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Lux Alptraum

  1. close reads
    Legion and the Curse of the Untouchable GirlSyd Barrett can only be admired from afar.
  2. TGX: Coming Out to Your Family As a Sex WorkerAnd why certain media portrayals of escorts can do harm to real-life sex workers.
  3. How Accurate Is The Girlfriend Experience, Episode 11?Inside the world of erotic webcams.
  4. How Accurate Is The Girlfriend Experience, Episode 10?Is Toronto actually a city where an escort could find booming business?
  5. How Accurate Is The Girlfriend Experience’s Sex-Tape Plotline?To learn more about what it’s like to juggle a straight job with escort work, I turned to Kendra, a full-time sex worker.
  6. How Accurate Is The Girlfriend Experience, Episode 7?“When a guy makes a point of articulating, ‘Here’s a financial transaction that’s about to take place,’ that is a big red flag.”
  7. How Accurate Is The Girlfriend Experience, Episode 6?What happens when a client can’t separate the intimacy they’re paying for from intimacy that’s freely given? 
  8. How Accurate Is The Girlfriend Experience, Episode 5?As the first season approaches its halfway point, we’re presented with an episode that is emotionally resonant and utterly baffling.
  9. How Accurate Is The Girlfriend Experience Episode 4?Lux talks to Ayna, a part-time sex worker who got into escorting about five years ago. 
  10. How Accurate Is The Girlfriend Experience, Episode Three?We talk to a long-time independent escort about her brief experience working for a madam.
  11. How Accurate Is The Girlfriend Experience, Episode Two?For episode two, Lux speaks with a woman whose real life was so close to the show’s premise, she made sure none of her former clients were members of its production team.
  12. How Accurate Is The Girlfriend Experience Premiere?Lux Alptraum walks us through it.
  13. adaptations
    Girlfriend Experience: How the Film/Show DifferA lot.