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Brothels May Disappoint
Aug 18, 2020 10:10 AM CDT
Berlin's Reopened Brothels May Disappoint
Erotic massages are allowed, but sex isn't permitted until September
- Berlin's brothels are back open for the first time in five months, but there's a caveat: No sex allowed. While prostitution is legal in Germany, sex acts remain banned until September under coronavirus restrictions, reports AFP . At this point, clients—required to wear a mask and provide contact...
Lawyer's Other Job
Is at a Nevada Brothel
Sep 9, 2019 4:45 PM CDT
Lawyer's Other Job Is at a Nevada Brothel
Des Moines attorney wants to change laws, attitudes
- Like a lot of people, Katherine Sears has a side hustle. The Des Moines lawyer doesn't drive an Uber or deliver pizza. Her other job is in a brothel in Nevada. "I like sex," she says. "Sex is fun, and I can get paid for it....
Oct 18, 2018 5:44 AM CDT
Brothel Owner Expected to Win Election Despite Death
Republican would be named to replace Dennis Hof after Nov. 6
- Despite being found dead on Tuesday, Nevada's most famous pimp is poised to win a Nov. 6 election to the state legislature , reports the AP . The body of Dennis Hof, who marketed himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican in his race for a heavily GOP Assembly district, was found...
Found Dead at His
Love Ranch Brothel
Oct 16, 2018 4:16 PM CDT
Famous Pimp Found Dead at His Love Ranch Brothel
Dennis Hof, 72, was running for political office in Nevada
- Dennis Hof, a legal pimp who gained notoriety for an HBO series about his business and who has fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate for the state Legislature, has died, Nevada authorities said Tuesday. An employee at Hof's Love Ranch brothel about an hour outside of Las...
Plan Runs Into
Sep 30, 2018 12:50 PM CDT
'Robot Brothel' Plan Runs Into Trouble
Houston stops the business from opening, at least for now
- Houston city officials have ordered a halt, at least temporarily, to a Canadian company's plan to open a so-called "robot brothel" in the city, the AP reports. The
reports building inspectors ordered the halt after determining KinkySDollS lacked the permits required for demolition and construction. The...
Robot Sex Is Coming to This US
City. The Mayor's Not Happy
Sep 28, 2018 10:15 AM CDT
Robot Sex Is Coming to This US City. The Mayor's Not Happy
Sex-doll brothel out of Canada is headed to Houston
- "Sex Robot Battle" sounds like the name of a B-movie one might stumble on during late-night channel-surfing, but that's actually how KTRK depicts a war brewing between the mayor of a Texas city and the owner of a "sexbot business" out of Canada. The owner of KinkySDollS,...
Nevada's HBO Star Pimp
May Reopen Shuttered Brothel
Aug 27, 2018 7:30 PM CDT
Nevada's HBO Star Pimp May Reopen Shuttered Brothel
A judge recently ruled in Dennis Hof's favor
- Nevada's most famous legal pimp can re-open his brothel near Las Vegas after county officials ordered it closed, a judge ruled Monday. Per the AP , Dennis Hof, who starred in the HBO adult reality series "Cathouse," and is a Republican candidate for a state legislative seat, sued...
Goodbye, Red-Light District.
Jun 22, 2018 11:55 AM CDT
Goodbye, Red-Light District. Hello, 'Mega-Brothel'
Belgian city to move sex workers into abandoned hangar that's been renamed 'Hangar d'Amour'
- A Belgian nonprofit wanted to turn an abandoned hangar in the city of Ostend into a maritime museum—but city officials have decided on an entirely different use for the site instead. A "mega-brothel" is more what they have in mind, in what they say is an effort to...
Pimp Runs for Office
Jun 11, 2018 8:20 AM CDT
Nation's Highest-Profile Pimp Runs for Office
Dennis Hof runs for seat in Nevada state legislature amid anti-brothel movement
- 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. A coalition of religious groups and anti-sex trafficking activists has launched referendums to ban brothels in two...
US Honors Woman Held
in Brothel for 2 Decades
Jun 29, 2017 5:39 PM CDT
US Honors Woman Held in Brothel for 2 Decades
Alika Kinan recognized for work fighting sex trafficking since 2012 rescue
- This week, Alika Kinan was honored at the State Department for her work fighting sex trafficking; just five years earlier she was being held prisoner and abused in an Argentinian brothel. NPR reports Kinan, herself a victim of sex trafficking, was held captive in the brothel for nearly two decades...
