Humiliation-based punishments are designed as deterrents, but sentences that embarrass the most vulnerable among us are cruel, and represent the worst of American policies.
A faction of Americans have co-opted and weaponized “patriotism” to lord bigotry over immigrants—especially those this administration has separated from their families.
The last thing a person giving birth should have to worry about is being violated or abused by a medical practitioner. And yet, it’s more common than you think.
Once a predominantly violent tactic to “cure” LGBTQ people's sexuality, this "religious guidance" method has shifted more toward talk therapy. But the damaging psychological effects remain the same.
Michigan is just the latest state to consider this fathers'-rights-supported measure, which, despite the euphemistic name, poses a big problem for victims of domestic violence.
When the government publishes your personal information, it isn’t just a breach of our privacy as citizens. It’s an authoritarian tactic to silence dissent.