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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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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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