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Sex workers and how they are adapting to the COVID-19 economy

It's not easy maintaining work that's highly physical during the pandemic. But like other small businesses, sex workers in Canada are learning to pivot as well.
A sex worker holds up a face mask at her workplace in Germany, as she and her industry adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP)

It's not easy maintaining work that's highly physical during the pandemic.

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But like other small businesses, sex workers in Canada are learning to pivot as well.

From homemade videos to sexting services, we find out how sex workers are adapting to the COVID-19 economy.

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