Super Bowl used as excuse to arrest consensual adult sex workers. FACT: Mass incarceration: an LGBTQ issue 1 in 2 transgender prisoners is sexually abused. 1 in 2 homeless children is LGBTQ and half of homeless people experience incarceration. 1 in 3 American adults has a criminal record and sexual minorities are three times more likely to be incarcerated.
Police say approximately 100 illicit massage businesses operate throughout Philadelphia. “I’ve been a cop for 30 years and I had no clue,” said Philadelphia Police Lieutenant Gary Ferguson. “No idea that human trafficking and prostitution was this big a problem in Philadelphia.”