gin_soakedGinger

Another truth* of mine.

*Note: High doses of fiction.

Here is a collection of what I find beautiful, inspirational, haunting, real, deep...basically anything that draws a response from me. It might not always be the happiest of images, thoughts or sounds but there will always be a touch of beauty if you know where to look.

redupnyc:

Phoenix, Arizona has some of the most severe prostitution laws in the United States.
According to a municipal statute titled ‘manifestation’, an intent to commit prostitution includes activities like waving at cars, talking to passers-bys, and inquiring if someone is a police officer. Mandatory minimum sentencing and felony upgrades make it highly probable that workers are funneled into the prison system for sex work related offenses. Alongside Arizona’s already brutal racial profiling laws, these anti-prostitution statutes enable police to profile and harass people of color, immigrants, people in poverty, and LGBTQ people.[Read More]

redupnyc:

Phoenix, Arizona has some of the most severe prostitution laws in the United States.

According to a municipal statute titled ‘manifestation’, an intent to commit prostitution includes activities like waving at cars, talking to passers-bys, and inquiring if someone is a police officer. Mandatory minimum sentencing and felony upgrades make it highly probable that workers are funneled into the prison system for sex work related offenses. Alongside Arizona’s already brutal racial profiling laws, these anti-prostitution statutes enable police to profile and harass people of color, immigrants, people in poverty, and LGBTQ people.

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