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An acronym is a word or name formed as an abbreviation from the initial components in a phrase or a word, usually individual letters (as in NATO or laser) and sometimes syllables (as in Benelux).
Ah Toy (亞彩 Taishanese: /a˧ tʰɔi˥/, Standard Cantonese: Aa3 Coi2, c. 1828–1928) was a Cantonese-born American prostitute and madam in San Francisco, California, during the California Gold Rush, and purportedly the first Chinese prostitute in San Francisco.
Ellis Albert "Al" Swearengen (July 8, 1845 – November 15, 1904) was an American pimp and entertainment entrepreneur who ran the Gem Theater, a notorious brothel, in Deadwood, South Dakota, for 22 years during the late 19th century.
American Pimp is a 1999 documentary that examines the pimp subculture in the United States.
Anna Wilson (May 27, 1835 - October 27, 1911) was a pioneer madam in Omaha, Nebraska.
An appellate court, commonly called an appeals court, court of appeals (American English), appeal court (British English), court of second instance or second instance court, is any court of law that is empowered to hear an appeal of a trial court or other lower tribunal.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) founded in 1929 is Australia's national broadcaster, funded by the Australian Federal Government but specifically independent of Government and politics in the Commonwealth.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Belle Cora (1827? –1862), also known as Arabella Ryan, was a successful Madam of the Barbary Coast during the mid-nineteenth century.
Black's Law is the most widely used law dictionary in the United States.
A bottom girl, bottom woman, or bottom bitch, is an American term for a prostitute who sits atop the hierarchy of prostitutes working for a particular pimp.
Brenda Allen (born Marie Mitchell) was a madam based in Los Angeles, California, whose arrest in 1948 triggered a scandal that led to the reform of the Los Angeles Police Department (L.A.P.D.). Allen received police protection due to her relationship with Sergeant Elmer V. Jackson of the L.A.P.D.'s administrative vice squad, who reportedly was her lover.
A brothel or bordello is a place where people engage in sexual activity with prostitutes, who are sometimes referred to as sex workers.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
is a ruling of the Supreme Court of Canada relating to Canada's laws relating to sex work.
CBC News is the division of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation responsible for the news gathering and production of news programs on the corporation's English-language operations, namely CBC Television, CBC Radio, CBC News Network, and CBC.ca.
The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.
The Concord Monitor is the daily newspaper for Concord, the state capital of New Hampshire.
Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others
The Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others was approved by the United Nations General Assembly on 2 December 1949 and entered into force on 25 July 1951.
CTV News is the news division of the CTV Television Network in Canada.
Deborah Jeane Palfrey (March 18, 1956 – May 1, 2008) (dubbed the D.C. Madam by the news media) operated Pamela Martin and Associates, an escort agency in Washington, D.C. Although she maintained that the company's services were legal, she was convicted on April 15, 2008 of racketeering, using the mail for illegal purposes, and money laundering.
The decriminalization of sex work is the removal of criminal penalties for sex work.
Dennis Hof (born October 14, 1946), self-designated the "Trump from Pahrump," is an American brothel owner, entrepreneur, restaurateur and star of the HBO series ''Cathouse'' currently running for the Nevada State Legislature.
Don "Magic" Juan, born Donald Campbell (also known as The Chairman of the Board, Archbishop Don 'Da Magic' Juan, Bishop Magic Juan, or just Bishop) is an American former pimp, preacher, hip hop personality, actor, and fashion designer from Chicago.
Elizabeth Needham (died 3 May 1731), also known as Mother Needham, was an English procuress and brothel-keeper of 18th-century London, who has been identified as the bawd greeting Moll Hackabout in the first plate of William Hogarth's series of satirical etchings, A Harlot's Progress.
Enriqueta Martí i Ripollés (1868 – 12 May 1913) was a Spanish child serial killer, kidnapper, and procuress of children.
Clarence Sims (born October 5, 1934), best known by his stage name, Fillmore Slim, is a blues vocalist and guitarist with five albums to his credit.
Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343 – 25 October 1400), known as the Father of English literature, is widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
The Government of Canada (Gouvernement du Canada), formally Her Majesty's Government (Gouvernement de Sa Majesté), is the federal administration of Canada.
