prostitution

Comics!

'Corner,' Today's Comic by Lukas Weidinger

A security guard has an awkward encounter with a doctor who seems to know him personally.
Lukas Weidinger
11.12.18
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
8.30.18
Sex

My Uncomfortable Stay in the BDSM Room of a Brazilian Sex Motel

The pay-per-hour adult playground caters to every fantasy—I just had no fucking idea where to start.
Joel Balsam
6.5.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'She's Not a Pimp': Georgia Sorority Embroiled in Bizarre Investigation

A former Fort Valley State University employee and graduate Alpha Kappa Alpha member is at the center of a sprawling probe of sexual misconduct.
Lauren Messman
5.1.18
Sex

Inside Germany's First Sex-Doll Brothel

"You never have to ask a doll if she's having a good time—I only have to think about my own needs."
Madlen Schäfer
11.10.17
Sex

The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss, Hollywood's Most Notorious Madam

Read an excerpt from David Friend's just-released book on sexuality in the 90s, 'The Naughty Nineties.'
David Friend
9.29.17
Television

Why David Simon Took on the Sex Industry as a 'Middle-Aged White Man'

'The Deuce' creators David Simon and George Pelecanos tell us about the challenges of getting porn and sex work right.
Noel Ransome
9.14.17
sex work

Inside 'UK Punting' – The TripAdvisor of Sex Workers

The website where "punters" rate and review the women they pay to sleep with them.
Sophie Wilkinson
4.23.17
crime

The Life Story of Copenhagen's Most Hardened Gangster

Leon Fristrup Jensen has spent a total of 31 years in prison.
Lars Jellestad
3.14.17
sex work

These Sex Workers Are Using Theater to Fight for Decriminalization

The cast of a new London play has diverse experiences of sex work, but they all share a dim view of the police.
Frankie Mullin
2.17.17
News

What Happens When Your Friends Get Abducted and Sold into Marriage

We spoke to the filmmaker behind a new documentary about the abduction and sale of women as brides in China.
Jules Suzdaltsev
12.8.16
News

How Hong Kong's Patchy Sex Work Laws Enable Predatory Cops

Sex workers and advocates say Hong Kong's laissez-faire, not-legal-but-not-illegal stance toward prostitution is leaving many women at the mercy of predators, some of them cops.
Justin Heifetz​​
11.29.16
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