover."
Unwinding from the stress that comes with having sold your soul to the devil is hard, you know.
A new book offers a mesmerizing look at life among the most violent sections of early 20th-century America's Chinese underclass.
The sharing economy is a thing of beauty and a thing of horror.
Has the pioneering scheme in Leeds' Holbeck district actually made sex work safer?
This morning, police and protestors clash at a Donald Trump rally in New Mexico, the Afghan Taliban appoint a new leader, Bill Cosby's case will go to trial, and more.
From cats and jacuzzis to wet rooms for "messy play," we asked some sex workers how they'd want to work if brothel-keeping were legal.