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Although the premise of sex work is very simple, there are infinite reasons why people choose to book with Harlots! Sometimes it is as simple as seeking physical satisfaction; a purely animalistic pleasure-seeking adventure. But sometimes there’s something more at play…

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Brothels, strip clubs, gentleman’s bars and bordellos can be found practically everywhere. However, there is a tendency for adult establishments to cluster together and form what is known as a ‘Red Light District,’ though nowadays actual red lights are far less common. Take a wander through the historic and current Red Light Districts of Australia…

Sydney: Kings Cross

Kings Cross, located in the heart of Sydney, is among Australia’s most well-known Red Light Districts. In the past, it was infamous for rowdy nightlife & adult entertainment. Recently, the district has undergone significant gentrification and regulation changes, reducing its prominence as a Red Light District.

Melbourne: St. Kilda

St. Kilda, a beachside suburb of Melbourne, has a long history of being associated with the sex industry. While regulations are in place limiting the presence of street-based sex work, St. Kilda is still home to adult venues. The district also shows off a vibrant music and arts scene, making it a unique blend of cultures and lifestyles.

Brisbane: Fortitude Valley

Fortitude Valley, or “The Valley” for short, is Brisbane’s answer to Red Light Districts. It has a colourful history of nightlife and adult entertainment venues, making it a popular destination for partygoers and tourists alike. However, like Kings Cross in Sydney, The Valley has also seen efforts to clean up its image, leading to changes in the types of establishments present in the area. If you are further north in the Sunshine State, consider stopping by Harlots Mackay!

Perth: Northbridge

Northbridge, located in the heart of Perth, boasts a bustling nightlife and numerous entertainment options, including various adult-oriented establishments. Just across the bridge in Burswood is Langtrees Perth; a long-standing, highly regarded gentleman’s club. Northbridge has a vibrant atmosphere, with bars, nightclubs, and strip clubs attracting both locals and tourists.

Adelaide: Hindley Street

Hindley Street in Adelaide has been historically associated with adult entertainment venues, such as strip clubs and brothels. While there have been efforts to rejuvenate this area and reduce its association with the sex industry, it remains a notable location for those seeking adult entertainment options in South Australia.

Darwin: Mitchell Street

Darwin’s Mitchell Street, in the city’s central business district, has a reputation for its nightlife and adult entertainment offerings. This area caters to a mix of locals and visitors, offering various bars, nightclubs, and other adult-oriented venues. It’s worth noting that the dynamics of the sex industry in the Northern Territory differ from other states in Australia.

Canberra: Fyshwick

Fyshwick, located in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), has several adult entertainment businesses, including brothels and adult shops, mixed among industrial businesses as well. The ACT has unique laws regulating the sex industry, and Fyshwick has been a focal point for these activities in the region. Of course, it is the home of Harlots Canberra, so do come say hello!

Unlike many countries where sex work is illegal or heavily restricted, Australia has a complex legal landscape that varies from state to state and territory to territory. These laws can make booking some company seem daunted, but rest assured that Harlots is licensed and law-abiding in all our establishments.

New South Wales: Decriminalisation

New South Wales (NSW) was the first Australian state to decriminalise sex work in 1995. Under the NSW framework, sex work is a legitimate occupation. Sex workers have the right to work independently or in licensed brothels, ensuring their safety and protection. This approach has been praised for reducing the risks associated with sex work and promoting the rights of sex workers.

Victoria: Licensing and Regulation

Victoria, another progressive state, adopted a licensing and regulation model in 1994. Sex work is legal when conducted in licensed brothels or as part of an individual’s sole trader business. This model aims to strike a balance between protecting sex workers’ rights and maintaining public health and safety standards. Licensed brothels in Victoria are subject to strict regulations and regular inspections.

Queensland: Licensing with Restrictions

Queensland has legalised sex work but with specific restrictions. Brothels are licensed and regulated, but street-based sex work is illegal. This approach seeks to manage the sex industry while minimising its visibility in public spaces. Queensland also has a unique “legalisation” model, distinct from NSW’s decriminalisation and Victoria’s licensing.

