Tag Archives: Prostitution

RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : An Interview with Novelist and Immigrant Rights Activist David McCabe

Novelist and immigrant rights activist David McCabe at the studios of KOOP-FM in Austin, Texas, March 8, 2013. Photo by Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio Podcast:Novelist and immigrant rights activist David McCabe, author of ‘Without Sin’ “When love … Continue reading

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A Real Crime : How the Law Treats Sex Workers in New Orleans

‘Crimes against nature’:Prosecuting sex workers in New Orleans More than half of the people on Louisiana’s Sex Offender Registry — which was designed for rapists and child molesters — are indigent women convicted of sex work. By Jordan Flaherty / … Continue reading

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Forced Prostitution in Mexico : Lost Women of the Narcoguerra

“Sex Slave” by Vangobot / Pop Art Machine.Organized crime in Mexico:Massive transnational sex trade The networks of traffickers in women use Mexico as a bridge to move teens to the U.S. and Canada where they are sold and sexually exploited. … Continue reading

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DC Madam : Sexual Extortion During Republican Rule

DC Madam Deborah Jeane Palfrey, who later died in what was called a suicide, is shown with her lawyer at federal court in Washingon in 2007.The Sexual Extortion Scandal: Sex and Politics Under Republican Rule By Sherman DeBrosse / The … Continue reading

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Wall Street Madam : Bankers Used Corporate Credit Cards for Sex

Shown here at a court appearance last fall, Kristin Davis pleaded guilty to charges of running a prostitution business that used more than 100 women. In an ABC interview Feb. 6, 2009, she tells how Wall Street CEO’s paid her … Continue reading

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Alan Pogue, Good Samaritan, Reports on the Man Who Beat Him

Alan Pogue wrote at the time on the subject of his new look: “All I need is the two knobs, one on either side of my neck, for the perfect Halloween mask.” Halloween has passed, as all things do, and … Continue reading

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Sex Slavery Crackdown in Houston

Jose Benitez, a Houston labor organizer, talks with two women who were victims of sex trafficking outside El Corralon del Chele Paco, a Houston bar targeted in the past for such trafficking. Photo by Sharon Steinmann / Houston Chronicle.120 women … Continue reading

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