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Everything You Find in a Sex Worker’s Home

A photographer reveals the telling items she has seen in the homes of sex workers across Canada.
Allison Tierney
9.6.18
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

Everything We Know About Toronto’s New Sex Doll Brothel

The dolls are designed to provide “intense sensation.”
Connor Garel
8.27.18
porn

How FOSTA/SESTA Will Change the Future of Indie and Feminist Porn

We interviewed award-winning feminist adult filmmaker Erika Lust about the value of education over regulation.
Emma Garland
8.15.18
Sex

What I've Learned from Working as a Lesbian Escort

"Straight women who've never had gay sex often want to try everything at once. One second they want to eat you out, the next they're standing there with a strap-on."
Velvet
8.14.18
My First Time

The First Time I Was Paid for Sex

"I was motivated by a nagging curiosity, a voice in my head I couldn't tune out."
Kaytlin Bailey
7.6.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

As a Sex Worker With a Chronic Illness, FOSTA Means Losing My Medical Care

In a nation lacking universal healthcare, recent legislation effectively cut a thread by which many disabled people climbed out of poverty.
Zia Moon
6.18.18
Photos

Inside the Studios for Romania's Booming Sex Cam Industry

We visited two studios in Bucharest, the camming capital of the world.
Ștefania Matache
6.15.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

An Independent Porn Performer Talks About the 'Big Beautiful Women' Label

On today's podcast, Jessie Sage discusses her career in the porn industry, and the complicated nuances of being a "BBW."
VICE Staff
6.8.18
Red Light

The 'Heaux Mentor' Helping Women in the Adult Industry Rebrand

VICE met up with Lydia Dupra to hear how her job and her clients’ lives are changing with the passage of FOSTA/SESTA.
VICE Staff
6.7.18
LGBT

The Sex Workers Helping Their Female Clients Come Out

Picking up a stranger at a club or even just flirting with another woman can be intimidating for someone who’s new to lesbian sex.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
6.5.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Sex Workers Are Protesting FOSTA/SESTA Across the Country

Trump signed the controversial bill into law in April.
VICE Staff
6.4.18