CNN Money: Strippers vs. Clubs in fight over Labor Rights

  CNN Money interviewed me & some other strippers regarding employment rights entitled “Strippers vs. Clubs in fight over Labor Rights.”  I appreciate that they focused on the labor aspects of stripping to debunk the notion that strippers are independent contractors when in fact they’re employees.  The article also quoted 1 of our supporters, Shannon … Continue reading

Sex Trafficking of Americans: The Girls Next Door

5/24/11 USA Even as celebrity activists such as Emma Thompson, Demi Moore, and Mira Sorvino raise awareness about commercial sex trafficking, survivor Rachel Lloyd publishes her memoir Girls Like Us, and the Senate introduces a new bipartisan bill for victim support, the problem proliferates across continents, in casinos, on streets, and directly into your mobile … Continue reading

Danielle Staub: “I have addictions and need psychological treatment”

05/19/2011 Danielle Staub has decided she needs professional help. The former The Real Housewives of New Jersey star has decided to “walk away” from a recently-signed 3-year contract with a strip club and seek treatment for psychological problems caused by childhood sexual abuse. “I have addictions with love and low self-esteem, and I need help!” … Continue reading

South Korean Prostitutes & Pimps Rally Against Police Crackdown

5/17/11 Seoul, South Korea Hundreds of prostitutes and pimps rallied Tuesday near a red-light district in Seoul to protest a police crackdown on brothels, with some unsuccessfully attempting to set themselves on fire. (Scroll down for photos) A crowd of about 400 people, mostly women wearing baseball caps, masks and sunglasses, chanted slogans like, “Guarantee … Continue reading

Britain’s Prostitutes: Life On the Edge

A look at the dangers faced by women working as prostitutes in Britain. After the murders of three sex workers in Bradford, Chris Buckler speaks to women who continue to work on the streets despite the dangers.

Gilgo and Cedar Beach Serial Killer is on the loose

Dec. 14, 2010 Suffolk County, NY Suffolk County’s top cop said Tuesday that a serial murderer could be on the loose, as authorities searched a pristine coastal island where four corpses have been found. “We could have a serial killer,” Police Commissioner Richard Dormer told reporters on the windswept barrier island where the bodies were … Continue reading

Union Square, 3:18 P.M.

March 18, 2011 NY, NY Supporters of sex workers rallied at Union Square to celebrate the American government’s endorsement of a United Nations measure condemning human-rights abuses against sex workers. The New York Times photo: Robert Caplin article: http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/03/18/union-square-318-p-m