sex work

sex work

Banks Have the Power to Ruin Your Sex Life

When perfectly legal businesses are blocked from actually making money by banks and services like PayPal, our cultural acceptance of sex is pushed further into the fringes.
Diana Hubbell
8.8.19
rights

Sex Workers Will Finally Be Able to Carry Condoms Without Fear of Arrest in California

The landmark bill also empowers them to report abuse and exploitation.
Marie Solis
7.29.19
rights

We're About to See What Happens When Prosecutors Don't Target Sex Workers

The election of Tiffany Cabán as Queens District Attorney will have huge implications for the sex-work community.
Marie Solis
6.27.19
rights

Bernie Sanders Says He'd Consider Decriminalizing Sex Work

He's the second frontrunner in 24 hours, after Elizabeth Warren.
Marie Solis
6.20.19
rights

Politicians Are Getting Serious About Decriminalizing Sex Work

In the past, these proposals were meant to advance the conversation. Now they're designed to be passed.
Marie Solis
6.11.19
2020 Democrats

Here's Where the 2020 Democrats Stand on Sex Work

A guide to how candidates like Bernie Sanders to Joe Biden view the issue.
Rex Santus
6.11.19
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
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