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#ThotAudit Is Compiling Massive Databases of Sex Workers and Reporting Them to PayPal

Some of the spreadsheets contain nearly 200,000 entries.
Samantha Cole
12.4.18
sex work

A New Zealand Woman Was Charged for Doxing a Sex Worker Online

This case happened in a country where sex work is legal, but it still illustrates how people exploit stigma and shame.
Samantha Cole
11.16.18
sex work

Sex Workers Pioneered the Early Internet—and It Screwed Them Over

Sex workers were placing ads and organizing far before the internet as we know it even existed.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
10.3.18
sex work

'They Think They Have a PhD in Whoreology:' How Lobbying for Sex Worker Rights Helps Educate Us All

Sex worker and activist Phoenix Calida on how talking to politicians about her rights on Capitol Hill was a little scary, but well worth it.
Phoenix Calida
6.11.18
sex work

As a Trafficking Survivor, Lobbying for Sex Worker Rights Gave Me Hope

Queer sex worker and trafficking survivor Laura LeMoon on the power of coming together, even when the odds are against you.
Laura LeMoon
6.8.18
sex work

Pimps Are Preying on Sex Workers Pushed Off the Web Because of FOSTA-SESTA

"Sex workers are terrified:" Less than three weeks after the so-called anti-sex trafficking bill became law, the consequences are dire.
Samantha Cole
4.30.18
porn

Adult Content Creators Are Fighting Patreon's New Anti-Porn Rules

"Every platform kicks us off eventually. Where are our rights?"
Samantha Cole
10.25.17
Features

Hong Kong's Sex Workers Are Ditching Their Pimps for iPhones

Online forums and chat apps are putting the power back in the hands of "compensated daters."
Justin Heifetz​​
8.17.16
News

'Tramps Against Trump’ Will Trade You Nudes for Voting This Election

Can the Tramps stop Trump?
Jordan Pearson
6.2.16
Sex

The Sex Workers' Guide to Bitcoin

Why sex workers must suddenly become fluent in bitcoin.
Clinton Nguyen
7.6.15