An alleged pimp walked free this week after his accuser was busted soliciting Johns on the Internet during the trial, according to the Public Defender's Office.The 35-year-old woman was given more than $2,000 in incentives from the District Attorney's Office in exchange for her testimony against 23- ... More >>
The SFPD, in conjunction with the FBI, conducted a prostitution sweep last week in which they nabbed seven men across the Bay Area, and rescued 60-plus women who had been working as prostitutes. Two of those arrests were in San Francisco: Jonathon Thomas, a 23-year-old "john" soliciting prostituti ... More >>
Owls on the move. Last year we wrote about the San Francisco nonprofit Center for Young Women's Development burning -- yes, literally burning -- an unexpected $100,000 check from Craigslist sent to them. The executive director, Marlene Sanchez, told us that the center's clients thought the websit ... More >>
The campaign is bringing in the calls, just not ones reporting trafficking. The Mexican Consulate has fielded hundreds of calls in the first two months of its campaign against human trafficking, but only two so far have yielded actual allegations of sex and labor trafficking. One was of a minor w ... More >>
SPF 15 - for protection from UV rays and from human trafficking in one.The nonprofit that counsels women who have been arrested for prostitution in San Francisco and the Mexican Consulate have launched a new campaign to seriously crack down on human trafficking. Obviously, the goal is to get more ... More >>
CNN, USA Today, and other media organizations got fooled.
People lined up to hear the famously foulmouthed Supervisor Chris Daly get a dose of his own. Daly managed to rake in $5,000 at his Wednesday night roast, drawing a big crowd of both friends and foes. All of that money, Daly says, is going to the St. James Infirmary, which provides medical care ... More >>
Coming to Polk and Sutter at noon...Angry prostitutes who won't stand for the city's proposed sit/lie laws are holding a "stand-in" today. The San Francisco-based US PROStitutes Collective -- which has a Facebook page -- have organized the noontime Polk and Sutter "stand-in" At issue is a propose ... More >>
An idea whose time has comeLast month a German brothel owner pulled off the amazing stunt of getting positive recognition worldwide by offering a discount to patrons who headed to the Berlin house of ill repute via bicycles or public transportation. He also offered observers on every continent an ... More >>
A well-known erotic performer is now an international fugitive. A look into whos getting caught up in the identity theft crackdown.
A collection of cutting-edge films, including one on S.F.'s cemeteries