SEX WORKERS

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

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
mueller report

Everything the Mueller report says about the infamous, probably nonexistent "pee tape"

As it turns out, it's still "unverified."
Emma Ockerman
4.18.19
Opioids

A bunch of docs just got busted for allegedly doling out millions of illegal painkillers

Among them, the “Rock Doc” allegedly prescribed hundreds of thousands of opioids and benzodiazepines, sometimes in exchange for sexual favors.
Emma Ockerman
4.17.19
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
sex work

New York Lawmakers Join Activists in Fight to Decriminalize Sex Work

Decrim NY is a new coalition of sex workers, state lawmakers, and advocacy groups who want to make New York the first state to decriminalize sex work.
Marie Solis
2.25.19
sex work

Gay Escorts Are Fighting Chemsex by Offering a 'Sober Sex' Service

Some escorts are now offering a more specialized service to help wean clients off of "H&H fun."
Jake Hall
1.8.19
Broadly

Texas Seeks Death Penalty for Border Agent Who Allegedly Killed Four Women

Juan David Ortiz was indicted on a capital murder charge after allegedly killing four women he targeted for doing sex work.
Leila Ettachfini
12.6.18
crime

Border Patrol supervisor allegedly killed sex workers to “clean up the streets”

He could face the death penalty if convicted.
Rex Santus
12.6.18
sex work

#ThotAudit Is Compiling Massive Databases of Sex Workers and Reporting Them to PayPal

Some of the spreadsheets contain nearly 200,000 entries.
Samantha Cole
12.4.18
sex work

A New Zealand Woman Was Charged for Doxing a Sex Worker Online

This case happened in a country where sex work is legal, but it still illustrates how people exploit stigma and shame.
Samantha Cole
11.16.18
Berlin

Twenty Four Hours in Berlin's Red-Light District

Rafaela, a 52-year-old sex worker, showed me around the stuffy cafes and dark corners of Berlin's biggest prostitution area.
Christina Hertel
10.25.18
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