Business & Economics
Master of Arts (MA)
Although the news often reports on the windfalls content creators make on OnlyFans, especially since the start of the pandemic, the reality is that most sex workers on the site undergo hours of unpaid later — from brand building and search engine optimization to video editing and production. Since the passage of SESTA/FOSTA in 2018, a bill that was ostensibly designed to curtail online sex trafficking, it has been harder to get started in the sex industry and the divide between those who are successful versus those who are just scraping by has widened. Link to capstone: https://allisonnicolesmith.github.io/capstone/
Smith, Allison, "OnlyFans is Booming. But For Whom?" (2021). CUNY Academic Works.