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Opinión

I Was Raped at College. Here's How DeVos's New Rules Harm Survivors Like Me

On Friday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos released her proposed changes to campus sexual misconduct rules, which will make it harder for students to receive an education and contend with trauma.
Sage Carson
3 days ago
Op-Ed

My State Has the Highest Maternal Death Rate—Stacey Abrams Plans to Change That

Georgia is one of 17 states that has not expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act. By refusing to do so, the state turned away federal funding that would essentially open the door for people like me to access health care.
Kimberly Lawson
11.5.18
Op-Ed

A Timeline of Every Step in Trump's Plan to Eliminate Transgender Rights

Since Trump took office, his administration has systematically eroded legal protections for transgender Americans.
Diana Tourjée
10.30.18
Culture

Summer Is for Children and Fools

When I was a child, I naïvely awaited summer with great longing—but I also asked for a plunger for my birthday.
Diana Tourjée
8.28.18
Opinión

No One Should Get Plus-Ones to Weddings

If you suspect that someone would bail on your wedding if they couldn’t bring a buffer human, this person doesn’t like you enough to be at your wedding.
Maria Yagoda
7.13.18
Op-Ed

Jeff Sessions Could Determine the Fate of Countless Abused Women. We Should Be Terrified

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is expected to take domestic abuse off the list of reasons for allowing asylum in the US. In doing so, he would send untold numbers of women back to their abusers.
Chris Gelardi
6.8.18
Opinión

When a Fetus Is a 'Child' Who Needs Protection, But a Pregnant Teen Isn't

For weeks, a pregnant, undocumented 17-year-old has been held hostage by the government and denied an abortion. She was finally allowed to get one this morning—but that doesn't change the horrific injustice she endured.
Callie Beusman
10.25.17
Opinión

Hell Yeah: Sanders' Medicare-for-All Plan Would Guarantee Abortion Coverage

By including universal abortion coverage in his single-payer plan, Bernie Sanders is showing a significant commitment to protecting reproductive rights.
Sejal Singh
9.15.17
Opinión

Ending Title IX Guidance Isn't Just Evil—It's Profoundly Stupid

This week, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced plans to roll back Title IX guidelines on campus rape, claiming the current procedures are unfair to the accused. This is simply not true.
Sejal Singh
9.10.17
Kim Wall

Remember Journalist Kim Wall for Her Outstanding Work and Big Heart

Swedish journalist Kim Wall was uniquely skilled at telling stories with sensitivity and compassion. In the aftermath of her tragic death, we should do her the same honor.
Anna Codrea-Rado
8.24.17
Op-Ed

BLM Co-Founder: It Is Our Duty to Dismantle White Supremacy

Patrisse Marie Cullors of the Black Lives Matter movement shares her thoughts on Charlottesville and the actions we need to take to move forward in the face of extreme bigotry.
Patrisse Marie Cullors
8.23.17
Sex machina

When Does Constant Texting Count as Cheating?

If you're constantly sending emotionally intimate but totally nonsexual messages to a "close friend" who is probably romantically interested in you without telling your significant other, are you being unethical?
Maria Yagoda
8.22.17