Phone Sex Operators

When you dial a 1-900 number, who picks up the phone?
Phone Sex Operators

Phillip Toledano's Phonesex project reveals not just the identity of operators who answer the phone when you call a 1-900 number, but their desires, fears, motivations, and most memorable calls.

The images and text in this photo essay are taken from the book Phonesex, which was published in September 2008 by Twin Palms.

Photographs by Phillip Toledano. Photo essay produced by Laura McClure, Gary Moskowitz, and Mark Murrmann.