South Australia: Licensing and Criminalisation

South Australia operates under a licensing and criminalisation model. Brothels are regulated, and sex work is generally considered legal when conducted in licensed establishments. However, street-based sex work remains illegal in some areas. South Australia’s approach reflects a mix of legalised and criminalised elements.

Western Australia: Partial Criminalisation

In Western Australia, sex work remains partially criminalised. Street-based sex work is illegal, but private sex work and working in licensed brothels are legal and regulated. Western Australia’s laws are more conservative than other states.

Tasmania: Criminalisation

Tasmania has some of the most restrictive sex work laws in Australia. All forms of sex work are illegal except for sole operators who can work alone. Brothels are illegal, and the state has not adopted a regulated approach like Victoria or New South Wales.

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT): Legalisation and Regulation

The ACT adopted a legalisation and regulation model in 1992. Sex work is legal, and licensed brothels operate under strict regulations. This approach emphasises health and safety standards and recognises sex work as a legitimate profession.

While Australia hasn’t settled on a single approach to sex work, the variation in laws from state to state and territory to territory demonstrates the complex nature of the issue. While some states have embraced decriminalization or legalization, others maintain more conservative stances. The ongoing debate surrounding sex work laws in Australia underscores the importance of continued dialogue and thoughtful policymaking. It’s crucial to consider the experiences and perspectives of sex workers when writing laws on sex work; regulated legalisation is often deemed by those in the industry as the best way to keep sex workers safe and provide access to appropriate resources.

Here at Harlots, we pride ourselves on the phenomenal selection of escorts available. This means that it is often tricky to choose between them! So why not bring your friends, book two escorts or a whole group!

Two Escorts

Plenty of Harlots escorts offer ‘doubles’ which means you can choose and pay for two escorts to see in one booking. You are the star of the show and they will both be working to please you.

If you want to watch two escorts pleasing each other, a ‘bi-double’ might be for you. By paying both escorts extra, you can enjoy watching girl-on-girl plus having them please you. Check out the escorts that offer bi-doubles here.

Two Clients

If you and a friend would like to see an escort at the same time, we can make that happen too! Look for escorts with the tag “2 Guys / 1 Girl.” If you are unsure, our reception team is happy to help. This booking is held in-house and paid per person, plus an extra which depends on which escort you would like to see. Within the booking, there are other extras that could be fun to experiment with, like double penetration and anal, so be sure to read what the escort offers and charges.

Couples

To spice up your intimate life with your partner, some escorts offer ‘couples’ bookings where communication and mutual pleasure are paramount. A couples booking is totally customisable based on the escort’s extras and your desires. It’s an excellent way to intensify the bedroom. You can find escorts that offer couples bookings here.

Group Bookings

And if these options are still not what you’re after, check out the escorts with the tag “Group bookings.” Group bookings can be a combination of the above bookings, with multiple clients and multiple escorts all involved. Have a look at each escort’s profile for extras you might want as well. Feel free to book ahead of time so they are all available. These bookings are paid per person per escort, so each client pays for time with each escort and you can share your time between them.

If you aren’t well acquainted with the terminology of sex work, reading ads or browsing profiles of escorts can be overwhelming. Let’s break down some of the common phrases you will come across.

The Basics

Starting with the basics, “escort” describes sex workers in general, but it also sometimes refers to sex workers who will come see you at your home or hotel. Don’t assume that someone who describes themselves as an escort will leave their establishment for a booking; it’s best to ask. At Harlots, we use ‘escort’ to refer to any of the people on our roster, so we use other terms to identify where they work from.

“In-call” is when clients come to an escort’s home or establishment. In-calls at Harlots Canberra take place at 2/77 Gladstone St, Fyshwick.

Conversely, “out-calls” are when escorts come to visit you at your home or hotel! They have an associated travel cost but are a great way to add to a weekend away.

BBW stands for Big Beautiful Woman, so profiles with this tag will showcase plus-size ladies.

Bi Double escorts refer to escorts who are ready to get down and dirty with you and another escort. Double Trouble, for less than double the price! 

