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Read Then Organize: 4 Books to Read as Roe V. Wade Overturns

After nearly 50 years, Roe V. Wade has been overturned by the Supreme Court. This leaves abortion up to individual states and their elected officials giving the opportunity for roughly 20 trigger states, which are states with laws set in place in order to act on abortion bans given the opportunity, to criminalize those who …

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How Defamation Lawsuits Are Used to Silence Victims

I never intended to write about the Amber Heard/Johnny Depp defamation lawsuit. With the media circus that occurred around the trial—the pile-on against Heard made up of TikTok memes and Twitter threads, death threats and other forms of denigration because she didn’t fit the mold of the “perfect victim”—I didn’t want to touch this topic …

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How Anti-LGBTQ+ Legislation Co-opts the Language of Anti-Violence Advocates

Just last month, I hopped onto a meeting of the Sex Education Alliance (SEA) to talk about the most recent onslaught of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation sweeping across the U.S. The Alliance is a membership organization for sex educators who are focused on family and child education and we spend a lot of time supporting each other …

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College Campuses Continue to Suck at Handling Sexual Misconduct Allegations

It was the early 2010s when, suddenly, conversations about sexual assault on college campuses were everywhere. At least it seemed so to me. Know Your IX — a survivor- and youth-led project that empowers students to end sexual and dating violence in their schools — was founded in 2013. In 2015, the world watched as …

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