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.
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.
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.
Bernie Sanders Says He'd Consider Decriminalizing Sex Work
He's the second frontrunner in 24 hours, after Elizabeth Warren.
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.
Here's Where the 2020 Democrats Stand on Sex Work
A guide to how candidates like Bernie Sanders to Joe Biden view the issue.
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."
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
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.
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.
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.
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.