Domenica Anita Niehoff (3 August 1945 – 12 February 2009), also known as Domenica, was a German prostitute and activist. She appeared in television shows in the 1980s, where she campaigned for legalization of the profession.
Niehoff was born in Cologne. When her mother was arrested for minor fraud, Niehoff and her brother lived in a Catholic orphanage until she was 14. When she was 17 she met a brothel-owner whom she later married.
Her husband committed suicide in 1972. During that year she started working as a prostitute in red light district of Hamburg, St. Pauli and in the Herbertstraße. Later she opened a studio and became known as a Dominatrix.
In the 1980s she appeared in TV Talkshows campaigning for prostitutes and legalisation of the profession.
- Domenica Niehoff: Domenicas Kopfkissenbuch. Droemer Knaur, München 1989, ISBN 3-426-03994-X.
- Domenica Niehoff: Körper mit Seele. Mein Leben. Aufgezeichnet von Hans Eppendorfer, Droemer Knaur, München 1994, ISBN 3-426-75062-7.
- Fee Zschocke (Texte), Andrej Reiser (Fotogr.): Domenica und die Herbertstraße. Eichborn, Frankfurt am Main 1981, ISBN 3-8218-1701-1.
- Domenica Portfolio. Grafikmappe, Schreiber & Leser, München 1993.
- Menschen bei Maischberger, talkshow on German television(German)
- Meyer-Odewald, Jens (13 February 2009). "St. Pauli: Der Kiez trauert um Domenica Anita Niehoff. Die „Königin der Reeperbahn“ ist tot". Hamburger Abendblatt. Retrieved 2009-02-23.(German)
- Hasse, Edgar (12 February 2009). "Domenica – die Befreierin der Prostituierten ist tot". Welt Online. Retrieved 2009-02-23.(German)
- "Domenica Niehoff wird in Ohlsdorf beigesetzt". Hamburger Abendblatt. 11 March 2009. p. page 9. (German)
- Domenica Niehoff in the German National Library catalogue
- Domenica Niehoff at the Internet Movie Database
- Domenica Portfolio, Loustal international Art Site: Virtuel Museum
- Domenica Portfolio, Schreiber&Leser
- Sexarbeit Prostitution – Lebenswelten und Mythen, Exhibition in Museum der Arbeit, Hamburg (German)