'Cherry', a transgender Thai sex worker, prepares to log on for a sex cam session from a Bangkok apartment. Photo: Vijitra Duangdee 'Cherry', a transgender Thai sex worker, prepares to log on for a sex cam session from a Bangkok apartment. Photo: Vijitra Duangdee
'Cherry', a transgender Thai sex worker, prepares to log on for a sex cam session from a Bangkok apartment. Photo: Vijitra Duangdee

Coronavirus: in Thailand, sex work moves online as pandemic batters business

  • With the country’s infamous red light districts dimmed, an untold number of Thai sex workers are out of work and searching for new sources of income
  • Some like Cherry, who would earn thousands of dollars jetting around Asia for clients, have had to resort to adult live-streaming sites to pay the bills

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'Cherry', a transgender Thai sex worker, prepares to log on for a sex cam session from a Bangkok apartment. Photo: Vijitra Duangdee 'Cherry', a transgender Thai sex worker, prepares to log on for a sex cam session from a Bangkok apartment. Photo: Vijitra Duangdee
'Cherry', a transgender Thai sex worker, prepares to log on for a sex cam session from a Bangkok apartment. Photo: Vijitra Duangdee
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