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Today Amnesty International voted to support decriminalization. This is a big win for sex worker organizers in the face of well-funded opposition, including from rich and powerful celebrities. 

Alejandro Juarez, frustrated at the white-washing of the upcoming Stonewall film, created a series of satirical images of Danny, the white main character of the film, placed front and center in historic actions lead by people of color. See above for his depiction of this week’s #BlackLivesMatter interruption at a Bernie Sanders’ rally. #NotMyStonewall

Latinxs are also targets of police brutality, and in times of conflict, it’s often up to Latinas to hold everything together.

Immigrant detention is inhumane, but for pregnant women it’s dangerous and traumatic.

In a rare victory for indigenous communities in Guatemala, a logging company has ceded 800 hectares of land to 300 Poqomchi’ Maya families who have lived there for centuries.

President Obama on has drafted an executive order that would require seven days of annual paid sick leave for all federal contractors and their subcontractors.

John Oliver takes on sex education in his latest segment.

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Juliana is a digital storyteller for social change. As a writer at Feministing since 2013, her work has focused on women's movements throughout the Americas for environmental justice, immigrant rights, and reproductive justice. In addition to her writing, Juliana is a Senior Campaigner at Change.org, where she works to close the gap between the powerful and everyone else by supporting people from across the country to launch, escalate and win their campaigns for justice.

Juliana is a Latina feminist writer and campaigner based in the Bay Area.

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