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Vintage Erotica Depicts Parisian Sex Workers In The Early 1900s (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.20.2015 | Arts

Warning: This article contains some serious nudity and is probably not appropriate for work.  His pseudonym was Monsieur X. His subject, the sex...

Neal Falls' Dog Could Help Cops Solve Mystery Of Alleged Serial Killer

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 07.31.2015 | Crime

Authorities in West Virginia are on the hunt for a dog they say could hold the key to solving the mystery behind Neal Falls, a 45-year-old Oregon man...

Why 'Philanthropy Needs To Go Where Government Won't' To Protect Sex Workers

Inside Philanthropy | Kiersten Marek | Posted 05.13.2015 | Impact

The health and safety of sex workers: It's not an issue most of us tend to think about every day, but it's yet another example of how marginalized pop...

I'm A Sex Worker, And Dating Is Awkward

xoJANE | Posted 05.14.2015 | Women
xoJANE

Porn has taught me one thing absolutely: that people's sexuality is fractured and everyone is ham-handed about dealing with it. As clumsy as any negotiation about sexual politics has ever been, being a sex worker is like placing a loaded gun on the table.

Carly Schwartz

California Quietly Adopts Landmark Condom Law To Protect Sex Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Schwartz | Posted 09.26.2014 | Politics

Last week, without fanfare or media attention, California became the first state in the nation to adopt a law aiming to protect sex workers from being...

Carly Schwartz

California Quietly Adopts Landmark Condom Law To Protect Sex Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Schwartz | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics

Last week, without fanfare or media attention, California became the first state in the nation to adopt a law aiming to protect sex workers from being...

A Porn Empowerment Model: SAG or Street

Jennifer Ketcham | Posted 06.03.2014 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Ketcham

What action can the porn industry take to empower porn stars suffering (men or women, both during and after their careers) from the negative stereotypes associated with sex work?

Sextuality: My Virtual Relationship With an Escort During Chemo

H. Alan Scott | Posted 04.12.2014 | Gay Voices
H. Alan Scott

About a year ago, I Twitter-met Tyler, a man who works as an escort. Our tweets became texts and then eventually sexts. But the "sex" part of our sexting was just one part of what was really going on.

WATCH: The Stigma Of Working As A Male Escort

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

Comedian Eric Barry stopped by HuffPost Live today to discuss his past work as a male escort and the stigma people who have engaged in sex work experi...

In Conversation With My Friend, a Prostitute

The Billfold | Posted 08.29.2012 | Money

Mary (not her real name) is a 22-year-old student, writer, and sex worker. She has no problem calling herself a hooker, or prostitute, or what her cli...

Prostitute Electrocuted While Drying Client's Clothes

Posted 02.27.2012 | Weird News

A sex worker in Zimbabwe electrocuted herself while drying her client's garments on a clothesline -- and now her family wants the client to pay up. ...

THIS WEEKEND: Comic Con, Street Food, Kites And More

Posted 10.12.2011 | Chicago

As young Chicagoans slink back to school and the rolling rainstorms begin to eclipse our sunny summer days, this weekend is primed for heatstroke-free...

South Korean Sex Workers Protest Against Police Crackdown

AP | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

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

Commercial Sex Equals Relational Sex?

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amitai Etzioni

One need not be an old fashioned moralist to be surprised by the sophomoric nature of the New York Times' book review of Hos, Hookers, Call Girls, and Rent Boys.

Sex Workers Getting F*cked by Limp Economy

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
David Henry Sterry

"Where's my economic stimulus package? Fa' real, I believe if I could get Obama alone in a room for an hour, I could get me some of that $800 billion. Stimulate this, baby!"

How to Fix the Economic Meltdown and Stop Terrorism: Legalize Heroin and Whores

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Henry Sterry

The bottom line, economically, is that there is a big beautiful sexy cash cow to be milked here.