Sex Trafficking


‘Girls Do Porn’ Employees Charged With Sex Trafficking, Potentially Face Life in Prison

The owners and employees of Girls Do Porn are on trial for coercing and lying to women about the way their films would be spread online.


Jeffrey Epstein's Autopsy Is Raising Even More Questions About His Death

His autopsy revealed neck injuries that are associated with strangulation, as well as with hanging.


How Three Teen Sisters Were Allegedly Groomed into NXIVM Leader Keith Raniere's 'Sex Cult'

The self-help guru presented himself as a genius tutor and mentor who could help them deal with their parents' separation.


These Actresses Have Been Linked to an Alleged Sex Cult

Nicki Clyne, Kristin Kreuk, and Grace Park were all active students of Keith Raniere’s self-help empire.


The War on Human Trafficking Looks a Lot Like the War on Sex Work

Advocates say vice squads around the country are still targeting sex workers despite an infusion of federal cash and hyped plans to stamp out trafficking.


I Was a Virgin Anti-Prostitution Fanatic

How I learned my religious infatuation with “saving” sex workers was harmful and stupid.


What It's Like to Be a Rohingya Child Bride

When Rashidah was 12, a mob of hardline Buddhists set fire to her Rohingya village. The girl was subsequently sold into slavery and raped by human traffickers. Her only way out of that life was getting married to a man many years her senior.


Meet the Thai Sex Workers Fighting for Their Right to Earn a Living

Members of Thailand's Empower organisation want the sex trade industry to be treated just like any other profession.


This Pimp's Lawyer Says He's a 'Scumbag' But Not a Sex Trafficker

Brooklyn Defense Attorney Howard Greenberg concedes Karmik Grant-Byas has done "despicable" things to women, but says his client did not compel them to perform commercial sex acts against their will.


A Sex Worker's Reaction to Zola's Epic Twitter Story About Sex, Trafficking, and Murder in Florida

This is how we feel about sex and race and money right now.


Bunny Ranch Pimp Dennis Hof Wants to Run for Senate to End Sex Trafficking

The proprietor of Nevada's most famous brothel is running for office to promote his solution to sex trafficking: legalizing prostitution.


A New Crowdfunding Platform Helps Human Trafficking Victims Come Home aims to close the gap between caring about human trafficking and doing something to help its victims.