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10.24.17

Sex Work Empowers Me as a Disabled Woman

I never thought I'd be able to find a job that worked for me, but being an escort allows me to work around my health issues.

7.11.17

Canadian Sex Workers Are Sick of Being Impersonated by Cops

Sex workers and prominent organizations are asking for police to stop.

4.13.17

What It’s Like to Be a Gender-Fluid Sex Worker

Jane Way tells us about being cast in cis female porn roles, how they deal with misgendering from clients, and the frustration of fluidity.

5.24.16

How Will Millennials Pay for Sex?

Will millennials abandon the world’s oldest profession, or is there a way to move escorting into the app-enabled future?

4.25.16

This Cartoonist Wants to Convince the World the Virgin Mary Was a Sex Worker

Chester Brown talks about paying for sex, the spiritual dimensions of prostitution, and his new, sex-charged reimagining of the Bible.

2.10.16

What Life Is Like as a Male Transgender Sex Worker

In a city filled with escorts, Samuel East is one of Toronto's few male transgender sex workers.

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2.1.16

We Asked Sex Workers How They Screen Clients

In Canada, where it's legal to sell sex but not to buy it or advertise it, it can be tricky for sex workers to navigate the laws and avoid dangerous or shady johns.

12.17.15

41 Sex Workers Were Murdered This Year—We Can Prevent Those Deaths in 2016

On the 12th annual International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, we talked to an expert about how and why we should make safe sex work a priority.

9.10.15

This 'Uber for Escorts' App Aims to Revamp Sex Work

Ohlala is the Berlin start-up that wants to change the way escorting works—beginning with a Tinder-influenced interface. But not everyone is convinced.