The good the Bad and the Ugly of regulating Victoria’s Sex Industry

It seems so bizarre that the Victorian Government took the courageous step way back in the last millennium (1994) to legalise Sex Work, when they heralded in what was touted as a breakthrough for both Sex Workers and the state as a whole. At the time the legislators involved believed with the evidence before them […]

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What does it mean when an escort offers a ‘Porn Star Experience?’

The porn star experience, often abbreviated as PSE, is a kind of service offered by escorts which implies they will perform the type of sex acts typically seen in porn. While some people like to hire escorts for encounters that do not center strictly around sex, the porn-star experience usually means more sexually extreme acts

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A Heart of Gold – 10 Sex Workers From the Silver Screen

One of the greatest Hollywood tropes is the prostitute with the heart-of-gold. This article will explore Hollywood’s obsession with sex through discussing ten of the most icon silver screen prostitutes in the silver screen’s history. Elisabeth Shue as Sera In leaving Las Vegas Elisabeth Shue plays Sera a prostitute who forms a relationship with a

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Do These 8 Countries Sex Worker Laws Pass the CHASTE Test?

Sex work is the oldest profession in the world. Or at least that’s what they say.

Unfortunately, despite it being a safe and well-paying line of work, that is entered into by the vast majority of workers with full freedom of choice, it has also consistently been one of the most maligned professions, both in a social and legal sense.

The sex worker laws in many countries drive sex work underground, exacerbating the problems they are trying to solve: making the work less safe, seeing workers easily exploited by criminals and and making it impossible to regulate the industry for health and worker’s rights.

However some countries have developed sex worker laws that are attempting to keep the unsavoury elements OUT of the sex trade rather than letting them flourish. We’ve developed the C.H.A.S.T.E. test to determine how these countries are measuring up.

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