SEX WORKERS

9.19.19

How Serial Killer Aileen Wuornos Became a Cult Hero

To her fans, Wuornos's story offers a powerful example of a survivor who defies the respectability politics of victimhood.

5.9.19

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.

4.19.19
4.18.19

A bunch of docs just got busted for allegedly doling out millions of illegal painkillers

Among them, the “Rock Doc” allegedly prescribed hundreds of thousands of opioids and benzodiazepines, sometimes in exchange for sexual favors.

3.25.19

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.

2.26.19

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.

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1.8.19

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".

11.8.18

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."

10.25.18

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.

10.3.18

The Client Sex Workers Warn Each Other About

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

9.13.18

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.

9.6.18

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.

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