APAC Announces Goals for 2016

APAC Announces Goals for 2016

LOS ANGELES — The Adult Performer Advocacy Committee (APAC) has announced a series of new initiatives designed to expand its support of adult performers. According to APAC, it advocates improving safety and working conditions in the adult film industry by providing performers with organized representation in matters that affect their health, safety and community. The […]

 

Sex Worker from Sheri’s Ranch Refutes Sex Buyer Study

Sex Worker from Sheri’s Ranch Refutes Sex Buyer Study

September 24th, 2015 / Pahrump, Nevada – Las Vegas-area adult resort  brothel Sheri’s Ranch posted a statement written by one of their sex workers criticizing a highly publicized and controversial study published recently in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence. The study concluded that men who pay for prostitutes were more likely to commit acts of […]

 

Meet the sex workers victimized and exploited by A&E’s ‘8 Minutes’

Meet the sex workers victimized and exploited by A&E’s ‘8 Minutes’

A Texas woman named Kamylla says she was screwed over by A&E’s new reality show 8 Minutes. Although the show claims to “rescue” sex workers from their lives on the streets, Kamylla claims that it actually pushed her and her family into eviction and poverty. The show, which the Daily Dot covered in March, is […]

 

High-end escort Estelle Lucas gets into fight with Qantas over wearing flip flops in the airline lounge

High-end escort Estelle Lucas gets into fight with Qantas over wearing flip flops in the airline lounge

“We appreciate this may have caused some frustration but we’re not in a position to flip-flop on the policy,” said a Qantas spokesperson. Estelle Lucas, “Melbourne’s finest private escort,” was denied entry to the Qantas Club lounge on April 1, but not for the reason you may think. Lucas, who turned up in “thongs,” (also known […]

 

Police officer accused of having sex with prostitutes while on the job

Police officer accused of having sex with prostitutes while on the job

A police officer has quit the force after being accused of sleeping with sex workers while on duty. PC Darren Bromley is currently under investigation by Greater Manchester Police as a result of the allegations. The 38 reportedly became familiar with several prostitutes while patrolling Manchester’s red light district. The police force were notified of his […]

 

Arizona Activist Monica Jones Convicted of ‘Walking While Trans’ Will Appeal

Arizona Activist Monica Jones Convicted of ‘Walking While Trans’ Will Appeal

Attorneys for sex workers’ rights activist Monica Jones are scheduled to argue in court Monday that the Phoenix antiprostitution ordinance under which Jones was convicted is unconstitutionally vague and infringes on free-speech rights, reports the Associated Press. In April, Jones was found guilty of “manifesting prostitution” after she accepted a ride from an undercover Phoenix police […]

 

The Life of a Virgin Sex Worker

The Life of a Virgin Sex Worker

A year ago, at the ripe age of 18, I became a stripper. When I walked into the club, I was hired on the spot. “No prostitution,” my boss said as she handed me my schedule. Little did she know there was no chance of that happening. I was a virgin who literally couldn’t have […]

 

If artists murder sex workers, do different rules apply? On the Zwelethu Mthethwa murder case

If artists murder sex workers, do different rules apply? On the Zwelethu Mthethwa murder case

As the Oscar Pistorius trial winds to a close, a Special Assignment documentary on Sunday night was a reminder of another South African murder case involving a high-profile man which has consistently failed to win a similar degree of media attention – or outrage. When artist Zwelethu Mthethwa goes to trial in November, will we […]

 
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