Skip Nav
Wedding
This Sweet Spring Engagement Will Make You Want to Get Yourself a Marine
Sex
31 NC-17 Movies That Are Basically Porn With a Plot
Relationships
10 Signs You Might Be Self-Sabotaging Your Relationship

Prostitution at Super Bowl

The Super Bowl of Sex Trafficking

What do a former Dallas Cowboy, a US Congresswoman, an ex-international pimp, and Kevin Thronton of Color Me Badd have in common? They're all speakers at an anti-sex-trafficking tailgate rally being held this Saturday near the Super Bowl stadium. Activist group Traffick911 is holding the event to call attention to the Super Bowl's prostitution problem.

Pimps with underage prostitutes are among those trying to beat the bad weather and make it to Texas for Sunday's game. Each year, law enforcement report a spike in demand for prostitution as sports fans looking for "a good time" gather for the Super Bowl. Anti-trafficking experts say they expect thousands of minors to be trafficked at this year's event, and report that at past Super Bowls pimps turned taxi cabs into "mobile brothels."

There is some good news. The executive director of Traffick911 says authorities rescued 50 underage girls at the past two Super Bowls. Let's hope they help even more this year.

Image Source: Getty
Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Pepsi Max Sexist Super Bowl Ad Video
AT&T Doesn't Work For Will.I.Am During Super Bowl Halftime
Video of Justin Bieber With Selena Gomez, in Super Bowl Ad, and on Saturday Night Live
Best Bathroom Graffiti
Rachel Maddow on Ethics of Gays Coming Out
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler | Pictures
Hookers For Jesus: Saved on the Strip Preview
Woman to Go Concept Store
The Killers' PSA For Sex Trafficking
Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello PDA Photos

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Love
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds