Sex Industry Changes During the Pandemic

Adult Entertainment in Japan

CNN Tells Only Part of the Story CNN’s, Will Ripley, recently reported about the fact that the sex industry has collapsed in Japan. He is partly correct, anyway. Sex work has changed everywhere. Japan is just one country of many where streetworkers have fallen on hard times. And despite the primly moralizing tone of this…

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Webcamming Relieves Males’ Boredom During Quarantine


Respectfully Justin The story of Justin LaBoy’s “Respectfully Justin” shows what a toll the quarantine is taking on the male tolerance for boredom.  You have been able for years to watch young women webcamming as they dance, or take it all off, or whatever.  This is a normal part of the adult scene. But these…

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Career Paths for Strippers

Changes in the Stripping Industry The stripping industry, like so many other aspects of the adult entertainment world, isn’t what it used to be. Valeriya Safronova’s excellent piece in the New York Times is bang on about the tough working conditions of “dancers,” as they’re usually called. And full-speed ahead for efforts to unionize and…

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Porn: From Visual Images to Connectivity

webcam model

  The Start of the Porn Industry The porn industry owed its initial start to the male masturbation market in the 1970s. There was an enormous unsatisfied pool of male desire. It was in these years that images started to take over from “dime novels,” where all you had was text. (The appeal of text…

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