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Little government aid, ongoing stigma and the fight for decriminalization: San...

For some sex workers, laws such as FOSTA-SESTA block them from acquiring financial means to survive.

Don’t disparage the victims of the ‘Grim Sleeper’ murders

Yesterday at the opening of the so-named “Grim Sleeper” trial, prosecutor Beth Silverman laid out what seemed like a strong case against the suspect. But in her opening statement, Silverman painted the victims as “prostitutes” and “crack addicts,” racist and sexist stereotypes that the Black Coalition has had to continuously object to when the police and media used them to dismiss the fact that human beings were being murdered.
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