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politics

Sex Work Is Work—And Its Laborers Are Officially Unionizing

In the UK, sex workers are joining with trade unions to demand better collective conditions for their industry.
Jake Hall
4.17.19
this is fine

Karaoke Is Most Fun When It's Also Depressing

I never intended for karaoke to be a method of self-care or whatever, but when I think back to my peak karaoke-going days in 2016, when I went almost every week...yeah, I suppose something was up.
Jinnie Lee
3.18.19
ANIMALS

These Woman Conservationists Are Saving The World, One Croc At a Time

Dr. Marisa Tellez and Miriam Boucher are two heroes making a difference in the lives of scaly, unloved reptiles.
Will Worley
2.4.19
Common Misconceptions, Answered

Common Myths About Porn, Debunked by a Porn Performer

"I love having fun on set. Can you imagine having sex in a way you really enjoy, with your full consent, and not responding like it’s positive? Also, you can’t fake a squirting orgasm."
Dominique Sisley
2.4.19
Getting Out of Bed

How to Get Out of Bed After You've Been Laid Off

Darcie Wilder on figuring out how to structure her days after losing a job in media.
Darcie Wilder
1.28.19
this is fine

A Drunk Horse Gave Me the Best Professional Advice I Ever Received

How sneaking clips of "BoJack Horseman" at the office helped one newfound corporate professional cope with workplace stress.
Elyse Fox
12.10.18
sex work

Sex Workers Are the Original Feminists

An excerpt from Juno Mac and Molly Smith's "Revolting Prostitutes," a book that platforms the voices of sex workers.
Molly Smith
Juno Mac
11.6.18
Work

Saudi Arabia Just Executed A Maid For Murdering Her Employer 'In Self-Defense'

Human rights groups say that Indonesian domestic worker Tuti Tursilawati was trying to protect herself from sexual assault.
Sirin Kale
11.1.18
LGBTQ

This Trans Courier Is Fighting To Improve Gig Economy Conditions

Gig economy workers have zero workplace protection from discrimination. Hayley Stanley's lawsuit could change all that.
Lee Hurley
10.11.18
jobs

What It's Like to Build a Hospital in a Warzone

An engineer in war-torn South Sudan explains what its like to build medical infrastructure in a place so violent that the UN can't send in its own ground workers.
Andy Jones
5.8.18
jobs

Domestic Workers Are Using WhatsApp to Organize and Escape Abuse

The hugely popular messaging service provides an unlikely lifeline for migrant women working as live-in maids and nannies.
Laura Secorun
5.4.18
Culture

The Women You Can Rent as Your BFF

Business is booming for Japan's rent-a-friend industry, where you can pay someone $50 an hour to pretend to be your friend. We talk to two women who provide the popular service.
Bobbie van der List
4.27.18
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