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.
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.
Are Some Kinds of Sex Work 'Better' Than Others?
I asked strippers, cam girls, dominatrixes, and prostitutes, and two hierarchies emerged.
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.
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.
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.
From Teenaged Prostitute to Sex Workers' Rights Advocate
Activist Bella Robinson feels victimised by laws intended to help people like her.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.