sex industry

sex work

The Emotional Side of Camming

The physical and psychological strain on women in an industry where success necessitates consistency and access is often conveniently forgotten.
Annie Lord
9.27.18
Television

Why David Simon Took on the Sex Industry as a ‘Middle-aged White Man’

‘The Deuce’ creators Simon and George Pelecanos tell us about the challenges of getting porn and sex work right.
Noel Ransome
9.14.17
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
Stuff

Stop Trying to Have Sex with Your Professional Cuddler

When I worked as a cuddler-for-hire, I set boundaries – but they were regularly crossed.
Jera Brown
4.8.16
Stuff

How a Man Named Dr Crocodildo Brought Sex Toys to Kenya

In a country where pornography is illegal and obscenity is closely monitored, Peter Karanja, AKA Dr Crocodildo, saw a business opportunity.
Hannah McNeish
9.17.15
sex industry

Life as a Stripper in a Subarctic Indoor Mining Town

Thanks to the surplus of men and dearth of entertainment options, strippers in the indoor mining town of Fermont, Quebec, can earn roughly $5,000 in a week.
Mitchell Sunderland
7.2.15
Stuff

From Teenaged Prostitute to Sex Workers' Rights Advocate

Activist Bella Robinson feels victimised by laws intended to help people like her.
Tara Burns
2.9.15
tech

The Sex Toys of the Digital Age Still Have a Long Way to Go

Sex toy technology is improving, but the growing field of "teledildonics" is still rife with bad designs, unreliable technology, and insane-looking dildonic innovations.
Peter Holslin
1.30.15
NSFW

This Is What Life Is Actually Like for a North Pole Stripper

The North Quebec mining town of Fermont is full of men and drugs, and the only bar is a strip club.
Mitchell Sunderland
1.4.15
News

Finding Happy Endings on the Yelp of Asian Massage Parlours

Asian erotic massage parlours are mushrooming across Middle America, helped along by a thriving online community of men with disposable cash and an hour to spare.
Grace Wyler
1.2.15
Travel

A Visit to One of Germany's All-You-Can-Fuck Brothels

You can stay at the King George Brothel in Berlin until dawn, drinking and fucking as much as you can handle.
Conor Creighton
7.16.14
The Raised Up Right Issue

Zak Loves Mandy

I talked with the couple about their love and how it exists so gracefully in a world of porn, art and disease.
Kimberly Kane
10.17.12
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