Supreme Court acknowledges that sex workers are human beings

Since 2003, the US federal government had a disturbing and anti-science restriction on the allocation of funding to groups combatting HIV/AIDS abroad. To receive funds, the groups had to state that they were anti-prostitution. Now the Supreme Court has struck this rule down, ruling it unconstitutional. » 6/20/13 12:47pm 6/20/13 12:47pm

Are men who pay for sex normal, or just weird?

Paying for sex has long been characterized as an inevitable behavior among men, but newly published research suggests it's far less common than recent media attention would suggest. This raises interesting questions relating to sexuality and deviance in men who do solicit prostitutes. Are these men "normal"? Is there… » 3/26/13 9:20am 3/26/13 9:20am

How would robotic prostitutes change the sex tourism industry?

Machines have already changed the face of manufacturing industries, but what happens when prostitutes find themselves replaced by robots? Will machines populate our brothels instead of flesh and blood people? Will the social stigma of paying for sex fade? And how will the availability of robotic sex partners impact… » 4/15/12 11:30am 4/15/12 11:30am