Cologne überbrothel Pascha has been surprised at the number of punters rushing to avail themselves of its free-membership-for-life promotion - unsurprisingly since customers have to have the knocking shop's name tattooed on their arm to redeem the offer. Pascha's manager didn't expect many takers for the bold initiative, but " …
Jacqui-O-No will make it a crime to visit a brothel while abroad to, erm, help the most vulnerable in society, whether they want her help or not.
And the puritan perspective on it
A few mandatory links on the puritan perspective on all this:
Time to start learning Deutch maybe?
Word of the week.
Free membership, as opposed to...
Odd that the Saudis anyway would object to having their flag on an uncommon bawdy house. Given what I've seen the hypocrites up to in Dubai when I worked there, I can well imagine the house having several of them as customers.
I guess it just doesn't look good to have ones hypocrisy broadcast quite so loudly, hence the protests.
@And the puritan perspective on it
Just as a point, we're not talking about kerb crawling here which does cause problems in the areas it happens, but legal brothels which are a good way of ensuring women are safe and not exploited or trafficked whilst being too scared to seek the protection to which they're entitled in law.
Incidentally, even if a woman does go to the Police to report that they have been a victime of trafficking, they risk being arrested and deported, straight back into the hands of the traffickers again.
Unfortunately Jackboots Jackie wants to criminalise those who pay for sex in some misguided belief that this will somehow stop trafficking based on an imaginary Home Office figure that some 70% of women involved in prostitution are victims of this crime.
See this interview with Cari Mitchell from the English Collective of Prostitutes:
There is also the fact that (unsurprisingly) the proposals are so vaguely worded that those who visit women who work as professional Dominatrices (and who don't offer sexual services, nor ply their trade on the streets) would probably also be caught by this law.
It's free entry *to the club*, verdammte Sheiße... Not interested then.
does Germany still
have the 'yellow' card (medical certificate) for sex workers ?