by LYRA COLLINS
Part of a sex worker’s job is to get up close and personal with clients. A burning question is, what happens when it is unsafe to get close to people?
The COVID-19 pandemic saw a new wave of sex workers who embraced technology to make a living at safe distances. Cam performers and OnlyFans stars saw exponential revenues from the comfort of their own homes or closed settings. In fact, some of those who found themselves unemployed turned to socially-distanced sex work and made more money than they ever had before. The downside to this growth was it resulted in a flooded market, creating a new problem for these home-based workers: intense competition. For those who are making a lucrative income, they are working equally hard to find and maintain followers.