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The Buffalo Blizzard That Saved My Life

Jane Wells | Posted 01.21.2015 | Impact
Jane Wells

When I heard about the horrendous lake effect snowstorm in Buffalo this week, I immediately thought about another blizzard there -- one that not only ...

Sex Crimes '100 Percent Consensual'?

Jane Wells | Posted 11.02.2014 | Impact
Jane Wells

It's all too easy to imagine this does not happen here in the United States or that this is an isolated incident. Sadly, neither is the case. Nor is it simply a story of child abuse and rape.

Truth and Lies - It Matters How We Tell Stories

Jane Wells | Posted 08.03.2014 | Impact
Jane Wells

There is no place for fiction in the not-for-profit world.

Legalize It? Seriously?

Chris Baughman | Posted 02.12.2014 | Impact
Chris Baughman

Legalization does not benefit the people selling sex; nor does legalization produce female empowerment. What it does is serve the owners of brothels, pimps and the johns who frequent them.

Reducing the Vulnerability Associated With Human Trafficking

Keeli Sorensen | Posted 02.12.2014 | Impact
Keeli Sorensen

It's important to remember that human trafficking and modern slavery is not just a crime committed by a criminal against his or her victim.

How I Tell My Sex Trafficking Survivor Story

Danielle Douglas | Posted 02.11.2014 | Impact
Danielle Douglas

At times it feels that in the search for a good story we are willing to sell not only our own souls to the devil, but also the souls of others, including those whose souls are just regaining their strength.

Notes From a Chicago Escort

Nikolaos Al-Khadra | Posted 02.10.2014 | Impact
Nikolaos Al-Khadra

When people do recognize escorting as prostitution, they believe it's somehow safer than street level prostitution. It isn't. Far from it.

Human Trafficking: Coming Soon to a City Near You

Dan Steele | Posted 02.09.2014 | Impact
Dan Steele

The vast majority of detectives investigating sex trafficking spend hours behind their desks, compiling thousands of pages of case file documentation. There are no high speed chases, no shootouts and there are definitely no suspenseful, last minute rescues.

Making Tricked

Jane Wells | Posted 02.08.2014 | Impact
Jane Wells

There is precious little data on the subject, and urban myths supporting both sides of the prostitution debate abound. We had to dispel the myths first; clarify the truths, second.

Mike Ryan

'Showgirls' Director Defends Notorious Flop

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 04.23.2013 | Entertainment

Paul Verhoeven remains quick to defend "Showgirls." Actually, he has a good point about the Razzie award-winning film: 18 years after it's release not...