Marie Solis

sex work

The Feminist Divide Over Decriminalizing Sex Work

On Monday, the National Organization for Women joined other local groups and a representative for Gloria Steinem to oppose legislation that would decriminalize sex work in New York.
Marie Solis
3.12.19
immigration

28 Women Have Miscarried in ICE Custody in the Last Two Years

After a Honduran woman's stillbirth last month, ICE officials report that 28 women in the agency's custody have had miscarriages in the fiscal years 2017 and 2018.
Marie Solis
3.5.19
#metoo

Man Can't Sue 'Shitty Media Men' List Creator for Emotional Harm, Judge Rules

On Friday, a federal judge dealt a significant blow to writer Stephen Elliott's $1.5 million lawsuit against "Shitty Media Men" list creator Moira Donegan.
Marie Solis
3.4.19
feminist movements

The Women Rewriting Feminism for a Late Capitalist World

"Feminism for the 99%: A Manifesto" argues that liberal feminism has failed to address the deep-seated systems of inequality that undergird gender oppression. So what's next?
Marie Solis
3.4.19
revenge porn

Revenge Porn Will Soon Be Illegal in New York State

New York state lawmakers passed legislation on Thursday that would make revenge porn a crime punishable by up to one year in jail.
Marie Solis
3.1.19
sexual assault

Lawmakers Want to Know What the DOJ Is Doing About Stealthing

Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Ro Khanna have asked the DOJ to turn over information on stealthing, a form of sexual assault that involves the nonconsensual removal of a condom during sex.
Marie Solis
2.28.19
ice

ICE Says Detained Woman's Stillbirth 'Not Considered an In-Custody Death'

A 24-year-old Honduran woman in ICE custody went into premature labor last week, delivering a baby doctors pronounced dead moments later.
Marie Solis
2.26.19
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
2.25.19
#metoo

Time's Up CEO Resigns After Her Son Is Accused of Sexual Assault

The organization announced on Friday that its CEO, Lisa Borders, had resigned her post after sexual misconduct allegations against her son emerged on Facebook.
Marie Solis
2.22.19
roe v. wade

Conservative Lawmakers Are Preparing for a Future Without Roe v. Wade

In the past week, multiple states have introduced or passed laws that would immediately ban abortion in the event of Supreme Court justices overturning Roe v. Wade.
Marie Solis
2.20.19
government shutdown

Progressive Freshman Lawmakers to Vote No on Spending Bill That Would Fund ICE

Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar, and Rashida Tlaib will vote against a bipartisan bill because it increases funding to the Department of Homeland Security.
Marie Solis
2.15.19
Planned Parenthood

Suspicious Fire at Missouri Planned Parenthood Prompts FBI Investigation

The incident may be part of a pattern of escalating attacks on women's health clinics across the country under the Trump presidency.
Marie Solis
2.14.19
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