Erin Corbett
Erin Corbett is a New York-based journalist, originally from Chicago. Her writing interests include immigration, detention, national security, and reproductive justice.
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This Pastor Is Helping Survivors Heal

Our country's society too often seems like it does not value the lived experiences of survivors of sexual assault. The justice system has failed victims time and again, as perpetrators walk free at the expense of their accusers. But many people seek …
By Erin Corbett

How To Join Planned Parenthood's "I Defy" Campaign

Planned Parenthood celebrated the 44th anniversary of Roe v. Wade on Sunday, Jan. 22 by launching an intersectional movement of defiance. Calling on people to share what they defy via social media, Planned Parenthood created an art installation in Lo…
By Erin Corbett

Faithless Electors Push An Anti-Trump Agenda

The presidential election is still not over, even though it's been a month now since real estate mogul Donald Trump won the race to the White House. Still, there is plenty of discussion about how Trump won, the possibility of foreign intervention, ha…
By Erin Corbett

Michigan's Electors Are Voting Red

In a week, the 2016 election will officially come to a close as the Electoral College will meet and formally cast their votes for president on Dec. 19. Even though the country voted on Nov. 8 and elected former reality TV star Donald Trump — who repr…
By Erin Corbett

Emily Doe's Lawyer Speaks On Trump & Rape Culture

Nearly three months have passed since Brock Turner was released from a Santa Clara County jail after serving just half of his six-month sentence. Turner was convicted of multiple counts of felony sexual assault after attacking unconscious "Emily Doe"…
By Erin Corbett

This Is How A Candidate Scores Electoral Votes

The past few weeks have been tiring. Since Republican nominee Donald Trump became the president-elect on Nov. 8, it has seemed like the only thing we've heard much about are his proposed policies, his transition, and his cabinet picks. However, Green…
By Erin Corbett

You Never Have To Get Over This Election

The presidential election may be over but there is a long road ahead of us all as the country's leadership risks falling into the hands of fascism and autocracy. President-Elect Donald Trump ran a right-wing campaign that thrived on the fears and hat…
By Erin Corbett

Standing Rock Needs Supplies And Donations

As people across the country prepare to take a seat at the table and over-eat, it's important to remember that injustice doesn't sleep on Thanksgiving. In fact, the holiday itself is one that was founded on the colonization and genocide of Native Ame…
By Erin Corbett

The Parade Kicked Off With Heightened Security

Thursday's 90th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicked off at 9 a.m. ET in New York City and millions gathered along the parade route to catch a glimpse of their favorite floats and musicals. Following a threat made by the Islamic State in the …
By Erin Corbett

Security Efforts At The Parade Are Heightened

Millions of people tuned in at home, as well as in the streets of Manhattan for the 90th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. The 2016 parade — as in previous years — had a lot to offer, including lots of clowns, marching bands, mu…
By Erin Corbett

Trump Has Won, But The Fight Isn't Over

The 2016 Presidential Election came to an end on Tuesday night and as the world watched in fear for the future of the country and the globe, the unthinkable happened. What we couldn't have possible imagined at the start of this election cycle over a …
By Erin Corbett

The Transcript Of Podesta's Speech Sounds Hopeful

Election Day 2016 has come to its end, as the final votes continue to be counted. The race took an unexpected turn as Republican nominee Donald Trump essentially dominated in the Rust Belt and picked up a lot of electoral votes along the way. Democra…
By Erin Corbett

Nate Silver's Projections Are Changing

FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver has played a significant role this past year in the industry of election polling projections. As the results continue to roll in from state to state, it seems that the poll projection industry may not be as precise as on…
By Erin Corbett

Campaigns Wait On Nevada's Results

The most important Presidential Election in U.S. history is finally here and the nation is on edge waiting for the results to come in. This year, as in any election year, there are a few very significant states that are up for grabs that the nominees…
By Erin Corbett

Florida Man, The Country Depends On You

Florida man has been getting into a lot of trouble lately. He's been busy making the news quite a bit in recent hours, days, and weeks, compared to the men of other states. But Tuesday's Presidential Election is extremely important and the country is…
By Erin Corbett

6 Actually Funny Hillary Clinton Costumes

Everyone loves a good political Halloween costume. Who doesn't want to dress up as something that is especially relevant to social news and moments? And this year being an election year, there are so many great 2016 election costume ideas to try out …
By Erin Corbett

Defending Donald Trump Is Defending Rape Culture

Donald Trump is a brutal man. We've known this for a while. Since day one of his campaign, the GOP presidential nominee has gone after Mexicans, undocumented immigrants, black Americans, Muslim Americans, people with disabilities, the LGBTQ community…
By Erin Corbett

Trump's Disregard For Women Isn't Going Unnoticed

After the Washington Post leaked recordings of GOP nominee Donald Trump bragging about groping, grabbing, and kissing women — with or without consent – the real estate mogul was in for a night of tough questions at the second presidential debate on O…
By Erin Corbett

Trump Comments On Humayun Khan During The Debate

During Sunday night's debate, GOP nominee Donald Trump made several offensive statements, as expected. After spending the weeks that followed the Democratic National Convention insulting the Gold Star family of Captain Humayun Khan, who was killed in…
By Erin Corbett

These Trump Second Debate Memes Are LOL-Worthy

The second presidential debate kicked off on Sunday, Oct. 9 at Washington University in St. Louis. Sunday's debate was especially important given its timing in the midst of yet another disturbing scandal facing the Trump campaign. Over the weekend, T…
By Erin Corbett