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If you’re not ready to die for it, take the word ‘freedom’ out of your vocabulary. – Chicago Defender (November 28, 1962)

It’s Malcolm X’s birthday. He would have turned 86 if he were alive today.

Is Uganda’s “Kill the Gays” bill not dead after all?

Fox News had their transphobic expert doctor contend that Chaz Bono’s gender identity is a psychotic delusion — after an uproar, they removed the piece from the internets.

On Silent Choices, a film about black women’s experiences with abortion.

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Alejandra Pablos’ Detention Reminds Us Immigration is a Reproductive Justice Issue

Two weeks ago, reproductive justice and migrant rights activist, Alejandro Pablos, was detained during a routine check-in with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Tucson. Many have pointed out that Pablos’ detention is the latest in a series of silent raids targeting high-profile immigration activists, including sanctuary movement leader Ravi Ragbir and prison abolition organizer Maru Mora-Villalpando. But Pablos’ detention is also a reminder that immigration is a reproductive justice issue and that we have to fight like hell against an Administration that’s hell-bent on endangering the health and well-being of immigrant women and our families.

Alejandra Pablos works as a field organizer for the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH), where she focuses on issues ...

Two weeks ago, reproductive justice and migrant rights activist, Alejandro Pablos, was detained during a routine check-in with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Tucson. Many have pointed out that Pablos’ detention is the ...