Transgender escorts are usually male-to-female (m2f) individuals who display femininity but usually with male genitalia. Keep an eye out for the rare female-to-male trans escort, who presents as male but with female genitals. Sometimes, you will see references to ‘top surgery’ and/or ‘bottom surgery’ which is the creation/removal of breast tissue and modification of genitals to match their presentation. Gender-diverse escorts come in all bodies, sizes and ages, so there’s no shame in experimenting to see what you like.

Services & Extras

While there is a huge number of sex acts, kinks and fetishes (check out our A to Z list here), here are a few that are specific to sex work. All extras are at the discretion of the escort, and they aren’t identical so it’s important to talk through what you are looking for in person.

PSE is short for Porn Star Experience. This is an extras bundle that is usually high-energy and may include things like hair-pulling, spanking or deepthroat. Review each escort’s profile here to see what’s on offer.

GFE stands for Girl Friend Experience and is a great option for those seeking romance, intimacy and sensuality.

Sitting somewhere in the middle is the Naughty Girl Friend Experience or NGFE. Again, unique to each escort, but typically strikes the balance between intense and sweet.

For the thrill seeker, consider the BDSM Experiences available. You can customise these bookings by discussing it with the escort before the booking commences so that you can tailor it to what you are after.

Good To Know

To keep things clear, here are a few other things to consider when reading ads or profiles. Any of these points would be a great thing to ask the escort or receptionist when browsing; we would be more than happy to help clear things up!

Anal sex also goes by ‘Greek’ so it may reflect the ethnicity of the escort or the service they provide.

Similarly, Spanish also refers to what you might know as a ‘tit job.’

Don’t be afraid to ask who an act is to be performed on when booking; some escorts offer rimming or spanking on them but not on the client.

It is great that Harlots and sex work in general has so much to offer, but we don’t blame you for needing clarification! Reach out via text, call, or our online live chat to ask any questions. We are here to make your fantasies a reality, so let’s get started today!

Adult games are a great way to break the ice with someone new, or to spice things up in the bedroom! If you feel like getting creative next time you’re getting down and dirty, try out some of these games!

Guess Who

This game requires the company of two gorgeous babes and a blindfold.

Once you are blindfolded, one of the babes will touch, stroke, massage or kiss you, or perhaps they will take your hand and bring your fingertips against their own body. You get a point if you can correctly guess who! The babes continue to challenge you and get creative with their touches until you reach 10 points, or simply can’t wait any longer…

Spelling Bee

Lay down on the bed as if you’re ready for a massage, your escort will sit beside you or straddle you to be able to draw on your back. Then, using their fingers, kisses or anything else they see fit, your companion will spell out words for you to guess. Ramp things up with naughty words or even instructions for what to do next…

Dirty Pictionary

The drawer gets to sketch out a sex position, toy to use, or idea to incorporate and the guesser guesses! Then swap. At the end of 5 minutes, you will have a whole heap of ideas on how to spice up the rest of your time together!

Naughty Whispers

Just like the childhood game of telephone, this game relies on having at least a small group sitting in a circle. One person whispers a wish to the next, who repeats it to the next and so on. If the wish makes it all the way around without changing, it gets to come true! 

Never Have I Ever

A classic party game but with an adult twist! Each person writes down a list of 5 things they haven’t done (but want to). Compare the list with your partner. If you HAVE done something they haven’t, put your experience to use and show them. Sharing experiences like this means keeping things safe and sexy.

Two Lies and A Truth

This upside-down version of two truths and a lie lets you show off in the bedroom. When choosing your two lies and a truth, make them all things you are proud of. How many times in a row have you made your partner climax, how flexible you are, how strong you are, how well you can suppress a gag reflex, and so on. Mix in two lies of a similar vibe. Then your partner has to guess which one is true. If they guess correctly, they get treated to an in-person demonstration of your skills! Once you’ve both caught your breath, swap roles and guess their truth to be treated!

Now you have a few adult games under your belt, there’s no time like the present to make a booking! View all our gorgeous escorts here.

When booking an escort for the first time, it can be overwhelming! Understanding what is available can help you book; Harlots Standard Service means an erotic massage, protected oral on you, and protected sex. That is what you get in prices quoted on our Pricing page and our advertising. However, that is only a tiny part of the experience; where it really gets steamy is in Extras!

