intimacy

sex work

I Did Sex Work to Make Money – and Find Real Intimacy With Men

One in eight trans women have done sex work as a source of income; one in five, for food or shelter. Some of us have looked for real human connection there, too.
Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard
5.10.19
sex work

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.
Annie Lord
3.25.19
woman seeing woman

Radically Intimate Photos of Parenthood

In spite of the world’s cruelties, the Israeli-born photographer Elinor Carucci chooses love.
Elyssa Goodman
8.10.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

Photos of Young Brazilians Capturing Themselves on Social Media

Photographer Larissa Zaidan took portraits of men and woman on Instagram and off
Larissa Zaidan
7.12.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

Photos That Show That Ambiguous Space Between Friendship and Sex

Filmmaker and Photographer Matt Lambert explores sexual pluralism in his beautiful images
Matt Lambert
7.12.18
sex work

What Being a Sex Worker Taught Me About Men

On top of intimacy, emotional labor, and ethical sex.
Melissa Petro
3.30.18
VICE TONIC

The Biggest-Ever Orgasm Study Tells Us More About How Women Come

The world needs this right now.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.8.17
Dating

Women Reveal How They Broke Their Bad Dating Habits

A good deal of self reflection helps.
Anna Goldfarb
7.25.17
Sex

Real Lesbians Talk About the Fakery of Lesbian Porn

"Cut your bloody fingernails mate, otherwise it’s going to be really fucking painful."
Carolyn Cage
6.2.17
Art

In Poland, the Art of Confession Gets Personal

Artists use their own stories to create more universal visibility in 'Ministry of Internal Affairs. Intimacy as Text.'
Josie Thaddeus-Johns
2.14.17
video

The Smartphone Is Absent | Perspectives, Esmeralda Kosmatopoulos

The artist riffs off our obsession with our mobile phone devices.
The Creators Project
11.30.16
Art

Everyday Nudes Chill on the Couch in Stunning Classical Paintings

Figurative painter Kendric Tonn aims to sexualize the nude body in his work, without resorting to art history gender tropes.
Andrew Nunes
10.8.16
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