Sex work is a cornerstone of society, and there are more ways to support people who do it than just tipping generously (though that's a great start).
Under the Trump administration, I could stand to lose my healthcare, my livelihood, and even my life.
I asked strippers, cam girls, dominatrixes, and prostitutes, and two hierarchies emerged.
I'm a professional dominatrix, and there are more similarities between a plumber's favourite clients and my own than you'd think.
For former prostitute Paris Lees and many other pros and former pros, the answer is pretty simple: Legalize sex work.
If you get a lap dance in the UK, you're probably receiving it from a girl who has to pay fees to work and deals with bullying bosses, arbitrary fines, and terrible conditions.
When the Supreme Court of Canada deemed current sex work laws unconstitutional in December, a batch of controversial new operating possibilities opened up for the industry.