Sold In America

Stitcher and E.W. Scripps Company, with Noor Tagouri

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Sold in America is an eight-episode journey into the world of selling sex in the United States. Hosted by journalist and activist Noor Tagouri, this deeply personal, deeply reported series takes listeners across the country to meet the human faces of...Show More
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44:41 | Oct 31st, 2018

Nevada is the land of legalized prostitution. At the Bunny Ranch brothel, Noor explores a model of sex entirely as a business – just like any other. She meets a highly paid prostitute who plans to lea...Show More

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Fascinating look into a legal brothel in Nevada. Dennis Hoff, the brothel owner, is definitely a personality.

41:48 | Oct 24th, 2018

Every day and every hour in this country, people are buying and selling sex. It’s on the street, it’s online, and it’s worth billions. And the people buying are mostly men. In most parts of the countr...Show More

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Great episode that explores the two sides of the debate on sex work - Is sex work exploitative and violence towards women or is it not? I wi...Show More

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30:32 | Oct 17th, 2018

The sex trade in America may appear unseen, but it is not hidden. In Kentucky, where the opioid crisis is making people vulnerable to exploitation, Noor meets doctors and police officers who are train...Show More

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An examination of how the opioid crisis and sex trafficking are intertwined. Drug addiction is a “leash”.

42:34 | Nov 21st, 2018

Noor wraps up her journey focusing on the one area all sides of the sex trade debate can agree on -- kids. She meets Ashley Cacho, who was moved from one foster care home to another and started being ...Show More

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About the intersection of the failures of the foster care system and child trafficking. Noor talks to some men in this episode who were sexu...Show More

42:15 | Nov 14th, 2018

A huge portion of the sex trade takes place online. Huge websites like Backpage and Craigslist used to offer a place where sex workers posted ads for their services. But these websites were also seen ...Show More

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About the consequences of a bipartisan bill that passed that aimed to stop sex trafficking of children. A first hand look to the first sex w...Show More

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