Aviva Stahl

Race and Health

What Real Radicals Think About the FBI Hunting 'Black Identity Extremists'

A veteran Black Panther and younger activist on a young man being labeled a terrorist threat, and why it's never been easy to fight racism.
Aviva Stahl
9.27.18
sex work

'We're Monumentally Fucked': Trans Sex Workers on Life Under FOSTA/SESTA

Trans sex workers, especially those of color, say their lives and livelihoods have been endangered by "anti-trafficking" legislation passed earlier this year.
Aviva Stahl
8.2.18
sexual assault

Trans Woman Wins $100K Settlement After Reporting Brutal Rape in a Men's Prison

LeslieAnn Manning says she was raped by another inmate in 2013. Five years later, she won a historic sum from the state — but she's still locked up in a men's facility.
Aviva Stahl
4.17.18
Op-Ed

We Can't Fight Rape Culture Without Fighting Mass Incarceration

Incarcerated people are the population most at risk of sexual violence — but their concerns are largely missing from our current cultural moment of reckoning.
Aviva Stahl
2.20.18
LGBTQ

What I Learned from Writing a Play About My Transition

We spoke to Mashuq Mushtaq Deen about his new play 'Draw the Circle,' which tells the story of his transition from the perspective of his family.
Aviva Stahl
2.13.18
immigration

The End of DACA Is the Latest Nightmare for Undocumented Muslims

Muslims who benefited from protection for young people brought to the US illegally as kids feel as if they're under a unique kind of siege.
Aviva Stahl
9.5.17
THE SALUTE YOUR SHORTS ISSUE

Transgender Prisoners Suffer Abuse at Record Numbers

A third of transgender prison inmates experience sexual assault.
Aviva Stahl
6.12.17
immigration

The Muslim Millennial Leading the Anti-Trump Resistance

Murad Awawdeh, a key player behind the protests against the travel ban, was once just another Brooklyn kid getting hassled by cops.
Aviva Stahl
6.7.17
Broadly DK

The Ongoing Trauma of the Muslim Students an Undercover Cop Spied on for Four Years

A new documentary, "Watched," examines the story of an undercover NYPD officer who spent four years infiltrating a group of Muslim college students.
Aviva Stahl
Jeanne Theoharis
4.21.17
crime

The NYPD Just Agreed to New Oversight When Spying on Citizens

After spying on Muslims for a decade, the NYPD has agreed to a tentative legal settlement that advocates hope will prevent unlawful surveillance in NYC in the Trump era.
Aviva Stahl
3.7.17
Broadly

Behind Bars for Six Months, Teen Accused of Killing Abusive Father Awaits Justice

Fifteen-year-old Bresha Meadows is accused of aggravated homicide for shooting and killing her father as he slept. Advocates say she and her family were victims of his prolonged abuse, and that Bresha is a hero who was acting to save them.
Aviva Stahl
1.19.17
RACISM

Behind Bars for 6 Months, Teen Accused of Killing Abusive Father Awaits Justice

15-year-old Bresha Meadows is accused of aggravated homicide for shooting and killing her father as he slept. Advocates say she and her family were victims of his prolonged abuse, and that Bresha is a hero who was acting to save them. Tomorrow, at her...
Aviva Stahl
1.19.17
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