sex work

Culture

How to support sex workers during the coronavirus pandemic

Like other precariously employed people, sex workers have been severely impacted by the outbreak.
Sophie Wilson
3.27.20
Culture

Under red umbrellas, Germany's sex workers are fighting for fair treatment

In Berlin, sex workers are taking to the streets in protest of a proposed change in the law that will put them in jeopardy.
Anna Tehabsim
3.5.20
Culture

This camgirl is tired of your sex worker jokes

Ahead of the release of her first book 'Camgirl', Isa Mazzei talks horror movies, sugar babies, shitty stereotypes and power.
Katie Goh
11.20.19
Photography

documenting the inner lives of sex workers around the world

Photographer Ulla Deventer spent 6 years living alongside her subjects in Europe and Africa.
Sarah Moroz
7.10.19
News

new york could be the first state to decriminalise sex work

Legislators have introduced a landmark bill to better protect sex workers from discrimination and violence.
Nicole DeMarco
6.12.19
Culture

does this netflix show remove the stigma around bdsm and kink?

New TV show 'Bonding' earnestly, if not unproblematically, attempts to debunk some of the myths attached to this variety of sex work.
Megan Wallace
4.29.19
Culture

is cinema finally demystifying queer sex work?

After decades of misrepresentation, movies like 'Sauvage' are finally getting to grips with the nuances of an occupation dismissed as seedy and exploitative.
Douglas Greenwood
2.27.19
Opinion

netflix’s ‘cam’ is creepy as hell and makes sharp commentary about sex work

Where depictions of pornography on screen have often make it look seedy, grim or goofy, 'Cam' makes sex work look more or less exactly like the thing it is — a job.
Philippa Snow
12.7.18
Culture

without nsfw content there is no tumblr

The community that will be most hurt by the site’s rules are sex workers, who are increasingly being pushed out of platforms like PayPal and Instagram.
Marianne Eloise
12.7.18
Art

san francisco's sex workers fight for justice with art

How will Trump's immigration policies affect sex workers in the sanctuary city?
Alyssa Pereira
3.1.17
feminism

​what a conservative mp’s ‘sex scandal’ tells us about whorephobia and misogyny

Feminist Current’s Meghan Murphy examines the language behind the ‘scandal’ of Conservative MP John Wittingdale’s short relationship with a dominatrix…
Meghan Murphy
4.27.16
News

amber rose speaks out about the sexist double standards of sex work

Why is Amber Rose trailed by the spectre of sex work while Channing Tatum isn't? Rose herself has some ideas.
Emily Manning
3.14.16
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