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How politics & policing block undocumented women from reproductive health care

Ed. note: This post is by Xatherine Gonzalez and is re-published with permission from Bitch Magazine.

In September 2015, an undocumented woman arrived at a healthcare clinic outside of Houston, Texas for a routine follow-up exam.

Ed. note: This post is by Xatherine Gonzalez and is re-published with permission from Bitch Magazine.

In September 2015, an undocumented woman arrived at a healthcare clinic outside of Houston, Texas for a routine follow-up exam. ...

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New TV series honors Celia Cruz, la Reina de Salsa

Ed. note: This piece is by Emilly Prado and was re-published with permission from Bitch Magazine.

The work of Celia Cruz is being honored this year in an astonishing 80-episode long series from the Spanish-language network, Telemundo.

Ed. note: This piece is by Emilly Prado and was re-published with permission from Bitch Magazine.

The work of Celia Cruz is being honored this year in an astonishing 80-episode long series from the ...

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Beyond the headscarf: The issues Muslim-American women actually care about

Ed. note: This article is by Sarah Harvard and was originally published at Bitch Magazine. Sarah is a journalist based in Washington, D.C focusing on national security, civil liberties, and Islam. 

Ed. note: This article is by Sarah Harvard and was originally published at Bitch Magazine. Sarah is a journalist based in Washington, D.C focusing on national security, civil liberties, and Islam. 

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Court cites UN torture convention to protect transgender immigrants in US

Ed note: This article is by Larry Buhl and was originally published by Free Speech Radio News.

Carey Avendaño-Hernandez unlawfully entered the U.S. in 2000 and settled in Fresno, California.

Ed note: This article is by Larry Buhl and was originally published by Free Speech Radio News.

Carey Avendaño-Hernandez unlawfully entered the U.S. in 2000 and settled in Fresno, California.

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Take control of your digital spaces with this DIY feminist cybersecurity guide

As unfortunately is common knowledge, being a feminist online can often expose you to abuse and harassment. It’s pretty damn frightening, and taking steps to protect yourself can seem almost as intimidating.

As unfortunately is common knowledge, being a feminist online can often expose you to abuse and harassment. It’s pretty damn frightening, and taking steps to protect yourself can seem almost as intimidating.

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The US is locking up immigrant children in private prisons under inhumane conditions

This article is by John Washington and reprinted with permission from In These Times magazine.

Drive south from San Antonio across the flat, derrick-studded, orange-dirt plains of South Texas, veer off Interstate 35 into the tiny fracking boomtown of Dilley, park in a gravel lot, get buzzed in, and you have arrived at the complex of trailers that comprise the South Texas Family Residential Center.

This article is by John Washington and reprinted with permission from In These Times magazine.

Drive south from San Antonio across the flat, derrick-studded, orange-dirt plains of South Texas, veer off Interstate 35 into the tiny ...

The Best of 2013: The Feministing crew’s favorites (Part 2)

To close out 2013, we’re showcasing our favorite feminist content from the past year. Today, we’re continuing with the Feministing crew’s personal “best of’s” here on this site and elsewhere in the blogosphere. Check out Part 1 in the series here, as well as Feministing’s top ten most-read posts of 2013. And add your own picks in the comments!

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“Feministing Chat: Individualism, violence, and victim blaming” by the Feministing crew

Every day I’m in awe of the depth of talent and brilliance on the Feministing roster, and this dialogue unpacking the dangers of individual feminism, capitalism, victim blaming, and gender based violence ...

To close out 2013, we’re showcasing our favorite feminist content from the past year. Today, we’re continuing with the Feministing crew’s personal “best of’s” here on this site and elsewhere in the blogosphere. Check ...

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