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Retired Dominatrix Considering Outing Canadian Politicians

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Former dominatrix Terri-Jean Bedford has sent a letter to sex workers across Canada asking for feedback on whether she should reveal the names of politicians she claims have employed sex workers.

Bedford, who led the legal battle that overturned Canada’s prostitution laws, threatened to name naughty politicians at a Senate hearing last month into C-36, the law the Conservative government is bringing in to make it illegal to buy sex.

Releasing a list would “show the hypocrisy of those who want to impose their will on others while themselves engaging in the very behaviour they want to others to stop.” She also suggests that her plan would keep the issue in the public eye. “Nothing attracts media attention as much as politics combined with scandals of this kind.

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Switzerland launches “Sex Drive-Ins”

Sex box drive-ins open in Zurich, but will anyone come?

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In an attempt to reduce open street prostitution and to improve security for sex workers, Switzerland’s largest city, Zurich, has launched “sex drive-ins”.

Prostitution has escalated in the city,” said Michael Herzig, from the Zurich social services department. “It was done out in the open on the street and men harassed passers-by. It was noisy and dirty because men took the prostitutes to a side street and left used condoms on the streets. The drive-ins are more discreet and safer.

The nine garage-style structures, located in Sihlquai, a former industrial zone in the city, are equipped with alarm buttons and guarded by security personnel to ensure the safety of the prostitutes. Customers are not allowed to leave the area with the sex workers.

There are also showers, toilets, a kitchen and washing machines for the sex workers to use, as well as an advice center where they can seek help from social workers. A gynecologist comes in once a week to offer health checkups for the women.

The city’s social services department is running the whole operation and also offers crash courses in German and self-defense courses for the women on site. “All of this will enhance the sex workers’ living and working conditions,” Herzig said

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Montreal Grand Prix Attracts Sex Trade

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The Grand Prix weekend (June 7-9) is always big business for Montreal, with tourists usually spending $90 million on hotels, restaurants, bars and other entertainment.

Apparently it’s also the Montreal sex industry’s busiest week of the year…

Grand Prix Attracts Sex Trade Clients

Let the Sex Games begin!

Let the sex games begin. Olympic fever is taking hold in Metro Vancouver’s sex industry, with businesses and workers preparing to welcome a deluge of eager visitors.

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Vancouver-area dominatrix Miss Jasmine — whose work includes bondage and “pony play,” in which she wears spurs and rides the man, who wears a saddle and a bit between his teeth — says she’s looking forward to providing her $300-an-hour abuse to police working at and visiting the Games.

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