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‘An immense loss’: Stripper Web, a popular forum for adult entertainers, shutters after 20 years

'That site was literally worth its weight in gold.'

On Jan 26, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

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Academia excludes sex workers. A new generation of sex work researchers is changing things

After years of 'harmful' academic research into the profession, a course correction.

On Nov 2, 2022 by Jake Hall

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Sex workers want love and respect in relationships. Why is that too much to ask for?

'It’s not uncommon, or even particularly difficult, to love a sex worker.'

On Nov 2, 2022 by Adrie Rose

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Teachers who do sex work on the side are usually fired. Will they ever be able to claim employment discrimination?

Law experts are divided.

On Nov 1, 2022 by Emme Witt

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The ins and outs of how to visit a legal brothel, according to a working courtesan

Safety and security are a top priority so that everyone visiting can focus on having fun.

On Oct 31, 2022 by Lana Luv

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‘It’s not easy money’: Digital dominatrixes set the record straight on financial domination

'The reason I prefer FinDom is simply the rush of sending to a superior.'

On Oct 29, 2022 by Victoria Gagliardo-Silver

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Follow the leader: Inside the world of jerk-off challenges

'The idea of a beautiful woman being impressed by how well you can jerk off is a gratifying male fantasy.'

On Oct 27, 2022 by Magdalene Taylor

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What is the Nordic Model? Sex workers are calling for decriminalization—not compromise

The controversial policy is problematic for several reasons.

On Oct 25, 2022 by Melodie Garcia

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‘If I didn’t have savings I’d be screwed’: OnlyFans creators say they haven’t been paid in a month (updated)

'It's honestly such a slap in the face.'

On Oct 12, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘Can we talk about the shootouts?’: TikToker calls out StripTok for glamorizing exotic dancing

'Can y'all tell these folks about the trauma that you've experienced as a dancer?'

On Aug 13, 2022 by Jack Alban

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‘That’s how they trick models’: Woman says she almost died during underwater video shoot

'I'm freaking out in this video for like eight minutes.'

On Jun 16, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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Trolls asked a former stripper running for Congress if she’d start an OnlyFans if she lost the election—so she started one while still in the running

'brb moving to philly so i can vote for you.'

On Apr 15, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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Modern Warrior allegedly launches OnlyFans

'Was not expecting this plot twist.'

On Apr 9, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

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Dominatrix says she was banned from ordering DoorDash

'Apps never admit to sharing data, but they obviously do...'

On Apr 6, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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2021 proved a challenging year for online sex workers—and a wake-up call for our allies

There’s so much work to be done to protect people who sell sex.

On Dec 15, 2021 by Ana Valens