Sex trafficking, also referred to as human trafficking, commercial sexual exploitation, domestic sex trafficking, sex work, the “life,” dating, and prostitution, is the exchange of sex or a sex act (exotic dancing/stripping, pornography, web camming, nude massage, etc.) for a valuable (such as money, protection, shelter, or food).The 2000 Trafficking Victims Protection Act states that it is “illegal to recruit, entice, obtain, provide, solicit, patronize, move, or harbor a person or to benefit from such activities knowing that the person will be caused to engage in commercial sex acts where the person is under 18 or where force, fraud, or coercion exists.” Because traffickers are predators, they seek out individuals who are already vulnerable, including children, homeless youths and runaways, individuals who are marginalized (persons of color, those identifying as LGBTQ , those experiencing poverty, etc.), and those who have a prior history of sexual abuse/trauma.Before that, she toured with the Grateful Dead, sold hair wraps and ganja goo balls, and stripped for a few months.
She subsidizes sessions for her disabled clients, one of whom is a 28-year-old with multiple sclerosis. She's not wearing makeup when we go out for breakfast (eggs Benedict with fruit, no hash browns), and she's pulled her hair up into a small bun that sits on the top of her head.
(Please note that there are now two concurrent SLAA meetings at this time/location.
This meeting is a new meeting started in August, 2017, in the "O' Neal" room.
Was First to Report the Shocking Allegations: "A 46-year-old Kent man sued Seattle Mayor Ed Murray on Thursday, claiming Murray 'raped and molested him' over several years, beginning in 1986 when the man was a 15-year-old high-school dropout." Complaint for Damages: Read the whole thing here. It is not a coincidence that this shakedown effort comes within weeks of the campaign filing deadline.
is an adult male born in February of 1971 and is the child sex victim Ed Murray." chose not to publish the 2008 allegations, the similarities between those claims and the new public case gave additional weight and relevance to the previous information." Mayor's Spokesman and Lawyer Both Say the Accusations Are Politically Motivated: Spokesman Jeff Reading said, "These false accusations are intended to damage a prominent elected official who has been a defender of vulnerable populations for decades.