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  • Savage Love: Your Sister's Keeper

    Savage Love: Your Sister's Keeper
    Two years ago, I found a letter in my sister's car informing her that the blood she gave during a charity blood drive had tested positive for HIV. I didn't say anything to her at the time, because it was a really bad time, I wasn't supposed to find out, and I didn't know what to say. In the time since, there were a couple times that it sounded like she came close to telling me, but never did. I worry she never will. She has also recently had some health complications that raise concern about how well she's taking care of herself, and I am concerned that she's missing out on treatment that she should be receiving out of fear that someone in our family might find out. (As an added complication, our family is a bunch of judgmental religious immigrant types.)
  • U.S. states boost anti-trafficking laws but slow to help sex, labor slaves

    WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A rising number of U.S. states have strengthened laws to combat human trafficking in the past year but programs to help victims of forced prostitution and labor are lagging behind, according to a report by an...

    Prostitute tells jury how pimp allegedly beat, abducted her

    Prostitute tells jury how pimp allegedly beat, abducted her
    The first time her pimp punched her in the face was three days after they met. The first time she tried to leave him, he hogtied her with extension cords, covered her head with a pillowcase and beat her with a board. And when he caught up with her after...

    Alleged pimp on trial for kidnapping, beating prostitute

    Alleged pimp on trial for kidnapping, beating prostitute
    When the woman he had been pimping out had the nerve to flee his control, federal prosecutors say Shaun McKinley ambushed her, kidnapped her and beat her up. Then, authorities said, he calmly stopped to buy a cigar at a Hollywood gas station, leaving her...

    Leading Chinese Director Wang Quan'an Held on Paid Sex Charges

    HONG KONG -- Wang Quan'an, winner of a Golden Bear in Berlin and one of China's leading film directors, has been held by authorities in Beijing on charges of using a prostitute. In a statement, Beijing police said that Wang was found last week with a...