Research shows that sex work is not inherently violent. Indoor sex workers, for instance, are much less likely than streetwalkers to encounter violence. One recent British study of 135 indoor prostitutes found that 78 percent of them never experienced any violence.
It is Super Bowl Week. It is Super Bowl L, or for those who have abandoned their ties to the Roman Empire, Super Bowl 50. I have been around for all of these games, the first several of which were rather bland affairs, poorly played and lacking much suspense.
If you look deeply at yourself and you really try to feel for your partner, it may be that compassion will let you forgive. And if you can, if you can love each other enough to take it as part of the waft and weave of your marriage, then you've got something pretty strong.
Count me among the satisfied that Leonhart will be leaving her government job soon. With her departure, President Obama now has the opportunity to name someone to the job who can clearly see the future of drug policy reform.
Trafficking and prostitution will always exist in some form, even the most ardent abolitionist would not suggest otherwise. But we can't simply stand by and allow traffickers to continue profiting from within the darker recesses of the internet.
Theirs is a tale of what we expect might happen when boundaries are crossed, and when a rocker Eve tempts not just an Adam, but a Silicon Valley Master of the Universe in the Garden of Eden.
Britain's Office for National Statistics published the figures on Thursday alongside a detailed account of its methods, as
From An American Lowlife by Scot Sothern, published by powerHouse Books. Decades after his voyeuristic explorations of Skid
My father was a bookie and professional gambler who worked in several of the area's "hot spots." In a town full of hustlers, prostitutes and gamblers, the profession they looked down on was loan sharking.
When I went to Thailand to visit my best friend Leah, it was very important to me that we stop in Bangkok to see the Red Light District. Like many naïve young women, I found the sex industry wildly compelling. At 22 sex was rewarding and certain, while the rest of my life felt absurd.
"The men who buy sex are your neighbors and colleagues," warned the tease of a 2011 Daily Beast article. Are they really, though? Fear mongering headlines aside, just how frequently do men buy sex -- and which men when and where? According to a new study, published in March 2013 in the International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology (IJO), 14 percent of American men have solicited prostitutes in their life, with only one percent of these men soliciting prostitutes in 2010.
And these men tend to experience less stigma and fewer concrete consequences like arrest than street customers do. Dr. Milrod
Liebhart, according to police, promoted herself in the escort section of the website under the name "Lola." The ad is now