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  • How is Only Fans changing the narrative around sex work?
  • How is Only Fans changing the narrative around sex work?
    Mental Health America (MHA) (2020) ©
CASE STUDY

Only Fans: a hub for body positivity and empowerment

Only Fans is a social platform that normalizes sex work, fuels hustle culture, and uses a subscription model to turn social currency into cash. It empowers creators to be in charge of their brand and is part of a growing number of platforms that contribute to The Passion Economy.

Location United States

Scope
Social distancing, face coverings, and minimal social security are the trifecta of threats for many jobs and livelihoods, especially those of a sex worker. The COVID-19 pandemic and continued lockdown measures, which have left millions of people around the world without access to their pre-pandemic income, are forging a new path for digital income opportunities. Only Fans is one of these – the platform offers a revenue stream for sex workers, influencers, and content creators alike. Like Instagram, creators can upload content, photos, and videos to create a personal brand and gain a considerable following. Unlike Instagram, ...

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