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Everything is Bigger in Texas, Except for Abortion Access

September 4, 2015

In 2013, Texans, yet again, had to endure other people making decisions about our bodies for us. When I say for us, I don’t mean t… Read more »

Posted by Carley Towne

Fight for $15 Comes to UC…Sort Of

September 3, 2015

I got a what I thought was a welcome surprise during summer vacation leading into my last year at UC San Diego when Janet Napolita… Read more »

Posted by Caitlyn Martin

Oy With the Victim Blaming Already!

September 2, 2015

Trigger warning: rape, victim-blaming, and pure ignorance Sometimes you get a harsh reminder that rape culture is alive and well…. Read more »

Posted by Hanna Foster

It’s More than ‘Just a Hairstyle’

September 1, 2015

photo by Stephan Rosger via flickr So, I want to start off by saying that I’m sorry for jumping on the bandwagon real quick and ta… Read more »

Posted by Jason T. Frost

Building a More Inclusive Boy Scouts

August 31, 2015

Photo by Todd Frontom [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsJoining the Boy Scouts of America can be a tricky thing for someone wh… Read more »

Posted by URGE Staff

3 Reasons Why Voting Rights are a Reproductive Justice Issue

August 6, 2015

In 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act into law. The Voting Rights Act (VRA) was enacted in order to pr… Read more »

Posted by Justina Trim

We Shouldn’t Have to Fear the People Sworn to Protect Us

July 30, 2015

Photo by Gerry Lauzon via Flickr I got pulled over by a police officer for the first time earlier this year. I was driving down th… Read more »

Posted by URGE Staff

On Solidarity and the Movement for Black Lives

July 28, 2015

Two weeks ago, an anti-choice group released heavily-edited undercover videos aimed at discrediting and potentially dismantling Pl… Read more »