Sex Workers Make Great Therapists – But They're Locked Out of the Job
People in sex work say that the two roles have huge amounts of overlap, but they're shunned by the therapy profession.
Porn Doesn't Suffer from a 'Piracy Problem', It Actively Relies Upon It
Content stolen from performers and sex workers is uploaded to free sites like Pornhub and YouPorn. But can anything be done about it?
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Inside Smooci, the Sex Work App Described as 'Uber for Escorts'
We went to the launch of the self-described “next-generation escort booking platform” to see if it had sex workers' interests at heart.
What It's Like Working at a Peep Show While Pregnant
In this extract from "Skint Estate", memoirist Cash Carraway recounts the highs and sticky lows of being a performer in a Soho peep show.
Inside Beijing’s Illegal Karaoke Sex Clubs
Photographer Valya Lee spent three months working undercover and taking photos on her phone.
Being an OnlyFans Sex Worker Sounds Stressful
We spoke to two performers about the realities of being constantly on the job.
Sex Workers Are Fighting to Unionise in Scotland
They're trying to keep Holyrood from introducing laws that would criminalise their clients and compromise their safety.
Life Is Tougher Than Ever for British Strippers
Faced with the financial uncertainty of Brexit and unregulated house fees, many strip club dancers have seen their earnings drop.
Sex Workers Are Having Their Earnings Confiscated in Trafficking Stings
Raids – or "welfare visits" – carried out by police are supposedly conducted for safety, but they're harming sex workers and failing to identify genuine victims.
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.
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My Week as a ‘Stunt Cock’
You learn a lot about masculinity when you try having sex for money.
Student Sex Workers Reveal the Problems They Face at Uni
A growing number of students in the UK are turning to sex work to support themselves financially, but universities still haven't learned how to support sex workers.