CROSSCUT: Already Stigmatized, Sex Workers Have Fewer Choices in a Pandemic

Sex work for Ganesha Gold Buffalo was never an easy job. Sometimes it was fun. Sometimes it was a necessity. Usually, it was enough to get by. And, as a transgender femme, it was one of the only jobs…


HUFFINGTON POST: What Being A Fat Sex Worker Taught Me About Men And Desire

Many times, when I tell women I used to do sex work, they look me up and down and say, “Really?” I probably get this reaction because I’m 5 feet 3 inches tall and weigh 230 pounds, and I don’t fit…


JEZEBEL: Sex Workers Are Furious About Bella Thorne's Self-Serving OnlyFans 'Tourism'

Bella Thorne took to Twitter over the weekend to apologize over the controversy surrounding her newly-created OnlyFans. Just last week, the media lit up with news that the former Disney star had…


DAZED: Sex workers protest censorship with this self-destructing digital art show

Social media sites have long been hostile to sex workers, unfairly censoring their posts, shadowbanning them, and often deleting their accounts. Many of those targeted haven’t even broken the…


THEM.: UNPACKING KAMALA HARRIS'S RECORD ON TRANS AND SEX WORK ISSUES

Former Vice President Joe Biden revealed on Tuesday afternoon that he had chosen California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate. The announcement, made via a text to supporters, sparked an…


W: FKA TWIGS AND KEHLANI START A CRUCIAL CONVERSATION ABOUT SEX WORK

It’s widely acknowledged that the coronavirus pandemic has hit some workers, like those in the retail and service industries, harder than others. But that list rarely includes another profession…


SYFY WIRE: SFSX IS CHANGING SEX WORK REPRESENTATION IN COMICS

The opening pages of SFSX read like a queer, sex-positive dream. The wide range of human sexuality is on display with couplings and groupings that run the gender expression gamut. A neon sign…


AUTOSTRADDLE: Can Queer Businesses Survive COVID-19? Here’s How Some Are Trying

I couldn’t tell what caused my tears first, now turning cold in the salt air. Was it the glare off the Pacific Ocean, one of the few places close to my home that felt both beautiful and accessible…


PORTLAND MONTHLY: This Meal Delivery Service Provides Healthy Food to Portland’s Sex Workers

We’ve all heard it: “Portland has more strip clubs per capita than any other city in America.” With twice as many strip clubs as public restrooms, the City of Roses boasts everything from intimate…


DAZED: ‘No Justice, No Booty’: The Strippers Striking for Racial Equality

It’s a sunny Wednesday afternoon in Portland, and chants of “no justice, no booty” ring out as a group of strippers in patent platform boots march through the city. Holding signs that read, ‘Hire…