The Longform Guide to Sex Work
Compiled by Elon Green, a contributing editor at Longform, and Josephine H., an editor at Tits and Sass, who has been stripping and writing in Detroit for over 10 years.
They Shoot Porn Stars, Don’t They?
Susannah Breslin ambitiously self-publishes a piece on the rise and advancing crash of the pornography industry in a certain suburb of Los Angeles.
Paying to Play: Interview With a John
A former sex worker interviews a longtime John on how it feels to pay.
The Family Prostitute
The Great Recession’s impact on the legalized prostitution industry in Nevada: more hookers, fewer johns.
The Sex Trade
A 3-part investigation of human trafficking and the international sex trade, with stops in Costa Rica, Moldova, and the Philippines.
Wildcatting: A Stripper’s Guide to the Modern American Boomtown
Cycles of boom and bust in the drilling town of Williston, N.D., as seen from the perspective of an itinerant dancer filling one of three slots at the only strip club in town, Whispers.
The $2,000 an-Hour Woman
The rise and fall of a boom-era escort agency in New York City.
Indentured Servitude, Money Laundering, and Piles of Money: The Crazy Secrets of Internet Cam Girls
The lives of women who make their living on the web.