Women Were Arrested on Suspicion of Having an STI

The most outrageous routine violation of civil rights you’ve never heard of — and it went on for decades

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Imagine that you are a woman just walking down the street, minding your own business, when suddenly a police officer stops and detains you, accusing you of having an STI. He doesn’t even really need actual…




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Dispelling cultural myths with research-driven stories. My favorite word is “specious.” Not fragile like a flower; fragile like a bomb! Twitter @ElleBeau

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