Lou Graham

Lou Graham

Lou Graham iTunes | Stitcher | Spotify At a time where full service sex workers in Seattle euphemistically called themselves seamstresses, Madam Lou Graham was so rich that she served as an alternative to banks, giving loans to business propositions deemed too risky...
Cardi B

Cardi B

Cardi B iTunes | Stitcher | Spotify The most famous sex worker of today’s music industry, Cardi B unabashedly flaunts and celebrates her past as a stripper in her songs, music videos, and social media. Share this Old Pro story with your community on social media...
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec iTunes | Stitcher | Spotify Best known for is commercial paintings of the moulin rouge, French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was also a john who (literally) lived in brothels. As a tenant and client, Toulouse-Lautrec created compelling...
Ching Shih

Ching Shih

Ching Shih iTunes | Stitcher | Spotify Ching Shih went from working as a full service sex worker on a floating brothel in Canton to becoming the one of the most successful pirate captains in the history of the world. Share this Old Pro story with your community on...
Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe iTunes | Stitcher | Spotify In 1949, Marilyn Monroe, struggling to make ends meet as an actress, got paid $50 to pose nude for a calendar. She worked as a pinup and — according to some — as a prostitute before becoming an internationally...
Tlazōlteōtl

Tlazōlteōtl

Tlazōlteōtl iTunes | Stitcher | Spotify This Mesoamerican Goddess was the deity of vice, filth, purification, steam baths, lust, fertility, adulterers and — you guessed it — sex workers. She symbolically castrated priests in elaborate rituals, and pardoned...