Prostitution in the Netherlands
Prostitution in the Netherlands is legal and regulated. Operating a brothel is also legal. In the last few years, a significant number of brothels and "windows" have been closed because of suspected c...
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Etta Palm d'Aelders
Etta Lubina Johanna Palm d'Aelders (April 1743 – 28 March 1799) was a Dutch feminist outspoken during the French Revolution. She gave the address Discourse on the Injustice of the Laws in Favour...
Madame Therese
Madame Therese (floruit 1706-1729), was the professional name of a famous Dutch brothel keeper. She operated one of the largest and most famous brothels of her time in Amsterdam, with a reputed intern...
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Mata Hari
Margaretha Geertruida "Margreet" Zelle MacLeod (7 August 1876 – 15 October 1917), better known by the stage name Mata Hari, was a Frisian exotic dancer and courtesan who was convicted of being a ...
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Prostitution Information Center
The Prostitution Information Centre (PIC, Dutch: Prostitutie Informatie Centrum) is located in the heart of Amsterdam in the red light district, near Amsterdam’s Old Church. The PIC serves as an ed...
Kim Feenstra
Kim Feenstra ([kɪm ˈfeːnstraː]; born 23 August 1986) is a Dutch model of Indonesian descent. She was the winning contestant of Cycle 2 of Holland's Next Top Model in 2007.
Feenstra came to promine...
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Xaviera Hollander
Xaviera Hollander (born 15 June 1943) is a former call girl, madam, and memoirist. She came to be best known for her best-selling memoir The Happy Hooker: My Own Story.
Hollander was born Xaviera ...
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Jurjentje Aukes Rauwerda
Jurjentje Aukes Rauwerda (14 December 1812, in Oentsjerk - 3 October 1877, Amsterdam), was a Dutch prostitute and procurer. She is famous within her profession in contemporary Netherlands, and she an...
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Sex drive-in
A sex drive-in or sex box is a car garage (or similarly shielded) location that is designed to allow prostitution to take place using cars, and can be found in a few countries in Europe. Generally the...
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Zara Whites
Zara Whites (born Esther Kooiman, 8 November 1968) is a Dutch-Jewish former pornographic film actress.Zara Whites dropped out of school at an early age and moved in with her boyfriend when she was 17....
The Red Thread (De Rode Draad)
The Red Thread (De Rode Draad in Dutch) is an advocacy-support group for prostitutes in the Netherlands. The group aims to bring legitimacy to the prostitution industry by seeking regulation via labo...
Yab Yum (brothel)
Yab Yum was one of the best-known and most exclusive brothels in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Located in a 17th-century canal house on the Singel, it mostly catered to businessmen and foreign visitors....
Yab Yum (brothel) - Wikipedia
De Wallen
De Wallen ([də ˈʋɑlə(n)]) or De Walletjes ([də ˈʋɑləcəs]) is the largest and best known red-light district in Amsterdam and consists of a network of alleys containing approximately three hundred one-r...
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Yvette Laclé
Yvette Laclé (born August 25, 1955) until early 2009 known as Yvette Lont(-Eersel), is a former Dutch local politician for the ChristianUnion (ChristenUnie) and later as an independent one in Amsterd...
Singel
The Singel is a canal in Amsterdam which encircled the city in the Middle Ages. It served as a moat around the city until 1585, when Amsterdam expanded beyond the Singel. The canal runs from the IJ ba...
Singel - Wikipedia
Achterdam
The Achterdam is a red light district in the Dutch city of Alkmaar, 30 km North of Amsterdam. It is situated about 10 minutes walk from the Alkmaar train station. It is a 150 m long street with w...
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