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Australian plans to sell virtue in new doc

A controversial new documentary project, helmed by Justin Sisely, plans to follow the lives of two yet-to-be-selected young virgins, male and female, as they literally auction off their virginities online to the highest bidder. The project is being criticized as sanctioning prostitution, and while Sisely does not deny this, he defends it as a social experiment.
May 11, 2009

A controversial new documentary project, helmed by Justin Sisely, plans to follow the lives of two yet-to-be-selected young virgins, male and female, as they literally auction off their virginities online to the highest bidder. The project is being criticized as sanctioning prostitution, and while Sisely does not deny this, he defends it as a social experiment.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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