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Evangelist Lawmaker Denies Prostitution Involvement

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

A Kansas Republican state legislator is denying involvement in a pair of prostitution-related arrests 16 years ago, after the case resurfaced during a...

Prostitution Sting Rounds Up Youth Minister, Man On Honeymoon

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.14.2013 | Crime

Undercover officers rounded up 92 people in a prostitution sweep that included the arrests of a youth minister and a man on a honeymoon. The Polk C...

A New Model for the American Family

Bethany St. James | Posted 07.09.2013 | Impact
Bethany St. James

Tattoos and a checkered past do not automatically make you a bad example for your children, just as a blemish free life and ink free skin does not automatically make you a good one.

Momentum Grows to End Human Trafficking

Kevin M. Ryan | Posted 07.10.2013 | Impact
Kevin M. Ryan

Too often, those of us who fight against human slavery beat our heads against the walls of misinformation and prejudice.

Shame on All Of Us

Jane Wells | Posted 07.07.2013 | Impact
Jane Wells

I bet Elizabeth Smart and Jaycee Dugard felt a roller coaster of emotions when they heard about Amanda Berry's rescue yesterday. I know I did. Let's not forget the thousands of other American girls who are out there working as sex slaves.

Young Woman Prostituted Teen For $70, Cops Say

Posted 05.07.2013 | Crime

A 20-year-old Iowa woman is suspected of pimping out a 16-year-old girl. Brittany Lanier, of Des Moines, allegedly used the teen in a prostitution ...

This Website Allows You To Rate What?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.02.2013 | Women

Ever wished you could find some user reviews of local escorts, just to make sure you don't end up with a dud on date night? We're guessing not, but...

Lucia Graves

Does Climate Change Drive Prostitution? (Made You Click) | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

The Internets were abuzz this week with tales of how Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), that notorious Berkeley liberal, introduced a resolution claiming th...

The Hope That Education Brings

Apne Aap | Posted 06.30.2013 | Impact
Apne Aap

2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgIn the red light area, children's access to mainstream education, health and protection services are often blocked due to stigma.

WATCH: 'Hollywood Madam' Reveals The Big Mistake That Got Charlie Sheen Busted

OWN | Posted 04.29.2013 | OWN

When Heidi Fleiss was busted for running a high-class prostitution ring in the early 1990s, the "Hollywood madam to the stars" refused to release any ...

Man Allegedly Tries To Turn McDonald's Into Very Happy Meal

Posted 04.16.2013 | Weird News

Maybe she wanted to try the new McWraps? Donald Jones, 58, is accused of trying to trade McDonald's for sex with a prostitute in Albuquerque, N.M.,...

Square Is Being Used To Pay For Sex In Silicon Valley

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.16.2013 | Technology

When you live in a place like Silicon Valley, you have to stay up-to-date with the latest technological innovations, no matter your profession. The se...

Men May Not Buy Sex As Much As We Thought

Christina Huffington | Posted 04.01.2013 | Women

"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 h...

County Officials Call For End To Felony Prostitution Arrests

Posted 03.23.2013 | Chicago

Story by Emily Morris, courtesy Chicago: CHICAGO — As Cook County Jail fills with inmates waiting to be charged, tried or sent to pri...

Organize to Scrutinize Your Local Sex Trafficking Laws

Margaret Howard | Posted 05.21.2013 | Impact
Margaret Howard

It's time to demand that local laws be held to the standard of state and federal law. Doing so may be a start to fixing how local law enforcement treats commercially sexually exploited and trafficked people of all ages.

Gay Porn's Bad Rap

Tom Judson | Posted 03.14.2013 | Queer Voices
Tom Judson

I was acquainted with all of the names that have been in the news recently and worked with several of them and -- to a man -- they were lovely people and it saddens me to learn how unhappy they must have been.

Building an Anti-Trafficking Movement, Rebuilding Lives in India

Barbara Borst | Posted 05.13.2013 | World
Barbara Borst

Going home again is rarely an option for girls and women who have been forced into prostitution in India. Whether they have escaped or have been rescued, their families often shun them. The result is that girls and women need support to establish new lives.

What Happens in Vegas... Corporate 'Sexual' Responsibility?

Christine Bader | Posted 05.11.2013 | Business
Christine Bader

What an employee does outside of the office both reflects on the company and signals how he or she will behave on the job. Which is why, after years of insisting that corporate social responsibility must be all about a company's core business, I began to think differently.

To the Question of Fantine (and Anne Hathaway)

Carole DeSanti | Posted 05.08.2013 | Books
Carole DeSanti

For the world to be a better place for women -- and also, by the way, for men, and for young people -- it will need to become a place where the main thrust of our work and our pleasure is conceived not as an act of plunder, but of something else.

International Sex Tours: What Are You Really Buying?

Vanessa Pinto | Posted 05.04.2013 | Impact
Vanessa Pinto

What do you think of when you think of Costa Rica? Visions of volcanoes, zip lining, and rain forests are the first things that come to mind. But there is another reason to travel to Costa Rica that a certain segment of visitors don't disclose: sex tourism.

The GOP Got the U.S. Into the Sequestration Mess and Needs To Compromise Its Way Out Of It

Laura Merriman | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics
Laura Merriman

With the sequester fast approaching, the Republican Party has forgotten that President George W. Bush racked up half our deficit on the War on Terror....

How To Spot A Sodomite

Mark Simpson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mark Simpson

"I do not in my practice ever remember to have seen such an appearance of the anus as those of the prisoners presented." So testified Dr. Paul in shocked tones at the 1870 trial of Frederick Park and Ernest Boulton, two young, cross-dressing clerks charged with sodomy.

John Celock

Only State Without Human Trafficking Ban Will Finally Outlaw Practice | John Celock | Posted 02.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead (R) said Saturday he is planning to sign legislation that will make his state the last in the nation to ban human...

Can't Buy Me Love

Nina Burleigh | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics
Nina Burleigh

This week, while we pick through our Valentine's Day chocolates looking for the good ones and watch our roses wilt, let's think about buying love. Not with chocolates, lingerie or jewelry, but with cash or credit card.

From Awareness to Action: Providing Housing & Support for Victims of Sex Trafficking

Becca Stevens | Posted 04.21.2013 | Impact
Becca Stevens

While public awareness in the US about the connection between child sexual abuse, human trafficking and prostitution has increased 100-fold in the past ten years, there are far, far less than 100 programs providing free housing and support for survivors.