sex work

sex work

Everything You Find in a Sex Worker’s Home

A photographer reveals the telling items she has seen on her travels to the dwellings of sex workers across Canada.
Allison Tierney
9.7.18
Sex

These Sex Workers Are the First Queer Married Couple at a Legal Brothel

High school sweethearts Violet Vause and Kayden Blake came out to debunk myths about LGBTQ+ sex workers.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
8.31.18
Sex

Everything We Know About Toronto’s New Sex Doll Brothel

The dolls are designed to provide "intense sensation".
Connor Garel
8.28.18
porn

The Future of Porn Is Only Getting Worse

We interviewed award-winning feminist adult film maker Erika Lust about the impact of FOSTA/SESTA on porn, the problem with age verification checks and the value of education over regulation.
Emma Garland
8.15.18
Sex

What I've Learned from Working as a Lesbian Escort

"Straight women who've never had gay sex often want to try everything at once. One second they want to eat you out, the next they're standing there with a strap-on."
Velvet
8.14.18
sexual health

Sex Workers Can Teach You a Thing Or Two About Sexual Health

We asked some sex workers for their sexual health tips.
Simon Doherty
8.1.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

As a Sex Worker With a Chronic Illness, FOSTA Means Losing My Medical Care

In a nation lacking universal healthcare, recent legislation effectively cut a thread by which many disabled people climbed out of poverty.
Zia Moon
7.12.18
My First Time

The First Time I Was Paid for Sex

"I was motivated by a nagging curiosity, a voice in my head I couldn't tune out."
Kaytlin Bailey
7.9.18
sex work

The UK’s Proposed “Anti-Trafficking” Bill Would Hurt Sex Workers

With FOSTA/SESTA already proving to be damaging in the US, why is the UK looking to push through similar legislation?
Emma Garland
7.6.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

I Was Tricked into Becoming a Cam Girl at 18

It all started with a mysterious MSN message asking me if I'd like to be a model.
Sarah Hurtes
6.19.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Sex Workers Are Protesting FOSTA/SESTA Across the US

Trump signed the controversial bill into law in April.
VICE Staff
6.5.18
sex work

How Instagram Banning Stripper-Related Hashtags Hurts Sex Workers

Strippers say the social platform is cutting off their online support networks.
Allison Tierney
5.30.18