Nevada brothel owner defends bid for state office

Sep 14, 2016

Nevada brothel owner defends bid for state office

Dennis Hof doesn’t lack for name recognition in his run for Nevada state office. He starred in the HBO adult reality series “Cathouse” and didn’t shy away from the spotlight when former NBA player Lamar Odom suffered a medical episode at one of Hof’s ...

Jul 1, 2016

U.K. should legalize brothels, parliamentary watchdog says

Sex workers in England and Wales should not face criminal charges for soliciting and brothels should be legalized, a British parliamentary group said on Friday, calling for local prostitution laws to be overhauled. Countries have been divided over the best way to deal with ...

France passes law that punishes prostitutes' clients

Apr 7, 2016

France passes law that punishes prostitutes' clients

French lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill against prostitution and sex trafficking that bans buying sex, not selling it. Customers will face fines and be made to attend awareness classes on the harms of the sex trade. The legislation, which passed 64-12 in the ...

South Korea upholds tough anti-prostitution laws

Mar 31, 2016

South Korea upholds tough anti-prostitution laws

South Korea’s top court on Thursday upheld laws that toughened punishment on prostitutes, pimps and their clients. The 2004 legislation drove thousands of sex workers in traditional red-light zones out of business in South Korea, but prostitution has still thrived in the shadows. Sex ...

Mar 24, 2016

German Cabinet OKs prostitution bill requiring condom use

Germany’s Cabinet on Wednesday approved legislation meant to better control prostitution and make life safer for sex workers, a bill that includes making the use of condoms obligatory. Legislation in 2002 that legalized prostitution gave sex workers social benefits but led to an explosion ...