Sex Work

FOSTA: The New Nightmare For Sex Workers And The People Who Love Them

FOSTA isn't actually about making it harder to engage in sex trafficking — it's about making it easier to target and punish sex workers.

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We Need To Stop Making Assumptions About Sex Workers & Disabled Clients

In my role as a sex worker who sees clients with disabilities, I find I’m constantly learning about clear communication.

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We Need To Stop Making Assumptions About Sex Workers & Disabled Clients

In my role as a sex worker who sees clients with disabilities, I find I’m constantly learning about clear communication.

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What You Need To Know About The Buzzfeed Memos On Donald Trump

Screenshot taken from press conference footage in which Donald Trump tells a CNN reporter that he is "fake news." Very professional.

Good lord, I don’t even know how to start this.

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Where Can You Get Coffee, Pastries, And... Blow Jobs?

"While the Geneva location has a set opening date, Charvet may have his work cut out for him in getting the the London location up and running." Image: Unsplash, Jacob Rank

So, you’re on your way to work. You’re dragging and want a little pick-me-up before you hit the office.

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Film Isn't The Only Industry At Cannes — Just Ask The Sex Workers

One escort interviewed said she was changing $620 PER HOUR for the “girlfriend experience,” which includes taking her to films and walking the red carpet at events. She has a strict 4- and 5-star hotel policy. No yacht parties though, for safety reasons.

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Letters From The Inside: Life In The Halfway House

I brought up other instances the other women had shared with me about the double standards we face at the halfway house. Image: Thinkstock.

Until recently, I had not experienced any adverse issues at the halfway house. I know a few other women that received write-ups for minor things, like talking to the men or getting off the bus at the wrong set. I heard from others about verbal warnings for the same things.

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Jeremy Corbyn And The Decriminalization Of Sex Work

Sex work is not a crime.

“If you believe in the decriminalisation of sex work,” Ian Dunt rightfully points out, “you will instantly come under a sustained and highly emotive attack on your morality and your identity.” In this vein, when a man comes out in favor of sex worker’s rights, he becomes “a betrayer of women, a gender Judas encouraging violence against them.”

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Human Sex Trafficking Victim Speaks: "I Was Drugged And Forced To Do Porn"

"Sex is a connection between two people," she says. "For women who have been trafficked or worked in the industry, that whole concept has been changed for them. Sex is turned into something they do to serve somebody — and often in a violent manner."

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Sex Work And The Rage of Margaret Cho

Margaret Cho instagram screenshot

Yesterday was day 8 of Margaret Cho’s 12 Days of Rage, and she posted a YouTube video about t

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