St. James Infirmary is launching a new media campaign with sex work PSAs on San Francisco Muni buses, similar to the Turn Off the Blue Light campaign in Ireland. If you’re a sex worker in San Francisco, check out the Media Launch Party this weekend.
The Second Annual American Pole Fitness Championships are taking place in New York City tonight.
Golden State sex workers, beware: Governor Jerry Brown has decided that warrantless cell phone searches in the state of California are legal. Password-protect that shit, because according to Catherine Crump of the ACLU: “The police can ask you to unlock the phone … but they almost certainly cannot compel you to unlock your phone without the involvement of a judge.”
Bloomberg Businessweek published two excerpts (here and here) from Rhacel Salazar Parrenas’s new book, Illicit Flirtations: Labor, Migration, and Sex Trafficking in Tokyo, for which the author spent nine months working as a “hostess” in a Tokyo bar.
Chris Brown and Bow Wow made “at least three” Miami strippers extremely happy when they tipped them over $5,000 each.
Chris Brown’s ex Rihanna is apparently into strip clubs, too.
ABC profiled this young couple who recently turned to webcam porn to support their family—beware of the foreboding background music that attempts to frame this as a tragic story, even though the couple seems quite happy with their decision.
Violet Blue weighs in on the new porn filters that internet service providers in the UK have implemented.
AlterNet published a piece by Melissa Gira Grant on the outrageous student debts recent graduates face and, consequently, their potential entry into the sex industry.
“Our Bodies, Our Lives”, an art exhibition that tells the stories of sex workers, is currently touring Kenya.
The Wall Street Journal says that pole dancing is gaining popularity among men (as participants, not just spectators).
Someone stole cash and over 600 adult videos from Circle Cinema, a Wichita porn shop.