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Image via Hispanic PR Newswire

Maria Hinojosa, host of Latino USA, talks about her abortion on air for the first time.

An important military sexual assault bill is expected to come up for a vote this week.

Happy “We Fight Back Against Mass Surveillance” Day! Take action here.

Attorney General Eric Holder has this strange idea that people should have the right to vote…even when they have committed a felony. But what would happen to the New Jim Crow system some people hold so dear?

Speaking of racist laws, Brooklyn’s new DA, Ken Thompson, is the borough’s first Black district attorney. And he’s decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana.

And speaking of great news out of NYC, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the following on Monday: “To all of my fellow New Yorkers who are undocumented, I say: New York City is your home too, and we will not force ANY of our residents to live their lives in the shadows.” #DeBlasioSwoon

From our own Jos: “We deserve to have stories about our lives and accomplishments told in ways that don’t reduce us to our genitals.”

British trans comedian Avery Edison is detained in Toronto airport for overstaying her student visa. Why is she being kept in an all-men prison?

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