Natalie Dylan attempted to auction her virginity through the website of a legal Nevada brothel. Using a theoretical frame from Foucault, methods of textual construction, and rhetorical methods of analysis guided by cluster criticism, our paper explores how online discourses surrounding the auction enact problematics concerning the concepts of virginity and the interrelationships among women, sex, money, and power in American society. This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution. Rent this article via DeepDyve. NBC San Diego.
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In July , we published our rhetorical analysis of the online discourses surrounding a young woman, Natalie Dylan, announcing an auction for her virginity through the Moonlite Bunny Ranch, a legal Nevada brothel, in Sexuality and Culture. Given the potential financial gain involved, is it any surprise that another virginity auction would follow? Unlike Dylan, who claimed a third wave feminist perspective that emphasized her right to choose what to do with her own body as well as a right to profit from it, Stone explains, instead, her selfless motivation: she is doing it out of love for her family. Taking into consideration the seemingly contradictory discourses that characterize Stone as both passive and active, self-sacrificing and ambitious, and the virgin and the whore, we suggest that the discourses surrounding her auction queer Latina heterosexuality.
Virginity for sale: inside Cambodia's shocking trade
It was not the first time the infamous Cinderella Escorts agency drew media attention. In recent times, the online escort site has sold the virginities of many young, pretty girls to wealthy men around the world. The company reportedly attracts high-profile clientele such as celebrities, footballers, politicians, and wealthy businessmen, and is believed to take around 20 percent of the deal.
The site First-night. A romantic, pretty and friendly girl. A bit sentimental. I don't like it when people lie to me. Hii, I'm young,beautiful, with a nice body.