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Canada Quietly Lifts Ban on Peer Injection Assistance at Safe Consumption Sites

On March 1, the Canadian harm reduction movement enjoyed a quiet win. Health Canada, the country's national health agency, permitted…

May 18, 2020

Pandemic Hits Sexual and Reproductive Health Efforts Worldwide

Children may be less vulnerable to COVID-19, but the pandemic is disrupting their access to sexual and reproductive health worldwide.…

April 14, 2020

Court Reins In Social Workers’ Power in Drug-War Child Removals

Social workers are overlooked actors in the drug war, separating parents who use drugs from their children, often regardless of…

April 2, 2020

African HIV Responders’ Funding Hit Hardest by US Abortion “Gag Rule”

Organizations working to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa have been the most impacted by President Donald Trump's 2017 revival…

March 23, 2020

Second Woman Reports Sexual Assault by TSA in Orlando

A Transport Security Administration (TSA) officer sexually assaulted me during a “search” at Orlando International Airport on October 23, 2019.…

February 19, 2020

How the TSA Has Stonewalled My Follow-Up to Being Sexually Assaulted

Last fall, a Transportation Security Administration agent sexually assaulted me at Orlando International Airport. She used all ten fingers to…

February 13, 2020

Radical Theater Performance Subverts Rikers Violence

Christmas was a week away. The sky was baby blue, but you wouldn’t have known that inside the windowless room…

January 15, 2020

The Artist Making Harm Reduction Gay Again

The makeshift harm reduction center quietly popped up in Chelsea, one of the historically gay neighborhoods of Manhattan. Tucked away…

January 9, 2020

The End of NYC’s HIV Epidemic Is In Sight—Except for Trans Women

New York City is the first city in the United States to meet a key international target aimed at ending…

December 4, 2019

Incarcerated Women in Thailand Face Issues Seen Worldwide

Natauboo Jama started selling methamphetamine in northern Thailand after her second child was born. Known locally as yaba, it is…

November 26, 2019