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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…

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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.…

3 months

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…

3 months

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…

4 months

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.…

5 months

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…

5 months

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…

6 months

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…

6 months

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…

7 months

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…

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