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Elizabeth Nolan Brown
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Attended American University
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Sex workers around the world are not taking lightly to a celebrity campaign against decriminalizing prostitution.
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GOP move to defund Planned Parenthood is not as small government friendly as libertarians might think.
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Uhm no. Can't do the time, don't do the crime. Part of being free is living care of your own mistakes including unplanned parenthood.
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The Holocaust: Not just for Planned Parenthood anymore!
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"Sex in humans is not simply binary" said global Court of Arbitration for Sport in decision favoring Indian sprinter Dutee Chand.
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Another case of advocacy journalism proving full of factual inaccuracies.
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Dionne Wilson joined speakers such as Senators Rand Paul and Patrick Leahy at a bipartisan "Fair Justice" summit yesterday in Washington.
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Licensing restrictions cost millions of American jobs and raise consumer costs by billions say federal officials in new report.
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"The welfare state has always had punitive functions, and the penal state has always had welfare functions. But lately that convergence has been particularly tight"
Public defenders increasingly act like social workers, and welfare providers increasingly act like law enforcement.
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"Trafficking in Persons" report looks at human-trafficking conviction numbers in America and around the world.
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"Here's ad: $10/day 4 apprentice," Deputy Metro Editor Michael Luo tweeted
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Police brag that solicitation stings will have devastating consequences for men arrested.
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The classified-advertisement site Backpage.com has filed a lawsuit against Sheriff Thomas Dart of Illinois' Cook County. Earlier this summer, Dart bullied
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I write blog posts, essays, articles, plays, love letters, and web copy. But mostly blog posts.
Employment
  • Reason magazine
    Staff editor, 2014 - present
  • Bustle.com
    2013 - 2014
  • Defy Media / Blisstree.com
    2011 - 2013
  • AARP
    2007 - 2012
  • America's Future Foundation
    2007 - 2009
  • American University
    2006 - 2007
  • The Daily Reporter
    2005 - 2006
  • Battelle Memorial Institute
    2004 - 2005
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Washington, D.C.
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Cincinnati, Ohio - Brooklyn, New York - Lafayette, Indiana - Columbus, Ohio - Athens, Ohio
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journalist + web copywriter
Introduction

Elizabeth Nolan Brown is currently a staff editor for Reason.com and a freelance copywriter. She was previously an editor and writer for Bustle, Blisstree.com and AARP publications. She lives in Washington, D.C.

Education
  • American University
    MA, Strategic communication
  • Cornell University
    Certificate, Nutrition
  • Ohio University
    BFA, Theater/Playwriting
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Liz Brown, Liz Nolan Brown, Elizabeth Brown
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Ige vetoes bill to ban sex trafficking
www.kitv.com

Hawaii Gov. David Ige has vetoed a bill that would have created a victim-centered approach to combating sex trafficking in Hawaii.

A culture of violence
www.economist.com

THE MURDER of nine black Americans in Charleston, South Carolina by a young white man hoping to start a "race war" has renewed calls for str

Pizza, cake, and death threats
www.dailyuw.com

An Indiana pizza joint states it refuses to cater for gay weddings. A bakery denies the service of a man wanting to print “we do not support

Sexual surveillance and moral quarantines: a history of anti-trafficking
www.opendemocracy.net

The US government is using anti-human trafficking laws to intensify the surveillance and criminalisation of migrating women and harden the n

How Campus Progressives Ruined Liberalism for the Rest of Us
claremontindependent.com

I have some confessions to make: I am a liberal. I am pro-choice. I favor the legalization of gay marriage and marijuana. Given supreme auth

Senator proposes DNA sampling -- of some middle school kids
www.adn.com

An Alaska state senator suggested in a hearing Tuesday that criminal behavior -- and the need for future DNA testing -- could be predicted a

How can a memoir convey the damage done by eating disorders, without pas...
www.newstatesman.com

Nancy Tucker’s eating disorder memoir, The Time In Between, tackles this problem head-on.

Underboob Selfies Could Land Women in Jail in Thailand
reason.com

Women in Thailand got a warning from the Culture Ministry Monday: posting "underboob selfies" online could violate cybercrime law.

Anti-Robot Protesters Take to SXSW
reason.com

This year SXSW featured a "robot petting zoo" and a panel on self driving cars. But not everyone in Austin is feeling optimistic about devel

Another Would-Be Critic of Libertarianism Takes on a Straw Man
reason.com

Is the failure of critics to argue against actual libertarian philosophy a sign of fear that people might just agree?

Sex-Trafficking Victims Hurt Most by Senator's Crusade Against Classifie...
reason.com

Trafficking victims will be worse off if lawmakers ban "adult" listings like those on Backpage.com.

White House Says: Prevent Rape, Use Lyft!
reason.com

Is it customary for the White House to do marketing for private businesses?

5 Ways States Are Trying to Erode Abortion Access This Week
reason.com

As a bonus a few of the measures will also put women and abortion doctors in more danger.

Elizabeth Nolan Brown: Sex, Love, and Robots
reason.com

Will sexbots make human life better, creepier, or both?

Arrest Warrant Issued for Florida Mom Who Refuses to Get Son Circumcised
reason.com

"I will allow her to avoid incarceration or get out of jail if she signs the consent to the procedure" said Palm Beach County Circuit Judge

Here's What the Senate's Massive Sex-Trafficking Bill Would Actually Do
reason.com

The legislation addresses much more than preventing and punishing sex traffickers.

Challenge to California Prostitution Law Banned by Crowdfunding Site GoF...
reason.com

The situation illustrates a common problem for projects even tangentially connected to sex work or adult entertainment. Guess who is to blam

GOP Candidates Quizzed on Farm Policies, Fuel Mandates at Iowa Ag Summit
reason.com

Iowa is already demanding attention from 2016 presidential candidates. On Saturday nine Republicans gathered there to talk about ethanol, wi

"21st Century Women's Health Act" Would Expand Federal Funding for Every...
reason.com

Senate Democrats are pushing to expand federal funding for a wide variety of programs under the rubric of women's health.

Christian Ethicist Says Freeing Prisoners 'Would Make Their Lives Worse'
reason.com

Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig argues that sentencing reform "won't work" without more welfare spending.