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- the Brazilian sex worker organization Davida created the fashion label Daspu which prostitutes presented at fashion shows, culminating in a show at the 2006 São Paulo Art Biennial?
- more is known about Neaira, a hetaera who lived during the 4th century BC in ancient Greece, than any other prostitute in classical antiquity?
- the territorial governor of Montana Preston Leslie pardoned a prostitute convicted of grand larceny because the penitentiary was not equipped to accommodate women?
- the monument to Mother Featherlegs near Lusk, Wyoming has been called the only monument to a prostitute in the United States?
- the Metropolitan Association for Befriending Young Servants aimed to prevent girls in London from becoming prostitutes, criminals and alcoholics by training them as domestic servants?
- members of the 15th Arizona Territorial Legislature used a glass eye and the services of a prostitute to ensure passage of the session's first act?
- in the 17th century, south-London prostitutes, nicknamed 'Winchester Geese' after the Bishop whose land they worked on, were buried in a special, unconsecrated graveyard called Cross Bones?
- vineyard owners in the Provence wine region of Cassis used to hire prostitutes from Marseilles to assist with picking grapes at harvest time?
- Saint Jack, a 1979 fiction film about a prostitute in Singapore and the only Hollywood film about Singapore to be shot on location, was banned in the country until 2006?
- a scandal arose when African-American actor Lorenzo Tucker, known as the "Black Valentino", playing a pimp in a play, kissed Mae West, playing a prostitute?
- in April 1920, Texas Rangers expelled some 125 prostitutes from the oil boomtown of Desdemona in Eastland County east of Abilene, Texas?
- Arnon Grunberg's award-winning 2003 novel The Asylum Seeker features a ménage à trois involving a former john, a terminally ill former prostitute, and an Algerian asylum seeker?
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