Extras

Extras are all the other services and sex acts an escort offers for payment on top of the standard booking fee. They range from cuddling and kissing to the extremes of BDSM and fetish. Every escort offers different extras and for different prices. Extras help you make the booking precisely what you want, and there is no shame in asking the escorts or our reception team if you are looking for something specific.

Some popular extras include kissing, cuddling, deep throat, oral on the escort and spanking.

Experiences: the combo deals!

Escorts often have ‘Experiences’ available too. These are like combos of extras designed to make it easier (and cheaper) for you. Every escort’s Experiences’ are unique and contain different services for different prices.

Popular ‘Experiences’ include Girl Friend Experience (GFE) and Porn Star Experience (PSE).

While we assure absolute satisfaction with every booking, choosing to try out extras is a surefire way to make your time with the escort even more exciting. From cuddling and kinks to costumes, fantasies, whips and blindfolds, our escorts offer plenty to choose from.

You can find information about extras and experiences on each escort’s page. You can also search our website for the extra you want or pick from the options at the bottom of the page like anal, BDSM, PSE & GFE. Our friendly reception team is more than happy to help you if you’re confused.

Experimentation with the same sex can bring various positive aspects to one’s life. Here are some potential pros:

Self-Discovery

Exploring same-sex attraction can lead to a deeper understanding of one’s own identity.

Open-Mindedness

Engaging in same-sex experimentation can foster open-mindedness and acceptance of diverse sexual orientations.

Enhanced Empathy

Walking in someone else’s shoes can increase empathy and compassion towards individuals with different experiences.

Breaking Free from Stereotypes

Challenging social norms and stereotypes can lead to personal growth and empowerment.

Expanded Social Circle

By meeting people who share similar experiences, you can expand your social circle and create positive relationships. This offers a network of support for yourself and others.

Improved Communication

Engaging in open conversations about desires and limits can lead to better communication skills in relationships. This can help you navigate conversations about sexuality with those around you.

Increased Sexual Confidence

Understanding and embracing one’s own desires can boost sexual confidence and self-esteem.

Authenticity

Embracing same-sex experimentation can lead to living a more authentic life. Accepting your attraction means getting to know yourself better.

Supportive Community

Becoming a part of the LGBTQ+ community can provide a sense of belonging and support. This is through shared experiences and mutual respect.

Mind-Opening Experience

Experimenting with the same sex can open your mind to new perspectives and experiences that you might not have considered before.

It’s important to approach any form of experimentation, including exploring same-sex attractions, with an open heart and a commitment to understanding your feelings and desires. Remember to prioritize communication, consent, and personal comfort throughout the process. Self-awareness and self-acceptance are key factors in making the experience a positive and fulfilling one.

Many men face erectile dysfunction (ED) and Viagra has long been the go-to solution. Recently, Kamagra has emerged as a more affordable alternative. Both medications aim to address ED, but they differ in several aspects, including composition, accessibility, and regulatory status. 

Defining Erectile Dysfunction

Before delving into the specifics of Kamagra and Viagra, let’s establish what erectile dysfunction (ED) entails. ED is a medical condition characterized by the inability to achieve or maintain an erection sufficient for sexual activity. It can result from various factors, including physical, psychological, or lifestyle-related issues.

Viagra: The Pioneer

Viagra, also known by its generic name Sildenafil, was the first oral treatment approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for ED. After Pfizer released Viagra in 1998, it has been the go-to treatment for erectile dysfunction. Viagra functions by increasing blood flow to the penis, facilitating erections when sexual arousal occurs.

Key Aspects of Viagra

Composition: Sildenafil citrate is the active ingredient in Viagra.

Legality: Viagra is a prescription-only medication, which means it is only available under medical supervision.

Effectiveness: Viagra is extensively studied and highly effective.

Safety: When used as prescribed, Viagra poses no major risks.

Brand Recognition: Viagra is a well-known brand, synonymous with ED treatment.

Kamagra: The Generic Alternative

Kamagra is a generic medication that provides a more cost-effective option compared to Viagra. It is manufactured by Ajanta Pharma, an Indian pharmaceutical company. Kamagra also contains Sildenafil citrate as its active ingredient, making it functionally similar to Viagra.

