How Instagram Banning Stripper-Related Hashtags Hurts Sex Workers
Strippers say the social platform is cutting off their online support networks.
Inside the Secret Home Lives of Sex Workers
Photographer Lindsay Irene has been documenting their lives in hopes of shifting public perception about the industry.
Vice News Tonight
Ugandan sex workers are working without condoms because of Trump administration policy
Trump policy makes it harder for vulnerable groups to get HIV/AIDS meds. Sex workers in Uganda are feeling the hit already.
A Therapist, a Lawyer, and a Sex Worker Explain What Actually Counts as Cheating
We also spoke to a philosopher and some polyamorous people for good measure.
True North Crime
How a Dismembered Montreal Sex Worker Became a Sensation, Then a Ghost, and Now a Fading Legend
Why Mary Gallagher’s brutal murder became a Montreal ghost story.
We Asked Sex Workers About Their First Day on the Job
Craigslist foot fetishists and porn shoots that put your first day work jitters to shame.
What It's Like to Work at a Las Vegas Brothel
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.
How a Tattoo on My Vagina Helped Me Finally Relax During Sex
I was always worried what men would think when they went "down there."
What You Can Learn About Charming People from a Dominatrix
At some point, you're going to have to get people to listen to you—whether at college, work, or with your housemates—and this isn't the worst place to start.
Being a Sex Worker Was Easy, Telling My Dad Was Hard
"I almost believed he would have an easier time accepting me as a murderer than a whore."
The South African Sex Workers Fighting Abusive Police
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.
What It's Like to Run a Life Drawing Class Where the Models Are Sex Workers
Meet the woman who runs a life drawing class in a dingy London pub where dildos and thongs are part of the basic scenery.
Daisy Bata; Photos: Chris Bethell