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August 28, 2014

BIA Rules Domestic Violence is Grounds for Asylum

Though domestic violence is a serious problem in countries all over the world, not all governments offer help and assistance to survivors of domestic violence. And even in countries where survivors can seek help, LGBT survivors of domestic violence may not be able to come forward due to fear of persecution and discrimination by governments…

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August 28, 2014

The Schedules That Work Act

Involuntary part-time work. Unpredictable schedules. Fear of employer retaliation for taking time away to care for a sick child. These are all incompatible with reproductive justice, and yet this describes the current employment situation for many low-income workers. This is particularly true for women, since women are still disproportionately the primary caregivers, while also acting…

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August 21, 2014

NCLR Board Co-Chair: “NCLR Took a Homesick Nebraskan Stanford Law Student and Helped her Grow to Become the Co-Chair of the Board.”

As a first year law student at Stanford in 2006, I didn’t know much. I knew I wanted to help people. I knew I wanted to do something that helped queer people or people of color. And I knew I was homesick for my family I left back in Nebraska to start this new adventure…

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