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10 things escorts have to worry about today, but did not 50 years ago

Times change over the years for good and bad. Trends evolve, fads erupt and fade, and public opinion adapts with what’s currently occurring in the world. As all of this happens, many industries are affected, causing new worries and concerns for people involved in associated professions. The escort industry is not immune to these changes, and, in fact, is quite responsive to them. Continue reading

Does religion shoot itself in the foot by condemning sex and escorts?

Anti-prostitution activists cite many reasons that prostitution and escorting should be outlawed, often with many of their arguments fueled by quotations from the Bible or other religious texts. They fling judgment at sex workers through their interpretations that the Bible condemned women who sold their company with men, often mistaking the true intent of the context. Zealots are quick to place blame on women who “seduce and lure” innocent men into their “lusty lairs”, failing to realize that they defy their own gods, who made sex the ultimate driving force of history. Continue reading

La Traviata means “the fallen woman”

Remember that scene in Pretty Woman where a glorious, red-gowned, bejeweled-necked escort, Vivian, is so moved by her first opera that she bursts out in tears and an applauding fit? Well, appropriately enough, that opera was La Traviata, aka The Fallen Woman, aka The Woman Who Goes Astray. Its central character, Violetta, is a courtesan who falls in love with a wealthy man. Score five for director Gary Marshall. Good job, buddy. Continue reading