sex work

sex work

Common Myths About Sex Work, Debunked By Sex Workers

Sex work is one of the most maligned forms of labor, and often subject to misrepresentation and speculation. We asked two leading sex worker activists to break down some of the most common misconceptions.
Frankie Mullin
11.9.18
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.
Juno Mac
Molly Smith
11.6.18
uk

Queer Sugar Babies Explain How to Find a Sugar Mommy

It's definitely more complicated than finding a daddy.
Megan Wallace
11.1.18
Queerly Beloved

The Sex Worker Who Helped Me Realize I'm Genderfluid

By offering a judgement-free space to experiment, Liara Roux helped their client, Annalise, come into her identity later in life.
Sarah Burke
10.3.18
sex work

A Migrant Trans Sex Worker's Murder Has Set Off Protests Around the World

Vanesa Campos was lethally shot in a Parisian park in August. Sex workers across the world are joining forces to protest how authorities fail to keep women like Campos safe.
Frankie Mullin
9.21.18
sex work

'We're Monumentally Fucked': Trans Sex Workers on Life Under FOSTA/SESTA

Trans sex workers, especially those of color, say their lives and livelihoods have been endangered by "anti-trafficking" legislation passed earlier this year.
Aviva Stahl
8.2.18
politics

Inside the First Sex Worker Town Hall Hosted by a Congressional Candidate

At Congressional candidate Suraj Patel's event, Broadly spoke with organizers and participants about SESTA/FOSTA, decriminalization, and keeping sex workers safe.
Lena Solow
6.22.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

I Was Tricked into Becoming a Cam Girl at 18

It all started with a mysterious MSN message asking me if I'd like to be a model.
Sarah Hurtes
6.18.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

Deepfakes Were Created As a Way to Own Women's Bodies—We Can't Forget That

When Redditors started using AI to attach celebrities' faces to porn performers' bodies, the media reaction focused on the implications for potential political hoaxes, but we need to focus on the women they harmed.
Samantha Cole
6.18.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

As a Sex Worker With a Chronic Illness, FOSTA Means Losing My Medical Care

In a nation lacking universal healthcare, recent legislation effectively cut a thread by which many disabled people climbed out of poverty.
Zia Moon
6.18.18
sex work

'There Is a Lot of Fight We Still Have to Fight': Voices from the Sex Workers' March

Attendees of the International Whores' Day rally in Las Vegas tell Broadly why they march and what they want people to know about the sex work industry.
Bridget Bennett
6.4.18
sex work

Congress Attacked Sex Workers. Now We Need You to Stand with Us

FOSTA/SESTA has had devastating effects on the sex worker community—and now we're fighting for our lives.
Liara Roux
6.1.18