SEX WORKERS

sex work

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".
Jake Hall
1.8.19
sex work

Sex Work is About Finding Your Niche, and Upselling

"I’m a non-binary takatāpui transsexual, and I like being feminine, and I want a dick, and I don’t see why I shouldn’t."
Stevie
11.8.18
Berlin

24 Hours in Berlin's Red Light District

52-year-old sex worker Rafaela showed me around the stuffy cafés, dark corners and special characters of the Kurfürstenstraße.
Christina Hertel
10.25.18
sex work

The Client Sex Workers Warn Each Other About

In a new memoir, Andrea Werhun opens up about how johns are blacklisted.
Andrea Werhun
10.3.18
Sex

Sex Workers Want Bill C-36 Gone, But Are the Liberals Listening?

After a date gone wrong, one sex worker is organizing her colleagues in hopes the government may change the controversial law.
Stephen Maher
9.13.18
sex work

Everything You Find in a Sex Worker’s Home

A photographer reveals the telling items she has seen on her travels to the dwellings of sex workers across Canada.
Allison Tierney
9.6.18
Sex

What I've Learned from Working as a Lesbian Escort

"Straight women who've never had gay sex often want to try everything at once. One second they want to eat you out, the next they're standing there with a strap-on."
Velvet
8.14.18
Red Light

The 'Heaux Mentor' Helping Women in the Adult Industry Rebrand

VICE met up with Lydia Dupra to hear how her job and her clients’ lives are changing with the passage of FOSTA/SESTA.
VICE Staff
6.7.18
sex work

How the US ‘Sex Trafficking’ Crackdown Is Hurting Sex Workers in Canada

The effects of the Trump-signed SESTA/FOSTA are much more far-reaching than you would expect.
Allison Tierney
4.12.18
Dating

I Asked My Tinder Matches If They Would Date a Sex Worker Like Me

My current boyfriend is OK with it, but the random guys I talked to—they had complicated reactions.
Hayley Jade
12.12.17
crime

Police Investigations Criticized in Deaths of Two Inuit Women in Montreal

Advocates fear the apparent suicides were investigated hastily, and that some key details point to foul play.
Brigitte Noël
9.8.17
crime

The War on Human Trafficking Looks a Lot Like the War on Sex Work

Advocates say vice squads around the country are still targeting sex workers despite an infusion of federal cash and hyped plans to stamp out trafficking.
Sonja Sharp
7.10.17
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