At the forefront of an emerging online civil rights movement are the escorts, strippers, BDSM professionals, porn stars, and others who make up the sex worker community. The Daily Dot covers sex work news and personalities with the same gravity and intensity as any other Internet community beat.
Tumblr’s busted NSFW algorithm suggests a dark future for online sex work
This is only the beginning for how porn will be moderated.
Tumblr’s adult content ban will devastate its most vulnerable communities
Tumblr is kicking out the very people that made it grow.
ThotAudit is an anti-sex worker harassment movement built on lies and half-truths
Right-wing Twitter is trying to report sex workers to the IRS.
Organizers cancel massive sex worker conference to protect attendees
Between the new FOSTA law and the increased anti-immigrant sentiment, they were worried for the safety of attendees.
Rudy Giuliani thinks feminists shouldn’t support porn. He’s wrong
Please stop mansplaining porn to women, Rudy.
Trump signs controversial ‘sex-trafficking’ bill FOSTA into law
Sex workers warn the law will lead to deaths.
7 Backpage officials charged with facilitating illegal sex work, money laundering
The website's co-founders are among those charged.
This sex worker-run site is fighting back against SESTA
It's safe, secure, and anonymous, says founder Melissa Mariposa.
Craigslist shuts down its personals section, blaming ‘sex-trafficking’ bill
First Reddit, now Craigslist—which site will be next?
Controversial ‘sex-trafficking’ bill is passed—and sex workers are already feeling its impact
Reddit has already banned subreddits that sex workers turn to for help.
The internet is leaving cam girls vulnerable
Even thousands of miles and a computer screen can't protect women from creeps.