The pandemic has wrecked the livelihoods of sex workers everywhere. But in Cape Town – where police brutality is already rife – the struggles are even more acute.
With no protection or support to deal with the coronavirus crisis, sex workers are more vulnerable than ever. It’s time to put aside your personal politics, argues Molly Smith.
As Jair Bolsonaro’s fascistic grip tightens around the country, there are fears that even the most basic of protections will be stripped away.
The British sex trade remains a legal grey area. But with looming legislation threatening workers, activists are fighting to be better understood
Nuanced depictions of male sex workers are rare in cinema. But with his debut feature Sauvage, Camille Vidal-Naquet is looking to buck the trend.
Out of low-lit bars and into bedrooms, Pigalle People is an ode to Paris’s lost sex-workers through the humanist lens of Jane Evelyn Atwood.
Footballing legend and Twitter sensation Neville Southall takes on the biggest issues of our time. This week he argues it's time to decriminalise sex work and end the stigma.
Photographer and dancer Sergey Melnitchenko goes backstage at a nameless Chengdu city nightclub in his Behind The Scenes photo series.
Photographer Julia Fullerton-Batten's latest project, The Act, captures women in the sex industry in theatrical scenes and allows them to tell their own stories.
See Me Now, a new play at the Young Vic in London, is written and performed by current and former sex workers. We talk to its creators about why it's time their voices are heard.
Women from the English Collective of Prostitutes and the Sex Workers Open University protest police attitudes to migrants sex workers. Sex workers don't need a hero, they say, but to be treated like humans.
When it comes to sex work current debates are consumed by ethics and morals. Photographer Jessica Kelly has set out to shoot intimate portraits of some of London's male sex workers, in the hope of stripping away the stigma surrounding the industry.