Sugar Dating: Give Some, Get Some

Lily Cruz* started sugar dating six years ago, and in that time has seen many men who held a wide variety of jobs. “Most were executives, though a few were lawyers, worked in IT, or the creative arts.” Many of her sugar daddies pay per meeting, but she’s also been offered monthly allowances that average out to $1,500…

Why Do Men Pay For Sex?

Derek* visited his first sex worker in 2006, when he was living in China. At the time, three things about paying for sex appealed to him: One, it was a notch on his belt of life experience, a Hemingway-esque activity that a young man could (theoretically) boast of doing. “I likened it to my decision to run with the…

Making a Murderer Episodes 7 and 8: An Ending With No Resolution

While the first few episodes of Netflix’s Making a Murderer are marked by confusion, the emotions you feel watching eps. 7 and 8 are more certain — but also more hopeless. The evidence doesn’t seem to hold up, and the closing arguments, verdicts, and reactions from the Avery family are both gripping and painful to…