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Tony Edwards says he’s witnessed some activity at Marble Hill Houses he believes is evidence of just how hasty a move it was from Mayor Bill de Blasio to relocate homeless people out of the coronavirus pandemic-era hotel rooms they were staying in. more
When people talk sex work, many immediately think of the world’s oldest profession. Yet prostitution is just one part of a much larger industry that includes exotic dancers and adult film actors. Among the many differences between the two sides, the biggest is probably the most important: Prostitution remains illegal. It’s seemingly the final frontier in society’s full acceptance of sex work. more
Sex workers face as much as a 75 percent chance of experiencing sexual violence on the job, according to statistics compiled by the Urban Justice Center. Yet, many of these assaults go unreported because sex workers fear potential arrest or even further assault if they go to the police. more
A borough-wide online newsletter run by a popular Bronx media personality appears to be the latest victim of the coronavirus. ThisIsTheBronx, launched by Gary Axelbank in May 2017, has ended its daily emails. more
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