DeKalb County Judge Doesn’t Allow Undercover Video As Evidence In High-end Escort Trial

DeKalb County Judge Doesn’t Allow Undercover Video As Evidence In High-end Escort Trial

A DeKalb County judge has ruled to exclude from trial an undercover video that prosecutors say shows a high-end escort service in action, finding that Dunwoody police obtained the video illegally. Channel 2 Action News reported the judge suppressed the video evidence, which allegedly shows men engaging in sexual acts with the female escorts in […]

 

Sex Worker Rights Summit Pens ‘National Sex Worker Anti-Criminalization Principles’

Sex Worker Rights Summit Pens ‘National Sex Worker Anti-Criminalization Principles’

Following unprecedented involvement during the International Whores’ Day actions that took place June 1-2 in numerous cities across the nation, a summit of sex workers, survivors, and advocates met late last month to discuss the next steps for the sex workers rights movement in the United States. The group published an important piece of educational […]

 

Brett Rossi: When Will Sex Workers Get Our #MeToo Moment?

Brett Rossi: When Will Sex Workers Get Our #MeToo Moment?

Brett Rossi is a model, entertainer, dancer, pornographic actress, and stand-up comedian based in Los Angeles. Over the past seven months, we’ve experienced a public reckoning surrounding sexual assault and harassment, particularly in the workplace. Today, #MeToo is much more than a hashtag, it’s an internationally recognized movement—one that will likely go down in history […]

 

Federal Judge Gives Gives Go Ahead To Activists Seeking To Overturn California’s 145-year Prostitution Ban

Federal Judge Gives Gives Go Ahead To Activists Seeking To Overturn California’s 145-year Prostitution Ban

A three-judge panel of 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said the plaintiffs’ legal challenge against the ban may proceed. The plaintiffs say the current law violates the right to engage in consensual sex, as described in a 2003 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that revoked criminal laws against gay sexual acts, the […]

 

Ex-trucking employee arrested after backing semi into Bunny Ranch brothel

Ex-trucking employee arrested after backing semi into Bunny Ranch brothel

An ex-trucking employee is behind bars this afternoon after stealing an 18-wheeler and backing it into the Moonlite Bunny Ranch brothel in Mound House on Thursday morning, according to the Director of Corporate Safety for Central Transport. News 4-Fox 11 was initially told by a spokesman for the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office that the driver […]

 

Jury Awards Former Escort $1.7 Million For Invasion Of Privacy

Jury Awards Former Escort $1.7 Million For Invasion Of Privacy

A Denver district court jury awarded a former escort $1.7 million in damages last month after concluding that one of her clients, a high end Denver attorney, was guilty of outrageous conduct and invading the woman’s privacy by “outing” her to her family, friends and colleagues. “I just feel like this was the final battle […]

 

Sewer Pipes Clogged By ‘Hundreds of Condoms’ Lead To Raid On Texas Massage Parlor

Sewer Pipes Clogged By ‘Hundreds of Condoms’ Lead To Raid On Texas Massage Parlor

A husband and wife accused of operating an Austin prostitution ring are facing felony charges following an investigation that began when police discovered a waste pipe connected to the business was clogged with “hundreds of condoms,” according to records. Juan Wang and her husband, Joseph Emery, the owners of Jade Massage Therapy LLC, each face […]

 

Scottish National Party Support Prostitution Law Changes Condemned By Sex Workers

Scottish National Party Support Prostitution Law Changes Condemned By Sex Workers

The Scottish National Party has backed changes to prostitution laws to criminalize those paying for sex, but not those who sell it. Delegates at the party’s conference in Aberdeen voted in favor of a motion proposing a “Scottish model” to handle prostitution, similar to the “Nordic model” used in Scandinavian countries. The resolution, proposed by […]

 

Backpage Removes Adult Content Due to US Govt Censorship

Backpage Removes Adult Content Due to US Govt Censorship

Publisher Vows to Fight First Amendment Battles Washington, D.C. – As the direct result of unconstitutional government censorship, Backpage.com has removed its Adult content section from the highly popular classified website, effective immediately. For years, the legal system protecting freedom of speech prevailed, but new government tactics, including pressuring credit card companies to cease doing business with […]

 

12 Men Face Felony Charges for Posting to Seattle’s ‘The Review Board’

The area has previously prosecuted more than a dozen men in 2016 for online speech related to prostitution.

12 Men Face Felony Charges for Posting to Seattle’s ‘The Review Board’

From Elizabeth Nolan Brown in Reason At least twelve more men face felony charges in Washington for posting comments to the now-defunct web forum known as The Review Board (TRB). The dozen defendants, most of whom who will be arraigned in King County District Court on December 14, face one count each of promoting prostitution […]

 
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