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Grace Dolan-Sandrino, a 17-year-old transgender high school student, was prepared for the Department of Education to let her down.  The federal agency had done so already a year ago, she says, when it rescinded an Obama-era guidance advising schools to allow trans students use of bathroom facilities that matched their…

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It was one of the first and most striking examples of resistance against the Trump administration. On Jan. 27, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order blocking refugees and citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the U.S. It furthered Trump’s campaign promise of a “a total and…

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[embedded content] Making videos on the internet comes hand in hand with receiving mean and abusive comments. And, sometimes these comments can be extremely personal.  But, YouTuber Natalie Tran was not prepared for the reactions and comments she receives about being an Asian woman in an interracial relationship. So, she…

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Australia’s offshore detention centres have long been a secretive, carefully guarded operation. For those who remain inside them, smartphones and social media have been the main way to tell stories of their plight, as governments remain reticent on who is responsible for them and journalists struggle to gain access to…

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