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Why are so many violent criminals walking free while our law enforcement runs the War on Drugs?

Through his photography, Martin Schoeller celebrates the beauty of multiracial diversity and shows the limitations around our current categories when talking about race.

“For people who face more obstacles in the path towards reclaiming and realizing their sexuality, this sort of uncompromisingly positive and monolithic view of sex can come off as anywhere from frivolous to brutally alienating. During the long period of my life in which I felt that I was completely incapable of having any kind of healthy manifestation of a sex life, I often felt wracked by the guilt of not being a “good” feminist.”

The DREAM 30 are following in the steps of the DREAM 9 and successfully crossed the border. Read about who these brave activists are. 

A robust welfare state is an effective deterrent against pick-up artists.

In NYC, it costs the same to house an inmate for one year as it would to attend Harvard for four years.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Brittney Cooper writes about Marissa Alexander and the Prison Culture blog has a curriculum for teaching Alexander’s case.

 

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Juliana is a writer, a speaker, and a consultant. Her blogging work focuses on feminist and racial justice movements lead by Latinas throughout the Americas, touching on issues such as environmental justice, immigration, colonization, land rights and indigenous movements. She has been a regular Contributor to Feministing since Spring of 2013, and also been published on the Huffington Post, Mic, and the Feminist Wire. Juliana studied Latin American and Latinx Studies at the University of California and is now based in the Bay Area where she has worked with various organizations on social media and communications strategy. In her free time, she likes to dance salsa and tango and practice Portuguese with her cousins via Skype.

Juliana is a Latina feminist writer and digital communications specialist living in California.

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