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15th Oct '17 9:19:00 AM MackWylde
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* Several PaulThomasAnderson films usually have a female sex worker who is sweet, friendly, kind-hearted, generous or all of the above.
25th Aug '17 7:11:06 AM GlitteringFlowers
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* Tránsito Soto from Creator/IsabelAllende's ''Literature/TheHouseOfTheSpirits'' is a PluckyGirl who takes her promises seriously and sees prostitution as a way to build her own life. With a bit of help from her once-patron Esteban Trueba she ''does'' make it big in the capital, reinvents herself as the most beautiful and smartest prostitute there, is a BenevolentBoss to her fellow sex-workers [[spoiler: and repays the favor by saving Esteban's granddaughter Alba from the military.]]

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* Tránsito Soto from Creator/IsabelAllende's ''Literature/TheHouseOfTheSpirits'' is a PluckyGirl who takes her promises seriously and sees prostitution as a way to build her own life. With a bit of help from her once-patron Esteban Trueba she ''does'' make it big in the capital, reinvents herself as the most beautiful and smartest prostitute there, is a BenevolentBoss to her fellow sex-workers when she creates her own brothel, [[spoiler: and repays the favor by saving Esteban's granddaughter Alba from the military.]]



* ''[[VisualNovel/ShallWeDateNinjaShadow Shall We Date?: Ninja Shadow]]'' featues the RedLightDistrict of Nagasaki, Maruyama, and the prostitutes that work there (many of them, [[SexSlave unwillingly]]) are portrayed as very sympathetic, sometimes even hiring [[VigilanteMan the protagonists]] to eliminate those who mistreat them.

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* ''[[VisualNovel/ShallWeDateNinjaShadow Shall We Date?: Ninja Shadow]]'' featues features the RedLightDistrict of Nagasaki, Maruyama, and the prostitutes that work there (many of them, [[SexSlave unwillingly]]) are portrayed as very sympathetic, sometimes even hiring [[VigilanteMan the protagonists]] to eliminate those who mistreat them.them.
** [[spoiler: Yuzuki]]'s path reveals that his mother was one of these, [[spoiler: and he cannot forgive her for having left him in the care of his paternal family when he was a kid.]] [[spoiler: Yuzuki's friends Aoi and Souji from the Edo Vigilantes, who often work with the prostitutes of Yoshiwara (the Edo/Tokyo RLD), state that the most beautiful HighClassCallGirl in Yoshiwara still cries herself to sleep for having left her beloved son in Nagasaki years ago...]]
22nd Aug '17 8:25:11 PM PaulA
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* Creator/MercedesLackey's ''Literature/BardicVoices: The Lark & the Wren'' features a cozy, high-class brothel full of these. Arguably justified in that Madam Amber is extremely careful about who she hires.

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* Creator/MercedesLackey's ''Literature/BardicVoices: The Lark & the Wren'' ''Literature/TheLarkAndTheWren'' features a cozy, high-class brothel full of these. Arguably justified in that Madam Amber is extremely careful about who she hires.
17th Aug '17 10:02:14 AM GlitteringFlowers
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%%* Tránsito Soto from Creator/IsabelAllende's ''Literature/TheHouseOfTheSpirits''.

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%%* * Tránsito Soto from Creator/IsabelAllende's ''Literature/TheHouseOfTheSpirits''.''Literature/TheHouseOfTheSpirits'' is a PluckyGirl who takes her promises seriously and sees prostitution as a way to build her own life. With a bit of help from her once-patron Esteban Trueba she ''does'' make it big in the capital, reinvents herself as the most beautiful and smartest prostitute there, is a BenevolentBoss to her fellow sex-workers [[spoiler: and repays the favor by saving Esteban's granddaughter Alba from the military.]]



