intimacy

sex work

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
5.9.19
Op-Ed

I Stopped Trying to Make Sex a Performance and Started Loving Myself

I wonder what it would be like to just be natural, without pretending to be your “best,” “hottest” self to a partner.
Aluna Francis
3.31.19
sex work

The Anonymous Lives of Phone Sex Operators

Talking intimacy, secrecy and the tricks of the trade with the women whose voices have soundtracked thousands of orgasms.
Annie Lord
3.25.19
Sex

Reddit Gave a Teenager With Autism a Shockingly Helpful Sex Ed Lesson

"All I knew was porn, and that didn’t help."
Eric Spitznagel
2.14.19
relationships

This Is Why People Cheat

Here’s where to start if you’re dealing with infidelity.
Gery Karantzas
7.19.18
violent times

Australia's Most Brutal Sadomasochist Turns Pain Into Art

Meet Jilf, the performance artist who creates work out of blood, pain and trauma.
VICE Staff
7.3.18
Future of Money

The Psychology Behind Our Inability to Talk About Money

What's stopping young Australians from opening up about cold hard cash?
Simon Morgans
4.9.18
sex work

What Being a Sex Worker Taught Me About Men

On top of intimacy, emotional labor, and ethical sex.
Melissa Petro
3.30.18
VICE TONIC

The Biggest-Ever Orgasm Study Tells Us More About How Women Come

The world needs this right now.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.8.17
Dating

Women Reveal How They Broke Their Bad Dating Habits

A good deal of self reflection helps.
Anna Goldfarb
7.25.17
Sex

Real Lesbians Talk About the Fakery of Lesbian Porn

"Cut your bloody fingernails mate, otherwise it’s going to be really fucking painful."
Carolyn Cage
6.2.17
painting

[NSFW] Mythical Paintings of Our Most Intimate Moments

Elly Smallwood’s oil paintings explore the body, sexuality, and more.
Eva Recinos
4.7.17
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