Nevada Lawmakers Talk About Getting Rid Of Brothels

Nevada Lawmakers Talk About Getting Rid Of Brothels

While prostitution is illegal in Las Vegas and Reno, each county in Nevada is allowed to determine whether or not the world’s oldest profession is acceptable. Ten counties in Nevada allow brothels, and Nevada Senator Harry Reid asked state legislators to consider outlawing them, sparking a debate among elected officials and the business owners. [More]

Make All Your Bordello-Managing Dreams Come True Via eBay

Make All Your Bordello-Managing Dreams Come True Via eBay

We know times are tough and many of you are looking for work. So even if you haven’t given much thought to the idea of managing a bordello in Berlin, now might be your chance to get in on the ground floor of a (somewhat) recession-proof industry… in Germany. [More]

Coming To Nevada Brothels In 2010: Male Prostitutes

Coming To Nevada Brothels In 2010: Male Prostitutes

If you’ve always skipped the brothels while in Nevada because they didn’t offer the kind of companionship you’re looking for, Merry Christmas! On Friday, the Nevada Board of Health changed its health code so that male sex workers can be tested regularly for STDs, which means starting next year men can sell sexual favors alongside the women working at the Shady Lady Ranch. [More]

Market Forces And Recession Hurt Nevada's Legal Brothels

Market Forces And Recession Hurt Nevada's Legal Brothels

Legal brothels in Nevada are in a situation that has seemingly wandered out of an Economics 101 textbook. Scary as it is to reduce In the recession, more women are entering sex work (both legal and illegal) but there are fewer customers to go around.

Nevada Brothel Offers $50 Gas Voucher To Customers

Nevada Brothel Offers $50 Gas Voucher To Customers

Clients of the Shady Lady Ranch will get a $50 gas voucher if they fork out $300—worth about one hour’s worth of services—at the brothel in Beatty, Nevada, 130 miles northwest of Las Vegas.

Consumerist Ask Metafilter Round-Up

• I’m toying with the idea of taking my friend who has Asperger’s to a brothel before he returns to Canada. Good idea or am I insane? [Link]