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Bodies Where They Don’t Belong: On Nico Hines, Queerness, and the Olympics

Thursday’s summer Olympics news consisted of standard fare: Simone Biles smashed competition to achieve an all-round title in gymnastics; Katie Ledecky broke yet another record in swimming; and straight men, once again, decided they were chronically incapable of staying in their lane.

Thursday’s summer Olympics news consisted of standard fare: Simone Biles smashed competition to achieve an all-round title in gymnastics; Katie Ledecky broke yet another record in swimming; and straight men, once again, decided ...

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Jailing Rape and Domestic Violence Victims is an Abuse of Prosecutors’ Power

When prosecutors ask judges to jail people, we assume that it’s because the person has committed some crime and is so dangerous that the person should not be out among the public. We hope that prosecutors will balance their pursuit of justice against the costs of prosecution to the victim and witnesses involved. We trust that prosecutors understand the tremendous power that they wield and use it wisely.

When prosecutors ask judges to jail people, we assume that it’s because the person has committed some crime and is so dangerous that the person should not be out among the public. We hope that prosecutors will ...

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

The US Department of Justice released its 163-page report on the racist, violent, and unconstitutional practices of the Baltimore Police Department. It’s everything people have been saying for years, but still, please read it.

The US Department of Justice released its 163-page report on the racist, violent, and unconstitutional practices of the Baltimore Police Department. It’s everything people have been saying for years, but still, please read it.

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