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Mic’s new interactive feature, “Unerased: Counting Transgender Lives,” is an important database tracking trans murders in the U.S. 

Please take a moment to sign the petition to help save Chelsea Manning’s life.

Another interactive from the New York Times shows us what impact Trump could have on U.S. carbon emissions and worldwide climate change.

In more terrifying news: the United States’ largest psychiatric hospital chain is locking people up against their will, for no medical necessity, in order to maximize financial gain. “‘The goal when you’re on the phone with someone is to always get them into the facility within 24 hours,’ said a former admissions employee who worked at three UHS facilities in Texas. ‘And the reason for getting them into the facility is that once they stepped foot in, they are behind locked doors.'”

Seen as the lone “liberal” politician standing, Angela Merkel has also jumped the anti-Muslim bandwagon in a gross bid for reelection. Here’s our guide on burqa bans and why white people should stop pushing them.

We love that this article breaks down the role that the youth and their petition – which Juliana staffed! :) – played in inspiring and driving the #NoDAPL movement.

Check out this interview in Refinery29 with Eryn Wise, a leader for the International Indigenous Youth Council at Standing Rock.

 

Mahroh Jahangiri is the Executive Director of Know Your IX, a national survivor- and youth-led organization working to end gender violence in schools. She was formerly a junior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and her previous research has focused on the ways in which American militarization, racism, and sexual violence impact non-white communities transnationally. A graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, she lives and organizes in DC. You can say hi to her at @mahrohj.

Mahroh Jahangiri is Executive Director of Know Your IX, a national survivor- and youth-led organization working to end gender violence in schools.

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