• Window Prostitution in the Mangue, 1953 (T.V. Tupi)
    Cristiana Schettini 4

    Prostitution Markets and Sanitation Campaigns

    Anthropologists Thaddeus Blanchette and Cristiana Schettini provide a history of  Rio sex in their 2013 paper, Sex Work in Rio de Janeiro: “More than tolerated – effectively managed”. Published to RED ...

    On January 26, 2014 / By
  • Destruction of the Mangue, 1977 (photo via Thaddeus Blanchette)
    Cristiana Schettini 4

    Prostitution in Rio: “Not Illegal”

     Anthropologist Thaddeus Blanchette and historian Cristiana Schettini provide a history of  Rio sex in their 2013 paper, Sex Work in Rio de Janeiro: “More than tolerated – effectively managed”. Published to ...

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  • Blanchette_Map of Rio de Janeiro 2012
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    A History of Rio Sex

     Anthropologist Thaddeus Blanchette and historian Cristiana Schettini provide a history of  Rio sex in their 2013 paper, Sex Work in Rio de Janeiro: “More than tolerated – effectively managed”.   The ...

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    Gabriela

    Gabriela talks with Julie and Aline about social misery, her exit plans and the internal conflict of managing two identities. Filmed at Aline’s house. ...

    On January 25, 2014 / By
  • Entrance to Sotero dos Reis - Vila Mimosa is half a block to the right.
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    Vila Mimosa: An Eviction Timeline

    Rio has a history of warring with its prostitutes when tourists come to town that stretches back 100 years. When King Albert of Belgium came to town in ...

    On January 23, 2014 / By
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    Rio’s Prostitution Crackdown

    AS RIO DE JANEIRO PREPARES FOR ITS TURN ON THE GLOBAL STAGE– as the host of the World Cup in 2014, then the 2016 Summer Olympics – the ...

    On December 30, 2013 / By