Julia Salazar


Politicians Are Getting Serious About Decriminalizing Sex Work

In the past, these proposals were meant to advance the conversation. Now they're designed to be passed.
Marie Solis
sex work

New York Lawmakers Join Activists in Fight to Decriminalize Sex Work

Decrim NY is a new coalition of sex workers, state lawmakers, and advocacy groups who want to make New York the first state to decriminalize sex work.
Marie Solis

What's Next for the Democratic Socialists of America?

In elections, DSA is familiar with the question: "What happens if we lose?" Now its members are trying to answer a very different one: "What happens when we win?"
Marie Solis
New York politics

How Did Julia Salazar's State Senate Campaign Become a National News Story?

First-time candidate Julia Salazar's bid to unseat a New York state senator snowballed into a series of national stories about her personal history.
Marie Solis

Bizarre Story Alleges Keith Hernandez-Julia Salazar Affair, Identity Theft, and Fraud

In an absolutely wild story, Salazar filed a defamation lawsuit agains Keith Hernandez's ex-wife for accusing her of having an affair with him, and stealing upwards of $14,000, among other things.
Liam Daniel Pierce
Midterm Elections

Meet Julia Salazar, the Next Democratic Socialist Poised for a Long-Shot Win

Julia Salazar is a 27-year-old first-time Latina candidate hoping to unseat a longtime incumbent in the New York State Senate, whose views she says don't address the ongoing inequalities in her district.
Marie Solis