ManServant Trying to Make “Porn For Women” Happen

Have money? Hire a sugar baby / ManServant! Want someone to be nice to you? Pay them! Is this the natural, though cynical, extension of a market economy?

M4F: Married Mormon Dad Seeks Companionship, Pays Price

How a ‘Sugar Baby’ Does Money

“I would say that I’ve had a sugar daddy pretty much straight for the past 5 years”

Let’s Argue About Prostitution

Job of the Day: Maker of Life-Size Sex Dolls

The Work of Sex Work

I am in the middle of reading Melissa Gira Grant’s new book, out from Verso next Tuesday, called Playing the Whore. It is very smart, very illuminating, and in many ways, very challenging. I’m planning to interview her for the site in the next week or so, but in the meantime The Nation published a great excerpt today, complete with anecdotes about the workaday reality for jobs we tend to have a lot of preconceived notions about.

The Bleak World of Truck Stop Prostitution

Mother Jones has a really great interview with filmmaker Alexander Perlman, who made a documentary about truck stop sex workers. The documentary is called Lot Lizards, the term most truck drivers use for the sex workers, who are mostly women. The experience of making this documentary had a significant effect on Perlman—he’s now looking to get a master’s in social work.

The World’s Oldest Profession Not Easiest, Safest, or Most Lucrative, Turns Out

A Sex Worker Talks to a John

Antonia Crane interviews a John for The Rumpus.