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26 Prostitution-Inspired Innovations

From Virgin Auctions to Boomer Brothels

— January 13, 2009 — Naughty
Women offer it, men buy it, cops try to stop it, public health departments warn about it, and Hollywood glorifies it in movies like Pretty Woman. Prostitution is one of the world’s oldest trades.

Historically, women were not allowed to be employed or to enjoy sex. It was a woman’s duty to marry, produce children, and keep a tidy home, no giggling under the bed covers. If a woman was widowed or never married, her ability to make a living was severely limited. If a woman enjoyed sex, she was considered ‘unclean,’ and her husband could divorce her. Prostitution provided a practical solution.

While modern society in general does not exactly approve of the profession, it does notice it, and more than a few otherwise ‘respectable’ women have turned to it to supplement their primary income. College co-eds auction off their virgin portal to pay for school or a car or even a condo. Boomer babes populate brothels offering tried and true technique to the trade.

I find it rather bizarre that men are willing to pay to play given the easy access to sex in nearly all strata of society. 

No matter what your opinion is about prostitution, it would be impossible to ignore its contribution to our ideas about sex, money, and power. I’ve gathered up a little orgy of trends inspired by or related to the world’s oldest profession and posted them here for your pleasure and satisfaction.
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Cheesy STD Prevention
Cheesy STD Prevention
TakeCareDownThere.org
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Gas Prices Inspiring Wild Stunts
Gas Prices Inspiring Wild Stunts
Hookers & Priests Offering Free Gas?
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STD eCards
STD eCards
Using E-Mail to Break Bad News
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Social Network For STD Plagued
Social Network For STD Plagued
Positive Friends
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Online STD Databases
Online STD Databases
Prevention Sites Are Catching On
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Prostitution as Art
Prostitution as Art
Amsterdam's Red-light District Entering National Gallery
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Extreme Protest
Extreme Protest
Bolivian Prostitutes Sew Mouths Shut
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Check Tonight
Check Tonight
Online STD Database Lets Lovers Prove They're Clean
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Inclusive Dating Site
Inclusive Dating Site
Club462 Members Share About STDs, Sexual Orientation
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55+ is the New Generation Sexy
55+ is the New Generation Sexy
Boomers Rule Australia's Sex Trade Industry
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Hairbands Made of Condoms
Hairbands Made of Condoms
STD Styles Take Recycling Too Far
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Losing Your Virginity
Losing Your Virginity
ID Magazine Gets Top Designers to Create Ideal Settings
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Regain Your Virginity
Regain Your Virginity
Hymenoplasty Makes You A Technical Virgin
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Prostitute Auctions Herself for Charity
Prostitute Auctions Herself for Charity
27 Hours of Chilean Love
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Faking Virginity
Faking Virginity
Artificial Hymen Makes Women Virgins Again
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Prostitute Fashion Shows
Prostitute Fashion Shows
"Madame B_tch" Parade in Madrid
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Cops Using Craigslist to Bust Prostitutes
Cops Using Craigslist to Bust Prostitutes
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Inventive College Financing
Inventive College Financing
Natalie Dylan Auctions Her Virginity
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Buying Virginity for 1 Million Euros
Buying Virginity for 1 Million Euros
Italian Big Brother Contestant Sells Her Innocence
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Fake Prostitutes
Fake Prostitutes
Cardboard Cut-Outs Make Neighbourhood Statement in Tel Aviv
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Buying Real STDs Online
Buying Real STDs Online
Revenge Crabs
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Porn Inspired by Video Games
Porn Inspired by Video Games
World of Warcraft Inspired Whorelor
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Toyota Prius Campaign
Toyota Prius Campaign
Prostitute, Lover, Killer
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High-Heeled Shoes with GPS for Prostitutes
High-Heeled Shoes with GPS for Prostitutes
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Naughty Virtual World For Adults
Naughty Virtual World For Adults
Red Light Center
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