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Hundreds of Women and Children Just Released From Immigrant Detention Need Support

Nearly five hundred women and children were released from family detention centers in Texas this week after a judge ruled these facilities were unsuitable for children. While the decision is a victory for advocates, the unexpected release has left families and aid organizations scrambling.

Nearly five hundred women and children were released from family detention centers in Texas this week after a judge ruled these facilities were unsuitable for children. While the decision is a victory for advocates, the unexpected release has left families and aid ...

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The Ohio State House and Senate passed the most extreme abortion restriction in the country last Tuesday, and the Republican behind the bill was accused of domestic violence by his wife in 2011. His response? “She got a little upset. Girls do that.”

The Ohio State House and Senate passed the most extreme abortion restriction in the country last Tuesday, and the Republican behind the bill was accused of domestic violence by his wife in 2011. His response? “She ...

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The Feministing Five: Mary Mahoney & Lauren Mitchell of The Doula Project

In 2007,  New York City-based reproductive justice activists Mary Mahoney and Lauren Mitchell founded The Doula Project, the first full spectrum doula organization that supports people across the spectrum of pregnancy outcomes. Based upon the idea that everyone deserves nonjudgmental, compassionate physical and emotional support for abortions and beyond, The Doula Project is a volunteer-run, collectively-led organization of over fifty doulas whose backgrounds range from activism, to social work, to health professionals.

Almost ten years later, The Doula Project has changed the way we think about doula work and the links between activism and direct service, as well as inspired doulas across the country to start their own collectives.

In 2007,  New York City-based reproductive justice activists Mary Mahoney and Lauren Mitchell founded The Doula Project, the first full spectrum doula organization that supports people across the spectrum of ...

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Beyoncé has now been nominated for 62 Grammys in her career, more than any other female artist. Maybe 2016 isn’t so bad after all? (Just kidding, it definitely is.)

Beyoncé has now been nominated for 62 Grammys in her career, more than any other female artist. Maybe 2016 isn’t so bad after all? (Just kidding, it definitely is.)

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