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The Dubious Ways Parents Are Pressured to Give Up Their Children for Adoption

After feeling duped by adoption agencies, these women are on a mission to combat adoption coercion.
Amy Whipple
8.13.19
LGBTQ

12 Reasons It Should Be Illegal for Doctors Not to Treat Trans People

"I could be denied critical, necessary, and immediate medical care that could leave me permanently injured or even dead."
Diana Tourjée
8.6.19
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Sex Workers Will Finally Be Able to Carry Condoms Without Fear of Arrest in California

The landmark bill also empowers them to report abuse and exploitation.
Marie Solis
7.29.19
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Many U.S. Prisons Deny Muslim Inmates Halal Food and Proper Prayer

A new study finds that the U.S. disproportionately imprisons Muslims—and then violates their religious freedoms.
Leila Ettachfini
7.26.19
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Lawyers Are Furious That Immigration Courts Are Getting Rid of Interpreters

The change could mean many immigrants will be left in the dark during their own hearings.
Mary Retta
7.25.19
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ICE Wants Hotels to Detain Immigrants. These Chains Said No.

Hotels "are not designed to be used as detention centers."
Leila Ettachfini
7.22.19
LGBTQ

In 26 States, You Can Still Get Fired for Being Trans

Half of LGBTQ Americans live in states where they're at risk of being fired for their identity.
Diana Tourjée
7.19.19
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What to Do If ICE Raids Your Workplace

We asked a lawyer what rights employers, colleagues, and undocumented workers have in the event of an ICE raid.
Leila Ettachfini
7.17.19
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You Can Now Join 'The Squad' With This Shirt

"The Squad has never just been four people," read an email blast announcing the new merch.
Leila Ettachfini
7.17.19
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Domestic Workers Have Little Legal Protection. This Bill Could Change That.

Kamala Harris is proposing a "bill of rights" to protect a workforce made up almost entirely of women and women of color.
Marie Solis
7.15.19
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We're About to See What Happens When Prosecutors Don't Target Sex Workers

The election of Tiffany Cabán as Queens District Attorney will have huge implications for the sex-work community.
Marie Solis
6.27.19
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Opinion: Native Women Are Getting Murdered. This Is How We Stop It.

Senator Catherine Cortez Masto is introducing two new bills focused on curbing the relentless violence against Native women in the U.S.
Catherine Cortez Masto
6.20.19
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