Raw Story

American online news organization founded in 2004 by John Byrne. It covers current national and international political and economic news and publishes its own editorials and investigative pieces.
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Primary geographic focus: NATIONAL
Organization type(s): Media

The Raw Story describes itself as progressive, bringing attention to stories that it sees as downplayed or ignored by other media outlets. It is owned by Washington, D.C.-based Raw Story Media, Inc.


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Trans inmate taunted and held in solitary for 66 days while prison decided whether she was female

David Ferguson
Raw Story
September 24, 2015
A trans woman named Sandy Brown won a legal victory after she spent 66 days in solitary confinement at a Maryland detention facility. This was the first successful prosecution of a case for a trans inmate filing suit under PREA advocates say.

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Here’s how homeless kids and families are trying to survive in one of America’s richest cities

Tana Ganeva
Raw Story
July 11, 2015
Conditions for the homeless are getting worse in New York. Affordability in housing is the main barrier as shelters are overburdened.

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