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.
Sex Workers Are Having Their Earnings Confiscated in Trafficking Stings
Raids – or "welfare visits" – carried out by police are supposedly conducted for safety, but they're harming sex workers and failing to identify genuine victims.
NXIVM President and Heiress Arrested for Allegedly Running Illegal Pyramid Schemes
Clare Bronfman, Nancy Salzman and other so-called "sex cult" insiders have been charged with racketeering conspiracy.
Courts Are Rarely Kind to 'Brainwashed' Victims
Months ahead of the NXIVM sex trafficking trial, we take a look at how juries react to cults.
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Sex Workers Are Protesting FOSTA/SESTA Across the US
Trump signed the controversial bill into law in April.
A BDSM Educator Tells Us Why NXIVM Sex Cult Allegations Aren’t Consensual Kink
Based on what we know from court docs and former members, Keith Raniere’s women “slaves” probably weren’t in a position to give full consent.
A Cult Expert Tells Us Why the NXIVM Story Is Far From Over
Federal charges against leader Keith Raniere and ‘Smallville’ actress Allison Mack won’t change the minds of some die-hard followers.
All the Vancouver Actresses Linked to an Alleged Sex Cult
Nicki Clyne, Kristin Kreuk and Grace Park were all active students of Keith Raniere’s self-help empire.
Louis Theroux Visited a Trap House for His Latest Documentary
We spoke to Louis about his new trio of films, legalising weed and accidentally playing matchmaker for the Westboro Baptist Church.
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Blow Jobs Are Real Jobs
Thai sex workers are fighting for their right to earn a living.
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New Sex Trafficking Laws in Canada May Make Things Worse for Sex Workers
The Ontario government is gearing up for a concentrated effort at curbing sex trafficking in June, but sex workers are worried that new laws might give police too broad a mandate.
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.