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    Wait, prostitution is illegal!??!



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    (Original post by TomInce6666)
    The act of prostitution is legal in the UK though. Its just pimping and kerbcrawling that isnt.
    They actually have to have a needle to be able to be a prostitute silly :P i'm just sayin'
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    (Original post by hypocriticaljap)
    Are you listening..
    Prostitution is NOT ILLEGAL
    (Original post by Hylean)
    Prostitution is legal though?
    (Original post by Cheesecakefactory)
    Prostitution is LEGAL?

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    The OP didn't actually specify a country. Prostitution is illegal in every sense in all [but one] states of the US, for example, whereas pornography isn't.
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    (Original post by Nick Longjohnson)
    Wait, prostitution is illegal!??!



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    Not in the UK god don't you people pick up these skanks?
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    But it's not illegal ....escorts= prostitutes

    Prostitution= selling your body to (obese/ ugly/ old virgins) guy for money. Escorts do the exact same...just because they have some sort of agency and are paid more...it doesnt make them any different. I suppose using the term 'Escorts' is better than using 'High class prostitutes'.
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    (Original post by Nick Longjohnson)
    Wait, prostitution is illegal!??!



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    The OP didn't specify any country.
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    (Original post by When will I know?)
    But it's not illegal ....escorts= prostitutes
    If they advertised themselves as prostitutes it'd be illegal. It's just a legal loophole. Like much of the prostitution law in this country it's a gray area of confusion, which is why I think they should just be done with it and legalise it like the Dutch. Hell we need all the tax revenue we can get these days anyways
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    (Original post by ajp100688)
    If they advertised themselves as prostitutes it'd be illegal. It's just a legal loophole. Like much of the prostitution law in this country it's a gray area of confusion, which is why I think they should just be done with it and legalise it like the Dutch. Hell we need all the tax revenue we can get these days anyways
    I agree, although not because of tax revenue. The major worry with prostitution is that we can't regulate it. If we made it legal, we can. It would actually probably work out safer if we did legalise it.
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    (Original post by LornaSandison1)
    I agree, although not because of tax revenue. The major worry with prostitution is that we can't regulate it. If we made it legal, we can. It would actually probably work out safer if we did legalise it.
    Well I was just joking about the tax revenue. Government legalised prostitution would make it much safer for both the prostitute and the punter and any tax revenues would pay for STD checks and programmes to get women out of prostitution and back into education or the workplace.
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    If prostitution is legal here, how can I... you know...
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    (Original post by ajp100688)
    Well I was just joking about the tax revenue. Government legalised prostitution would make it much safer for both the prostitute and the punter and any tax revenues would pay for STD checks and programmes to get women out of prostitution and back into education or the workplace.
    I know you were.

    100% agree though.
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    (Original post by When will I know?)
    But it's not illegal ....escorts= prostitutes

    Prostitution= selling your body to (obese/ ugly/ old virgins) guy for money. Escorts do the exact same...just because they have some sort of agency and are paid more...it doesnt make them any different. I suppose using the term 'Escorts' is better than using 'High class prostitutes'.
    An escort and prostitute are different.

    A prostitute takes payment in return for sex.

    An escort does not have to engage in sex with his/her client. A lot of escorts go out on dates with people as company or go to events with them as company or on dates. A lot of the time it'll be an oldish man who has hired the company of a younger woman so that when he goes an event he looks like he's seeing/in a relationship with a younger more attractive women. Therefore its used as a type of ego boost as well. Escorts can and have turned down engaging in sex with their clients. Whilst a lot of escorts do have sex with their clients it is not regarded as being the service that the money was paid for, hence why escorting agencies are legal as they're often listed as 'company/casual date services'.
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    prostitution - the act of doing porn

    porn - just porn

    you get why now? :P
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    (Original post by Josh_Dey)
    prostitution - the act of doing porn

    porn - just porn

    you get why now? :P
    No, because porn is also the act of doing porn, for the people actually doing it.
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    (Original post by AreYouDizzeeBlud_x)
    An escort and prostitute are different.

    A prostitute takes payment in return for sex.

    An escort does not have to engage in sex with his/her client. A lot of escorts go out on dates with people as company or go to events with them as company or on dates. A lot of the time it'll be an oldish man who has hired the company of a younger woman so that when he goes an event he looks like he's seeing/in a relationship with a younger more attractive women. Therefore its used as a type of ego boost as well. Escorts can and have turned down engaging in sex with their clients. Whilst a lot of escorts do have sex with their clients it is not regarded as being the service that the money was paid for, hence why escorting agencies are legal as they're often listed as 'company/casual date services'.
    Not really....they're still the same.

    Thats quite hard to believe...why would an oldish man hire a younger woman for just an ego boost...(men become more confident with themselves as they get older)....some rich old men are probbaly no longer satisfied by thier old wife...so they'll higher out a 'high class prostitue' (prostitue: if she's being paid for performing sexual activities).
    Why would some married men need an ego boost?:rolleyes:


    It's usually the younger insecure guys who may hire for an ego boost only.

