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Activists hold candles during a vigil in remembrance of transgender friends lost to murder and suicide.

Though more research is needed, as greater numbers of anti-trans bills have been introduced across more states within the last two years, more trans homicides have taken place in those states.

Orion Rummler


1 in 4

Fewer than 1 in 4 pregnant Americans have gotten at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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People under conservatorship aren’t free to marry who they want. That includes Britney Spears.

Disability and marriage have an especially fraught relationship in American history.

Sara Luterman

Boston will elect someone other than a White man as mayor for the first time

Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi George, both women of color, will advance to the two-person general mayoral election set for November 2.

Barbara Rodriguez

‘We’re seeing shock.’ Texas abortion clinics are now operating as trauma centers

Senate Bill 8 has eroded abortion access in Texas. But desperate patients are still showing up to clinics seeking emotional support — and sometimes, out-of-state options.

Jennifer Gerson

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