Investigators with the Department of Homeland Security say they turned up no evidence of what they call “inappropriate sexual relationships” between detention officers and women detained in a privately operated family immigration detention facility in Texas, according to a report released Friday.
Sometimes I think about what the words “unruly” and “mob” mean, and then I think about what right-wing Republicans think they mean, and then I think myself right down to the bottom of a bottle of Shiner or ten.
Nowhere in this country do we have an apparatus that is set up to believe those among us who are sexually harassed, abused, raped, when we tell our stories. There is no perfect case. But there is patriarchy.
A bill to clarify the definition of rape—and close what some saw as a loophole—passed a Utah House Committee yesterday, but not before sparking some disturbing conversations about what constitutes rape.
The Roberts Court takes aim at another key civil rights law, and the prognosis is bad.
Abortion providers and reproductive rights advocates were alarmed, but unsurprised, by the findings of a new report showing that threats of violence against abortion providers have doubled since 2010.
We in the reproductive rights community have cultivated this idea that the only stories we can tell about young people are ones that involve the threat of abuse. This makes it seem as if we tacitly approve of the idea that only people in danger are worthy of our understanding.
On Thursday, Muslim Texans, about half of them teenagers, convened in Austin for the seventh annual Texas Muslim Capitol Day to visit with their elected officials. There, they were met by a couple dozen protesters hurling racist, anti-Islam invectives.
Abortion clinics nationwide face significant threats of harassment, intimidation, and violence, according to a new report showing that threats of violence against abortion providers have doubled since 2010.
The Virginia Senate this week moved forward with a bill that would require nearly all full-time staff at public universities to report sexual assault to the police within 24 hours of notification.