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  Urban Legends Reference Pages: Brothel Jobs in Germany
The government had considered making brothels an exception on moral grounds, but decided that it would be too difficult to distinguish them from bars.
Mr Kueperkoch said that he was confident of demand for a brothel in the area and planned to take a claim for compensation to the highest court.
A brothel owner in the historic German town of Gvrlitz on the Polish border is preparing to open his establishment next month but faces a one last serious problem — he has no staff.
www.snopes.com /media/notnews/brothel.asp   (847 words)

  
  Brothel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brothels are establishments specifically dedicated to prostitution and may be confined to special red-light districts in large cities.
A unique business model exists in the brothel Big Sister in Prague: customers have sex for free, with the operation being financed by the sale of video recordings on the internet.
The term mega-brothel is sometimes used for brothels that can accommodate a large number of people, such as the Artemis in Berlin which received considerable publicity before the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Brothel   (300 words)

  
 Artemis (brothel) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 'wellness brothel' opened in Berlin in September 2005, a four-storey building complete with a pool, three saunas, two cinemas, and with room for up to 70 prostitutes and 600 customers.
The Artemis is organized as a sauna club, similar to several other German brothels: customers and prostitutes pay an entry fee (70 Euros) and can then use all facilities as long as they want; food and non-alcoholic beverages are included (no alcohol is served).
Some newspaper articles have pointed out that the brothel's name is somewhat ill-fitting, as Artemis was a goddess in Greek mythology who pledged to remain a chaste virgin.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Artemis_(brothel)   (501 words)

  
 Life in the Parisian Brothel
There were several different kinds of brothels in Paris during the time of Victor Hugo's Les Miserables, and like the varying levels prostitutes which corresponded to each social class, there were also several different levels of brothels.
On one side of the spectrum were luxury brothels, which catered to wealthier, bourgeois clients.
Many people found their curiosity piqued by the types of shows put on in the luxury brothels, and some went there to explore the taboo that was the brothel.
www.mtholyoke.edu /courses/rschwart/hist255-s01/courtesans/brothel.html   (579 words)

  
 NVBrothels.net Forum - Brothel owner surrenders license
A hearing to consider revocation of the license for the only operating brothel in Churchill County was averted Thursday when Churchill County Commissioners learned the owner surrendered his license to run Salt Wells Villa without a fight.
Jacobsen said she turned in employee work cards to the sheriff, gave the prostitutes what little money she had and left a key to the main lock hidden under a rock for Kopulos, who was in Arkansas when Wright died.
The allegations include hiring prostitutes as independent contractors when the county's brothel ordinance says the women must be paid as employees of the business.
nvbrothels.net /forum/showthread.php?t=30822   (703 words)

  
 Ancient, decrepit brothel arouses debate in China - Boston.com
A centuries-old brothel teetering on the verge of collapse has red-faced Chinese officials pondering heritage versus morality behind closed doors, state media reported on Thursday.
A local government in Jinggang, a town in central Hunan province, must decide whether to restore crumbling Hongtaifang, a brothel established in 1733, and face the ire of residents who see it as debauched, Xinhua news agency said.
"The brothel was a place where women were humiliated in the old society," Xinhua quoted Xiao Yisheng, a retired university professor, as saying.
www.boston.com /news/world/asia/articles/2006/08/17/ancient_decrepit_brothel_arouses_debate_in_china   (309 words)

  
 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Brothel Laws Ban Sorority
Short and sweet, if any so-called "brothel laws" anywhere tie a building's classification as a bordello to the number of occupants, we've yet to find documentation that proves this.
Brothels earn such designations solely on the basis of what goes on in them, not upon how many women inhabit particular buildings.
The belief that a "brothel law" bars live-in sororities from campuses is so deeply worked into the fabric of collegiate life that few now think to question it.
www.snopes.com /college/halls/brothel.asp   (796 words)

  
 Ancient brothel sparks debate over historic value
That is the question at the centre of a public controversy on the preservation, or demolition, of a nearly 300-year-old brothel in Central China.
Hongtaifang, a brothel built in 1733 in Jinggang, an ancient prosperous town in Hunan Province, is teetering on the verge of collapse in this photo taken on August 1, 2006.
The brothel, built in 1733 in the ancient town of Jinggang, Hunan Province, is teetering on the verge of collapse and the local government is under pressure to make a decision on its historic value.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /china/2006-08/18/content_667872.htm   (512 words)

  
 Massachusetts Law Updates: The Brothel Myth
We are often asked to produce the law or ordinance which prohibits more than a certain number of unrelated females from living together, as such an arrangement would be considered a brothel.
No law or ordinance of the Commonwealth or Indiana Borough classifies a dwelling unit with more than six women a brothel." The Massachusetts lodging house law is Mass.
General Laws, Chapter 140, Section 22, and the brothel law is Chapter 140, Section 26, "Permitting immoral conduct; defense; evidence".
www.lawlib.state.ma.us /2006/03/brothel-myth.html   (108 words)