Grace Peixotto was an American brothel owner.
Heidi Lynne Fleiss (born December 30, 1965) is an American former madam, and also a columnist and television personality regularly featured in the 1990s in American media.
Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa (24 November 1864 – 9 September 1901), also known as Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, was a French painter, printmaker, draughtsman, caricaturist, and illustrator whose immersion in the colourful and theatrical life of Paris in the late 19th century allowed him to produce a collection of enticing, elegant, and provocative images of the modern, sometimes decadent, affairs of those times.
A hierarchy (from the Greek hierarchia, "rule of a high priest", from hierarkhes, "leader of sacred rites") is an arrangement of items (objects, names, values, categories, etc.) in which the items are represented as being "above", "below", or "at the same level as" one another A hierarchy can link entities either directly or indirectly, and either vertically or diagonally.
Hip hop, or hip-hop, is a subculture and art movement developed in the Bronx in New York City during the late 1970s.
Albert Hughes and Allen Hughes (born March 1, 1972), known together professionally as the Hughes brothers, are American film directors and producers.
Human sexual activity, human sexual practice or human sexual behaviour is the manner in which humans experience and express their sexuality.
Human trafficking is the trade of humans for the purpose of forced labour, sexual slavery, or commercial sexual exploitation for the trafficker or others.
Robert Beck (born Robert Lee Maupin or Robert Moppins, Jr.; August 4, 1918 – April 30, 1992), better known as Iceberg Slim, was an American pimp who subsequently became an influential author among a primarily African-American readership.
Income is the consumption and savings opportunity gained by an entity within a specified timeframe, which is generally expressed in monetary terms.
An informant (also called an informer) is a person who provides privileged information about a person or organization to an agency.
Jan Gerritsz van Bronckhorst, Bronchorst, or Bronkhorst (1603–1661) was a Dutch Golden Age painter and engraver.
Jan Hermansz van Bijlert (1597 or 1598 – November 1671) was a Dutch painter whose style was influenced initially by Caravaggio.
Jesse Sheidlower (born August 5, 1968) is an author and editor specializing in English and lexicography.
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) is the main advocate for accelerated, comprehensive and coordinated global action on the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
Jurisdiction (from the Latin ius, iuris meaning "law" and dicere meaning "to speak") is the practical authority granted to a legal body to administer justice within a defined field of responsibility, e.g., Michigan tax law.
Jurjentje Aukes Rauwerda (14 December 1812, in Oentsjerk – 3 October 1877, Amsterdam), was a Dutch prostitute and procurer.
Justine Paris, real name Bienfait (17051774) was a French courtesan and madam.
Kristin M. Davis (born July 7, 1977), formerly known as the Manhattan Madam, is a former prostitution procurer who was famous for running a high-end prostitution ring in New York City which claimed to have offered its services to several high-profile clients, including Eliot Spitzer, Alex Rodriguez and David Beckham.
La Fleur blanche was a famous maison close (brothel) in the city of Paris, located at 6 rue des Moulins in the 1st Arrondissement.
The law of agency is an area of commercial law dealing with a set of contractual, quasi-contractual and non-contractual fiduciary relationships that involve a person, called the agent, that is authorized to act on behalf of another (called the principal) to create legal relations with a third party.
Marian June Akin (born 11 August 1952), formerly known professionally as Lindi St Clair or Lindi St Claire, is a British author, leader of the Corrective Party, and campaigner for prostitutes' rights.
Lovisa von Plat (died October 1785), also known under the names Platskan ('The Plat woman') and Moster von Platen ('Aunt von Platen') was a Swedish brothel owner and procurer, active in Stockholm for about forty years until her death.
Mandatory sentencing requires that offenders serve a predefined term for certain crimes, commonly serious and violent offenses.
Marguerite Gourdan, née Stock (Béziers - 28 September 1783 in Paris) was a French brothel owner and procurer in 18th-century Paris.
Mary-Anne Kenworthy (born 25 May 1956 in New Zealand) is a West Australian brothel owner.
Mary Ann Conklin, also known as Mother Damnable and Madame DamnableT.
MTV (originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City.
