SpankPay gave sex workers $110k in crypto-currency.
As a community, we need to ban together to tell our stories, to show the world that when sex workers talk about payment processing and tube sites it isn’t abstract; we are talking about our livelihoods—our ability to keep a roof over our head and our families fed.
In a special virtual panel on the last day of Berlin Porn Film Festival 2020, sex workers, artists and security experts discussed safety and solutions in a locked-down digital space.
EART IT Poses a New Threat to a Sex Worker Community that is Already Reeling
Facing both a loss of unemployment benefits and a simultaneous uptick in the number of COVID cases, strippers are weighing the risk of the virus against increasing economic insecurity.
A return to production does not necessarily mean a return to the pre-pandemic norms. Performers and directors discuss how COVID-19 has changed the porn industry.
Even when allegations of abuse are corroborated by several performers, studios and companies (overwhelmingly run by men) are slow to respond and quick to forget.