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Nevada sex worker sues state to open brothels

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Posted at 2:44 PM, Dec 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-08 16:44:51-05

LYON COUNTY, Nev. — Like bar and restaurant owners who want government officials to allow them to keep their establishments open during the pandemic, so to does a sex worker in Nevada.

Alice Little, the alleged top-earning legal sex worker in the country, has sued the state of Nevada to reopen the brothel where she works, and all the legal brothels in the state.

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While businesses that involve close contact such as spas and massage parlors have reopened, brothels in Nevada have been closed since March 17.

Little says the Moonlite Bunny Ranch where she works, as well as others , are as safe as the other businesses that have been allowed to operate.

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"Nevada's legal brothels have kept sex workers safe and provided a legal and respectable outlet for sex workers to ply our trade for nearly fifty years, and now the brothels are in danger of closing forever and the livelihoods of sex workers are in dire jeopardy." said Little on the GoFundMe page she set up to help pay her legal fees.

The lawsuit saws Little has suffered damages in excess of $15,000. She believes Gov. Steve Sisolak has "decided to single out brothels" without any rational basis.