09:00, 14 APR 2017Updated15:34, 18 APR 2017Tenants wanted in return for sexual services is not as uncommon as you might think, according to a campaign group An advert has appeared on Craigslist offering “a large double room” to a “female only if you just need somewhere to rent or use as business (escorts/massag in a safe enviroment)” (sic) in Trowbridge.The flat is said to be in the town centre.Bristol based tenants’ campaign group ACORN believes the practice of landlords demanding sexual favours for rent was “far from unusual” in their experience.Police issue warning over fake notes despite claims new fiver was impossible to copyACORN Organiser Nick Ballard told the Bristol Post: “This is something that has been raised in ACORN advice forum a number of times and that others responding said was far from unusual.”Shelter is a basic human right and this disgusting exploitation of people desperate to put a roof over their head shows the extent to which people are being forced.”Make no mistake, this is sexual abuse if not rape in the legal sense.”ACORN is willing to take direct action to protect tenants from all types of exploitation by landlords and this is no different.”We would encourage anyone who finds adverts of this sort or who has had to go through such an experience to get in contact and discuss ways that the community can protect itself and expose any landlords attempting to exchange sex for shelter.”In Bristol, a landlord has posted an advert looking for “good company three or four times a week.”In Crewkerne, Somerset, another landlord requires “services” in exchange for the woman tenant to receive free accommodation and no bills.The charity Shelter first exposed the issue of men offering rooms to vulnerable women for sex in a blog post on their website. In it they said: “This isn’t just in bad taste or ‘creepy’. It is a dangerous attempt to establish deeply exploitative relationships off the back of homelessness.”Of immediate concern is the matter of who is being targeted.”Through these adverts, men are intentionally targeting desperate women who feel they have no other options and women who may already have experienced sexual or domestic violence.”Son’s appeal to find long lost father Paul Cooper after last contact in Bath 49 years agoShelter said it has heard anecdotal evidence people are being forced into taking difficult and high risk decisions owing to the lack of affordable options..
Explicit content (showing immense detail that could be taken as provocative) isn’t something that is “required” in order to progress a story. A lot can be said about leaving certain details to the viewer’s imagination. For example a young girl gets raped and is scarred for life emotionally.