Israel downgraded in State Department human trafficking report

Israel was downgraded from Tier 1 to Tier 2 in a report on human trafficking released by the US State Department on Thursday. According to the report, the decision was made since Israel did not “meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to do so.” “The government [of Israel] maintained woefully inadequate efforts to prevent human trafficking and government policies towards foreign workers…

Homing’s In, Going Out June 18-27, 2021

Heading into the home stretch of Pride Month, many nightclubs, bars and theaters are welcoming indoor patrons, with some outdoor spaces welcoming guests; bring proof of vaccination in most cases. Unfurl, unmask -or not, if you choose- and enjoy. ARTSDANCE, OPERA, THEATREAfroSolo Arts FestivalStreaming performances of ‘Courage Under Fire: The Liberation of Elroy,’ June 17-20. Free on YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/user/AfroSoloTV/featured Alvin Ailey American Dance TheatreCal Performances presents the world premiere of…

Are strip clubs allowed to open during the pandemic? Sort of, but not really

Last weekend’s stabbing of Padres outfielder Tommy Pham outside a Midway District strip club has raised questions about whether the clubs are allowed to operate during the pandemic. The answer, it turns out, is a little complicated. From a regulatory standpoint, strip clubs can be considered three different types of businesses depending on how they operate. Clubs can be live entertainment venues, bars, and/or restaurants. Under the current state and…

Shakti Kapoor returns as ‘Crime Master Gogo’ in Disney+ Hotstar’s new campaign – ET BrandEquity

Actors Shraddha Kapoor and Karisma Kapoor also feature as a part of the campaign Disney+ Hotstar has launched their latest TVC, showcasing the popularity of the blockbuster direct-to-digital movies released under Disney+ Hotstar Multiplex. The film features actor Shakti Kapoor, returning as Crime Master Gogo. The actor shares the screen with his daughter and actor Shraddha Kapoor. Also welcoming him back is actor Karisma Kapoor from the film ‘Andaz Apna…

Thai cops bust ‘virtual’ strip club with sex workers selling online drinks to tourists stuck at home during the pandemic

Thai cops busted a virtual strip club with sex workers selling online drinks to tourists stuck at home during the pandemic The semi-clad women used to make hundreds of pounds a night in tips working in the country’s notorious ‘Sin City’ sex capital resort of Pattaya. However, the spread of Covid-19 cases, which started last March, has obliterated tourism and government health restrictions have forced the seedy bars to close.…

Phuket’s bars and beaches deserted as coronavirus batters Thai tourism – South China Morning Post

Phuket’s bars and beaches deserted as coronavirus batters Thai tourism  South China Morning Post…

Arts Etc. – July 7, 2021 | International Examiner

Design by Kanami Yamashita Visual Arts Ruangrupa, an Indonesian artist collective will be curating the 15th edition of Documenta in 2022. This is a once-every-five-years exhibition of global art held in Kassel, Germany. Ruangrupa has invited other arts cooperatives sixth social objectives to take part in this exhibition  which should make for some interesting results. The collective told the New York Times “Our understanding of art is very fluid. We…

Diet Paratha Is Bringing the Heat, One South Asian Star at a Time

To most people, it’s no surprise that South Asian representation within the creative industries is severely lacking, or even non-existent. Overlooked and oftentimes forgotten, South Asian talent had not been given the platform it deserves — until one New Zealander came along and challenged the status quo. Diet Paratha (no, not Diet Prada, but yes, the inspiration does derive from here), is the burgeoning Instagram account that showcases and celebrates…

Anna Richardson eyes ‘Strictly’ spot and wants ‘handsome’ partner

Anna Richardson hosts ‘Naked Attraction’. (C4) Anna Richardson has revealed she is keen to do Strictly Come Dancing and wants a ‘handsome’ partner. The presenter’s name is thought to be in the mix for the 2021 series of the BBC ballroom show. And the Naked Attraction star told The Sun she’s keen on hitting the dancefloor. Richardson, who has reportedly split from her former partner Sue Perkins, said she has…

Pole dancer and trans activist say Instagram censored their posts while not acting on racism

A pole dance instructor and a trans activist have condemned Instagram’s ‘aggressive’ moderation of their content – despite the platform failing to crack down on racist abuse against England footballers. Eva Echo, founder of Pass It On – an online campaign sharing conversations about trans and non-binary experiences – and Dr Carolina Are have found their Instagram profiles ‘inaccurately’ moderated for nudity and breaching unnamed community guidelines over the past…

Wireless In Flight Entertainment Market Outlook, Growth by Top Company, Region, Application, Driver, Trends & Forecasts : Gogo Inc. Bluebox Avionics Ltd Inflight Dublin Ltd – The Manomet Current

Polaris Market Research released the latest research report on the Wireless In Flight Entertainment Market. The report provides a detailed assessment of the market by highlighting different aspects of information, including market size, share, CAGR value, driving factors, restrictions, opportunities and threats. This information can help stakeholders make appropriate decisions before investing. This report is a compilation of comprehensive research on all aspects of the Wireless In Flight Entertainment market.…

Cathay Pacific A321neo brings many firsts to market – PaxEx.Aero

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