prostitution

Sex

Inside Beijing’s Illegal Karaoke Sex Clubs

Photographer Valya Lee spent two months working undercover and taking photos on her phone.
Lucy Andrews
7.17.19
LGBTQ

A Behind the Scenes Look at Thailand’s ‘Ladyboy’ Sex Industry

“I got into this type of work to provide for my family. Not just my parents, but my grandparents as well."
Caleb Quinley
6.13.19
sex work

Why British Sex Workers Will Keep Pushing for Full Decriminalisation

We spoke to The English Collective of Prostitutes about their new 'Make All Women Safe’ campaign, which takes aim at legislation that coerces women into working alone.
Jake Hall
3.19.19
LGBTQ

How Trans Sex Workers in Paris Are Coming Together to Stay Safe

A recent law change has led to a rise in the number of violent attacks on sex workers in France.
Manon Walquan
Edouard Richard
1.14.19
Comics!

'Corner,' Today's Comic by Lukas Weidinger

A security guard has an awkward encounter with a doctor who seems to know him personally.
Lukas Weidinger
11.12.18
Zealandia

All the Worst Questions I'm Asked As A Sex Worker

People only ever want to know one thing.
Gwyn Easterbrook-Smith
10.2.18
Sex

A Brazilian Love Motel Is no Place for Vanilla Sex Moves

The pay-per-hour adult playgrounds cater to every fantasy—I just had no fucking idea where to start.
Joel Balsam
6.6.18
Sex

The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss, Hollywood's Most Notorious Madam

Read an excerpt from David Friend's just-released book on sexuality in the 90s, 'The Naughty Nineties.'
David Friend
9.30.17
Television

Why David Simon Took on the Sex Industry as a ‘Middle-aged White Man’

‘The Deuce’ creators Simon and George Pelecanos tell us about the challenges of getting porn and sex work right.
Noel Ransome
9.14.17
Inside Outsider

Interview With a Dubai Pimp Selling Sex to Billionaires

Want to shoot an AK from a Lamborghini? Or craving an orgy in the desert? This is your guy.
Mahmood Fazal
7.13.17
sexual assault

What Happens When a Sex Worker Is Sexually Assaulted

A former sex worker in New Zealand explains.
Gwen McClure
6.13.17
sex work

Inside 'UK Punting' – The TripAdvisor of Sex Workers

The website where "punters" rate and review the women they pay to sleep with them.
Sophie Wilkinson
4.21.17
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