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 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 :)
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
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…
Lacy is a 33-year-old choreographer. Two years ago she joined the popular sugar daddy website Seeking Arrangement, hoping to make some extra cash and have some fun in the process. Somehow, though, she managed to meet a string of the strangest sugar daddies on the internet… or maybe she’s the one who’s strange? Either way, these are not your typical sugar experiences… By Karley Sciortino