WOMEN
05/07/2015 12:02 pm ET | Updated May 07, 2015

Why Are An Increasing Number Of College Students Turning To Sex Work?

From New York to Texas, students at some of the country's most elite colleges are diving into "sugar dating."

In this episode of the HuffPost Love+Sex Podcast, hosts Carina Kolodny and Noah Michelson look at the popularization of sugar dating -- which typically involves a younger woman entering into a financially beneficial relationship with an older man -- and explore the who, what, why and how of these complicated and sometime problematic relationships.

Guests include: poet and sugar baby Tessla Coil; writer and blogger Karley Sciortino of SLUTEVER; documentarian Parinda Wanitwat, who is currently working on a film called Daddies Date Babies; Christian Grov, Professor of Public Health at Brooklyn College; and CEO of SeekingArrangement.com Brandon Wade.

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This podcast was produced and edited by Katelyn Bogucki with additional production by Jorge Corona. Like Love + Sex? Subscribe, rate and review our podcast on iTunes. Have an idea for an episode? Find us on Twitter @HuffPostPodcast.

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