Key Aspects of Kamagra

Composition: Like Viagra, Kamagra contains Sildenafil citrate.

Legality: Kamagra’s legality varies depending on the region. It is available over-the-counter in some areas but may be considered illegal in others due to patent-related issues.

Effectiveness: Kamagra’s effectiveness is generally comparable to Viagra since both contain the same active ingredient.

Safety: Quality and safety standards for Kamagra can vary depending on where it is produced and purchased.

Affordability: Kamagra is often more budget-friendly than Viagra due to its generic status.

Key Considerations

Legal and Regulatory Status: Viagra is a regulated prescription medication, ensuring medical oversight. Kamagra’s legal status varies, and it may not be subject to the same stringent regulations as Viagra in some regions.

Accessibility and Cost: Kamagra may be more accessible and affordable for some individuals, particularly in regions where prescription medications are expensive or challenging to obtain.

Conclusion

In summary, both Kamagra and Viagra are effective medications for treating erectile dysfunction. They share the same active ingredient, Sildenafil citrate, and work by improving blood flow to the penis.

While both options pose minimal risks, if you experience ED it can be beneficial to talk to your GP about it. They can help you make an informed decision about which option aligns with your individual circumstances. Ultimately, the objective is to choose a treatment that is both safe and effective for your specific needs.

The effects of consuming pornography on an individual’s sex life can vary widely and are influenced by various factors, including the frequency and intensity of use, type of media, personal values, relationship dynamics, and individual differences. It’s important to note that research on this topic can be complex and sometimes contradictory, and different people may have different reactions. Here are some potential effects, both positive and negative, that have been discussed in the literature:

Potential Positive Effects

Increased Sexual Knowledge: Some argue that exposure to a variety of sexual behaviours in pornography can increase sexual knowledge and awareness. Despite this, pornography often depicts extreme, aggressive or risky behaviours.

Solo Sexual Satisfaction: For some individuals, pornography can be a source of sexual pleasure when consumed privately. Porn can also be a good icebreaker when getting intimate with someone new.

Fantasy and Imagination: Pornography may contribute to an individual’s sexual fantasies and imagination, providing inspiration for future scenes.

Potential Negative Effects

Unrealistic Expectations: One obvious concern about pornography is its contribution to unrealistic expectations about sexual performance, body image, and relationships. This can be due to exaggerated reactions, lack of protection or the cosmetic alterations people (particularly women) undergo before filming. Remember that the scenes and bodies you are watching aren’t representative of all sex scenes or bodies.

Decreased Relationship Satisfaction: For some, pornography may lead to dissatisfaction in real-life relationships, particularly if it creates unrealistic expectations. Consider talking to your partner about their pornographic preferences and how the differences may impact your sex life. It is also worth considering the content of the porn you choose to consume. Most pornography focuses on male pleasure, which means it often neglects pleasing the woman or exaggerates her responses for the viewer’s satisfaction. Consider checking out porn with a female lens, created by women for women.

Potential Addiction: In some cases, excessive consumption of pornography can lead to addictive behaviours. This is where individuals may struggle to control their use and may prioritize it over other aspects of life.

Impact on Sexual Functioning: Some evidence suggests that pornography has links with sexual dysfunction. This can be the inability to achieve or maintain an erection or premature ejaculation.

Desensitization: Some studies show that porn consumption might lead to desensitization, where individuals require increasingly extreme or novel stimuli. This may normalise violent or aggressive behaviours which can upset or hurt real-life sexual partners. 

Production: While plenty of pornography platforms promote individual, autonomous content creators, there is the possibility of inadvertently supporting porn that was not made ethically. This may come down to privacy violations, coercion or non-consent or substance use on set. While it won’t affect you directly, supporting these videos can fund further unethical practices. 

Conclusion

It’s important to remember that these effects can vary widely among individuals, and not everyone who consumes pornography will experience these issues. If pornography is having an impact on your sex life or relationships, consider seeking help from a mental health professional. Otherwise, go forth and enjoy the wonders of ethically produced, true-to-life pornography!