The Tell is a live storytelling and music event that happens once a month in New York. I recently had the pleasure of relaying a personal story at The Tell about the time I tried to orchestrate a threesome, which ended up being far more complicated than group sex ever should be. Listen here :) – Karley Sciortino
Is burlesque more “artistic” than stripping? Is one more body positive than the other? Aria Delanoche breaks down the difference between the two communities, and what she loves about both. By Sophia Larigakis.
The 4th (and final!) episode of the Slutever VICE documentary series is out today :) This one investigates a new trend of single women in Japan who are paying for rent-a-boyfriends by the hour. Jealous! I went to Tokyo to have the boyfriend experience.
Episode 2 of the Slutever show is out, in which I travel to Vancouver to meet a group of bad-ass sex workers who cater specifically to disabled clients. And I also hang with Spencer, a radio show host with cerebral palsy, who opens up about how sex surrogacy changed his life.
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: