Right to Work: Sex Workers in India Organize to Fight Discrimination

In Songachi, one of Asia's largest red-light districts, sex workers have been fighting for the rights of their community—as well those of sex workers across India—for several years.

"No More Heroes": Jordan Flaherty’s New Book Excavates the Deep Roots of the White Savior Industrial Complex

Our capitalist system supports and rewards saviorism, which we can help uproot by supporting movements led by the people most impacted by the issues being addressed. Read more »

Poll Position: 9 Statewide Ballot Measures You Should Know About This November

A look at statewide measures across the country can be an illuminating glimpse into the future. Read more »

Anne Elizabeth Moore's "Threadbare" Unravels the Many Consequences of Fast Fashion

Threadbare is an ambitious, eye-opening, muckraking investigation into the "fast fashion" industry. Read more »

On "The Bachelor," Women Labor for Love—But Don’t Dare Call it Sex Work

Women are expected to perform a tightrope walk between sexy and chaste.  Read more »

Digital Crackdowns on the Sex Trade Can Put Sex Workers at Risk

Raiding sex worker websites may look good for law enforcement—but it can push sex workers further underground. Heavy-handed online surveillance measures also push bonafide trafficking victims further from our view, making it more difficult for them to be identified and assisted. Read more »

Barely Represented: How Laws Regulating Sex Work Ignore Sex Workers Themselves

Laws regulating strip clubs often have a big problem. Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: Coming Out Like a Porn Star

An illustrated review of a new book that compiles sex workers' personal stories. Read more »

After James Deen, How Can the Porn Industry Keep Performers Safe?

A wakeup call to porn creators—and consumers.  Read more »

Snap Judgment: In Between Revenge Porn and Sex Work

Where did the term "revenge porn" come from, anyway?  Read more »

Discovering Sylvie Rancourt's Long-Lost Comics About Working As a Nude Dancer

In the mid-1980s, Sylvie Rancourt worked as a dancer in a strip club in downtown Montreal. In her downtime, she drew comics about her life. Read more »

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