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It’s time to legalize prostitution

June 2, 2012


The law is out of step with sexual mores By Jason Itzler / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Published: Wednesday, May 30, 2012 Stephan Gladieu/Getty Images MOUND HOUSE, NEVADA – JANUARY 2008: Tea time at the Moonlite Bunny Ranch, a legal brothel owned by Dennis Hof, in Lyon County, one of the fews counties in the […]

Public Relations: My Experience as a Sex Worker in Love

May 21, 2012


Kitty StrykerSex worker, activist with SWOP, blogger and general rabble-rouserPosted: 05/17/2012 “So what do you do?” is a question I used to get asked a lot at the pub in London. Generally, I sized the person up and decided how far up the exposure scale I wanted to go. (If you’re curious, my answers, from […]

The Brothel Next Door

May 15, 2012


Turkey is cracking down on the sex trade. What’s next? BY ANNA LOUIE SUSSMAN | MAY 14, 2012 Under the shade of a tree at an Istanbul cafe, Suzan, a voluptuous woman in her 50s with dyed blond hair and a warm, generous smile, describes how she went from teenage bride to full-time sex worker. […]

War Widows Turn to Sex Work in Sri Lanka

May 11, 2012


By Feizal Samath At a makeshift school in northern Sri Lanka. Credit:Feizal Samath/IPS NGOs involved in development work – housing, livelihood development and infrastructure – are allowed in, while those that raise awareness on issues like peace, trauma or women’s rights are discouraged. “The moment you say you are from an NGO, there are issues,” […]

Caste Blocks Revamp of Nepal’s Sex Workers

May 7, 2012


Badi sex workers await rehabilitation. Credit:Naresh Newar/IPS By Naresh NewarMUDA, Nepal, May 7, 2012 (IPS) – Social activists say that attempts to rehabilitate sex workers in this former monarchy call for special efforts to uplift the Badi, a Hindu caste that has for centuries been associated with entertainment and prostitution. Sabitri Nepali was initiated into […]

Girls who buy sex from beach boys: Sex tourism in Bali

May 6, 2012


Reblogged from the Naked Anthropologist 2 May 2012 in sex work by laura agustin Beach boys and women sex tourists: every journalist’s dream topic. A Swiss television reporter interviewed me about a documentary he was making, incorporating footage from Cowboys in Paradise, a film about Kuta Beach in Bali. I happened to be in Basel, […]

Street Wise

April 21, 2012


Cyndee Clay constantly walks the intersection of society and sex, survival and discrimination in an effort to uncover the humanity hidden by stigma Interview by Will O’BryanPhotography by Todd FransonPublished on April 12, 2012 Cyndee Clay of HIPS(Photo by Todd Franson) Growing up in suburban Maryland, the most dangerous element in young Cyndee Clay’s life […]