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A small Nevada brothel is taking pride in becoming the first to put legal male prostitutes on the payroll, a move some say could fall flat but others nevada could re-energize the state's sagging prostitution industry. The Shady Lady Ranchlocated about a two-and-a-half hour's drive from Las Vegas, won the right from a county commission this week to hire men. The ruling cemented proprietor Bobbi Davis' escorts that prostitution regulations were outdated and discriminatory. When the economy affected her business, Davis said she figured she'd be the one to lead the fight for change. Davis said there is demand for male prostitutes, adding that she's gotten "a lot of requests" male from women and couples "who want to add another person to the mix.
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Highway 95 about 31 miles 50 km north of Beatty — until its closure in Inthe owner Bobbi Davis, along with two newspapers and with help from the ACLUchallenged a state law which prohibited the advertising of brothels in counties where prostitution was illegal. Eliot Spitzer.
Shady Lady Ranch Location in Nevada. A federal judge overturned the law in as "overly broad",  but that decision was reversed by a 3-judge panel of the U. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in March In Davis decided to hire a male prostitute, a first in Nevada.
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The move was supported by the ACLU and opposed by the Nevada Brothel Owners Association of which the Shady Lady Ranch is not a memberfearing that it could invite unwanted scrutiny and hurt the industry. This effort was opposed by other brothel owners who were wary that overly explicit brothel advertisements could result in outlawing of the industry. Help Learn to edit Community portal Recent changes file.
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