Two Austin massage parlor owners have been charged for fronting a prostitution ring in their salon, after a concerned property manager tipped off police. An industrial waste unit attached to the property had been completely “clogged and destroyed by the condoms,” say police.
Former President Jimmy Carter is a humanitarian, a man of faith, an advocate for women’s rights, and an all-around likable former politician. Except when he writes about sex work, as he does periodically, where he promotes the so-called “Nordic Model,” even as Amnesty International and other human rights groups point…
A highly unreliable poll by YouGov, a website that rather exhaustingly allows users to “share their views every minute,” found a sizable gender gap on the question of legalizing prostitution.
Earlier tonight Sean Diddy Combs tweeted a link to a Change.org petition that urges the Associated Press to stop using the phrase “child prostitute.” The petition, written by survivor Withelma “T” Ortiz Walker Pettigrew, asks that the media consider the implications of the phrases “child prostitute” and “child…
Hey, this is fun: agents for the Drug Enforcement Administration based in Colombia have been attending sex parties with local sex workers since at least 2001, parties that are paid for in part by local drug cartels. Nobody’s getting fired. Why would anybody get fired?
A crowd of sex workers and their disguised supporters took to the streets of Amsterdam Thursday to protest the city’s new plan to close down their windows in order to clean up the infamous Red Light District.
A 55-year old Nashville woman was arrested for forcing another, 52-year old woman into prostitution.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn began his testimony yesterday in his trial for "pimping," and we finally got to hear former International Monetary Fund head's defense for participating in lavish orgies in Paris and Washington. Strauss-Kahn's defense, nutshelled: He only went to four orgies a year, and he was totally unaware…
In China, breast milk is considered to be a luxury with healing properties. While some may find the idea of drinking breast milk disgusting as adults, the milk trade is booming in China and 15 were arrested on Monday in connection to a prostitution ring that provided customers both milk and sex.
Tinder users in Ireland may be in for a bit of a surprise the next time they swipe through potential hookups. As part of a sex trafficking awareness campaign, an advertising agency has dropped in a few Tinder profiles of models portraying sex trafficking victims.
Last night, the Washington Post reported that the White House is much more involved in the Secret Service's Cartagena prostitution scandal than they're letting on. And it's all over some Ivy League 25-year-old volunteer whose father gave a five-figure amount of money to Obama campaign. Paging Olivia Pope.
A woman in Washington has been charged with allegedly running a multimillion dollar prostitution ring and money laundering service out of her bikini coffee stand franchises.
Here's a crazy thought; legalizing prostitution could reduce the number of international HIV infections for female sex workers by at least a third in several countries. Health experts presented this new research drawn from Canada, India and Kenya during the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia on…
I expected to be criticized for my work — I'm a porn performer — from my classmates at Duke. But from my fellow strippers, denigration for "sitting on a dick for a living" stung, if no other reason than that I didn't see it coming.
In an extensive investigative series called Pimp City: A Journey to the Center of the Sex Slave Trade, Fusion explores Tenancingo, Mexico, a town that makes virtually its entire living from sex trafficking, sending prostitutes forced into the trade all the way to cities around the U.S.
Summer is upon us! But you're probably wondering: Who offers free wifi and copious air conditioning? What's the most edifying place I could park the kids? Where could I discreetly conduct some light criminal activity? The answer, of course, is your public library.
Italy has an unusual new plan to help boost its stagnant economy. This year, the country will include prostitution and illegal drug sales in the gross domestic product calculation.
A woman is selling her virginity online and she’s nearly racked up $800,000 in offers. What has your vagina done today?
In direct opposition to what police undercover work should mean, the Prince George County, Maryland authorities have publicly announced they will be live tweeting a forth-coming prostitution sting. It’ll be like a flash mob, but with police, handcuffs and possible jail time.
Following public outcry and a steady stream of testimony in the state Senate on Friday, lawmakers in Hawaii vowed to end an exemption which allows police officers to engage in sexual acts with prostitutes while in the course of their duties.