THE NEW YORKER: The Fragile Existence of Sex Workers During the Pandemic

With each passing day, the strip club in downtown Manhattan grew a little emptier. Fewer customers were drinking premium liquor and eating steaks in the plush banquettes; fewer patrons were sitting…


ROLLING STONE: Sex Workers Built OnlyFans. Now They Say They’re Getting Kicked Off

Last March, Allie Awesome, an adult-content creator, woke up one Sunday morning to check her DMs on OnlyFans, only to realize she couldn’t log into her account. Launched in 2016, OnlyFans is a social…


DAILY DOT: Everything you need to know about giantess vore—and why it’s so big

Sasquatch, Godzilla, King Kong, Loch Ness. Goblin, ghoul, a zombie with no conscience. What do these things all have in common? None of them are quite as popular as giantess vore. Giantess porn often…


ROOTED IN RIGHTS: Why BDSM is a Healing Practice for My Mental Health

Tighter. Please. Keep my mind still. Help my mind stay in this body. I pray to anyone who will listen. Winding, twisting, knotting, allowing myself to be tied into place. Tying the knots so tight my…


TITS AND SASS: Sex Workers - You can and should request pandemic relief

So we’re about a month into strip clubs being shut down. Before that, most in-person sex workers had already been worried about the potential of getting or spreading COVID-19 (the illness caused by…


NYTIMES: Sex Work Comes Home

While working as a stripper in Oregon, Kelpie Heart had long thought about taking her work online. Then the new coronavirus pandemic led to bar closures, and she found herself out of work. So, for…


BBC: Coronavirus, Offline sex workers forced to start again online

Most sex workers meet customers in person. For them, the coronavirus spells economic ruin. "The virus is a disaster for client-facing businesses - and sex work is no different," says Goddess Cleo, a…


HUFFPOST: Legal Sex Workers And Others In Adult Industry Denied Coronavirus Aid

When Congress passed the massive $2 trillion bailout bill last week, it made sure that self-employed people or other independent workers could apply for loans or grants from the Small Business…


DAZED: 6 international erotic artists discuss freedom, kink, and censorship online

Sex and nudity are against Instagram’s community guidelines, which has triggered a plethora of creative eroticism that manages to swerve the platform’s censorship guidelines. Beyond photography of…


VICE: How quarantine is inviting us to get creative with our kinks

Inspiration from the fetish-scene has been a solid undercurrent in the fashion industry for decades. Vivienne Westwood sold bondage gear to the punks in the seventies, Thierry Mugler’s outrageous…