and, she’s doing it legally, through a brothel in nevada. current highest bid is around a quarter million.
[the brothel owner] says [the college student] is a bright, beautiful young woman who’s going to consider a number of factors in her decision because she wants her first time to be a positive experience. “Natalie is a very smart girl. All she wants to do is get her master’s degree in family and marriage counseling and be a psychologist. She’s selling her virginity to accomplish that,” Hof told CBS13. “She’s smart enough to sell it. This is empowering her.”
apparently i have a different notion of what is empowering to young women. who knew?
would make an interesting discussion starter with a group of high school students, though.
(ht to poppy elshaug, via email)