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Comparing Sex Buyers with Men Who Don't Buy Sex: "You can have a good time with the servitude" vs. "You're supporting a system of degradation" (Research)


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This research study compared 101 men who buy sex with 100 men who did not buy sex, matched by age, ethnicity, and education level. Most had a wife or girlfriend at the time of the study. Sex buyers had many more sex partners in their lifetime (prostituted as well as non-prostituted) than non-sex buyers. Sex […]

The John Next Door (News)


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The men who buy sex are your neighbors and colleagues. A new study reveals how the burgeoning demand for porn and prostitutes is warping personal relationships and endangering women and girls. Men of all ages, races, religions, and backgrounds do it. Rich men do it, and poor men do it, in forms so varied and […]

'Cybersex' kids confess (News)


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NINE-YEAR-OLD Mimi (not her real name) voluntarily posed in front of a computer-mounted camera for money. That was the girl’s confession to Insp. Catalina Diotay, chief of the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO)-Women and Children’s Protection Desk (WCPD). Mimi and the other girls, aged 12 and 17, were rescued by authorities from a cybersex den […]

Why Human Trafficking? (Personal Experience)


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I have seen the face of human trafficking. While filming Nefarious: Merchant of Souls––a documentary on the global sex trade––I traveled to a small village on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. I had heard that the village was a hotspot for child sex tourism, but I wasn’t sure what to expect when I arrived. […]

Her war on porn (Opinion)

Posted on June 26, 2011, in Men, Opinion, Prostitution, Sex Trafficking, Societal, Women

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Wheelock professor Gail Dines, 52, blames sex trafficking on the porn industry. In this interview, Gail Dines explains how pornography harms and contribution to a pornified culture and how it is linked to the sex trade. Find the full article here: http://www.boston.com/lifestyle/articles/2011/06/26/wheelock_professor_gail_dines_engages_in_war_on_porn/

Atlantic City Turns To Sex To Attract Business (News)

Posted on June 14, 2011, in Men, News, Prostitution, Sexual Violence, Societal, Women

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Miss America and her tiara are gone, replaced by lingerie-wearing blackjack dealers, beverage servers in bustiers or fishnets, a million-dollar steakhouse/gentlemen’s club and soon a “Naked Circus.” Three casinos have bikini beach bars on the sand. Outside the gambling halls, there are a half-dozen strip clubs and a sex swingers/voyeurs club; (Coming up: “Men’s Shirt and […]

Mall security guard charged with pimping teen girls (News)


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A mall security guard charged with prostituting teenagers for sex tried to recruit girls while on the job and told at least one of them he was an undercover police officer trying to catch sexual predators, according to court records. A criminal complaint filed in federal court in Alexandria says Cooper Kweme, of Arlington, ran […]

Lake Wales Couple Made and Sold Porn at Home, Arrest Report Says (News)

Posted on June 7, 2011, in Marriage, News, Pornography Laws, Prostitution

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Lake Wales, FL resident Teresa Taylor and her husband, Warren Taylor, were jailed after a deputy spent three months investigating porn videos the couple made at home and sold online, arrest reports say. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office began investigating Theresa Taylor, 55, in March after receiving tips that she was making and distributing porn […]

Porn Stars Are Abused and are Human Trafficking Victims (Opinion)


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Dawn Worswick, a survivor of trafficking herself, lays out the truth behind the porn industry. She shares cold-hard facts about the porn industry, the performers, the work conditions. She shares insight from performers themselves, many of whom are forced or pressured into the industry against their will with no way to get out. She also […]

Pay to Play (Opinion)

Posted on April 8, 2011, in Opinion, Prostitution

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Hugh Hefner turns 85 this weekend. Like the creepy guy cruising the high school hangouts long after he has graduated, Hef keeps getting older but the girls stay the same age. Toupees, and their latter-day counterpart, Viagra, maintain the illusion of virility for only so long. But it’s not the chimerical picture of youth projected […]