In order combat sex trafficking, a city in California is launching a new website to "pimp-shame" suspected criminals.
New research out today claims to offer a window into the massive, murky world of the underground commercial sex economy in eight major American cities, relying on interviews with 250 law enforcement officials, sex workers, and pimps. And, like one might expect, this unprecedented peek inside shows that there's huge…
The host of Inside the Actor's Studio and star of Arrested Development is a man of many talents — including working as a pimp at a Parisian bordello.
This L.A. restaurant's unfortunate Facebook status asking women to celebrate International Women's Day by bringing their pimps to dinner truly defines the phrase "missing the point."
In this week's compilation of pop culture crap, Anderson Cooper finally meets Real Housewives Nene, someone gave 81-year-old Barbara Walters boxing gear for Christmas, and Bill Maher calls Ryan Seacrest gay—to his face.
The group that helped kick "erotic services" off Craigslist is now going after Village Voice Media's Backpage.com for hosting child sex-trafficking ad — and they want a crackdown before the Super Bowl, traditionally sex trafficking's biggest weekend.
In 2010, Craigslist is expected to pull in some $36 million from sex advertisements. However, since many of the ads openly sell sex - often with minors - human rights groups are speaking out against the business plan.
In an interview last night for Snoop Dogg: On the Record with Fuse, host Touré asked Snoop how a man can actually get a woman to "go do something" and give him money. Snoop gave him a lesson in pimpin'.
• Sad, sad news: Going Rogue beat Hillary Clinton's memoir in sales with 700,000 to Clinton's 600,000. However, the awesome Secretary of State received a much bigger advance of $8 mil, while Palin was only offered five. •
Two articles today discuss new methods of recruiting and prostituting teen girls. Two teen girls are accused of prostituting girls from their high school, and, in other news, "professional" pimps are taking their business online.
In today's New York Times, columnist Bob Herbert tells the story of a Queens police detective, Wayne Taylor, and his girlfriend, Zalika Brown, who are accused of kidnapping a 13-year-old girl and forcing her into prostitution. Allegedly the couple told the girl that they had purchased her for $500 — like a slave —…
So remember last week when MSNBC reporter David Shuster caused a Clinton ruckus by saying that Hillary was "pimping out" daughter Chelsea by bringing her on the campaign trail? Well, writer and former call girl Tracy Quan, who knows from pimps, has a different take on the situation: Hillary isn't the pimp... it's…