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Porn Doesn't Suffer from a 'Piracy Problem', It Actively Relies Upon It

Free sites like PornHub and YouPorn depend entirely on content stolen from performers and sex workers. But can anything be done about it?
Annie Lord
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Inside Smooci, the Sex Work App Described as 'Uber for Escorts'

We went to the launch of the self-described “next-generation escort booking platform” to see if it had sex workers' interests at heart.
Jake Hall

Inside Beijing’s Illegal Karaoke Sex Clubs

Photographer Valya Lee spent two months working undercover and taking photos on her phone.
Lucy Andrews
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I Did Sex Work to Make Money—and Find Real Intimacy With Men

One in eight trans women have done sex work as a source of income; one in five, for food or shelter. Some of us have looked for real human connection there, too.
Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard

A Dominatrix Reviews ‘Bonding,’ Netflix’s Show About a Dominatrix

Mistress Blunt, a real-life dominatrix for the last nine years, gives her review of Bonding, a new Netflix series about being a domme.
Mistress Blunt
VICE Votes

Why 200,000 Sex Workers in India are Voting for Nobody This Election

With none of the political parties taking their demands seriously, sex workers are opting for NOTA (None of the Above) and casting blank votes.
Pallavi Pundir

We Asked a Man Who Pays Women For Used Underwear: Why?

Consider all your questions about panty sniffing answered.
Helen Thomas
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How Online Sex Work Is Changing Singapore's Red Light District

The streets of Geylang are less seedy, but is that a good thing?
Andre Frois
Mother's Day 2018

What It's Like Being a Mom and a Sex Worker

“My son might find me on PornHub one day. And that's okay, because moms have sex. If he finds me, that'll be my response: ‘Moms have sex.’"
Juniper Fitzgerald

Cam Models Tell Us How Much Money They Are Really Making

Cammers tell us about their startup costs, hours and how much they make getting naked for strangers.
Graham Isador

I Didn’t Have My First Orgasm Until After I Quit Sex Work

I was making a hell of a lot more than my friends working at Glassons but I didn't find pleasure until I learned to let my guard down.
As told to Robecca Leyden
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Men Who Buy Sex on Their Ideal Relationship with Sex Workers

“They see you as more than just a dick with money.”
Frances Morton