Trans prisoners continue to be housed in facilities with the opposite gender, resulting in discrimination, trauma, and rape.
#BlackSpring is here: the uprisings happening in cities nationwide as part of a collective fight for racial justice in all areas of Black lives.
Anthony Elonis served time for stalking and threatening women online and then brought a lawsuit claiming his actions were protected free speech. He now faces charges he struck a woman in the head during an argument.
Sexual assault in the military could be twice as common as the Pentagon claims, according to a new report released this week by the office of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY).
Texas’ GOP-dominated House of Representatives on Thursday gave its final approval to a bill that would require people who work or volunteer for Texas’ few remaining abortion facilities, and who have “direct contact with patients,” to take a state-mandated training course on human trafficking.
About 200 of the women and girls were said to be visibly pregnant among the hundreds of captives recently rescued in the Nigerian military fight against Boko Haram insurgents.
The New York Times op-ed section gave space to Sofia Vergara’s ex so he could demand she turn some frozen embryos over to him. There’s a way to have this debate without allowing toxic people to attempt to control and shame their exes in public.
While protests engulfed Baltimore after a young Black man suffered fatal injuries in police custody in April, a Maryland lawmaker suggested that the state should ban public assistance to those participating in the uprising, which he dubbed “thug nation.”
On April 28, a Korean immigrant and domestic abuse survivor named Nan-Hui Jo was sentenced to 175 days in jail and three years of probation after being convicted of misdemeanor child abduction. Now, she faces the threat of deportation and permanent separation from her daughter.
A few weeks ago, I experienced an Internet first: a troll genuinely apologized to me for his behavior. What happened? I called him out by calling in his family members and his peers. By treating him like a human being, instead of an insult machine with a keyboard and Internet access.