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by Carla Murphy on December 10 2013, 1:58PM
Other reforms aimed at curbing sexual assault in the military are included.
by Aura Bogado on November 15 2013, 5:36PM
Many will also be eligible for a path to citizenship.
by Jorge Rivas on March 1 2013, 12:46PM
Black females disproportionately affected.
by Jorge Rivas on January 9 2013, 1:28PM
Before the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” in 2011, gay and lesbian service members who were forced to leave the military because of their sexual orientation were often honorably discharged. Yet they were given only half of their discharge pay.
by Jorge Rivas on December 5 2012, 2:31PM
In 2010 alone, there were at least 19,000 intra-military sexual assaults, according to the Defense Department.
by Akiba Solomon on November 16 2012, 7:24AM
The General Petraeus sex scandal is all the rage. But we need to focus our attention on how the military is handling routine rape and retaliation against survivors in service.
by Jorge Rivas on February 1 2012, 4:12PM
A Hawaii-based Marine pleads guilty to assault in hazing case, gets 30 days in jail, lower rank.
by Rinku Sen on January 26 2012, 9:49AM
A documentary premiered at Sundance that shines light on the ugly secret of rape inside the U.S. military. It’s time we all pay attention, writes Rinku Sen.
by Jorge Rivas on January 24 2012, 2:55PM
Last month the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report that found the number of women veterans that are homeless has grown substantially and the majority are black women.
by Jorge Rivas on January 9 2012, 11:08AM
The 19-year-old, born and raised in Manhattan’s Chinatown, was reportedly driven to suicide after months of racist bullying and abuse.
by MIchael Lavers on September 27 2011, 9:34AM
Thomas was among a disproportionate number of black women who were kicked out of the military for being lesbian or bisexual. But she joined the fight that, last week, finally put an end to the practice.
by Jamilah King on December 22 2010, 10:50AM
Studies show that soldiers of color were disproportionately impacted by the policy.
Topics: Gender & Sexuality
by Michelle Chen on September 8 2010, 10:00AM
Iraqi women are left holding up half the sky in the midst of a ravaged political and economic landscape.
by Michelle Chen on June 1 2010, 9:06AM
On Memorial Day, America honored its war dead. Across the Pacific Ocean, the ghosts of war continue to haunt the coastline of Japan, now awash in political angst over the military base on the island of Okinawa. Last week, the…
Topics: Global Affairs
by Michelle Chen on May 20 2010, 10:03AM
Activists across the country have rallied around the DREAM Act as a first step toward comprehensive immigration reform. The DREAM Act, which broadens undocumented youths’ access to higher education, basically granting conditional relief to enable students to finish their…