RED LIGHT DISTRICT
A few sex shops still sell porn DVDs and rent out tiny rooms for customers to get off in.
The theater is a good response to the efforts to scrub the Red Light District clean of anything that smells like sex or looks like fun.
A trip to Lokasari Square, a once notorious "entertainment district" in the city's seediest side.
I spent a night in a hotel where most rooms were rented for a few hours at a time.
"I GOTTA FUCK! I NEED TO FUCK! I GOTTA FUCK!"
STDs and stigma are now the least of their concerns.
Dignita is an Amsterdam restaurant that runs culinary training programs to rehabilitate those forced into the Dutch sex industry. “We have a great time here, we already start laughing when we walk in,” says trainee Inès.
Fotografen Huub Prickaerts boede i Red Light District i 1990'erne og dokumenterede sexarbejderne, misbrugerne og turisterne, der udgjorde kvarteret.
Photographer Huub Prickaerts captured Amsterdam's Red Light District before the deluge of tourists.
Walking around Rio's Vila Mimosa you are confronted with a never-ending parade of vermin, bums, drugs, thongs, bugs, breasts, dogs, women, men, and babies running around in diapers.