  
 CNN.com - Wages of sin? Ex-brothel auction nets $610,000 - Dec. 15, 2002
The state's first legal brothel was packed again with customers laying out the cash, but this time the money was going for the ornaments: nude paintings, a bed from the Jungle Room and other gaudy remnants of the now shuttered Mustang Ranch.
In 1971, the ranch became the state's first legal brothel and led to the movement that legalized prostitution in 12 of Nevada's 17 counties.
In 1990, hundreds of items from the brothel were sold at auction to help pay off $13 million he owes in back taxes.
archives.cnn.com /2002/US/West/12/15/brothel.auction.ap/index.html   (553 words)

  
 Julian's Jabberings: Brothel
In Brothel: Mustang Ranch and its Women, medical student Alexa Albert explores the secretive world of legalized prostitution.
As a research project, she lived at the Mustang Ranch for months, and visited other brothels, to understand the day-by-day lives of the women who worked there.
She summarizes the kinds of men who visit the brothel, and how many of the women take pride in their ability to please them.
www.mindspring.com /~teleri/julian/2005/12/brothel.html   (181 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Brothel: Mustang Ranch and Its Women: Books: Alexa Albert   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
It took her three years to gain access to the brothels, and when her project was eventually approved by the head of the Nevada Brothel Association, she was surprised to be invited to stay at Mustang Ranch, among the women of the brothel, for the duration of her research.
In this straightforward account, she details the brothel regimen (from the women's relative captivity to what happens during various "parties") and explores the private lives of the women who work there, as well as those of the "johns" and the workers who service the Ranch.
Even in a legal brothel, a woman can experience much harm before anyone comes to her rescue, and that is assuming she reports it.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0449006581?v=glance   (3217 words)

  
 The Brothel
"The Brothel" is a ghost story about a woman who becomes the mistress of death in an attempt to stay close to one she has lost to death.
In a small ghost town, Jerome, Arizona, Julianne purchases an abandoned brothel from the turn of the century, and sets to work turning it into a hotel.
In the process of restoring the past, she comes to know the ghosts of the brothel.
www.emergingpictures.com /brothel.htm   (353 words)

  
 Brothel Sensory Stones - GameBanshee Forums
It has been a while since I played the game, but I think I just assumed that the tenth stone was for the "tenth student" and regarded it as a clue to something that happened in one of the Nameless One's previous lives.
That's one reason why I thought the tenth sensory stone at the Brothel was supposed to be a clue--it helps move the story along.
I'd love to show you the thread in which this was stated but the BIS forums are gone now, and I couldn't save a lot of the interesting threads before they closed them down because the search function was not working.
www.gamebanshee.com /forums/planescape-torment-19/brothel-sensory-stones-25292.html#post435536   (897 words)

  
 reviewjournal.com -- News - Fleiss intends to go it alone on male brothel
Her business relationship with brothel owner Joe Richards has come to a premature end, but "the Hollywood Madam" said that won't stop what she considers a well-laid plan to open an all-male bordello catering to women.
Fleiss said her brothel will feature a large parlor where lineups can be held, and "beautiful bedrooms" with vaulted ceilings and fireplaces.
As for whether her chances of getting a brothel license will be hurt by her well-publicized past, Fleiss said at least she can't be accused of hiding anything.
www.reviewjournal.com /lvrj_home/2005/Nov-22-Tue-2005/news/4428940.html   (932 words)

  
 Client sparked brothel raid - National - www.smh.com.au
A Thai woman forced to work in a Strathfield brothel begged her clients to arrange a raid of the premises to free her, a court has heard.
It is alleged she was locked inside and told she would have to work as a prostitute to repay her debt for the trip to Australia.
She has told police she was not able not leave the brothels because she had no key and the windows were too high.
www.smh.com.au /articles/2004/09/23/1095651474373.html?from=moreStories   (470 words)

  
 Two New York City Police Officers and the Operators of a Queens Brothel Charged in Bribery Scheme
Agents seized approximately $800,000 in cash, believed to be the proceeds of the brothel, from Kim and Chae's vehicle and residence.
Last night, search warrants were also executed at the brothel and a boarding house used by the brothel workers, and agents seized immigration documents, business records, and a small quantity of ecstasy.
The brothel was staffed primarily with Korean women, many of whom were illegal aliens smuggled into the United States by associates of Kim and Chae.
nyjtimes.com /Stories/2006/NYPD-BrothelOperatorsForBribery.htm   (1061 words)

