Transgender Women in Detention

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Part of an investigation into the US immigration detention system and their policy of locking up transgender women with men. Full investigation at Fusion. This project was awarded the GLADD Media Award for Outstanding Digital Journalism and a National Association … Continue reading

Style in Wynwood, Miami

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“Fashion Is Art in the Wynwood Neighborhood of Miami,” The New York Times, Jan. 16, 2014 For Isis Miller, style is not just self-expression. It’s her contribution to Wynwood. The Miami neighborhood is an area of concentrated creativity, where nearly … Continue reading

Heroin Use in Rural Puerto Rico

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“Puerto Rico’s ignored public health crisis: ‘I’ve lost a lot of friends to drugs,’” The Guardian, July 15, 2013 “Puerto Rico has One of the Highest HIV/AIDS Rates in the U.S.,” ABC News/Univision, July 15, 2013 It’s just after noon in … Continue reading