Cornell Iral Haynes Jr. (born November 2, 1974), known professionally as Nelly, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, investor, and occasional actor from St. Louis, Missouri.
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada.
Pandarus or Pandar (Πάνδαρος, Pándaros) is a Trojan aristocrat who appears in stories about the Trojan War.
Personal grooming (also called preening) is the art of cleaning, grooming, and maintaining parts of the body.
Philip Massinger (1583 – 17 March 1640) was an English dramatist.
Pimp My Ride is an American television series produced by MTV and hosted by rapper Xzibit, which ran on MTV for six seasons from 2004 to 2007.
Pearl "Polly" Adler (April 16, 1900 – June 9, 1962) was an American madam and author of Russian-Jewish origin.
Prostitution is the business or practice of engaging in sexual activity in exchange for payment.
Prostitution in Australia is governed by state and territory laws, which vary considerably.
The state of Nevada is the only jurisdiction in the United States where prostitution is permitted.
Prostitution law varies widely from country to country, and between jurisdictions within a country.
Regulation is an abstract concept of management of complex systems according to a set of rules and trends.
ROOD: jong in de SP (Dutch: RED: Socialist Party youth) is a Dutch youth wing linked to the left-wing, Socialist Party.
Sally Stanford (May 5, 1903 – February 1, 1982) was a madam, restaurateur a Councilmember and the mayor of Sausalito, California.
A scholarship is an award of financial aid for a student to further their education.
George Albert "Scotty" Bowers (born July 1, 1923) is a former Marine who, from the 1940s to the 1980s, was a Hollywood pimp.
Self-incrimination is the act of exposing oneself generally, by making a statement "to an accusation or charge of crime; to involve oneself or another in a criminal prosecution or the danger thereof." Self-incrimination can occur either directly or indirectly: directly, by means of interrogation where information of a self-incriminatory nature is disclosed; or indirectly, when information of a self-incriminatory nature is disclosed voluntarily without pressure from another person.
A sex worker is a person who is employed in the sex industry.
The term sex workers' rights encompasses a variety of aims being pursued globally by individuals and organizations that specifically involve the human, health, and labor rights of sex workers and their clients.
Shirley June Finn, née Shewring (2 November 1941 – 22 or 23 June 1975), a Perth brothel keeper, nightclub operator and well-connected businesswoman and socialite, was shot dead at about midnight on 22–23 June 1975.
Slate is an online magazine that covers current affairs, politics, and culture in the United States from a liberal perspective.
Social media are computer-mediated technologies that facilitate the creation and sharing of information, ideas, career interests and other forms of expression via virtual communities and networks.
The Supreme Court of Canada (Cour suprême du Canada) is the highest court of Canada, the final court of appeals in the Canadian justice system.
Sydney Biddle Barrows (born January 14, 1952) is an American businesswoman who became known as an escort agency owner under the name Sheila Devin; she later became known as the Mayflower Madam. She has since become a management consultant and writer. In October 1984, her escort service was disbanded, and after pleading guilty for promoting prostitution, Barrows wrote a 1986 autobiography, Mayflower Madam: The Secret Life of Sydney Biddle Barrows. A TV movie based on the book starring Candice Bergen was broadcast in 1987 under the title Mayflower Madam.
The Bashful Lover is a Caroline era stage play, a tragicomedy written by Philip Massinger.
The Hook was a weekly newspaper published in Charlottesville, Virginia and distributed throughout Central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley.
The Procuress is the name given to a number of similar paintings by the Dutch Golden Age painter Dirck van Baburen.
The Washington Times is an American daily newspaper that covers general interest topics with a particular emphasis on American politics.
Thomas Middleton (baptised 18 April 1580 – July 1627; also spelled Midleton) was an English Jacobean playwright and poet.
Troilus and Cressida is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1602.
Troilus and Criseyde is an epic poem by Geoffrey Chaucer which re-tells in Middle English the tragic story of the lovers Troilus and Criseyde set against a backdrop of war during the Siege of Troy.
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations' global development network.
William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised)—23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.
Xaviera Hollander (born 15 June 1943) is a former call girl, madam, and author.
Your Five Gallants is a Jacobean comedy by Thomas Middleton.
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