I am a tech and sex culture writer and photographer based in Rio de Janeiro, publishing for The Atlantic’s CityLab.com, VICE News, TechCrunch, Buzzfeed and Advertising Age. I also edit photo culture site RioChromatic.com and co-edit digital publications for the New York Museum of Sex with Lia Wong.
Red Light Rio is an interactive documentary I filmed with women who work in Vila Mimosa, Rio de Janeiro’s historic red light district. I also liase as a research collaborator with the Observatory of Prostitution/UFRJ, an extension project of the Metropolitan Ethnographic Lab -LeMetro/IFCS-Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro.
- Panic Attack: What actually happens when cities crack down on sex trafficking during large, international sporting events? For GOOD Magazine, 7.10.14
- Why Brazil is Actually Winning the Internet, in Buzzfeed – 6.29.14
CITYLAB (a publication of The Atlantic)
- Brazil’s Ugly Sex Worker Crackdown – 6.02.14
- Bootstrapping Into Brazil’s Travel Metasearch Market with Voopter – 4.06.14
- Hackathons, Hyperbole and How to find a Parking Spot in Rio de Janeiro with Team Rua Aberta – 9.22.13
- Brazilian Vacation Bookings Goliath HotelUrbano gets $20mm 3rd Round by Insight Venture Partners – 8.07.13
THE DAILY BEAST
- Rio’s Unprecedented New Surveillance System – 10.15.11
- We’re All on the Same Side – Dayton City Paper republishes my deconstruction of the anti-sex trafficking movement on page 20 of their 7.16.13 issue
- This Is The Most Unpopular Opinion On Child Porn You’ll Ever See — And I’m Asking You To Agree With It. - Sara Critchfield for Upworthy, 6.15.12
- Only Four Percent of the Internet’s Top Sites Are Actually Porn. What? – Kwame Opam for Gizmodo, 9.14.11
- How Much of the Internet is Porn? Less than You’d Expect – Graeme McMillan for Time.com, 9.13.11
- Would You Date Online if it Wasn’t Anonymous? – Anna North for Jezebel, 3.21.11