A Government Database for People Who Pay for Sex Is a Terrible, Dangerous Idea
A set of bills pass this month in Florida that, if they become law, will build a “Soliciting for Prostitution Public Database."
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
This Is How Sex Workers Will Change the Law
Sex workers met with lawmakers in Albany on Tuesday to push for legislation that could pave the way to the full decriminalization of sex work.
A Sex Workers Union Is Organizing Against Instagram Discrimination
The Adult Performers Actors Guild is standing up for sex workers who are tired of being banned from Instagram with no explanation.
My Week as a ‘Stunt Cock’
You learn a lot about masculinity when you try having sex for money.
How Online Sex Work Is Changing Singapore's Red Light District
The streets of Geylang are less seedy, but is that a good thing?
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.
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.
This City Will Start Outing Johns. Sex Workers Think It’s a Terrible Idea
Police in London, Ontario say publicizing names of people charged with buying sexual services will curb demand and help prevent sex trafficking.
I Spent Months in the Parts of Lisbon the Government Tries to Hide
Intendente is one of the trendiest neighbourhoods in Lisbon. But far away from the tourists, another reality exists.
How Sex Work and Social Media Launched a Music Career
As Cortana Blue, she’s a top-ranking camgirl. As Laika, she’s a synth-pop artist carving out more space for sex workers in mainstream culture.
Gay Escorts Are Fighting Chemsex By Offering a 'Sober Sex' Service
Emotional labour has always been a part of sex work, but as chemsex remains prevalent some escorts are now offering a more specialised service to help ween clients off "H&H fun".