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Parents, Daughter Arrested In Prostitution Sting

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 05.14.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Tennessee arrested a mother, father and daughter Monday during an undercover prostitution sting. According to the Metropolitan Nashv...

Village Voice Chain To Split From Controversial Ad Site

Reuters | Chris Francescani and Nadia Damouni | Posted 09.23.2013 | Media

Sept 24 (Reuters) - Village Voice Media (VVM) will split off from its controversial Backpage.com online advertising site and create a new company fo...

With Allies Like These, Who Needs Enemies?

Kevin M. Ryan | Posted 09.25.2012 | Impact
Kevin M. Ryan

Backpage.com, the site owned by Village Voice Media that posts adult services ads online, has claimed it is "a critical ally" in the fight against child sex trafficking. So why is it fighting a Washington law that makes it a felony to advertise the sexual services of juveniles?

Children Don't Belong on the Backpage

Wendi Adelson | Posted 09.10.2012 | Crime
Wendi Adelson

Village Voice Media has only one moral choice: take sex trafficking out of its business model. If not, Eric Holder and the Department of Justice need to step in and take action on our behalf.

New York Times' Op-ed Confirms US Has Teen Sex Slave Epidemic

Conchita Sarnoff | Posted 06.23.2012 | Impact
Conchita Sarnoff

Finally, the New York Times' Nicholas Kristof reports on U.S. teenagers being sold for sex -- sex trafficking in America.

Craigslist Saga: The Great Migration of Sex Trafficking Ads

Marissa Louie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Marissa Louie

What has happened since Craigslist shut down its Adult Services section in the United States in September and internationally in December?