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Paul Maginn

What happens in Vegas … why consent matters in ‘Sin City’ and other sex tourism cities

Just because a space is hyper-sexualised doesn't mean consent doesn't matter. In fact, it becomes even more important that everyone understands and observes agreed boundaries.
Tourists play slot machines at the Paris Las Vegas hotel and casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jae C. Hong/AP Photo

In Las Vegas, excess and fantasy bleed into tragedy

Excessive indulgence is the city’s unifying theme. It’s also a way to end your life. Just ask Stephen Paddock.
Conor McGregor speaks with reporters after a media workout in preparation for his fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. USA Today Sports/Reuters

Dissecting Conor McGregor’s steep odds in boxing showdown

McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. will both cash in, but does a boxing novice stand a chance against a legend?

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