Atlanta Sex Industry Workers Say They’re Used To Being Branded “Sinners” — And Fearing For Their Lives
For workers at nearby sex shops and strip clubs, last week’s attack on spa employees and customers marked a deadly escalation of long-standing hostility against the sex industry.
The repeal strikes a statute that outlawed loitering for the purposes of prostitution that was widely seen as discriminatory.
“The current way of handling sex workers is dangerous. It drives them underground, it doesn’t keep us safe, and it’s not really getting to the issue of trafficking.”
The injuries from the incident, which took place as people had gathered to watch cars performing stunts in an intersection, were not believed to be life-threatening.
The takedowns are the latest in a series of sweeping changes that have shocked the adult industry.
The site announced a slate of "trust and safety" measures after facing an onslaught of criticism over hosting abusive and illegal content.
“Calling all Capricorns! Calling all Sagittariuses, Scorpios, Libras! If you turn 18, or will be 18 by January 5th, you can vote."
This 5-Year-Old Girl Put On A Mask Before Going Shopping, But It Wasn’t Exactly The Mask Her Mom Was Expecting
"This is the way."
There were spontaneous celebrations around the country on Saturday morning.
Due to the razor-thin margin, BuzzFeed News and other news organizations are holding off on calling the state for the former vice president. There is set to be a recount.
One ballot counter, who was inside a Detroit facility when angry Trump supporters demanded to be let in, told BuzzFeed News, "I think we had that feeling of, What if we have to physically defend ourselves?”
There Are Several Swing States That Could Determine The Next President. Here's The State Of Play In Each.
Here is the current state of play. Final results could take days and may come down to absentee and mail-in ballots that officials are still counting.
A Voter Intimidation Lawsuit Has Been Filed After Police Pepper-Sprayed People Marching To The Polls Over The Weekend
The lawsuit argues that law enforcement officials violated free speech and assembly rights.
“At the end of the day, nobody is paying my rent for me, nobody’s gonna pay my car insurance, my phone bill, my cat food. Nothing.”
“Black lives matter ... Rich Black lives, poor Black lives, LGBT Black lives, exotic dancer Black lives, convicted felon Black lives.”
For Kyle Lyons, parts of childhood are fading into memory as he learns to cope with an uncertain future. His parents fear what the pandemic is doing to him — and his Bronx neighborhood, one of the poorest in the country.
An Arizona School District Canceled All Its Classes After Teachers Staged A Sickout Over Coronavirus Fears
The J.O. Combs Unified School District canceled all its classes, including virtual lessons, after many teachers said they would not return to classrooms citing coronavirus concerns.
“They killed Alejandra ... Because of the stigma that her body carried, for being trans, for being Black, for being poor, for living with HIV, for being a sex worker.”
"Everybody takes to the streets, and they rally, they protest. But where was that same energy when that lady was alive?"
Peaceful Demonstrations Against Racism And Police Brutality Continued As Protesters Defied Curfew Orders
The demonstrations in Houston, New York City, and Washington, DC, were largely peaceful.