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Bunny Ranch brothel owner eyes Toronto

Posted by Aubrey Jax / December 23, 2013

Bunny Ranch TorontoBunny Ranch owner Dennis Hof is on his way from Nevada to Toronto to scout potential land holdings in the wake of the Canadian Supreme Court's progressive ruling on sex work that struck down all three of Canada's prostitution-related laws last week (no this isn't just a headline we dreamed up), which in part would allow brothels to function legally. A pimp by any other name is still a pimp so a potential Bunny Ranch isn't exactly the type of thing sex work activists are celebrating - they're more interested in keeping sex workers, who will exist regardless of legislation, safe.

Yet Hof's employees pay taxes and meet all health and legal requirements, so if everyone's willing this newsbite isn't as unsettling as it might seem (as Hof would say - "relax"). Nonetheless it will be the boutique brothels with yoga-for-tots, loose tea, and doggie daycare in the building - dungeon adjacent - that Torontonians will welcome with most open arms. Arms, and whatever else.

What do you think? Can Toronto the Good bear a Bunny Ranch?



take a chill pill / December 23, 2013 at 11:26 am
I'm surprised at how right wing conservative most people seem to have been in their reaction to the ruling. Why is it anyone else's business what two consenting adults do in private? No doubt the Conservatives will swoop in with their "Will somebody PLEASE think of the children" mentality that they use to justify everything Draconian and criminalize prostitution, but the truth is that laws based on morality are bad laws and will likely fall under Charter challenges. Prostitution is a whole lot more honest than a woman who has sex with a fat old rich man just because he bought her an expensive meal and a necklace.
Doc Freud replying to a comment from MrsPotato / December 23, 2013 at 12:10 pm
Cuz none of them have any interest in spending a dime on you, Ms Couch Potato? Here's a novel idea, consider not expecting that a man will pay for everything in Life.

You're welcome, and no charge for the counselling. Have yourself a great day.
Lee Zamparo / December 23, 2013 at 12:27 pm
Any bets on the duration of time expected before this guy starts lobbying Mammo? I'll say that it's already happened, just to cover every value below zero days.
irreality / December 23, 2013 at 01:25 pm
"I've got more than enough to eat at home"
Doc F replying to a comment from MrsP / December 23, 2013 at 02:05 pm
That is really nice of you to pay his bills. Frees up his cash to spend on "other things". Personally I'd give him the boot but what do I know?
Yes / December 23, 2013 at 02:20 pm
Yes, this is a step in the right direction. Brothels are safe and clean, and prostitution should be legalized.
rG / December 23, 2013 at 03:22 pm
These sorts of places already exist in Toronto.. nothing new here other than the "legality" piece.
Alana / December 23, 2013 at 03:25 pm
It's already here! Just as Rob Ford for directions!
TorontoHighLife / December 23, 2013 at 11:19 pm
cool. bring it on. but it's nothing new - there are a million "spa's" already in the city doing it now. let 'em be free and let the people be free. cheers and have fun and "chill out" as they say lol. and where is that casino too? this stuff drives the economy up guys. if it's distasteful just don't go there. we have strip clubs in the city already don't we?
Mick one / December 25, 2013 at 11:23 am
Just a revenue source that the government has missed out on for a long time.
Morris the cat / December 25, 2013 at 07:25 pm
I work at that cat house!

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