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In 1875, Buenos Aires legalized and began regulating prostitution. Prostitutes were taxed and given regular medical examinations, while brothels were officially established and registered within the city. However, legal prostitution in the city was abolished not long after, once

“We don’t want to change the ideologies or opinions people have regarding sex work; we just want respect for ourselves and our personal decisions.”

The afternoon I meet Georgina, in the Constitución neighborhood in Buenos Aires, she is running late

It was a dark, gloomy night in northern Argentina, when a heinous crime befell a 22-year-old man from El Vinalar…

…he paid too much for sex. And then complained to local police about it.

We’re not kidding.

On Monday September …

It was a dark, gloomy night in northern Argentina, when a heinous crime befell a 22-year-old man from El Vinalar…

…he paid too much for sex. And then complained to local police about it.

We’re not kidding.

On Monday September …

 

I stroll into a dingy and poorly-lit hotel two blocks away from the obelisco. Gretchen, my editor, accompanies me. We are about to meet with a madame, a female pimp, or an agent, as she likes to call …