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Post Buries News That Hancock Phone in Use During Some Possible Prostitution Appointments

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.15.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The mainstream media, like the Denver Post, which hyped this rotten story unfairly, should back off of this drama now and stop the strange front-page play that it's been giving it.

Rogers Park Man Allegedly Forced Mentally Disabled Woman Into Prostitution

Posted 08.13.2011 | Chicago

A 36-year-old Rogers Park man was charged with involuntary servitude Sunday after he allegedly trapped a mentally disabled woman in his car and forced...

American Sex Trafficking Happens to Daughters Like Yours

Vanity Fair | Posted 08.12.2011 | Women

Even as celebrity activists such as Emma Thompson, Demi Moore, and Mira Sorvino raise awareness about commercial sex trafficking, survivor Rachel Lloy...

Should Anthony Weiner Resign for Lying?: If So, Lots More Congressmen Should Go for Their Lies and Deeds

Michael Russnow | Posted 08.09.2011 | Media
Michael Russnow

The main thing I draw from the Anthony Weiner incident is that the greater shame is in our puerile culture and how the media feeds the frenzy. On its own face their actions are ludicrous and the well-paid media honchos should be equally ashamed.

Czech Lesbians Being Drawn To Prostitution

GlobalPost | Iva Skoch | Posted 08.03.2011 | World

PRAGUE, Czech Republic — Bětka says she learned more working the street than from three years of nursing school. Prostitution taught her to defe...

Utah Escort Services Claim State Law Bans Sexiness

trutv.com | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

A lough new anti-prostitution law in Utah that took effect this month is getting some people hot and bothered because they worry that anyone acting su...

German Insurance Company's Office Sex Party

BBC | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

Munich Re, one of the biggest insurance companies in the world, held a party for salesmen where they were rewarded with the services of prostitutes. ...

Spitzer Syndrome for DSK?

Jane Wells | Posted 07.18.2011 | World
Jane Wells

Every time a man in a position of power, especially a smart one with the mandate to do good in the world, behaves in a manner that suggests he is divorced from responsibility, he does far more harm than just to himself and his family.

The Modern Abolitionist Movement: Putting An End To Sex Slavery In America

Tom Matlack | Posted 07.18.2011 | Impact
Tom Matlack

Sex trafficking exists within the broader commercial sex trade, often at much higher rates than most people realize or understand.

South Korean Sex Workers Rally Against Crackdown

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.17.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – Hundreds of prostitutes and pimps rallied Tuesday near a red-light district in Seoul to protest a police crackdown on brot...

Australia's Largest Brothel Set To Open

AOL Travel News | Posted 07.17.2011 | Travel

Sydney is expecting to soon be the home of Australia's largest brothel, a three-story complex featuring an entire floor of double king suites each wit...

Cartoonist Releases Graphic Memoir Of Prostitution

npr.org | By Glen Weldon | Posted 07.12.2011 | Books

It's not that getting dumped by his girlfriend soured Canadian cartoonist Chester Brown on the notion of romantic love, exactly. Because to sour on so...

Craigslist Prostitues Viciously Assaulted, Robbed in Manhattan Hotels

Posted 07.07.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (Associated Press) — Two prostitutes were assaulted and robbed in hotel rooms by a man responding to their online ads, and police on Friday...

Trymaine Lee

A Tale Of Two Sex Crimes

HuffingtonPost.com | Trymaine Lee | Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS -- In their neighborhoods, they are sometimes taunted with dirty looks and jeers. Their pictures hang on the walls of local community cent...

Sin, Redemption And The Path Of Healing

Becca Stevens | Posted 07.04.2011 | Religion
Becca Stevens

Jesus through his action and words reminds us all that the issue of morality and culpability lies in our response to suffering and in our ability to love with compassion, not judgment.

Former Prostitutes Find Love And Healing At Tenn. Center

The Huffington Post | Melinda Clark | Posted 12.23.2012 | Impact

For many women on the street, prostitution was where they turned when they had no other options. But in Nashville, Tenn., there is another choice for ...

France Considers Making Buying Sex Illegal

Posted 06.13.2011 | World

In an effort to curb human trafficking, a group of French politicians have recommended criminalizing clients of prostitutes, meaning anyone who pays f...

Malcolm X Was "Gay-for-Pay," New Book Says

Irene Monroe | Posted 06.07.2011 | Books
Irene Monroe

We need to closely examine the recent revelation that for a period in his life Malcolm X engaged in same-sex relationships.

Prostitution in Perspective

Vicky Collins | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics
Vicky Collins

The ladies we met in the brothels were attractive, smart, friendly, savvy, confident and defied stereotypes. Most were not fallen women without other options. Many were educated and had goals.

Bill Cracking Down On 'Johns' Clears First Hurdle

Associated Press | Kristen Wyatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- A get-tough bill that focuses on people who pay for sex, not prostitutes and pimps, cleared its first test Monday in Colorado. The Senate...

Cops: Man Hired Prostitutes, Told Wife They Were Holding Him Hostage

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An Orland Park man faces criminal charges after allegedly hiring two people for a sex party, then telling his wife they were holding him hostage. G...

US Justice Department Report Finds Pattern of Discrimination by New Orleans Police Department

Jordan Flaherty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jordan Flaherty

A US Justice Department investigation of the NOPD found "racial and ethnic profiling and lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) discrimination."

A Kenyan Brothel's Lasting Impression

Ashley Judd | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ashley Judd

Shola was a teenager -- six feet tall, rail thin and heartbreakingly gorgeous. Two months pregnant, hungry, with no education, no skills and her health collapsing, Shola made a poor and disempowered woman's classic "choiceless choice."

Sen. Ensign: Prostitution Laws Should Be Decided "County to County"

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nevada Sen. John Ensign (R) said that legalized prostitution should remain a local issue in his state, breaking with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid...

George Washington vs. Barack Obama: A Question of Character

Carol Smaldino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Carol Smaldino

I still have a strange sense of hope for change, but it is not coming from Barack Obama. Rather it is coming from public rumblings that I'm beginning ...