Stories about Sex Workers

‘Disasterama!’ chronicles SF’s wild, lost queer underground

Alvin Orloff's new memoir documents crazy nights, retro-camp glamor, and punk sensibility in the face of the AIDS crisis.

Warren steals the show at Democratic Convention

Democrats are finally talking about economic inequality, but many of the candidates failed to inspire anyone. Our Day Two report from the state Democratic Convention.

Psychic Eye Records’ new compilation shows darkwave support for TGI Justice Project

The Bay label looks to weave an auditory conjuring — and give a primer on its experimental swath of artists

Minimum pay for nonprofit workers, the mayor’s affordable housing exemptions …

... and addressing some shocking allegations of sexual harassment in the Fire Department. That's The Agenda for Oct. 21-28

Supes want to crack down on massage businesses

Both therapeutic massage outlets and sex-worker advocates oppose measure by Sup. Katy Tang

Sex workers organize national anti-SESTA/FOSTA protests Saturday

Backers of the new law say it will curb sex trafficking—but the effect on sex workers and an open Internet has already been calamitous.

Appeals court considers challenge to prostitution laws

Judge: 'Why should it be illegal to sell something that you can give away for free?'

Hole-y terrors

Satanic VHS tapes, animated zombies, drugs in the Tenderloin: Two full weeks of indie fright at the 13th Hole in the Head film fest

Will the courts legalize sex work?

Appeal to liberal Ninth Circuit seeks to bring sex work under the privacy rules of the Constitution

Black Lives Matter, others pull out of SF Pride Parade

TGI Justice Project, St. James Infirmary also withdraw, citing community concern over heightened security measures