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Secret Life of a Stripper Who’s Also a Social Worker

Honestly, the two jobs aren't that different.

Secret Life of a Mormon Porn Star

I thought I could make my double life work, until meeting a fellow Mormon on set forced me to confront my own contradictions.

This 12-Step Group Meets in the Basement of a Fetish Shop

There are some things you just can't talk about at church-based recovery meetings. So these kinksters created a community all their own.

This Novelist’s Female Heroes and Brazen Polyamory Shocked Victorian England

Wilkie Collins, inventor of the mystery novel, startled polite society with attacks on the institution of marriage. But it was his own love life that really caused a stir.

The “Gay for Pay” Porn Star Who Hatched a Million-Dollar Blackmail Scheme

Teo Brank found a lucrative side hustle arranging escorts for sex parties. But when his business soured, he turned to extortion.

What It’s Like to Have a Hypnosis Fetish

When I first realized the idea of mind control turned me on, I was shocked and embarrassed. But then I found the hypnokink community.

I’m Nonbinary. I Loved Being Pregnant. It’s Complicated.

During my unplanned pregnancy, I reveled in my new body and the pleasures it brought, while hiding from the pain I knew would come when I gave my child away.

Secret Life of an Autistic Stripper

I've always had trouble reading social cues, but in the strip club, where rules and roles are crystal clear, I finally learned to connect.

How Stripping Made My Family Stronger

Some people think that sex work and a happy home life can't possibly go together. They're wrong.