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A Story of a Sex Worker (part II)

Posted on: December 6, 2010


a sex worker story part two

Sex Worker Story I can barely remember the first time I had sex, but I can clearly recall my first paid date. While I don’t want to sugar coat the industry – beneath every cliche lies a kernel of truth – the idea that all “Johns” are horny sleazebags is about as close to reality […]

Exit Control Programs for Prostitutes (ECPP)

Posted on: November 25, 2010


Exit Control Programs for prostitutes

Andre Rouvoet of the Christian Union wants to invest two million euros into Exit Control Programs for prostitutes The Exit Control Programs for Prostitutes (ECPP) is expiring and the subsidy will soon be stopped. Exit Control Programs make a significant contribution to lowering the threshold and help these prostitutes to a new job and a new […]

Less nuisance in the Red Light District


Amsterdam's Mayor Eberhard van der Laan and his view on prostitution in the Red Light District.

“The Red Light District is completely changed. The security measures are very succesful”, said mayor Eberhard van der Laan during a conference in the Red Light District. A special project, called “Care and Safety”, was focused on tackling drug-related nuisance. The succes of the project was caused by the co-operation between different agencies. By working […]

A Sex Worker Story Part One

Posted on: November 22, 2010


La Vie en Proost, the infamous lap dance bar in Amsterdam.

Sex Worker Story Part One Preconceived notions about prostitution As an expat that’s been in the sex industry for over a decade, it never ceases to amaze me that the preconceived notions about prostitution still remain the same. We need someone to set the record straight once and for all – which I’ll attempt to […]

New Dutch comedy series in red light district

Posted on: October 21, 2010


BNN's Red Light District Serie Walhalla

The broadcasting company BNN is making a new Dutch comedy series, which will be shot in the red light district: Walhalla. This comedy series consists of twelve episodes and is about six young friends whose life takes place in and around coffeeshop Walhalla, which is located in the Red Light District of Amsterdam. Walhalla is […]