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Feminist Fashion: Treat Yourself to a Puerto Rican Tote

With Hurricane Maria hitting Puerto Rico during its financial crisis, the island’s economic landscape makes it almost impossible for local businesses to survive, let alone thrive. However, Concalma, a Puerto Rican women-owned brand, is still thriving thanks to its community-centered business model.

With Hurricane Maria hitting Puerto Rico during its financial crisis, the island’s economic landscape makes it almost impossible for local businesses to survive, let alone thrive. However, Concalma, a Puerto ...

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Drug Tests: Weapons Against the Marginalized

Last week, Pennsylvania Democratic state representative Kevin Haggerty proposed that people filing Protection from Abuse orders should be drug tested if they lack “substantive” evidence of abuse.

Yes, that does mean he thinks abuse victims should be drug tested in order to obtain protection from the state. Yes, that is as heinous as it sounds.

Last week, Pennsylvania Democratic state representative Kevin Haggerty proposed that people filing Protection from Abuse orders should be drug tested if they lack “substantive” evidence of abuse.

Yes, that does mean he thinks abuse victims should be ...

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The U.S. is Denying Trans Women Passports

In a Twitter thread posted last week, Janus Rose, a tech researcher based in New York, reported that the State Department “retroactively invalidated” the change of gender marker on her passport from the previous year, refusing to renew her passport – the second reported trans person who has been denied a passport this year.

In a Twitter thread posted last week, Janus Rose, a tech researcher based in New York, reported that the State Department “retroactively invalidated” the change of gender marker on ...

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It’s Long Past Time to Make Childcare Central To the Progressive Agenda

Many millennials plan to have fewer children than they want. Nearly two out of three say it’s because childcare is so prohibitively expensive that they simply can’t afford the families they’d like to have, according to a new poll.

Many millennials plan to have fewer children than they want. Nearly two out of three say it’s because childcare is so prohibitively expensive that they simply can’t afford the families ...

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