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Melissa Gira Grant

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Melissa Gira Grant

Melissa Gira Grant

Melissa Gira Grant is a writer and freelance journalist whose work has appeared in Glamour, the Guardian, The Nation, Wired, and The Atlantic. She is also a contributing editor to Jacobin. Her website is melissagiragrant.com.


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Villainizing sex workers won’t improve their lives. Basic labor rights will.


In a significant win for public health, the Justices called the pledge a violation of the First Amendment.
Recipients of AIDS/HIV funding from the United States may soon be free of the harmful anti-prostitution requirement. 
Will Justices agree that requiring HIV service providers to oppose prostitution is necessary for ending AIDS?
The Supreme Court will now decide: can the government force aid recipients to oppose prostitution?
Outside the International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC, thousands of activists took to the White House to call for an end to the laws...
With the return of the largest global AIDS conference to the US after a two decade absence, marginalized groups are still fighting for...
Can activists gathering in Washington, DC, for the International AIDS Conference get Obama and the world to listen?