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'Fighting For A World Where Girls Are Not for Sale'

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 04.28.2012 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

The first time I heard Rachel Lloyd speak was in 2005, the year of the 70th Annual Academy Awards. "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp" had won for the b...

Cop Suspected Of Moonlighting As Pimp

Posted 01.13.2012 | New York

A seven-year NYPD veteran is suspected of moonlighting as a pimp. Officer Monty Green was taped "discussing prostitution-related activities" accord...

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.

At A.C.T., The Family That Plays Together Doesn't Always Stay Together

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

"Home" is a loaded word. For many people it evokes memories of warmth, nostalgia, safety, and security. For others, the home in which they grew up may...

Underage Prostitution in New York City

Tasha Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Tasha Mitchell

Very Young Girls (2007) documents the lives of underage prostitutes, as young as 12, residing in NYC. Looking for a "daddy" or someone to "love" them, these very young callgirls turned to pimps.

Weekly Pulse: Did Wiretappers Target Landrieu Over Health Care Deal?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium Blogger The conservative videographer who donned a pimp suit to embarrass the anti-poverty group ACORN was arr...

Judge Blocks Government's Move To Cut ACORN Funding

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — The U.S. government's move this fall to cut off funding to ACORN was unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Friday, handing the emba...

The Whore Wars

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Henry Sterry

If this book helps people see that men and women who have sex for money are mothers, fathers, sisters and brothers, I will be happy. If it shines a compassionate light into the sex ghetto, it'll be worth all the slings and arrows.

Before Subprime There Was ACORN

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Chautin

Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, known as ACORN, is in the news again and conservative politicians are going for the jugular vein.

Report: Still Hard Out Here For A Pimp

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

The study, commissioned by the University of Minnesota's Pimp Research Institute, is the result of interviews with the pimps themselves, who paint a bleak picture of the state of pimping in 2009 America.

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.

James Lipton Reveals He Once Worked As A Pimp In Paris

ABC Action News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

James Lipton, the host of U.S. talk show, Inside the Actors' Studio, once worked as a pimp in Paris, France. The revered TV presenter, who has sat do...