In this edition of Sex Work Diaries, London-based Amelia Swann discusses how working as an escort has changed the way she sees herself and navigates the world as a fat woman.
The United States Congress just passed two bills, SESTA and FOSTA, which claim to diminish sex trafficking, but in practice is censorship legislature that will make sex workers’ lives more dangerous and their futures uncertain. Here, dominatrix Mistress Couple talks to three other sex workers about what these bills mean for their work and lives, as well as for the future of sex work and censorship in the United States.
Erika Lust, the Swedish pornographer who has become the face of the feminist porn movement, is making her L.A. debut this weekend with a screening of erotic short films. Here, Lust discusses porn archetypes in a post #MeToo era, and what #TimesUp means for sex workers. By Alexandra Pereira.
Season 2 of Joe Swanberg’s sexually progressive series EASY came out yesterday. Here’s why I’m excited to play a sex worker who’s not a victim. By Karley Sciortino.
The #NYCStripperStrike is a movement organized by strippers across the five boroughs to combat racial discrimination and unequal wage distribution in clubs. Sophia Larigakis talks to Gizelle Marie (pictured), a dancer at the forefront of the movement, about some of the big issues at stake.
Season 2 of The Girlfriend Experience—which premiers today!—dives into the lives of two very different women with ties to the sex industry. Michel Ghanem discusses intimacy, vulnerability and sex work in the show’s second (and most polarizing) season.
Weekly sex news from Slutever. This week’s link roundup touches on everything from adult breastfeeding to a disabled woman finding empowerment through sex work. Happy reading, sluts!
Weekly sex news from Slutever. This week’s link roundup touches on everything from the birth of the #SluttyGirlFears hashtag, to public fornication in gross places, to how to define sex addiction. Happy reading, sluts!
If you’re a sex worker, being called upon to realize someone’s sexual fantasy is nothing new—at least, most of the time. Here, one male escort recalls a role play he will never forget.
When you’re a sex worker, people often ask: But do you like it? As if everyone is expected to like every aspect of their job. Lola, an escort and stripper, details the ups and down of the job—both on and off the pole.