Monica Jones will have another chance to find justice under Phoenix's vague but harsh sex work laws that often profile transgender women. The post Appeals Court Tosses Out Conviction Of Woman Arrested For ‘Walking While Trans’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.
PHOENIX -- One notable matchup in Super Bowl XLIX will have the New England Patriots' best pass rusher, Chandler Jones, going up against the Seattle Seahawks' best offensive lineman, Russell Okung. The two squared off in the Seahawks' 24-23 victory over the Patriots on Oct. Show More Summary
Tuesday, January 6 Phoenix Suns at Milwaukee Bucks (NBAtv 8 pm) Local Broadcast Wednesday, January 7 Houston Rockets at Cleveland Cavaliers (ESPN 7 pm) Mark Jones, Doug Collins Phoenix Suns at Minnesota Timberwolves (ESPN 9:30 pm) Ryan...Show More Summary
NASCAR was forced to end Friday's Camping World Truck Series race early after the lights went out at Phoenix International Raceway. A massive power failure hit the region and delayed the race for over an hour because the track was on backup power and the entire track wasn't lit properly. Show More Summary
Erik Jones overcame 33 other drivers and two power outages to win Friday night's Lucas Oil 150. The race was originally scheduled for 150 laps. But on the 127th lap, the Phoenix International Raceway lost power for a second time andShow More Summary
Houston headquartered Genesis Energy, L.P. announced today that it has agreed to acquire the Jones Act-qualifying MT American Phoenix and two related charters and management agreements from Mid Ocean Tanker [...] The post Two-Year-Old Jones Act Tanker Sells for $157 Million appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Ross D. Franklin/APAn Amazon.com fulfillment center in Phoenix. By Hailey Lee Amazon.com (AMZN) plans to open its first brick-and-mortar store, Dow Jones reported. It will open on 34th Street in Manhattan across the street from the Empire...Show More Summary
"Phoenix Jones is the hero Seattle deserves, but not the one it needs right now. So we'll hunt him. Because he can take it. Because he's not our hero. He's a silent guardian. A watchful protector. A dark knight." And...
Youmayrememberreal-lifesuperheroPhoenixJonesfromformerupdateslike“PhoenixJonesKnocksOutaRacist” and“PhoenixJonesBreaksUpaJuggaloFight.” Whenyou’reareal-lifesuperheroyoudothingsforthegreatergood—likeparticipatingintheIceBucketChallengeforALSawareness—butyoudothemwithanaddedelementofDANGER,nomatterhownonsensical.
Monica Jones is asking the Supreme Court of Arizona to reverse her April conviction for "manifesting prostitution" and deem the ordinance she was charged under unconstitutional. Pursuant to Phoenix city code, accepting a ride from aShow More Summary
Phoenix Jones better move over. He's not the only crime-fighting MMA aficionado out there these days. Mayura Dissanyake, a cashier at a Houston convenience store and self-proclaimed semi-pro MMA fighter, recently laid the wood to a couple...Show More Summary
Seattle superhero Phoenix Jones (previously) has purged the membership of Rain City Superheroes, dissolving and reforming the superhero group with new, stringent membership requirements, including the ability to do five pull-ups and 25 sit-ups in two minutes. Read the rest
You may have heard that "the Rain City Superhero Movement is over," as its leader Phoenix Jones announced the other day in Seattle (KING5 News; thanks, Mark). But the news is not quite that dire. Turns out that RCSM will... Show More Summary
TheRainCitySuperheroMovementisnomore,asthepeopleofSeattlemustnowprepareforadark,sinistereraofcrime.Theleaderofthemovement,PhoenixJones(AKAMMAfighterBenFodor)announcedinaFacebookpost lastThursdaythataskingrandomcitizenstojoinhim inhisbizarre-but-totally-legalcampaignagainststreetcrimewasaprettybadidea.
Dex Media Inc. (DXM) Q1 2014 Earnings Conference Call May 6, 2014 10:00 AM ET Executives Peter McDonald – President and CEO Dee Jones – CFO Analysts Mark Hetrick – Wells Fargo Advisors Bob Konefal – Phoenix Investment Seth Crystall –...Show More Summary
An attempt to reduce sex work in Phoenix, Arizona has led to trans women experiencing more police profiling. Last week, Monica Jones was convicted for what she calls, "walking while trans." The post How Phoenix Convicted A Transgender Woman For Walking Down The Street appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Last year, student and activist Monica Jones was arrested on charges of "manifesting an intent to commit or solicit prostitution." It's a misdemeanor crime in Phoenix, with a minimum penalty of 15 days in jail. What does "manifesting...Show More Summary
Last Friday, Monica Jones was found guilty of prostitution-related charges despite efforts from her and the ACLU after being arrested in May of 2013 in a police sting operation in Phoenix, Arizona. The black transgender student and well-known...Show More Summary
By Kayley Whalen, Task Force Executive Office Board Liason Monica Jones, an outspoken critic of the unjust profiling and criminalization of transgender women of color is facing trial today, April 11, in Phoenix, Arizona. As a longtime advocate with the Sex Workers Outreach Project(SWOP) Phoenix, Monica has helped raise awareness of the harms of the […]
In Phoenix, Arizona, you can be arrested for repeatedly stopping and engaging a passerby in conversation. This may, under Phoenix law, be evidence that you are "manifesting" an intent to engage in prostitution. Of course, this could also be evidence that you are lost or canvassing for a political group or simply talking about the weather. Show More Summary