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Chelsea Manning

ACLU files brief as the military continues to harm Chelsea Manning’s health

Last night, the ACLU filed an opposition brief in the case of Chelsea Manning’s medical care. The military finally began providing Manning hormones at the beginning of this year, but they are still requiring her to follow male grooming standards.

Last night, the ACLU filed an opposition brief in the case of Chelsea Manning’s medical care. The military finally began providing Manning hormones at the beginning of this year, but they are still ...

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For many fathers in prison, child support becomes a crushing debt

In today’s edition of why we need prison abolition, the Marshall Project recently had an excellent (and terrifying) piece up at The Washington Post about child support policies that consider incarceration a form of “voluntary impoverishment” (…what?) Billing poor parents, mostly fathers, while they’re in prison is “like squeezing an empty bottle and hoping something comes out.” 

In today’s edition of why we need prison abolition, the Marshall Project recently had an excellent (and terrifying) piece up at The Washington Post about child support policies that consider incarceration a form of “voluntary impoverishment” (…what?) ...

chart of US women's prison pop vs. the world's

New report shows New York prisons are still illegally shackling pregnant inmates

In 2009, New York banned the shackling of pregnant inmates during labor. But, according to a new report from the Correctional Association of New York’s Women in Prison Project, prisons in the state haven’t stopped the degrading and dangerous practice. 

In 2009, New York banned the shackling of pregnant inmates during labor. But, according to a new report from the Correctional Association of New York’s Women in Prison Project, prisons in the state haven’t stopped the degrading ...

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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

“From Ferguson to Palestine the struggle for freedom continues.”

Stanford students and community members shut down the San Mateo-Hayward bridge. 68 arrested.

Old but good: Gary Younge’s “The Misremembering of ‘I Have a Dream'”

“From Ferguson to Palestine the struggle for freedom continues.”

Stanford students and community members shut down the San Mateo-Hayward bridge. 68 arrested.

Old but good: Gary Younge’s “The Misremembering of ‘I Have a ...

The Feministing Five: Rage M. Kidvai

This week we spoke to Rage M. Kidvai, the Paul Rapoport Foundation/Equal Justice Works Law Fellow, Immigrant Justice Project at the Sylvia Rivera Justice Project. With their bad-ass title, Rage does incredible work for transgender, gender non-conforming, and intersex undocumented people as a part of such an incredible organization.

This week we spoke to Rage M. Kidvai, the Paul Rapoport Foundation/Equal Justice Works Law Fellow, Immigrant Justice Project at the Sylvia Rivera Justice Project. With their bad-ass title, Rage does incredible work for transgender, gender non-conforming, ...

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Madeleine Albright wins the internet.

New report by and for LGBTQ youth of color on policing in New Orleans.

Men’s rights group masquerades as fake domestic violence campaign to confuse donors.

People imprisoned at San Bernardino face GBT discrimination.

Oakland can now force landlords to evict sex workers.

Monica Roberts faces homelessness. Pitch in here.

A campus gender violence reporting system — by survivors, for survivors.

Madeleine Albright wins the internet.

New report by and for LGBTQ youth of color on policing in New Orleans.

Men’s rights group masquerades as fake domestic violence campaign ...

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