Posts tagged "prostitution"

This Week On The Frisky: Bed Death, Prostitution, Tie-Dye, Christian The Lion, & Lots Of Self-Love

We discussed whether skid marks and king-size beds are signs of relationship doom.
Amelia debated the pros and cons of legalization and decriminalization of sex work and decided that, in the end, prostitutes are people too and deserve the same rights and access to safety as any other ho.
Elle wants to know whether…

By: The Frisky / August 1, 2008

Prostitution: To Legalize Or Not?

After last week’s post about proposed legislation in San Francisco that would decriminalize prostitution and our poll that indicated that 73% of you not only supported decriminalization but legalization as well, we decided to take a more in-depth look at both. After the jump, we break down the differences and the pros and cons of…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 30, 2008

Hookers On Film: Want A Best Actress Oscar? Play A Whore!

We’ve been thinkin’ about hookers lately, after last week’s poll and our new obsession with Secret Diary Of A Call Girl. After researching ladies of the night in films and TV, we’ve noticed an interesting trend — pricey call girls are incredibly fashionable, as Secret Diary suggested, but news that Darren Star would be producing…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 29, 2008

Poll: Should Prostitution Be Decriminalized?

The world’s oldest profession wants to finally go legit — the Erotic Service Providers Union (ESPU) in San Francisco is trying to protect their hard working membership, the Johns, and the Janes, by asking for the decriminalization of solicitation and prostitution. The city already has a unique First Offender Prostitution Program, which allows people arrested…

By: Simcha / July 25, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: The End Of Fertility, Hayden Panettiere’s Sining, And A Scary Story

In Nature, scientists predict infertility will be eradicated, and newborns and seniors will be able to have kids. [LiveScience]…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 17, 2008

Former Call-Girl Ashley Dupre Looks for Love and More Fame

I’m a self-described reality TV junkie. I watch it all, including Tori and Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood, Jon and Kate Plus Eight, America’s Next Top Model and I’ve recently taken up a new addiction to VH1’s I Love Money. But I have to say I’m less than excited about the reality show Ashley Dupre i…

By: Annika Harris / July 9, 2008

Prostitute Has Sex For Gas Card

Our economy is in such a state that women are actually having sex in exchange for gasoline. Police in Fort Work, KY, arrested a woman last week after going undercover and discovering that she would have sex for a $100 gas card and other gifts. The 34-year-old was charged with prostitution AND “doing business without…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 2, 2008

Poll: Is Grand Theft Auto IV Super Duper Offensive?

Grand Theft Auto IV came out on Tuesday and made bajillions of dollars in sales. However, some people are up in arms because the video game allows you to have sex with prostitutes and then kill them afterwards. Boinkology has an excellent post up about the line between video game fantasy and real, live misogyny.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 1, 2008

Does Tyra Want The Top Models To Act Like Street Walkers?

Over the course of its many seasons, America’s Next Top Model (a new episode airs tonight) had tread into some fairly risque and/or controversial territory, though not in the way that Tyra Banks intends. Though she thinks the shoe has gotten “edgier” and more “fierce”, a number of women’s sites and organizations have…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 2, 2008

Can’t You Trust Any Man With A Prostitute Anymore?

Seriously. First Hugh Grant. Then Charlie Sheen. Now New York Governor Elliot Spitzer. So. Disappointing.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 10, 2008

The Frisky Channels Linda Richman: Would You Screw Someone For $1 Million?

Discuss! My friend and I did. Our shameless back and forth, after the jump.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 12, 2007
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