Beyond Title IX: Centering Anti-Racism in Violence Prevention in Education

CW: Institutional violence, campus sexual violence With the impending implementation of U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ new Title IX regulations, students and advocates across the nation are mourning the regression of protections for students impacted by sexual violence. Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 prohibits gender discrimination in education and provides […]

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#MyRightMyDecision: Join Us at the Supreme Court to Rally for Abortion Access

ACTION ALERT: Rally with us tomorrow, Wednesday, March 4, from 8AM–11:30AM at the U.S. Supreme Court to protect #MyRightMyDecision and abortion access! Tomorrow the U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments for June Medical Services v. Russo and will decide whether Louisiana’s admitting privileges law (Act 620) is unconstitutional based on the precedent […]

Afghan women register to vote before the 2004 election.

Afghan Women Weren’t at the Negotiating Table Then, and They’re Not in the Peace Agreement Now

After 18 years of war, $780 billion spent on combat, and $130 billion spent on reconstruction, the administration’s new stated goal in Afghanistan is “to achieve a peace agreement that ensures Afghan soil is never used again by terrorists against the United States, its allies, or any country and allows American troops to return home.” […]

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On the Day of the March for Life, the Fight Continues to Keep Abortion Safe and Legal

Abortion is a hot-button issue as well as extremely emotional for many. Roe v. Wade (1973) itself says that “We forthwith acknowledge our awareness of the sensitive and emotional nature of the abortion controversy, of the vigorous opposing views, even among physicians, and of the deep and seemingly absolute convictions that the subject inspires…” We’re […]