sex work

Photography

this photo series documents 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
7.9.19
News

new york could be the first state to decriminalize sex work

Legislators have introduced a landmark bill to better protect sex workers from discrimination and violence.
Nicole DeMarco
6.11.19
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 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
Think Pieces

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
2.28.17
News

amber rose speaks out about the double standards of sex work

Why are Rose and Kim Kardashian trailed by the spectre of sex work while Channing Tatum and Beyoncé enjoy different narratives? Rose herself has some ideas.
Emily Manning
3.14.16
Culture

tilly lawless is sticking up for sex workers everywhere

The queer sex worker, horse rider, and recent uni graduate behind #facesofprostitution discusses her thoughts on the industry in the wake of a very eventful year.
Ruby Giles
1.5.16