Procuring (prostitution)

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Procuring or pandering is the facilitation or provision of a prostitute or sex worker in the arrangement of a sex act with a customer.wikipedia
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Prostitution

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Procuring or pandering is the facilitation or provision of a prostitute or sex worker in the arrangement of a sex act with a customer.
Organizers of prostitution may be known as pimps (if male) and madams or Mama-san (if female).

Sex trafficking

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In pimp-controlled trafficking, the victim is controlled by a single trafficker, sometimes called a pimp.

Prostitution law

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Procuring and brothels are legal in the Netherlands, Germany, Greece, New Zealand, and most of Australia and Nevada.
In many jurisdictions, prostitution – the commercial exchange of sex for money, goods, service, or some other benefit agreed upon by the transacting parties – is illegal, while in others it is legal, but surrounding activities, such as soliciting in a public place, operating a brothel, and pimping, may be illegal.

Canada (AG) v Bedford

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In Canada, there was a legal challenge to prostitution laws, which ended in the 2013 ruling of Bedford v. Canada.

Sex worker

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Procuring or pandering is the facilitation or provision of a prostitute or sex worker in the arrangement of a sex act with a customer.
Many of these studies attempt to use smaller samples of sex workers and pimps in order to extrapolate about larger populations of sex workers.

Prostitution in Nevada

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Procuring and brothels are legal in the Netherlands, Germany, Greece, New Zealand, and most of Australia and Nevada.
Nevada has laws against engaging in prostitution outside of licensed brothels, against encouraging others to become prostitutes, and against living off the proceeds of a prostitute.

Human sexual activity

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Procuring or pandering is the facilitation or provision of a prostitute or sex worker in the arrangement of a sex act with a customer.
Prostitution may be a voluntary individual activity or facilitated or forced by pimps.

Polly Adler

A House is Not a Home
Pearl "Polly" Adler (April 16, 1900 – June 9, 1962) was an American madam and author of Russian-Jewish origin, best known for her work A House Is Not a Home, which was posthumously adapted into a film of the same name.

Brenda Allen

Brenda Allen scandal
Brenda Allen (born Marie Mitchell) was a madam based in Los Angeles, California, whose arrest in 1948 triggered a scandal that led to the attempted reform of the Los Angeles Police Department (L.A.P.D.).

Scotty Bowers

George Albert "Scotty" Bowers (July 1, 1923 – October 13, 2019) was an American who was a United States Marine and, from the 1940s to the 1980s, a Hollywood pimp.

Belle Cora (Arabella Ryan)

Belle Cora
–1862), also known as Arabella Ryan, was a successful Madam of the Barbary Coast during the mid-nineteenth century.

Kristin M. Davis

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Kristin M. Davis (born c. 1977), formerly known as the Manhattan Madam, is a former madam 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.

Heidi Fleiss

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Heidi Lynne Fleiss (born December 30, 1965) is an American former madam.

Don "Magic" Juan

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Don "Magic" Juan, (born Donald Campbell November 30, 1950, 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.

Xaviera Hollander

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Xaviera Hollander (born 15 June 1943) is a Dutch former call girl, madam, and author.

Ah Toy

Ah Toy ( Taishanese: /a˧ tʰɔi˥/, Standard Cantonese: Aa 3 Coi 2, 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.

Elizabeth Needham

Mother Needham
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

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Enriqueta Martí i Ripollés (1868 – 12 May 1913) was a Spanish child serial killer, kidnapper, prostitute and procuress of children.

Lovisa von Plat

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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.

Iceberg Slim

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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.

Al Swearengen

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Ellis Alfred 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.

Sally Stanford

Sally Stanford (May 5, 1903 – February 1, 1982) was a madam, restaurateur, councilmember and the mayor of Sausalito, California.

Mary-Anne Kenworthy

Mary-Anne Kenworthy (born 25 May 1956 in Rotorua New Zealand) is a West Australian brothel owner.

American Pimp

American Pimp is a 1999 documentary that examines the pimp subculture in the United States.

Sex workers' rights

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Some scholars and sex workers' rights advocates dispute portrayals of third-party agents as violent and extremely committed to a pimp subculture, finding them inaccurate exaggerations used to foster harmful policies.
Some sex workers are subjected to psychological manipulation by their pimps using a mix of violence and tenderness.