5 things you didn’t know about prostitution:
- Sex workers interviewed for a study reported enjoying sex with their clients. On the other hand, being a prostitute makes a woman 100x more likely to be murdered.
- The Democratic National Convention or Republican National Convention coming to a city causes a 29-77% increase in the number of local internet classified ads offering sex for sale.
- 41% of surveyed online sex workers are college graduates.
- The “best” prostitutes actually make less money than average ones. Street prostitutes earn $25-30 an hour. Prostitutes with pimps do better than average.
- “A prostitute is more likely to have sex with a police officer than to get officially arrested by one.”
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Posted On: March 26, 2012