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The Time I Told My Grandmother I’ve Been Using Her Name to Make Porno

"I hope none of the men at the nursing home get us confused and try to put my feet behind my head. I don't bend that way anymore."
Stoya
10.20.15
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Put Private Browsing on, Jodorowsky's Son Has Made a Mystical Sex Music Video With the Porn Star Stoya

The deeply NSFW video is like "Blurred Lines" if Robin Thicke had taken DMT instead of Vicodin that day.
Joe Zadeh
4.17.15
NSFW

Stoya Takes a Bath and Talks About Her New Pay-Per-Scene Porn Site

"I don't want to grab the balls of the adult-film industry. I want part of its heart."
Lucie Allouche
3.6.15
Fashion

Janice Dickinson Is Writing an Advice for a Gay Magazine

Do you need help with your STD? Just ask Janice!
Mitchell Sunderland
12.13.14
Photo

'Dinner with Igor' Will Make You Wish You Ate Brunch with More Porn Stars

The guy behind Driven by Boredom is crowdfunding a photo book of his celebrity diner dates.
River Donaghey
10.26.14
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How the Financial Sector Is Making Life Miserable for Sex Workers

The Department of Justice’s initiative Operation Choke Point looks to be putting pressure on banks like Chase to terminate the accounts of several porn performers. That would be just one part of a longstanding pattern, and sex workers would like it to...
Tina Horn
7.14.14
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Stoya on the Importance of Accurately Writing About Sex Work

On-camera sex scenes are often edited and stitched together to create a final product that barely resembles what happened on set. Similarly, accounts of sex work can be altered through writing and editing to give people the wrong idea about the...
Stoya
10.28.13
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Stoya on Ovarian Cysts and Dressing for Porn Awards

Modern medicine can offer me the ability to have my eggs frozen with a decent chance of turning one into a baby 20 years from now, but it can't help me stop the pain from ovarian cysts. With no happy ending in sight, I'm going to babble about the porn...
Stoya
10.15.13
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Stoya on the Great Condom Debate

Between August 22nd and September 6th, three adult performers tested positive for HIV, which has stirred the usual moral panic and the sensationalism that accompanies discussions of safety in the adult industry.
Stoya
9.27.13
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Stoya on HIV Transmission in Pornography

This week’s news that an adult performer named Cameron Bay tested positive for HIV has brought concern over porn practices back to mainstream attention, but the heterosexual adult industry has not had a single case of performer-to-performer HIV...
VICE Staff
8.29.13
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Stoya: Feminism and Me

Shirking the F-word feels like turning my back on the women who fought to give me many of the advantages I have. So here goes: Hi, I’m Stoya. My politics and I are feminist... But my job is not.
Stoya
8.15.13
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Stoya on Ethics, Porn, and Workers' Rights

I got screwed on my first porn contract. I was naive enough to sign a stock agreement, and what I've learned from my early dealings is that a fair deal in porn means making sure that the exploitation is mutual and balanced. But for other workers in...
Stoya
8.2.13
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