SEX WORKERS

Life

Texas Seeks Death Penalty for Border Agent Who Allegedly Killed Four Women

Juan David Ortiz was indicted on a capital murder charge after allegedly killing four women he targeted for doing sex work.
Leila Ettachfini
12.6.18
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
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
Mother's Day 2018

What It's Like Being a Mom and a Sex Worker

“My son might find me on PornHub one day. And that's okay, because moms have sex. If he finds me, that'll be my response: ‘Moms have sex.’"
Juniper Fitzgerald
5.11.18
sex work

6 Sex Workers Explain How Sharing Client Lists Saves Lives

In the wake of SESTA/FOSTA, online resources used by sex workers are being censored or vanishing entirely. Sex workers explain why these networks are crucial for warning each other about dangerous clients.
Kitty Stryker
4.2.18
Sex

German Political Party Suggests Paying for Disabled People to Visit Sex Workers

A spokesperson for Germany's Green Party has proposed a scheme that would allow disabled people to pay for the services of sex workers. We asked a disability rights campaigner about the proposal.
Sirin Kale
1.9.17