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Down but not out
Jun. 24, 2014
Left out of the economic recovery and unable to find employment, many workers earn cash off-the-books
Canada's Courts side with sex workers
Dec. 23, 2013
Last week Canada's highest court struck down the country’s anti-prostitution laws, siding with a group of sex workers who argued the ban made their work more dangerous. We'll take a look at the potential impact of the court's decision.
Illinois nixes felony prostitution
May. 30, 2013
Advocates say prostitution felonies unfairly target women.
Transit fare-card fog thickens
Mar. 21, 2013
Also: School closings analysis / Docs back gay marriage / Abusive priests / Your taxes at work / Prostitutes walk free? / March #^¢&ing Madness
Campaign targets sex trafficking in IL
Feb. 18, 2013
The End Demand campaign has argued law enforcement should be chasing johns and traffickers, and not so much prostitutes. We profile how that effort’s panned out.
Study sheds light on IL men who buy sex
Jan. 11, 2013
A new report about Illinois men who turn to online message boards to discuss buying sex reveals how they evade law enforcement and engage one another through an anonymous, hypermasculine brotherhood.
Gypsy Smith's march
Oct. 18, 2012
In 1909, a visiting evangelist leads a protest march through the city's red-light district – and 50,000 people join him.
Indiana Governor signs human trafficking bill
Jan. 30, 2012
A bill to toughen Indiana’s penalties for sex trafficking is now the law in Indiana. Indiana Gov.
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