Archive | Gender

04 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Reproduction, Eugenics and Immigration Law

I’ve posted a new working paper on SSRN — Reproduction, Eugenics and Immigration Law. Abstract: Policies designed to exclude the children of unwanted immigrants from citizenship have insidious roots in the eugenics movement. Today’s anti-immigrant agenda is no different than the one that animated the eugenicists into enacting the restrictive 1924 legislation. Nor is there a […]

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29 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments


So, in the middle of law school exams, I’ll be speaking at the TEDxAdamsMorganWomen event celebrating both women and the wonderful Adams Morgan community at the Sitar Center all happening this Saturday (December 1st!) from 1-6pm. If you are interested in attending and haven’t purchased your tickets yet – the time is now! Tickets are $35 but will bump up […]

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17 September 2011 ~ 5 Comments

Facing Mirrors

Sometimes you have to be forced to leave your homeland in order to appreciate it more. I went to see Facing Mirrors, playing at National Geographic Grosvenor Auditorium as part of the All Roads Film Festival. It’s one of the better films I have seen in the past few years, and certainly among the best […]

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01 August 2011 ~ 0 Comments


We have a right to be angry when the communities we build that are supposed to be the model for a better, more just world harbor the same kinds of antiqueer, antiwoman, racist violence that pervades society. Recommended reading for this week is Why Misogynists Make Great Informants: How Gender Violence on the Left Enables […]

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16 July 2011 ~ 0 Comments


I hate filling out forms. I don’t ever know what box to check U.S. Citizen Permanent Resident Other I am committing a crime if I pick U.S. citizen even though I should technically be one given I’ve four generations of them in my family. I would pick “permanent resident” but don’t have a green card. […]

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