“In 2019, SWOP Sacramento and Reframe Health and Justice conducted an online survey of sex workers in both criminalized and legal sectors of the adult industry (e.g., strippers, porn actors, professional practitioners of bondage, sadism, masochism, and domination) regarding their negative experiences with banks, lenders, and online financial service providers that have closed or denied their accounts, and the effects those account closures/denials have had on their lives.

This report describes and analyzes the experiences those survey respondents reported to create a picture of the obstacles for sex workers in the United States in attempting to open or maintain accounts at traditional financial institutions and financial technology companies that offer digital payment services.” ¬†For the whole report: