SEX WORKERS

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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.
Jake Hall
5.15.19
sex work

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.
Jake Hall
4.29.19
sex work

The Anonymous Lives of Phone Sex Operators

Talking intimacy, secrecy and the tricks of the trade with the women whose voices have soundtracked thousands of orgasms.
Annie Lord
3.25.19
sex work

Why British Sex Workers Will Keep Pushing for Full Decriminalisation

We spoke to The English Collective of Prostitutes about their new 'Make All Women Safe’ campaign, which takes aim at legislation that coerces women into working alone.
Jake Hall
3.19.19
sex work

Why British Sex Workers Are Striking This Friday

We spoke to sex worker Sage Woodford about what they're hoping to achieve.
Matt Blake
3.6.19
sex work

Gay Escorts Are Fighting Chemsex By Offering a 'Sober Sex' Service

Emotional labour has always been a part of sex work, but as chemsex remains prevalent some escorts are now offering a more specialised service to help ween clients off "H&H fun".
Jake Hall
1.8.19
sex work

Sex Work is About Finding Your Niche, and Upselling

"I’m a non-binary takatāpui transsexual, and I like being feminine, and I want a dick, and I don’t see why I shouldn’t."
Stevie
11.8.18
24 Hours

24 Hours in Berlin's Red Light District

52-year-old sex worker Rafaela showed me around the stuffy cafés, dark corners and special characters of the Kurfürstenstraße.
Christina Hertel
10.25.18
sex work

The Client Sex Workers Warn Each Other About

In a new memoir, Andrea Werhun opens up about how johns are blacklisted.
Andrea Werhun
10.3.18
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

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
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