Friday, November 30, 2007

Sex, for a good cause

The term "Commercial Sex Work" doesn't cut it any more.
A Chilean prostitute has auctioned 27 hours of sex to raise money for the country's largest charity during an annual fund-raising campaign.

Maria Carolina became an overnight celebrity in the conservative Roman Catholic country, making news headlines and appearing on talk shows since she made her unusual donation to the televised charity event, which runs for 27 hours starting on Friday evening.

"I've already auctioned off the 27 hours of love," Maria Carolina told Reuters on Wednesday, saying she had raised about $4,000. "One of my clients already paid. It seemed like a good deed to him. [More..]

3 comments:

aufidius said...

Ado Deane,I saw this news item in a newspaper here in the UK, with her picture too.

Chile is a predominant roman Catholic country,despite that adult prostitution is Legal.

The organisers of the charity had said that they will not raise funnds through "immoral" means,, but there was some other thing which they had mentioned which may allow them to accept funds in this way..very paradoxical in many ways,,interesting though.

Deane said...

yeah if u like followed to the link, u would have seen the picture. and the rest of the story.. :P

i think its brilliant, the free-market at work. :)

Dili said...

Talk about innovative CSR :D