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Cori Bush Tells Her Abortion Story: “It Was Freeing Knowing I Had Options”

Rep. Bush opened up about her experience with abortion at a reproductive rights hearing.

Thousands of Virginia Students Are Walking Out for Trans Rights

 "I wouldn’t be able to come home if my parents found out that I was queer."

The Feminist Bird Club Wants You to Know Birding Is for Everyone

We want to carve out space for young LGBTQ people of color.

Stacey Abrams Says the 2022 Midterms Are About Saving Lives

The health of Georgians who can get pregnant is at stake.

Democrats Are Scapegoating Progressive Prosecutors on Crime

Just look at the attempted impeachment of Philly DA Larry Krasner.

Arizona Just Reinstated a Near-Total Abortion Ban Law From 1864

The 19th century law makes abortion illegal in nearly all cases, even rape and incest.

Trying to Seem Perfectly Together Was Eating Me Apart

I felt like I was “running on a treadmill that only goes faster.”

Why Are There So Few Politicians With Disabilities?

For disabled people, attempting to take political office can be a huge gamble.

Conservatives Are Trying to Get This Teacher Fired for Being Nonbinary

A teacher at an Oregon elementary school is the latest LGBTQ+ educator to face right-wing attacks.

What It’s Like to Be a Teen Caring for Disabled Relatives

"You could never really leave my grandma and my aunt alone.”

The Obsessive Focus on the Queen’s Death Is a Distraction

The UK is in the middle of a cost-of-living crisis.

Why Are Prosthetics So Expensive and Inaccessible?

Prosthetic arms and legs typically cost more than $60,000.

How the US Deprives Disabled Americans of Their Right to Vote

From bans on mail-in ballots to inaccessible polling sites.

The Abortion Rights Movement Needs to Listen to Black Women

“Showing up and locking arms in solidarity is not enough.”

How Standardized Tests Punish Disabled Students

“The processes involved in standardized testing failed me.”

5 Ways to Help Puerto Rico Recover From the Wreckage of Hurricane Fiona

The storm has left many without power, shelter, or medical assistance.

6 Young People From Former Colonies Weigh in on the Monarchy

"The British Empire has done nothing but bring my people pain and suffering.”

This 1930s Law Still Allows Disabled People to Earn Less Than the Minimum Wage

"People with disabilities should be treated as equal to other people.”

Why I’m Not Mourning Queen Elizabeth’s Death

As a Somali Brit, I feel alienated by the commemoration of the Queen.

Florida Gov Lured Migrants to Martha’s Vineyard in a ‘Cruel’ Stunt

The migrants were reportedly falsely promised expedited work papers.

Your 101 Guide to the Midterm Elections

From how to register to vote to what to bring to the polls.

11 Activists on What Disability Justice Means

“It means unapologetically loving and fighting for all parts of me.”