    Just because some of them turn down sex (most likely after seeing the guys) how does that not make them a prostitute. I guess the ones who dont carry out any sexual activities arent prostitues...but the ones that do are prostitutes...and therefore...it is illegal, term escorts is used to make people feel better about themselves.
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    (Original post by When will I know?)
    Not really....they're still the same.

    Thats quite hard to believe...why would an oldish man hire a younger woman for just an ego boost...(men become more confident with themselves as they get older)....some rich old men are probbaly no longer satisfied by thier old wife...so they'll higher out a 'high class prostitue' (prostitue: if she's being paid for performing sexual activities).
    Why would some married men need an ego boost?:rolleyes:


    It's usually the younger insecure guys who may hire for an ego boost only.

    Just because some of them turn down sex (most likely after seeing the guys) how does that not make them a prostitute. I guess the ones who dont carry out any sexual activities arent prostitues...but the ones that do are prostitutes...and therefore...it is illegal, term escorts is used to make people feel better about themselves.
    The difference is, not all escorts are prostitutes.

    From a legal perspective, escort agencies are dispatching these individuals to provide a social or conversational service. The money that is paid to the company is not for sex, it is for the service described. An escort may then have sex with their client but they're under no obligation to.

    A lot of prostitutes do work for escorting agencies so that they can 'dress up' what they really do and therefore can get regular clients without breaking laws associated with prostitution.

    Many old men do so to go to award ceremonies and so on. Some wealthy old men who are single or divorced will hire an escort to provide them company at an event so that they look as if they've not only done well in the business world but also have a good private life to. It displays a better image than if they turned up single when all of their colleagues are happily married or in long term relationships.

    A lot of younger men wouldn't bother with an escort and would go to a local brothel as they wouldn't give two hoots about such laws. The only ones who would are those who would want to keep such activities confidential such as Wayne Rooney.
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    (Original post by AreYouDizzeeBlud_x)
    An escort and prostitute are different.

    A prostitute takes payment in return for sex.

    An escort does not have to engage in sex with his/her client. A lot of escorts go out on dates with people as company or go to events with them as company or on dates. A lot of the time it'll be an oldish man who has hired the company of a younger woman so that when he goes an event he looks like he's seeing/in a relationship with a younger more attractive women. Therefore its used as a type of ego boost as well. Escorts can and have turned down engaging in sex with their clients. Whilst a lot of escorts do have sex with their clients it is not regarded as being the service that the money was paid for, hence why escorting agencies are legal as they're often listed as 'company/casual date services'.
    There is no such thing as a regulating body for the nomenclature of sex workers.

    Some prostitutes call themselves escorts. Some call themselves working girls, some say they are companions. Point is, the idea of an "escort" necessarily being non-sex contractor is crazy. I would think that the vast majority of people calling themselves escorts are in fact prostitutes. Why? Because many more people will pay a woman to have sex, than will pay them for the privilege of taking them out for dinner. Or, more rationally - why pay someone to be (just) your dinner date, when you can pay someone to be your dinner date and then have sex with them afterwards?

    The reason escort agencies list themselves as "company/casual date services" is because they don't want to be prosecuted. I'm sure that if you look up the site of a bona fide brothel, it will say something to the effect of "escorts' time is for companionship only - anything else is down to them really liking one another".
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    (Original post by AreYouDizzeeBlud_x)
    Many old men do so to go to award ceremonies and so on. Some wealthy old men who are single or divorced will hire an escort to provide them company at an event so that they look as if they've not only done well in the business world but also have a good private life to. It displays a better image than if they turned up single when all of their colleagues are happily married or in long term relationships.
    I doubt it. Their colleagues would probably just say, "Oh look, Ken's brought a hooker to the theatre this evening. Wow she's hot. I wonder how much he's paying her,"
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    (Original post by Clip)
    I doubt it. Their colleagues would probably just say, "Oh look, Ken's brought a hooker to the theatre this evening. Wow she's hot. I wonder how much he's paying her,"
    How would they know she was a hooker unless they've hired her themselves? :confused:

    Some escorts dress up smart to go to events.

    I agree that most are really prostitutes but the difference is

    all prostitutes offer sex

    not all escorts do.
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    (Original post by LornaSandison1)
    The OP didn't actually specify a country.
    Whilst very true, this is a British forum, thus the implication is that the person is referring to the UK when a country isn't specified.


    (Original post by When will I know?)
    *snips*

    (Original post by Clip)
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    Quoted the pair of you due to your mutual ignorance. As AreYouDizzee has tried to explain, not all escorts are prostitutes. There are numerous escort companies where they clearly stipulate that their girls will not have sex. Just like there are many companies which have no such stipulation in the terms and conditions. Just because escorts are stereotypically portrayed as hookers doesn't mean they all are. AreYouDizzee is right, in that many older men will hire an escort for an evening's company for an award ceremony, a night out, etc. Non-sexual escorts tend to be more popular with women buyers, though, as it helps them feel less sleazy.
 
 
 
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