Sex workers protest a post-Backpage world
Enraged by SESTA and FOSTA, sex workers took to the streets on International Whores’ Day.
The prescription abortion pill we could have, but don’t
Mifeprestone is offered directly to patients in places like Canada and Australia, but not in the U.S.
Sex work is moving to blockchain payments
A new cryptocurrency aims to offer sex workers a way to take payment in a digital world that does not welcome them.
Say goodbye to your happy plantation narrative
Only a small percentage of historical interpreters are black, and Cheyney McKnight is trying to change that.
That font you hate is coming back in style
Fontdinerdotcom evokes the ‘50s as you’d like to remember them, not as they really were.
Ed Lee sold out San Francisco
More than being the city’s first Asian-American mayor, Lee’s legacy is his complicity in the tech industry’s reckless growth.
The Great 78 Project is preserving our sonic past
The Internet Archive will soon be home to hundreds of thousands of audio recordings that would otherwise be lost forever.
America’s long, shameful history of sterilizing prisoners
Coerced sterilizations are a shade away from eugenics.
How Fred Perry polos came to symbolize hate
The political history of Fred Perry, white supremacy’s favorite athleisure brand