VICE: How Trans Sex Workers in Paris Are Coming Together to Stay Safe

Near the sprawling Bois de Boulogne public park in western Paris, a white van belonging to a trans sex worker has been completely wrecked. The bed is torn apart, the bumpers shattered and trash…


BUZZFEED: Margaret Cho Hopes The BDSM Web Series She's Producing Shatters Stereotypes About Asian Women's Sexuality

Comedian and actor Margaret Cho hopes the forthcoming web series she's producing, Mercy Mistress, dispels longtime assumptions about Asian women's sexuality. Cho, actor Poppy Liu, and Yin Q, the BDSM…


PRIDE SOURCE: Give Margaret Cho a Hand: Comic Talks New Kink Series, Queer Sex & Hollywood Homophobia

Damn that bulging carpometacarpal joint. Without it, Margaret Cho’s kink play could’ve been trouble-free, but nope – that thumb joint has been “the bane of my existence since 1991,” she tells me.…


ALLURE: How Asian-American Dominatrixes Use Stereotypes to Their Advantage in the Fetish World

In the 1999 film Payback, Lucy Liu plays a dominatrix named Pearl. Clad in patent leather lingerie and fishnets, she stomps on her boyfriend’s balls and recites the lines, “Me love you, baby, me love…


BLAVITY: How FOSTA-SESTA Legislation Is Wreaking Havoc On The Lives Of Sex Workers

Ever since President Donald Trump signed bipartisan bills Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA) and Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA) into law this past April, panic has set in…


DAILYWIRE: Study Recommends Unusual Way To Deal With Past Trauma: BDSM

A scholarly paper published in a a peer-reviewed feminist academic journal decided to examine a most lurid subject: reliving a past trauma and trying to “reconfigure it” by reenacting it using…