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Forward Thinking is Equity Forward's blog platform. Here, you'll find our team's work in op-ed format.

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Profiting Off Pain: Anti-Abortion Centers and “Conversion Therapy” Proponents Use the Same Playbook



Jack Dobkin, Research Assistant - June 14, 2021 Blog Post

INTRODUCTION

This Pride Month, it is important to make space for joy, to celebrate, and to lift up the queer people in our lives. But just as joy is inherent in pride, so is resistance. Among the many social movements that swept the United States in the 1960s, two of the most prominent...

Anti-abortion centers Anti-LGBTQ

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The "Pro-Family" Movement's Push Toward Transphobia



Ashley Underwood, Research Associate - March 31, 2021 Blog Post

The Weaponization of “Family”

The goal of “protecting” the “traditional family” has a long history of being a veneer for hateful agendas and harmful policies. Former President Reagan’s vilification of single mothers paved a path to withhold federal support from lower income families....

Anti-LGBTQ Human Rights Reproductive justice

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The Ministerial on Religious Freedom: Pompeo’s Last Extremist Hurrah



Molly Bangs, Director - November 13, 2020 Blog Post

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other Trump administration political appointees are not going out quietly. Days after denying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory and falsely claiming the State Department would transition to a second Trump term, Pompeo will give opening remarks at the third...

Anti-LGBTQ Commission on Unalienable Rights Human Rights International State Department Trump Administration

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