(Gustavo Turner | XBIZ) – A Nevada County Commission which has jurisdiction over the legal brothels nearest to Las Vegas has drafted proposed changes to the county code, which include officially discarding the stigmatizing term “prostitutes” in ordinances in favor of “courtesans” and reclassifying “houses of prostitution” as “brothels.” The
(Jazmin Orozco Rodriguez | Nevada Independent) – Dennis Hof was found dead at one of his seven brothels almost a year ago. But the death of one of its most outspoken figureheads hasn’t kept the brothel industry out of the headlines — it faced a legislative push to put an end to
by Dana Gentry | Nevada Current [excerpt] Attorney General Aaron Ford, who is defending Sisolak and the state’s legal brothels in a federal lawsuit filed by former sex workers, is simultaneously prosecuting cases of sexual trafficking initiated by his predecessor, Adam Laxalt. . . . Ford draws a distinction between
(Hurubie Meko | Lancaster Online) – The Rotary Club of Lancaster got some business advice Wednesday from a legal sex worker in Nevada. Alice Little, who said she earned over $1 million last year working at the Moonlite Bunny Ranch, talked to the Rotarians about risk management and fee setting.
Excerpt from Las Vegas Review-Journal, July 7, 2019 U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders hosted a public town hall that drew more than 550 and a private roundtable meeting with veterans in Las Vegas. Sanders’ progressive platforms met with support, but several pushed the candidate to take stance on protecting sex work.
(Kate D’Adamo | Slixa.com) – The last week has been a testament to the movement towards global decriminalization of sex work. It may have gone by fast, but it’s been truly incredible few days. In The United States: Today, the NYC-based coalition DecrimNY will introduce the most comprehensive decriminalization bill
(Steve Chapman) – America was once a land of prohibitions. Half a century ago, in most of the country, gambling was illegal. Marijuana use was illegal. Abortion was illegal. Pornography was illegal. Homosexual relations were against the law — and same-sex marriage was beyond imagination. Even heterosexual sodomy was forbidden in
Legislation that would have banned legal prostitution in Nevada did not pass in this latest session. At the Mustang Ranch in Storey County, that was cause for celebration. (Chris Buckley | KTVN.com) – Legislation that would have banned legal prostitution in Nevada did not pass in this latest session. At the
(Jane Wollman Rusoff | ThinkAdvisor) – Lady of the evening Alice Little is bringing new value to the world’s oldest profession. It’s all part of the 20-something’s ambitious “Million-Dollar Sex Work Business Plan.” So far, the legal sex worker is making out ahead: With $1.2 million in bookings last year,
(Jame DeHaven | Reno Gazette-Journal) – A bill to add teeth to Nevada’s public records law remains alive, despite a fresh round of opposition from brothel owners who feel it would open up sex workers to harassment. Senate Bill 287, proposed by state Sen. David Parks, D-Las Vegas, would discourage