The website maps its most active cities.
The Salt Lake valley appears in red, indicating the number of users — as do other high-density areas across the country. The website markets itself heavily to college students, as. The site advertises that it can help students find a relationship with a gyus who can help fund their education.
It also offers free premium memberships to students with official college email addresses. Its terms also state in bold the site is not to be used for prostitution, escorting, or human trafficking. The advocacy group World Without Exploitation seeks to end human trafficking across the globe.
Its National Director Lauren Hersh said this type of relationship is inherently dangerous and risky for individuals. Because there is an expectation of payment, Hersh said there is an expectation for people to perform acceptably.
Hersh said sex is a common expectation, and she is worried young people who feel empowered charging money for their companionship are ultimately beholden to the person offering payment. KSL Investigates. Top Stories.