sex work

sex work

A Government Database for People Who Pay for Sex Is a Terrible, Dangerous Idea

A set of bills pass this month in Florida that, if they become law, will build a “Soliciting for Prostitution Public Database."
Samantha Cole
5.10.19
sex work

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.
Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard
5.9.19
sex work

This Is How Sex Workers Will Change the Law

Sex workers met with lawmakers in Albany on Tuesday to push for legislation that could pave the way to the full decriminalization of sex work.
Marie Solis
5.8.19
sex work

A Sex Workers Union Is Organizing Against Instagram Discrimination

The Adult Performers Actors Guild is standing up for sex workers who are tired of being banned from Instagram with no explanation.
Samantha Cole
5.6.19
Sex

A Dominatrix Reviews ‘Bonding,’ Netflix’s Show About a Dominatrix

Mistress Blunt, a real-life dominatrix for the last nine years, gives her review of Bonding, a new Netflix series about being a domme.
Mistress Blunt
4.29.19
politics

Sex Work Is Work—And Its Laborers Are Officially Unionizing

In the UK, sex workers are joining with trade unions to demand better collective conditions for their industry.
Jake Hall
4.17.19
sex work

Selling Used Panties Online Is Harder Than You Think

Sex workers told Motherboard about the economics and emotional labor that go into selling panties online.
Jessie Sage
PJ Sage
3.18.19
sex work

The Feminist Divide Over Decriminalizing Sex Work

On Monday, the National Organization for Women joined other local groups and a representative for Gloria Steinem to oppose legislation that would decriminalize sex work in New York.
Marie Solis
3.12.19
Sex

Cam Models Tell Us How Much Money They Are Really Making

Cammers tell us about their startup costs, hours, and how much they make getting naked for strangers.
Graham Isador
3.8.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Inside New York's Fight to Decriminalize Sex Work

Decrim NY—a new coalition of sex workers, state lawmakers, and advocacy groups—wants to make New York the first state to decriminalize sex work.
VICE Staff
2.28.19
sex work

Despite Track Record, Kamala Harris Says She Supports Decriminalizing Sex Work

In a new interview, the senator and presidential hopeful says that we shouldn't "criminalize consensual behavior," but has "no regrets" about supporting FOSTA/SESTA.
Leila Ettachfini
2.26.19
Compact Report

What Makeup Does This Professional Dominatrix Wear to Work?

As with all things in life, says Siren Vandoll, sometimes things don't go according to plan—whether it's a liquid eyeliner disaster or a client who doesn't know what they want.
Siren Vandoll
2.26.19
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