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Tweet Is gay pride just for white people? “Meanwhile, us Nigerian and Black women are speaking to our collective anger and frustration because of a global society that deems our bodies and lives disposable and irrelevant.” Meet Esther Mbabazi, Rwanda’s first female pilot. Latinas within the Obama presidency. On being a “bad feminist“. Tweet
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TweetRemembering Freedom Summer. A woman died in jail while serving a sentence for her kids’ unpaid school fines. Native victims in Alaskan rural communities lack access to domestic violence shelters. Hillary Clinton’s perspective on same-sex marriage has shifted, as it has for many Americans. “Telling girls to ‘cover up’ just as puberty hits teaches them [...]
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Tweet Consent, the mixtape:  ”To say that love is the overriding theme of pop music is misleading.” A step by step of what the Hobby Lobby / personhood Supreme Court case really means. Poverty and fatherhood in Camden, New Jersey. A portrait of trans artists changing the landscape of contemporary art.  Tweet
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CeCe McDonald will be released this month

Tweet Transgender activist CeCe McDonald is scheduled for early release from her 41 month prison sentence for manslaughter according to the Minnesota Department of Corrections. In the spring of 2011, McDonald and a group of friends, all of color, queer and allied, while walking to a 24 hour store were verbally accosted by a group [...]
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Photo of the Day: Raising Children in Prison

Tweet This shot is part of a beautiful photo essay from Deepa Fernandes (reporting) and Mae Ryan (photography) at Southern California Public Radio explores the lives of some women in prison, in particular the lucky few who get to help raise their children while incarcerated. Tweet
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