Book Of 'Roadside Prostitutes' Made Entirely With Google Street View

Mishka Henner went online to find out where men sought prostitutes, and then he visited — on Google Street View. The result is No Man's Land, a self-published book of photography, showing women, mostly alone and often scantily clad, in Spain, Italy, and Romania. » 7/29/11 6:10pm 7/29/11 6:10pm

HIV-Positive Porn Actor Wants Mandatory Condom Usage

The porn actor who tested HIV positive in October has gone public — and he has some harsh words for the industry health protections for performers. He also says condoms should be required in all porn. » 12/08/10 10:08am 12/08/10 10:08am

A Madam, A Homophobe, And A Former Black Panther Walk Into A Debate...

The Times called it a "farce" in its headline. The AP referred to it as a reality TV. Welcome to New York's seven-candidate gubernatorial debate, featuring a former madam and several candidates that made Paladino look moderate. » 10/19/10 10:27am 10/19/10 10:27am

More Porn Studios Halt Operations After Performer Tests HIV Positive

Several more porn studios have halted production pending testing to see if the HIV infection reported by one performer has spread, bringing the total to seven studios. » 10/14/10 2:23pm 10/14/10 2:23pm

HIV-Positive Porn Star Was Gay-To-Straight

In the discussion of one porn performer testing positive for HIV, a detail has been overlooked: the performer crossed over from gay porn to straight, which matters to the extent that the two industry sectors have very different safety norms. » 10/13/10 5:15pm 10/13/10 5:15pm

Canada Strikes Down Anti-Prostitution Laws

Several of Canada's anti-prostitution laws were ruled unconstitutional today, a decision that may make the lives of Canadian sex workers much safer. » 9/28/10 3:00pm 9/28/10 3:00pm

Why The Craigslist Sex Crackdown Won't Change Much

Over the weekend, a black bar labeled "censored" appeared where the link to Craigslist's adult services used to be. So far, the company isn't talking, but the move has reignited the debate over censorship, anti-trafficking strategies, and sex workers rights. » 9/07/10 10:22am 9/07/10 10:22am

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Dominican Prostitutes In Haiti: Prized For Their Light Skin, Patronized…

What does increased foreign presence in post-earthquake Haiti bring? Donated money, aid workers and increased U.N. presence, for sure. Also, Dominican prostitutes hoping to make a living off them. » 8/02/10 2:46pm 8/02/10 2:46pm

Tied Up In Knots: Massage Therapists Are Not Sex Workers

Whether or not the accusations against Al Gore prove to be true, it's a good moment to remember that his accuser came from a profession that is 85 percent female — one that has struggled for respect, rights, and boundaries. » 6/25/10 10:00am 6/25/10 10:00am

Sex Workers' Rights Are Rights For All Women

Prostitution is a pretty vexed issue among feminists, but maybe it shouldn't be — as Thierry Schaffauser points out in the Guardian, many freedoms sex workers need for their jobs are the same rights that all women deserve. » 6/23/10 5:20pm 6/23/10 5:20pm