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In Case You’re Wondering, Groping Is Illegal

One argument that has come up again and again—both in relationship to Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) and other men accused of sexual—is that we are lumping all kinds of harassment and assault into the same category. In their attempts to defend...Show More Summary

In the Conversation About Pregnancy-Related Deaths, Don’t Forget to Talk About Suicide

There's more awareness of how many U.S. women die during or after pregnancy, but it's time to include self-harm in both public and private discussions. The post In the Conversation About Pregnancy-Related Deaths, Don’t Forget to Talk About Suicide appeared first on Rewire.

For Black Alabamians, Surviving Is Not Up for Debate

While many of our choices to vote against potential-senator Roy Moore were not enthusiastic, many of us did so because we have to live here. The post For Black Alabamians, Surviving Is Not Up for Debate appeared first on Rewire.

Ask a Queer Chick: How Do I ‘Get Over’ My In-Laws’ Homophobia in Time for the Holidays?

Plus, when's the right time to come out to your parents? The post Ask a Queer Chick: How Do I ‘Get Over’ My In-Laws’ Homophobia in Time for the Holidays? appeared first on Rewire.

Heather Heyer’s Alleged Killer Could Get Life in Prison

James Fields allegedly drove his car into a gathering of counter protesters at the August 12 white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, killing activist Heather Heyer. He now faces first-degree murder charges. The post Heather Heyer’s Alleged Killer Could Get Life in Prison appeared first on Rewire.

Activist DeRay Mckesson Sues Judge Jeanine Pirro and Her Employer, Fox News, for Defamation

Pirro may host a show called Justice, but she's not above the cable news channel's race-baiting ways. And it might cost her. The post Activist DeRay Mckesson Sues Judge Jeanine Pirro and Her Employer, Fox News, for Defamation appeared first on Rewire.

Just Say No Thanks to #ThanksAlabama and ‘Magical Negro’ Narratives

Black women are not the wet nurses for wanna-be woke whiteness. Our politics are not new, magical, or here to serve white people. The post Just Say No Thanks to #ThanksAlabama and ‘Magical Negro’ Narratives appeared first on Rewire.

These States Are Taking Medicaid Expansion Question to Voters in 2018

Nineteen mostly GOP-led states have rejected federal money for Medicaid expansion, leaving uninsured nearly 2.5 million people who fall into a coverage gap. The post These States Are Taking Medicaid Expansion Question to Voters in 2018 appeared first on Rewire.

Mississippi Supreme Court Case Could Put the Rights of Same-Sex Couples in Danger—Again

If spouses—same-sex or otherwise—can't automatically appear on a child's birth certificate when assisted reproductive technology is used, it has major implications for custody battles and ongoing parental rights. The post Mississippi Supreme Court Case Could Put the Rights of Same-Sex Couples in Danger—Again appeared first on Rewire.

Six Anti-Choice, Anti-LGBTQ Doozies From Disgraced GOP Representative Trent Franks

Trent Franks compared abortion care to slavery and suggested that pro-choice policies hurt more Black children than slavery had. The post Six Anti-Choice, Anti-LGBTQ Doozies From Disgraced GOP Representative Trent Franks appeared first on Rewire.

Abortion Rights Foes Flail, Finger Point, Mourn as Roy Moore Falls in Alabama

Many leaders in the movement to outlaw abortion care in the United States continued to support the Republican Senate candidate in the face of sexual misconduct allegations. The post Abortion Rights Foes Flail, Finger Point, Mourn as Roy Moore Falls in Alabama appeared first on Rewire.

New Report Shows How ‘School Choice’ Puts Students With Disabilities at Risk

Despite the strong federal legal protections afforded to students with disabilities, these rights are questionable when parents choose to have their children attend a private school. The post New Report Shows How ‘School Choice’ Puts Students With Disabilities at Risk appeared first on Rewire.

Partisan Politics Hold Up Certainty for DACA Recipients

Republicans "think that we can wait until March, but we really can’t”—not when 122 DACA recipients are losing their status every day. The post Partisan Politics Hold Up Certainty for DACA Recipients appeared first on Rewire.

Black Voters Catapult Democrat Doug Jones to U.S. Senate

Roy Moore, a Christian fundamentalist and longtime favorite of anti-choice activists, lost his U.S. Senate bid in one of the nation's reddest states. The post Black Voters Catapult Democrat Doug Jones to U.S. Senate appeared first on Rewire.

Roberts Court Kicks the Can on Employment Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation

The U.S. Supreme Court just declined to clear up whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. The post Roberts Court Kicks the Can on Employment Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation appeared first on Rewire.

FBI Intervenes After Sexual Assault Allegations at Texas Immigrant Detention Center

"The FBI will collect all available facts and evidence and will ensure that the investigation is conducted in a fair, thorough, and impartial manner," an FBI spokesperson told Rewire in a statement. The post FBI Intervenes After Sexual Assault Allegations at Texas Immigrant Detention Center appeared first on Rewire.

Scott Walker Looks to ‘Stigmatize’ Wisconsin Families Receiving Food Assistance

“These policies are based on an idea that drug use is prevalent among welfare recipients, and that harmful stereotype is simply not true." The post Scott Walker Looks to ‘Stigmatize’ Wisconsin Families Receiving Food Assistance appeared first on Rewire.

Even in States With Progressive Policies, Shame Can Contribute to Reproductive Health-Care Obstacles

When it came to accessing contraception, women I spoke with as part of my research often framed it as a way to prevent abortions rather than preventing pregnancy: a subtle, but important, difference. The post Even in States With Progressive Policies, Shame Can Contribute to Reproductive Health-Care Obstacles appeared first on Rewire.

Merger Could Make Catholic Health Giant ‘Too Big to Fail,’ Threatening Reproductive Health

“These systems will have even greater financial and political clout and it will become more and more difficult for people to suggest that denying women reproductive health care is not appropriate." The post Merger Could Make Catholic Health Giant ‘Too Big to Fail,’ Threatening Reproductive Health appeared first on Rewire.

Gavel Drop: Brock Turner Appeal Quibbles About ‘Trash Bin’ Versus ‘Garbage Enclosure’

Funny how the convicted rapist doesn't dispute that he assaulted an unconscious woman, just where the assault happened. The post Gavel Drop: Brock Turner Appeal Quibbles About ‘Trash Bin’ Versus ‘Garbage Enclosure’ appeared first on Rewire.

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