Editors of Florida Agenda Resign Over Censorship of Gay Club Pickpocketing Story
South Florida Gay News, another gay newspaper, reports that Rashnitsov lost his phone while out at the club and quickly discovered it wasn't an isolated incident. Police told him that they regularly received reports every Friday night of at least six to ten people losing phones and wallets at the club. Police believe Living Room may be targeted by an organized group of pickpockets.
Incidentally, Riptide has heard similar stories stemming from as long ago as early last year in which a stranger approaches victims, brings them to the dance floor and then makes off with their wallet and phone.
Mark's List is a website and weekly magazine that features event listings, pictures, and short, frivolous articles. It's owned by the Multimedia Platforms LLC, which also owns the Agenda. Living Room's Friday night party is a major advertiser in the magazine.
"The problem is still there, and the thefts are still happening," Jones told SFGN. "Patrons and the community had a right to know about it."
Both Jones and Rashnitsov, who are partners, only worked part-time for the Agenda.
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