Browsing all 42 posts in The Sex Industry.

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More on Repression in Bangkok’s red light districts

More on Repression in Bangkok’s red light districts

A month ago I wrote about reports of police repression in and around some of the more popular adult entertainment areas in Bangkok. Some of that was based on word of mouth, some was based on news reports and a bit was based on information [...]

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Repression hits red light districts in Bangkok

Repression hits red light districts in Bangkok

Over the years I’ve reported on sex shop shutdowns in Vietnam, go go bar raids in Angeles City and strip club crackdowns in Japan but truth be told I never thought I’d find myself reporting on a similar if less severe situation in Thailand where [...]

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Again on why prostitution should be legal

Again on why prostitution should be legal

Soon after I first started this site I made a short post that contained a list of mainstream articles arguing for the legalization of prostitution. That was 2012. It is now 2014. Back then I didn’t imagine that marijuana would be legalized in several US [...]

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Interview with Asian American porn star Nautica Thorn

Interview with Asian American porn star Nautica Thorn

Interviews with people in the sex industry have been a staple of this website since I first started it back in 2012. Some of them illicit more comments than others but there are all read by tens or even hundreds of thousands of people. That’s [...]

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How much sex does two thousand dollars buy?

How much sex does two thousand dollars buy?

In the short history of this site I’ve received a lot of comments and emails asking about prices, the rate in various locations, which areas offer the best value and a lot of similar question. I’ve tried to respond to all of these as best [...]

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Sex shops I’d like to see

Sex shops I’d like to see

The holiday season is here. While all the little ones draw up their wish lists for Santa’s impending visit, I figured I’d draw one up of my own. The following are sex shops I’d like to see brought into existence. I admit that a lot [...]

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Interview with Asian American milf porn star Lucky Starr

Interview with Asian American milf porn star Lucky Starr

Since starting this site over a year ago I’ve been lucky enough to conduct a number of interviews with people in the sex industry. The number of visitors to this website has continued to rise and is now approaching 3 million. In my humble opinion [...]

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Interview with Asian American porn star and wrestler Annie Cruz

Interview with Asian American porn star and wrestler Annie Cruz

In the latest in my series of interviews with sex workers, I was finally able to talk to the adventurous porn star Annie Cruz. This will probably be the last interview I do for some time, unless someone very interesting comes along. I’m quite pleased [...]

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United Nations Agencies Urge Philippines et al to Legalize Prostitution

United Nations Agencies Urge Philippines et al to Legalize Prostitution

Although widespread prostitution has been a reality in the Philippines for decades (with the economies of whole regions like Angeles City and Subic Bay relying on it), the exchange of money for sex remains officially illegal in the country. Everyone knows what goes on in [...]

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More on Japan’s pink salon professional cock suckers

More on Japan’s pink salon professional cock suckers

Please note, I mean no national offense with the title. I am just describing things as they are. As I described earlier, Japan has countless pink salons or “pinsaros,” which are the local versions of blowjob bars where a guy can go to get his [...]

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Beware of Backpage

Beware of Backpage

Two stories recently in the news should serve as a sober reminder that you really need to be careful with Backpage, a website known for escort and massage parlor ads. The first story comes out of Long Island, in New York, where 104 men accused [...]

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Interviews with two Japanese brothel managers

Interviews with two Japanese brothel managers

In the latest in my ever ongoing serious of interviews with people in the sex industry, I have compiled two interviews with guys in charge of some “delivery health” shops in Japan. As explained in the interview with a Japanese prostitute posted earlier, “health” shops [...]

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Interview with a Japanese “health” prostitute

Interview with a Japanese “health” prostitute

In the same vein as the professional blowjob giver I featured on the site earlier, a Japanese prostitute working at a “fashion health” club set up an impromptu interview with the always unpredictable users at the wild Japanese website 2Chan (which inspired the creation of [...]