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Advocates: #WeObject to Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court Nomination

This week, U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch began in Washington, D.C. Gorsuch was nominated by President Donald Trump on January 31. Judge Gorsuch has a reputation of conservatism on the bench, equal to or perhaps even greater than the late Justice Antonin Scalia he was nominated to replace. According to Rewire‘s Jessica Mason Pieklo, there […]

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‘You Must Become the Voice Every Day’: Protect Trans Women Day of Action in D.C.

Lauryn Gutierrez

Wednesday was declared a National Day of Action to #ProtectTransWomen—particularly those of color—by LBGTQ equality organization GetEQUAL. Washington, D.C., has one of the largest LGBTQ communities in the country, and has the highest population of transgender individuals in the United States. Transgender advocates from Casa Ruby, HIPS, and the Marsha P. Johnson Institute led a […]

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A Century of Abortion Onscreen, 1916-2016

Gretchen Sisson

The end of 2016 marks the close of a century since the first silent film in the United States addressed abortion. In these past 100 years, film, television, and our popular culture have addressed abortion in evolving ways: from the pre-code films of the 1920s, to the exploitation films of the 1940s, to television plotlines […]

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