The secret to Berliners' individuality: One floor is reserved for low-cost girls, and another for transexuals. The same area is also a popular nightspot and is awash with bars and restaurants. The website for the Berlin Tourist Office has an advertisement and link for an escort service. Kaiser Hotel. COM has chosen English as your language setting. Same like school for the rules.
Charming the girls - then prostituting them
They only pay the girls. The minimum price is 30 Euros. What the girls do for 30 Euros is up to them. So you need more than 5 buyers [punters] before they even paid off their rent? And what about security? In the other house, but not this one, we have a security button. When the girls have a problem, the other girls can hear it and make a sign on the camera.
We have never had problems with violence here. And no boyfriends [pimps] are allowed in. If they leave here because they get chucked out they can go to a house that will accept pimps. The vice squad come here 2 or 3 times a month and they talk to the women in the rooms.
The girls get in, pick up the room keys, and go to the rooms. The women have health checks and have to bring condoms. These days we have condoms we give to the women. We keep telling them they must use condoms. Julie's note: An article I wrote for the Guardian newspaper in about the sex trade in Germany clearly shows that legalisation increases trafficking and other forms of abuse, and increases numbers of sex establishments and therefore the numbers of women required to be prostituted within them.
Julie Bindel talks to the owner of 'Caesars World', one of the biggest brothels in Munich. Julie Bindel: How long have you owned Caesars World? Munich Pimp: And everything inside, from the drink in your hand to the seat you lean on, smells like cotton candy. As soon as I tell them I'm just writing a story, they take out their phones, start eating pizza, and pluck stray hairs from their bikini lines—the same things they would have done if I'd told them I was gay, I guess.
The layout of the building is an homage to the penis itself: A long narrow bar leads into two tight networks of small rooms with wipe-clean beds and showers and lighting that you'd never want to read a book under. Europop plays from tiny speakers, hidden high up in the shadows. The majority of the women are from Eastern Europe. Klaudia is from Austria, and she's something of a celebrity in Berlin.
Alina says she's from Napoli and that she misses the sea and her home. But Alina, I, and her accent know her home isn't Italy. It's probably Romania. The same goes for the girls speaking Spanish, like Petronella and Barby.
Athens Red Light DistrictThey learn it growing up in Romania watching Spanish telenovelas, and they speak it because it's fun, she says.
And it is fun pretending to be Spanish, but in Germany, where being Romanian is the only thing that makes people as mad as kiddie fiddling, it's good sense too. Obviously they lie about their age. Someone who looks in her 40s is allegedly in her 30s, and the year-olds are all But I guess that's just a symptom of the dishonest premise brothels are built on.
The women act like the men are interesting and desirable, and the men convince themselves they actually are. The men start arriving as the factories and shops close for the day. They're in uniform too: Erben knows his clientele well. Erben bought the King George more than six years ago.
It was a strip club before that. He grew up in East Germany, where his first taste of the oldest job in the world was renting out apartments by the hour for a family friend. When the Wall came down, Erben moved south to Bavaria before deciding on a return to Berlin. What you want is the sort of girl who can still turn on some charm after 12 hours sitting down with nothing to do.
Erben comes across as likable. The girls support the argument. Klaudia tells me he's too kind. He loans the girls money. But you can't tell the other girls that. But does he fuck them too? And it can cause problems between the girls. But whom does he fuck then? The girls have families, though. Klaudia has a year-old daughter. She picks her up from work at night, and they go eat kebabs together.
Klaudia is also a nurse. She does OK as a prostitute. She holidays in Ibiza in summer, the Alps in winter. The men just want to talk or share a bottle of champagne with me," she says. It isn't just about sex.
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