These 5 sexy books changed my life, and being a narcissist, I assume they will change yours, too. Read on if you’re interested in: being a slut in the 90s, consensual adultery, sucking at feminism, being a literal whore, or all of the above. By Karley Sciortino.
Over the past century, countless films have featured the character of the “hooker with a heart of gold.” How come? Kristen Cochrane looks back at film history—specifically at Pretty Woman—to show why this theme is actually degrading to sex workers.
Talking with photographer Ivar Wigan about his extensive portraiture inside strip clubs, and of hip hop and street culture in the American South. By Karley Sciortino
Talking with queer sex worker and activist, Tilly Lawless, about her experiences as an independent sex worker, the “whorearchy,” and why it’s super annoying when “feminist” Hollywood actresses are anti-sex work. By Karley Sciortino <3 Main image by Chloe Nour :)
The story of how one British school teacher with money troubles started over as a mature escort, re-discovered her sexuality, and unexpectedly fell in love—spoiler, Fifty Shades of Grey is involved :)
How and when did poles become inextricably linked with women taking their clothes off? And how, more recently, did pole dancing become a trendy workout for women looking to “find their inner diva” or whatever? Camille Darroux reports:
Connecting money to sex can be exciting, but this is something that nobody wants to talk about. We used to think of prostitutes as tragic, desperate victims. Now, due to sites like SeekingArrangement.com, that perception is changing. When and how did sex work become “no big deal”? – By Karley Sciortino
What is “feminist porn”? Why do we need it? And is it just for women? Writer Camille Darroux sat down with young fem pornographer, Lucie Blush, on one of her porn sets in Berlin to find out.
I talked with Stoya about beauty and body confidence and bras and makeup, and when she feels most beautiful and why.
Hi, it’s Karley! I hosted this new documentary for VICE about the history of Sunset Boulevard. Slightly random…. but interesting! This is part of a new series called “Streets by VICE” which looks at a city through the history of one iconic street. For this doc I got to meet and interview one of the most iconic sex workers ever, Norma Jean Almodovar, who left her job at the LAPD to become a prostitute, and is now a legendary sex…