Once upon a sexy time, they weren’t called hookers, they were considered: priestesses or sacred prostitutes. Once upon a sexy time, they didn’t have to stand on some dodgy street corner waiting for someone to stop their car for a ‘quickie’ while also having to avoid the scrutinizing eye of local authorities. These sacred prostitutes practiced in temples where those who visited them would engage in the act of sexual healing and that act was considered prayer. Once upon a sexy time, they weren’t looked down upon, they were revered for their embodiment of love, sexuality and they held high spiritual authority. Continue reading Sacred Prostitutes – The History of the Ho-Down
You might be reading the title and thinking “what are Escort Ireland on about now?” After all, fining sex workers for not wearing high-vis is a ridiculous idea, right? Well, it is, but that isn’t stopping it from happening in Italy, as the Expo World Fair 2015 draws more and more sex workers to Milan. Continue reading Sex Workers Fined For Not Wearing High-Vis!
It is a very important day today, with Amnesty International’s international council voting today as to whether they should advocate the decriminalisation of sex work. For months we have heard that the greatest human rights group on the planet will be debating whether to take this monumental step, and now the day is finally here. Continue reading Amnesty International to Vote on Sex Work Decriminalisation Move
Here at Escort-Ireland, we try not to jump head-first into the debate over the law changes in regards to the purchasing of sex, for reasons that those in the escort world will be well aware of. Continue reading The TORL Lies Regarding the Movement of Escorts
Following Stormont’s passing into law of Lord Morrow’s prohibitionist measure not so cunningly disguised as saving the victims of trafficking, it’s not surprising that the various anti sex work groups in the Republic have jumped on the back of that. Why, less than twenty four hours after the law came in, the ICI are claiming that this has already resulted in a mass exodus of sex workers across the border. Continue reading Lies, Damn Lies and TORL Statistics – Laura Lee
In a rare twist to the typical narrative of mainstream media, the IrishExaminer has today published a column taking an honest, seemingly unbiased look at prostitution. The thought-provoking column was written by Suzane Harrington, and is a welcome break from the suffocating stance usually adopted by the mainstream press. Continue reading A Common Sense Look at Prostitution
A man who pleaded guilty to robbery of an escort has been sentenced to six years, with one years suspended, at Galway Circuit Court this week. Continue reading Man Who Robbed Escort Gets Six Years
I don’t know if it is real, but the image of a ‘menu’ from a 1912 London brothel which has gone viral today has certainly sent a few hearts racing. Continue reading The 1912 London Brothel Menu!
In one of the more intelligent moves I have seen in regards to the sex industry for a long, New York police have this week been banned from confiscating condoms from prostitutes. Continue reading New York Cops Banned From Confiscating Prostitutes Condoms!
I love technology. Every year there is something new invented by the boffins that makes our lives easier and much more enjoyable. Of course one of the things that has really benefited is the sex industry. Continue reading A Sex App For Meeting Prostitutes