prostitution

Dominique Strauss-Kahn May Argue Maid He Allegedly Sexually Assaulted Is A Prostitute

Warning: the following blog post will make you stabby. Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the ex-chief of the International Monetary Fund who is accused of sexually assaulting a New York City hotel maid,…

Jessica Wakeman | May 26, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Allegedly Hired Prostitutes From The Same Madam As Eliot Spitzer

Rich men get their ties from Brooks Brothers, their cars from Maybach, and, apparently, their $1,200-an-hour call girls from madam Kristin Davis. Like his predecessor in public shaming, Eliot Spitzer,…

Jessica Wakeman | May 19, 2011 - 11:40 am

The Real Life “Secret Diary Of A Call Girl” Brooke Magnanti Wrote A Book About Sexonomics

In November 2009, Dr. Brooke Magnanti bravely outed herself as the “Belle du Jour,” a former sex worker whose blog Diary of a London Call Girl went on to become…

Jessica Wakeman | April 13, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Billie Piper On “Secret Diary Of A Call Girl,” Sex Work And Feminism

“When I first started playing [Belle/Hannah], when I first read the script, I found it very hard to believe that those kind of women in that profession really [could be…

Jessica Wakeman | April 12, 2011 - 10:20 am

Lawrence Taylor Gets Slap On The Wrist For Raping Underage Prostitute

If you’re going to rape a 16-year-old prostitute, I recommend being a highly paid professional athlete. Last May, Lawrence Taylor, a former football player for the New York Giants, was…

Jessica Wakeman | March 31, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Reporter Becomes Pimp After Having Pay Cut

Newspapers had a tough time in the recession with many shutting down, cutting staff, or starting mandatory furloughs. Kevin Provencher, a reporter at the New Hampshire Union Leader had an…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | March 22, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Italian Prime Minister Slept With Teen Prostitute 13 Times, Prosecutors Say

Italy’s prime minister Silvio Berlusconi allegedly had sex with a teen prostitute 13 different times, according to prosecutors in a document obtained by the Associated Press. Three of the…

Jessica Wakeman | March 15, 2011 - 6:40 pm

What To Bring On Your Next Trip To A Hooker

You can leave those extra panties at home, but don’t forget to bring small bills lest your hooker should consider you an idiot. Oh, and if you are buying “it”

Ami Angelowicz | February 4, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Anti-Abortion Extremists Try To Trick Planned Parenthood In A Fake Sex-Trafficking Sting

Another day, another story about abortion rights that will make you want to vomit. Yesterday, anti-abortion activist Live Action released an edited video of “sting operations” at Planned Parenthood, which…

Jessica Wakeman | February 2, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Do You Harbor A Secret Fantasy Of Becoming An Escort?

Call girls: they’re talented writers! First there was Dr. Brooke Magnanti, whose identity only became known after her blog, Diary of a London Call Girl, became wildly famous and spawned…

Jessica Wakeman | January 21, 2011 - 6:40 pm

What Would You Do If You Found Out Your Grams Was A Call Girl?

Katie Waissel, a contestant on the British TV hit “X Factor,” just found out that her 81-year-old grandmother, Sheila Vogel, works as a paid escort for a mature courtesan agency…

Simcha | November 23, 2010 - 12:20 pm

Who Are Hookers For Jesus?

Annie Lobart, a 42-year-old former prostitute, is on a mission to save the souls of all the hookers in Las Vegas. In 2006, after 10 years as a Las Vegas…

Ami Angelowicz | November 18, 2010 - 2:10 pm

Man Mistakes Christina Hendricks For A Working Girl

Mad Men’sChristina Hendricks is a beautiful and busty working actress. But yesterday the star was mistaken for a working girl. She drove a prospective John mad when she took…

Ami Angelowicz | October 29, 2010 - 8:00 pm

In China, College Girls Find Prostitution A Shortcut To Success

College students need to support themselves somehow. And in China, it’s becoming increasingly popular to make a living selling your body. Prostitution in China is on the rise — particularly…

Julie Gerstein | October 21, 2010 - 3:40 pm

Is It OK For An Elementary School Teacher To Have A Sordid Past?

How would you feel if you knew your young child’s art teacher used to be a prostitute? This is the question at the heart of a news story making waves…

Joanne Hinkel | September 28, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Girl Talk: My Husband Contacted A Prostitute And It Saved Our Marriage

Dear _________, Thank you for posting your prostitution ad on Craigslist. I’m not being sarcastic. Last year, I called you the “c” word when I asked you to stop writing…

Anonymous | September 15, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Next Up In Switzerland: Drive-In Sex Boxes

Switzerland is totally cutting edge when it comes to sex accouterments. A couple weeks ago, the country announced it would begin selling pregnancy tests in vending machines. Its latest sex-nological…

Ami Angelowicz | August 31, 2010 - 7:15 pm

Montana Fishburne Was Arrested For Prostitution

In a bizarre twist, it looks like Montana Fishburne filming a porno might have been her attempt to clean up her life. Turns out, the 19-year-old daughter of Laurence “Morpheus”

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | August 9, 2010 - 3:10 pm

Today’s Lady News: Afghan TV Show Says Shelters Force Women Into Prostitution

A multi-part Afghan television series has accused women’s shelters in Afghanistan of being brothels — even ones registered with the government. The 27-year-old TV host, Nasto Nadiri, is running…

Jessica Wakeman | August 3, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Watch Jennifer Love Hewitt Play A Prostitute Mom In “The Client List” Trailer

Oh, look! It’s the trailer for Jennifer Love Hewitt’s new Lifetime series for which you have all been waiting, “The Client List,” starring J-Love as a prostitute mom…

Susannah Breslin | June 24, 2010 - 3:20 pm