$pread: The Best of the Magazine that Illuminated the Sex Industry and Started a Media Revolution

by Rachel Aimee, Eliyanna Kaiser, Audacia Ray

$pread, an Utne Award–winning magazine by and for sex workers, was independently published from 2005 to2011.

  • Paperback
  • Pages: 368 pages
  • Average Rating: 4.33 out of 5
  • Published March 10th 2015 by The Feminist Press at CUNY
  • ISBN: 1558618724 (ISBN13: 9781558618725)

$pread, an Utne Award–winning magazine by and for sex workers, was independently published from 2005 to 2011. This collection features enduring essays about sex work around the world, first-person stories that range from deeply traumatic to totally hilarious, analysis of media and culture, and fantastic illustrations and photos produced just for the magazine. The book also features the previously untold story of $pread and how it has built a wider audience in its posthumous years. What started as a community tool and trade magazine for the sex industry quickly emerged as the essential guide for people curious about sex work, for independent magazine enthusiasts, and for labor and civil rights activists.