There’s been a sea change in the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the right-wing lobbying group that crafted some wide-ranging legislation proposed and enacted by conservative legislatures across the country.
Criticisms of Dunham do not occur in a vacuum; they are part of an overarching dynamic of punishing juveniles that leaves children of color in particular peril.
The dating site PositiveSingles boasts that it offers a safe, confidential place for adults living with sexually transmitted diseases to connect with others in similar situations for support and possibly romance. A recent jury verdict in California, however, suggests the site is anything but confidential.
Conservatives offer up a series of false choices for the Supreme Court in their challenge to health insurance subsidies in federal exchanges, including wrongly comparing the Affordable Care Act to Medicaid. It shouldn’t work, but it might.
GamerGate can and should act as the tipping point: a reminder for gamers that if they want their beloved pastime to survive, they have to work to embrace diversity rather than violently eschew it.
The right to have children and keep them is especially in danger for disabled people, who may be prevented from parenting at all or risk confiscation of their children by welfare authorities after birth.
The same culture that allows men to catcall, without restriction, on the street, allows men to stalk and invade the personal space of women and threaten us without penalty.
With Colorado’s pro-choice state senate majority in the balance in Tuesday’s election, anti-choice groups are attacking swing-district state senators with misleading and false ads.
Some conservatives want to defend street harassers as a way to get in digs at feminists. But they might be running up against more traditional right-wingers who think harassment is evidence of the dangerous world women must be protected from.
A leading supporter of Colorado’s “personhood” amendment disputes a Fox News story reporting that she believes the amendment could make criminals of women.