For Immediate Release
October 4, 2013
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Steven Procopio is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers. He helps male victims of childhood abuse including a focus on public health, HIV, and homelessness. He is also is a faculty adviser at the Boston University School of Social Work macro practice department.

By the New York Times Editorial Board

By Amanda Marcotte

By Lauren Hersh, Special for CNN

Lauren Hersh is New York Director of Equality Now and head of its Sex Trafficking program combatting violence against women and girls. She is a former prosecutor at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office which covers Brooklyn.



Misguided attempts to reduce stigma through legalization mean governments benefit financially from sex trafficking at the expense of people in prostitution.


By Jasmine Burnett, New York Coalition for Reproductive Justice

By Jessica Mason Pieklo, Senior Legal Analyst, RH Reality Check

"What's it like to work on Newsnight?" I've been asked that question many times as I report from workplaces across Britain, but never in a place like this.

It's a small industrial unit outside Birmingham and the man in the overalls, conversing casually with me about our respective jobs, is doing a particular kind of manual labour. The kind you need to do if you are a porn actor between takes.

By Leah Eichler

There’s another reason why women don’t “lean in” at work, according to a new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).

NOTE: This commentary contains graphic content that may be triggering for some readers.

By Victoria A. Brownworth

Most lesbians have heard it at least once in their lives: all they need is a good screw by the right guy to turn them straight, to "cure" them of being lesbian.

That conventional wisdom, oft-repeated by heterosexual men, has been taken to its most literal extreme in South Africa, where the brutal trend of "corrective rape" claimed another victim on June 30 when Duduzile Zozo, 26, was found murdered.


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