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Lurid Headlines and Puritanical Charities Aren't Going to Help Sex Workers

Christian charity Changing Lives releases reports about prostitutes "selling themselves" for a fiver, but their moralistic approach won't change anything for the better.
Frankie Mullin
10.27.16
Stuff

Are Some Kinds of Sex Work 'Better' Than Others?

I asked strippers, cam girls, dominatrixes, and prostitutes, and two hierarchies emerged.
Rebecca Leib
8.3.16
Comics!

This Cartoonist Wants to Convince the World the Virgin Mary Was a Sex Worker

Chester Brown talks about paying for sex, the spiritual dimensions of prostitution, and his new, sex-charged reimagining of the Bible.
Julia Wright
4.26.16
News

The Amnesty Sex Work Argument, Broken Down

This week, Amnesty got a bashing for calling for the global decriminalisation of sex work. Here's what you need to know.
Frankie Mullin
7.31.15
Stuff

Lord Sewel Is Doing Cocaine with Your Dad's Taxes

In the noise and self-righteousness, we have lost sight of the fact that the disgraced Labour peer is more of a badass than you.
Joel Golby
7.28.15
News

Nevada Bunny Ranch Pimp Dennis Hof Wants to Run for Senate to End Sex Trafficking

The proprietor of Nevada's most famous brothel is running for office to promote his solution to sex trafficking: legalising prostitution.
Mitchell Sunderland
7.21.15
Stuff

Sex, Drugs and Luxury: The Life of a Bellboy at a Five-Star Hotel

There's a lot more to being a bellboy than lugging people's bags up flights of stairs.
Anonymous
5.19.15
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Alexandre Dupouy Is an Authority On Photographing Vintage Muff

The "sex archaeologist" showed me his collection of photographs of French prostitutes from the 1930s.
Monsieur X, Words: Geoffrey Le Guilcer
2.25.15
Stuff

We Spoke to the Creators of '$pread', the Magazine That Finally Gave Sex Workers a Voice

"The idea of a magazine where sex workers could actually speak instead of being spoken about was really revolutionary."
Anna Cafolla
2.20.15
Stuff

British Prostitutes Are Helping Disabled People Have Sex

A wheelchair doesn't have to be a chastity belt.
Patrick Smith
2.16.15
News

The All-American Fantasy of Saving Sex Workers from Themselves

The men who stage rescues – police, pastors, television personalities – are engaged in something not unlike the men who pay for sex: a fantasy, starring them.
Melissa Gira Grant
2.11.15
Vice Blog

We Spoke to the Sex Workers Behind London's Sex Workers' Opera

The Sex Workers' Opera has allowed those who feel their voice is becoming increasingly marginalised to speak out against the criminalisation of their trade in a unique way.
Flaminia Giambalvo
1.29.15
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