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Confessions Of A Lesbian Refugee From Iran

“[It] is the most difficult of the five to define, and is the subject of many legal arguments. A social group is sometimes said to mean an identifiable group of people whose government views it as a threat. Or it is described as a group sharing a common characteristic that is so fundamental to their individual identities that the members cannot — or should not be expected to — change it. The group must be recognized within society as a distinct entity.” Read more

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Anti-Trans ‘Feminists’ Are More Dangerous Than Religious Zealots

“Why does it matter, saying ‘women’ instead of ‘people’ when we talk about abortion or contraception or pregnancy? It matters for the same reason we have the word ‘feminist’ at all — because it picks out the fact that women are treated as an inferior caste, whose bodies don’t fully belong to them.” Read more