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Articles in Law & Justice tagged with Gender and Sexuality

Louise Melling

A sharp uptick in challenges to U.S. antidiscrimination laws threatens decades of progress in extending civil rights to all.

Sonali Chakravarti

Just as abolitionists fought the Fugitive Slave Act, those resisting the criminalization of reproductive health can employ jury nullification.

Samuel Clowes Huneke

The patchwork of government regulations around sex and gender causes endless misery for transgender people. A new book considers how gender became so integral to bureaucracy.

Mary Bernstein
In the fight for LGBTQ equality, the law is often the last thing to change.
Emma Lower, Mary Kathryn Nagle
The reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act is an important step, but activist Mary Kathryn Nagle argues that only full restoration of Indigenous sovereignty will stop the epidemic.
Joseph J. Fischel
The Supreme Court recognizes the right of consenting adults to an erotic life free of state control. Given that, it shouldn't matter whether sex is your job.
Christine Henneberg
My patients and I don’t use words like “choice” or “viability.”
Becca Rothfeld

Three new books explore the gap between sex that is good and sex that is virtuous, making the complexities of desire central to our conversations about sexual ethics.

Abby Minor
Liberalism cannot simply be extended to the uterus. Reproductive justice requires a vision of the social body.
Judith Levine
Without sexual liberation, sexual oppression and sexual violence will continue.