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FYI, Happy Ending Massages Are Totally Legal In China

Back in college — this was the late ’90s mind you — I had a friend who had a friend who who got a massage somewhere in Chinatown that ended…

Ami Angelowicz | June 30, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Convicted Of Paying 17-Year-Old For Sex

Noted horndog and former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, 76, was found guilty of paying for sex from a 17-year-old at one of his famous “bunga bunga” parties and sentenced…

Daley Quinn | June 24, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Brazil Drops Ad Campaign Celebrating Its ‘Happy Prostitutes’

To celebrate International Day of Prostitutes (apparently that’s a thing?) on June 2, Brazil’s director of the Department of STDs, AIDS, and Viral Hepatitis devised an ad campaign to encourage…

Mary Odell | June 7, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Texas Man Acquitted Of Murdering An Escort Who Refused Sex

On Christmas Eve 2009, an escort named Lenora Ivie Frago refused to have sex with a client who hired her via Craigslist, so he pulled out a gun and shot…

Jessica Wakeman | June 6, 2013 - 3:00 pm

French Director Francois Ozon Says Lots Of Women Fantasize About Being Prostitutes

Francois Ozon: I think women understand the film more than men. … I think women can really be connected with this girl because it’s a fantasy of many women to do…

Jessica Wakeman | May 22, 2013 - 5:20 pm

Could Turkey Get A Brothel Filled With Men?!

A brothel filled with men for female customers? We’re listening … It turns out the call comes from an anti-poverty group in Turkey demanding that legal, state-run brothels practice gender…

Jessica Wakeman | May 14, 2013 - 9:30 am

Snoop Lion Talks Pimp Past: “I Could Fire A Bitch, F**k A Bitch, Get A New Ho”

“I put an organization together. I did a Playboy tour, and I had a bus follow me with ten bitches on it. I could fire a bitch, fuck a bitch, get a new…

Jessica Wakeman | May 10, 2013 - 2:20 pm

14-Year-Old Boy Hires A Prostitute; She Steals His Piggy Bank

It’s Wednesday night, your parents are out, and you’re alone in your big, empty suburban house. What do you? If you’re a 14-year-old boy in Prospect Heights, Illinois, you hire…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 4, 2013 - 9:00 am

Mayoral Candidate Linda Fondren Reveals Prostitution Past

Plenty of politicians are whores to big business. But Vicksburg, Mississippi, mayoral candidate Linda Fondren has opened up about her own actual sex work past: she literally used to work…

Jessica Wakeman | April 25, 2013 - 3:40 pm

The Right To Protected Sex: Bill Introduced To Decriminalize Condom Possession

Anti-trafficking advocates, LGBT organizations, lawmakers and public health advocates have gathered in Albany, New York today to push for new legislation about condoms.  Yes, condoms.

Currently 39 million…

Sarah Gray | April 23, 2013 - 5:20 pm

“Dead” Prostitute Comes Back To Life In Coffin

And you thought you had a rough day at the office: a prostitute in Zimbabwe passed out during sex with her john. As she was being placed inside a coffin,…

Jessica Wakeman | March 28, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Lindsay Lohan Is A High-Class Escort, Says Her Father

Michael Lohan has slithered out of his hole to announce to the world Lindsay is paying her bills as a high-class escort, servicing gentlemen as varied as Brunei royalty…

Jessica Wakeman | January 16, 2013 - 6:00 pm

The Soapbox: I Am Not A Prostitute Because My Husband Supports Me Financially

This piece was republished with permission from Role/Reboot.

This week I read a wonderful article about our generation’s search for meaning by fellow Role/Reboot contributor Kerry Cohen. It spoke to…

Lynn Beisner | January 11, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Today In People Are Horrible: You Have To Pay To Get Your Name Off “Potential Prostitutes” Web Site

PotentialProstitutes.com is a hideous new website that posts the photos, locations and phone numbers of women who it deems might be sex workers. Many of the pics appear to be…

Jessica Wakeman | December 27, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Zurich Solves Its Prostitute Problem With Sex Boxes

Prostitutes — out of sight, out of mind. At least that’s what the government of Zurich, Switzerland, is hoping for. That’s why they’ve created drive-in sex boxes, which will accommodate…

Julie Gerstein | December 1, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Argentina Allows Woman Trapped In Sex Slavery To Have Abortion

Argentina has allowed a woman who was forced into sex slavery to have an abortion. The 32-year-old woman had been kidnapped and forced into a prostitution ring, which got…

Jessica Wakeman | October 12, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Alleged Zumba Studio Prostitution Ring Was Town’s Sweaty Secret

When you think of Kennebunkport, Maine, images of lobsters, sailing, and even the Bush family retreat come to mind. What you don’t think of is seedy sex scandal — that is, until…

The Stir | October 11, 2012 - 1:50 pm

Pimp’s List Of 10 Rules Is The Most Depressing Thing Ever

Not that I was under any illusions that pimps were good people as a general demographic, but this just makes me want to take a bath after reading it. On…

Jessica Wakeman | August 16, 2012 - 9:40 am

Dealbreaker: He Wanted Me To Be His Pimp

On occasion, I get mildly – just mildly – depressed. That sort of depressed where you can’t quite pin it on one particular thing, where it’s more a general, ambiguous…

Sara Barron | July 19, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Pole Dancing Prostitutes Destroying Street Signs In New Zealand

It’s a sign of the times in South Auckland, New Zealand, where local prostitutes are being accused of destroying street signs by using them for pole dancing routines designed to…

The Huffington Post | July 18, 2012 - 3:50 pm
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