  
 ABC News: Fleiss Plans Makeover for Nevada Brothel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Former "Hollywood Madam" Fleiss says she's bound for a brothel in the southern Nevada desert that she wants to help remake into a resort featuring male prostitutes serving female customers.
County Sheriff Tony DeMeo said that because Fleiss is a convicted felon, she could be banned from the county's legal sex trade.
DeMeo sits with the five county commissioners on a six-member brothel licensing board.
abcnews.go.com /Entertainment/wireStory?id=1321696   (466 words)

  
 Newsvine - brothel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
A married couple pleaded no contest to charges they ran a brothel across the street from a Concord police station, Contra Costa County authorities said.
Australian brothels are offering clients discounts based on their gas bills.
A brothel has become the first in Berlin to offer special deals for virgins with prostitutes trained in the delicate art of catering for customers who have never had sex, a German newspaper reported Friday.
www.newsvine.com /brothel   (304 words)

  
 The Southerner | Canal Street Brothel Case   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
    The tourists can't help wondering if prostitution and brothels are as common as the city's reputation, a reputation of unobstructed fun and vice, a reputation with secrets as dark as the muddy Mississippi River on a moonless night.
The brothel investigation was a good one, he told the Times-Picayune newspaper, and is an example of the FBI doing its job of being a domestic watchdog.
The case against Norma Wallace in the early 1960s was the last big vice investigation of a high priced-brothel prior to the Canal Street brothel case, but Ms.
www.southerner.net /v3n1_2002/brothel.html   (1588 words)

  
 Flickr: This is not a brothel
Please add a "this is not a brothel" tag to things you believe are not a brothel.
Add the tags in numerical order, ie "this is not a brothel", "this is not a brothel 2", etc. Just keep adding tags to further increase the goodness or badness of each photo in the pool.
There's no winning or losing, the point of this group is to identify places that are the most morally sound, and the places where you are guaranteed to find a whore.
www.flickr.com /groups/brothel   (222 words)

  
 Nevada Brothel Times :: View topic - LPIN awards, first round of voting.........
Last month we NOMINATED Brothel of the year, Small brothel of the year, and Courtesan of the year.
Guess she would like her award from last year even though she did not want to be in the race.
Some might have looked at a lady's photo of the board and whacked off 2 her on the computer and flirted with her by posting more than 10 times on a LPIN message board by saying OOOoo..
www.nevadabrotheltimes.com /phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=4753&sid=87b7f8e7e640f8ffda9ba5a137a613fd   (1751 words)

  
 Barrier Free Brothel in Australia
An Australian brothel has installed a ramp and made other accommodations for customers with disabilities.
The Pink Palace in Melbourne might be the first such service in the country to carry out these modifications that include enlarged doors and sit-down showers.
In a BBC news story published March 15, George Taleporos, a researcher into sexuality and disability, said that the modifications would mean that disabled people could visit the brothel alone, with an assistant or carer.
www.disabilityworld.org /05-06_01/access/brothel.shtml   (175 words)

  
 The Brothel :: Hot Sketch Comedy
The Brothel is one of New York City's only all-female sketch comedy groups.
The Brothel brings elements of song, dance, improv, character work, and Fosse into their sketches.
Fans are eagerly anticipating their April show, The Passion of the Brothel, which will feature all new sketches from the Brothel, plus the stand-up comedy of Matt Goldich, Val Kappa, and other guests, and will be hosted by guest comic Shelagh Ratner.
www.thebrothelnyc.com /about.htm   (155 words)

  
 Government Sex Scandal Roils India, Top Officials Linked To Kashmiri Brothel That Allegedly Used Girls As Spies - CBS ...
With shady intelligence agents, betrayed militants, corrupt officials, underage girls, and a gritty brothel, the case has all the makings of a John le Carré novel, set in the gorgeous Himalayan valley of Kashmir.
At the heart of the issue here is whether the brothel, run by a mysterious Kashmiri woman named Sabina, was merely a side business in a long-troubled conflict zone or a tool to ensnare Kashmiri militants.
Either possibility is damaging, given the number of high officials already arrested, but the latter possibility has explosive political implications for a Muslim majority state where insurgents have battled Indian forces for self-determination for 17 years.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2006/07/26/world/main1837521.shtml   (611 words)

  
 Nevada brothels legal NV prostitution in whorehouses
Angel's Ladies Brothel is Located 90 minutes north of Las Vegas, NV on highway 95 North in the town of Beatty in the state of Nevada, USA.
You can meet her insdide the Bunny Ranch brothel to have some erotic fun with her.
A survey about what to expect from brothels and prostitutes inside the infamous NV brothels.
travelsexguide.tv /nevadabrothels.htm   (663 words)

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