Perhaps the best part of this app is the story of how it was started:
"I was walking down Oranienburger Strasse – I know it sounds cheesy, but it’s the truth – it was chilly and I saw the poor girls on the streets, and I thought, why isn’t there an app? It’s not efficient to wait outside."-Pia Poppenreite
See people, human compassion isn’t dead. There just may be hope for the human race after all.
The so-called ‘sex boxes’, which officially opened on August 26, are located in a former industrial site just outside the city centre. They will station up to 40 prostitutes and will have nine ‘sex-boxes’ that they can entertain clients in.
The ill-conceived title was part of an online campaign launched this week in Brazil, designed to promote safe sex amongst the country’s thriving sex industry workforce.
When you’re 14 and you try and hook up with a prostitute, that kind of shit can happen.
After 50 years and nearly half a million dicks, 70 year old twin prostitutes from Amsterdam are retiring
Twin sisters Louise and Martine Fokkens have been working as prostitutes in Amsterdam’s red light district for fifty years. Now 70 years old, the pair have decided it’s time to hang up their garters after receiving a combined estimated 355,000 dicks into their pasty orifices.
Blackmail and slander have been around as long as human beings have been around, and with the internet, we have the high tech tools to embarrass people on a grand scale. One website Potential Prostitutes lets people anonymously accuse women of being prostitutes with no evidence, and then charges the women $100 to have their names and photos removed. Brilliant! (?)
Getting prostitutes overseas can be a dangerous thing— you may get ripped off, you may get some variety of jungle crotch rot or you could be a US Secret Service agent, compromising your job by picking up Colombian hookers. But in the future, prostitutes may come in robotic flavor. No diseases and if it’s not a real person, it’s not cheating, right? Right?
Swedish-born photographer Christer Strömholm shot these absolutely stunning black and white photographs of Parisian prostitutes, both female and transsexual in Pigalle, starting from the early 1950s and going into the 1960s.
In Italy, as in so many countries, prostitutes generally aren’t home grown women in it for the love of the profession. Too many prostitutes in the first world are women that are kidnapped from poor countries and forced into slavery or are tricked into prostitution to pay back their passage to another country. For Nigerian women in Italy however, life is particularly dire.
McDonald’s Chicken Nuggets are pretty damn tasty, but one woman in LA thinks they’re good enough to prostitute yourself for. I mean, it’s not like it hasn’t crossed my mind when I was jonesing for the yummy, crispy taste of Chicken Nuggets, but I never actually did it.
It may be a little hard to discern what’s on this coin from 1st century Britain, but it’s a man making sweet, sweet love to a lady friend. It wasn’t official coinage, but a token for a brothel. It could have been a general purpose token, or it could have been for the specified sex act, or it could have been collected to turn in later for fun prizes.