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America's most famous pimp, poised for elected office, dies

PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — America's most famous pimp partied for days with porn stars, political pals and others to celebrate his 72nd birthday, but the revelry ended when Dennis Hof was found dead in one ...

Nevada investigating legal pimp, candidate for sex assault

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada authorities confirmed Wednesday that they're investigating allegations of sexual assault against a legal pimp and state legislative candidate. The Nevada Depa...

Why are casinos controversial in Japan?

More than two decades after proposals that Japan rewrite its laws on gambling were first put forward, the government on July 20 passed legislation that legalizes casinos as part of integrated resort c...

Game draws attention to India's trafficked girls

Leena Kejriwal's art installations are hiding in plain sight across India. In small towns and big cities, stark black silhouettes of little girls are spray-painted on buildings, railway station wa...

Brothel bans weighed in Nevada as legal pimp runs for office

PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — A state marketed as a place where people can indulge in all manner of sins is confronting its status as the only place in America where you can legally pay someone for sex. ...

New Zealand sex worker advocate speaks about queen's honor

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Former sex worker Catherine Healy was honored this week by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II for her work advocating for prostitutes. In 2003, Healy helped get prostitution d...

Topless militants: Femen takes feminist fight to Cosby trial

PARIS (AP) — The women of Femen have bared their breasts at the Vatican, in front of Russian President Vladimir Putin and now at a Pennsylvania courthouse, all for one cause: fighting patriarchy. ...

Belarusian sex worker alleges Trump-Russia tie without proof

PATTAYA, Thailand (AP) — A Belarusian woman jailed in Thailand for offering sex lessons without a work permit says she has a story to tell involving the Kremlin, Russian billionaires and even the pres...

James Franco doubles up for '70s New York drama 'The Deuce'

NEW YORK (AP) — George Pelecanos says it's tough to make a drama series about prostitution and pornography. Pelecanos is a co-creator of "The Deuce," a new HBO series about New York'...

South Korean human trafficking suspect arrested in Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police say they have arrested a South Korean man suspected of involvement in trafficking of Thai women into South Korea's sex industry. Thailand's Department of S...

Film 'The Receptionist' to premier across Taiwan June 23

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- London-based Taiwanese director Jenny Lu's (盧謹明) debut feature film "The Receptionist" will officially premier Friday, June 23 in 11 theaters in six cities across...

Film 'The Receptionist' to screen in Kaohsiung today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An early screening of London-based Taiwanese director Jenny Lu's (盧謹明) debut feature film "The Receptionist" (接線員) will take place today in Kaohsiung, before the ...