Ignore the French and Legalise Brothels

Jonathan Romain | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK
Jonathan Romain

Britain should not emulate France... we should move in the opposite direction and legalise brothels. True, this might seem odd coming from a rabbi but it is a matter of social reality not pious theology. The question is not do we wish the sex trade did not exist, but how do we best deal with it?

Fifty Shades of the Georgians: Bonkbusters Are Nothing New

Adrian Teal | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Adrian Teal

I offloaded some well-thumbed books on my local British Heart Foundation outlet recently, and the volunteers' relief that there wasn't a copy of Fifty Shades of Grey amongst my offerings was palpable. Charity shops in every corner of the realm are being inundated by used copies of E. L. James's spank-fest, it seems.

Sex Can Be a Complicated Business

Jane Hilton | Posted 31.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Hilton

Sex at the best of times can be complicated. It can also be controversial. As a photographer and filmmaker working on my projects in the legal brothels of Nevada, I have discovered people with strong negative opinions about what they do.

Violence Against Sex Workers 'Should Be Classed As A Hate Crime'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK

Violence against sex workers should be reclassified as a hate crime, a new report has said, claiming that the risks associated with prostitution have ...

Will Scotland Make Paying For Sex Illegal?

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 18.08.2012 | UK Politics

The Scottish Parliament is to consider an outright ban on prostitution, after a Labour MSP called for paying for sex in any way to be outlawed. T...

Honduras: The Lost Girls

Ramita Navai | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK
Ramita Navai

After a week of hanging out in Mexican brothels, I was no nearer to the story I was investigating on the disappearance of thousands of Honduran women.

Not on our Streets

Toby Lichtig | Posted 23.07.2012 | UK
Toby Lichtig

Those unaware of the complex and contradictory prostitution laws in Britain could be forgiven for thinking that prostitution is illegal. It isn't. And nor is buying sex. Whatever your views on the inherent "violence" in the practice, there's no getting away from this very simple fact. "If you choose to buy sex there will be consequences," states the campaign. Except there won't be.

Two Up Top - Ukrainian Women In Bare-Chested Demonstration Before Euro 2012 Draw

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 02.12.2011 | UK

A team of young Ukrainian women have stripped in front of Kiev’s Olympic stadium to protest against the expected rise in prostitution during next ye...