Vanessa Taylor, Mic

Vanessa Taylor

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Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Recent:
  • Mic
Past:
  • Al Jazeera English
  • Romper
  • Elite Daily
  • The Establishment

Recent articles by Vanessa:

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8 pro-choice quotes that will remind you what we're fighting for

As Rep. Cori Bush once said: “We have nothing to be ashamed of.” → Read More

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Could the U.N. sanction the U.S. for human rights violations if Roe is overturned?

The organization has made it clear that abortion access is a human right. Whether it’s willing to fight the U.S. over that is another story. → Read More

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Conservatives love to paint adoption as the solution to abortion. Adoptees aren’t buying it.

Privatized adoption is the “commodification of children,” one adoptee told Mic. → Read More

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A fisherman in Cambodia bagged a 660-pound stingray

The 13-foot monster is the largest freshwater fish ever recorded. → Read More

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What you need to know about “trigger laws” and their role in abortion access

If Roe falls, “trigger laws” will go into effect. Here’s what that means. → Read More

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Swimming’s governing body has effectively banned trans women

A new policy says only swimmers who transitioned before the age of 12 will be allowed to compete in women’s events. → Read More

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Biden's appearance on 'Kimmel' was as lackluster as his presidency

Asked by the host whether he’d take action on gun violence, Biden offered the verbal equivalent of a shrug. → Read More

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Biden just did a good climate thing

The president just made a move toward increasing access to solar power. Here's why it matters. → Read More

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A new company wants you to rate police like Uber drivers

The program, called Guardian Score, is intended to “transform” how police “operate from community feedback.” → Read More

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This is why we’re all disgusted with the police

In 48 hours, law enforcement’s story about what happened in Uvalde has unraveled. What’s left is a mess of incompetence and horror. → Read More

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Families of the Uvalde shooting remember their loved ones

A gunman killed 19 children and two adults at a Texas elementary school Tuesday. → Read More

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The DOJ says federal officers can’t stand by while their coworkers kill people anymore

A new directive says the department will “value and preserve human life,” which really seems like it should have already been the case. → Read More

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DOJ employees want Biden to grant abortion leave

If the president is serious about protecting reproductive health care, this is one way he can show it. → Read More

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Billionaire space boy says he’s voting Republican next election

Shocker! → Read More

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Desus and Mero interviewed Chris Smalls about his war with “old man Jeff”

The Amazon union president told the Bodega Boys about why he decided to take on Amazon, and also about his brief rap career. → Read More

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McDonald’s is “de-Arching” its Russian locations

The ubiquitous fast-food chain is leaving Russia, citing a need to “remain steadfast in our values.” → Read More

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Fashion workers are notoriously exploited. The U.S. might finally pass a law protecting them.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s FABRIC Act would be the first federal law governing the fashion industry’s labor practices. → Read More

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A Florida school tried to cover up yearbook photos of its students’ “Don’t Say Gay” walkout

Administrators wanted to slap stickers over photos of a student protest. The students protested. → Read More

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QAnoners are meeting migrant kids at the border and giving them “Let’s Go Brandon” t-shirts

The conspiracy theorists claim to be protecting the kids from sex trafficking at the Sasabe, Arizona border. → Read More

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Lawmakers are introducing new mental health legislation to protect LGBTQ+ youth

“We’re really talking about saving these kids’ lives,” said Rep. Sharice Davids, who introduced the bill. → Read More