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It was past midnight.
The streets of Calcutta bore a deserted look. In a corner of Central Avenue, a child cried alone in a basket originally meant for fruits. 236 more words


Ontario will uphold new prostitution law after review finds it constitutional

TORONTO – Ontario will uphold Canada’s new prostitution law after a review by the province’s attorney general found it to be constitutional, Premier Kathleen Wynne said Wednesday. 361 more words


Are cops turning their backs on feds' new hooker law?

Four months after Canada’s new anti-prostitution law came into effect, a strange thing happened on the way to the crackdown the HarperCons seemed to be hoping for. 248 more words

NOW Magazine

Here's What Former Sex Workers Think of Pretty Woman

It’s been 25 years since Pretty Woman was released, and even though it’s still one of the most beloved romantic comedies ever, it presents a ridiculously sunny idea of what it’s like to sell sex. 795 more words

Kicking the wrong backside

I am sick and tired of seeing male and female police personnel milling around handcuffing semi-dressed women on TV news showing arrests of so-called “illegal immigrants”. 352 more words


Crown could label Giovanni D'Amico dangerous offender

MONTREAL — Forty-eight-year-old Giovanni D’Amico is a businessman from Montreal’s NDG district.

Last October, he earned another title: convicted rapist.

He was found guilty of sexually assaulting four women, all sex workers. 248 more words