Cops: Man Drove 18-Wheeler
Into Famous Brothel
May 26, 2017 11:10 AM CDT
Cops: Man Drove 18-Wheeler Into Famous Brothel
Dennis Hof estimates $400K in damage to Nevada's Moonlite Bunny Ranch
- A man wearing body armor and a mask backed a tractor-trailer through the gate of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch before dawn Thursday and crashed it into the front door of the famed Nevada brothel featured in the
reality television show, according to authorities and the brothel's owner. Brian...
20-Year-Old Is Selling Her
Virginity for $400K, 'Love'
in case you missed it
Oct 29, 2016 6:54 AM CDT
20-Year-Old Is Selling Her Virginity for $400K, 'Love'
'Love' of her family; Katherine Stone wants to rebuild burned-out family home with proceeds
- The reasons for losing one's virginity are as old and as myriad as humanity itself, but they usually have to do with being addled by some combination of love, lust, alcohol, or the vague desire to spread your DNA around the planet. Gentle reader, meet 20-year-old Katherine Stone of...
Nov 15, 2015 1:42 PM CST
Lamar Odom Can't Recognize Family: Report
Bad news for Khloe Kardashian's husband
- After news of Lamar Odom's "shocking" improvement , a dark turn: The former NBA player is in "rough shape" and struggles to recognize family and friends, a source tells TMZ . Worse, the source adds, doctors believe his brain has suffered major damage. Odom's estranged wife, Khloe Kardashian,...
Man, 80, Sets
Self on Fire Over
Aug 12, 2015 8:50 AM CDT
Man, 80, Sets Self on Fire Over WWII Brothels
He had joined protesters demanding apology from Japan for 'comfort women'
- For more than 20 years, South Korean activists have organized weekly protests in front of Seoul's Japanese Embassy to demand an apology for its women and girls who were used as sex slaves by the Japanese military during World War II, reports the AP . But while those demonstrations have...
An Austrian Brothel Is
Offering Up Free Sex
Jun 14, 2015 1:40 PM CDT
An Austrian Brothel Is Offering Up Free Sex
Owner Hermann Mueller's scheme is extremely popular, he says
- An Austrian brothel is offering a summer special that competitors will find hard to match—free sex. Its owner says it's his way of protesting a tax squeeze. "Effective immediately: Free Entrance! Free Drinks! Free Sex!" the Pascha bordello writes on its website. The
For Nevada Brothels,
It's 'Innovate' or Die
Jun 3, 2015 2:10 PM CDT
For Nevada Brothels, It's 'Innovate' or Die
Which, as one writer says, means 'survival of the freakiest'
- Nevada brothels aren't the hot commodity they used to be: Where there were once 34 licensed brothels in the state, there are now only 19, the
reports, with bordellos closing down on a fairly regular basis—one owner even tried to dump two of his venues on Craigslist,...
Mar 26, 2015 2:24 PM CDT
Help Wanted: Brothel Tester
Yes, it means what you think it means
- “You should enjoy having fun with people and you should not be afraid of contact.” Normally, a line like that in a help-wanted ad would raise red flags, but not so much in this case. A German social media company that specializes in the sex industry is looking...
Coming to Sydney
Jun 20, 2012 6:30 PM CDT
'Mega-Brothel' Coming to Sydney
Site gets approval for multi-million-dollar expansion
- A brothel in Sydney, Australia, will spend millions expanding into the continent's largest sex venue after government officials gave the go-ahead. The Stiletto mega-brothel will double its rooms to 40 with the $12.2 million renovation. Some of the new rooms will feature multiple beds and pool tables, reports...
Ontario Legalizes Brothels
Mar 26, 2012 6:43 PM CDT
Ontario Legalizes Brothels
Prostitutes can now organize, hire security
- Ontario has just made it slightly more difficult for Dominique Strauss-Kahn to get arrested within her borders: An Ontario court today overturned a ban on brothels, in a controversial move designed to minimize risks and safety threats to those who work in the world's oldest profession. The ruling will...
Manhattan Cops Hook
Mar 6, 2012 4:58 AM CST
Manhattan Cops Hook 'Uptown Madam'
Anna Gristina boasted she made millions in Upper East Side set up: investigators
- An uptown madam and mom of four is behind bars after earning millions running a tony brothel out of an Upper East Side apartment, according to Manhattan prosecutors. Anna Gristina, 44, was busted after investigators amassed up to 100 hours of audio and video tape as they staked out the...
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