* ''VideoGame/YandereSimulator'': Kokona Haruka is a friendly, cheerful girl who goes to school with Yan-chan. [[spoiler:She's also involved in CompensatedDating, which can bring great shame to a girl and her family... except she only does it to help her father get out of debt. Technically compensated dating doesn't ''have'' to involve sex, but it often does, and it's implied that Kokona goes beyond kissing for the sake of getting more money. She doesn't want her friends to get mixed up in her troubles -- should you have Yan-chan offer to help her, Kokona pleads with her to not get involved. If you do help, Kokona's so grateful to Yan-chan that she agrees to back off of the boy they both like out of gratitude.]]

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* ''VideoGame/YandereSimulator'': Kokona Haruka is a friendly, cheerful girl who goes to school with Yan-chan. [[spoiler:She's also involved in CompensatedDating, which can bring great shame to a girl and her family... except she only does it to help her father get out of debt. Technically compensated dating doesn't ''have'' to involve sex, but it often does, and it's implied that Kokona goes beyond kissing for the sake of getting more money. She doesn't want her friends to get mixed up in her troubles -- should you the player have Yan-chan offer to help her, Kokona pleads with her to not get involved. If you do help, Yan-chan does anyway, Kokona's so grateful to Yan-chan that she agrees to back off of the boy they both like out of gratitude.]]



* ''[[VisualNovel/ShallWeDateNinjaShadow Shall We Date?: Ninja Shadow]]'' featues the RedLightDistrict of Nagasaki, Maruyama, and the prostitutes that work there (many of them, [[SexSlave unwillingly]]) are portrayed as very sympathetic, sometimes even hiring [[VigilanteMan the protagonists]] to eliminate those who mistreat them.



* Empress Theodora of the Eastern Roman Empire.She was originally an actress, and in those times acting involved sexual acts by pretty much default, so she used her good looks as well as her sexual prowess, her brains and her PluckyGirl personality to go up the Byzantine society.

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* Empress Theodora of the Eastern Roman Empire. She was originally an actress, and in those times acting involved sexual acts by pretty much default, so she used her good looks as well as her sexual prowess, her brains and her PluckyGirl personality to go up the Byzantine society.
13th Aug '17 3:46:39 PM gophergiggles
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* Many real prostitutes fit under this; prostitutes are no different from anyone else.

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* Many real prostitutes fit under this; prostitutes are no different from anyone else. It's actually [[http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/09/10/AR2010091002670.html surprisingly common for people to hire prostitutes for things other than sex]], known as "emotion work" (IRL PlatonicProstitution, basically).
8th Aug '17 10:01:52 PM PaulA
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* ''Film/TheGirlNextDoor'', where Elisha Cuthbert's former-pornstar character actually ends up with the main character at the end, and they presumably live happily ever after.

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* ''Film/TheGirlNextDoor'', ''Film/{{The Girl Next Door|2004}}'', where Elisha Cuthbert's former-pornstar character actually ends up with the main character at the end, and they presumably live happily ever after.
3rd Aug '17 5:19:19 AM Daedalis
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* ComicBook/RedSonja seeks out the world's greatest prostitute Aneva in ''The Art of Blood and Fire''. Aneva is hoping to create a BandOfBrothels to protect herself and her fellows, but is persuaded to join Sonja when she learns that if Sonja is successful one thousand slaves will be freed.
27th Jul '17 9:26:15 PM Matt620
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheDatingGuy'' has a young woman named Marie-Claire, who offered protagonist Mark the best sex of his life in exchange for a kidney to [[BillyNeedsAnOrgan give to her little brother, Gene]]. Gene needs the transplant to live, and Marie-Claire fully lives up to her end of the bargain.
24th Jun '17 10:01:50 AM nombretomado
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* A woman named Miljuschka once whored herself into a Nazi camp during WorldWarTwo, and then blew the whole thing up. More of an ActionGirl, and a pretty grim one too.

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* A woman named Miljuschka once whored herself into a Nazi camp during WorldWarTwo, UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, and then blew the whole thing up. More of an ActionGirl, and a pretty grim one too.
22nd Jun '17 12:28:40 PM abscake
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* Yuko from ''Manga/MyLesbianExperienceWithLoneliness'' fits the bill, complimenting and accommodating the neurotic protagonist in a life-changing event. Her agency seems friendly too.
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