Activists picketed in front of New Times' Phoenix offices this afternoon in protest of our parent company, Village Voice Media's, classified ad website Backpage.com.
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The activists feel the website facilitates sex trafficking. More on the protest here.
VVM publications across the country have published articles disproving the myths surrounding sex-trafficking statistics -- links to these articles can be found below.
Valley videographer Dennis Gilman captured on film what turned out to be a tame demonstration involving from 15 to 20 protesters over a two-hour period. Gilman's video is posted above.
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