Elizabeth Nolan Brown is an associate editor at Reason, where she covers sex policy, free speech, criminal justice, women's healthcare, food regulation, and national politics. Her writing has also appeared in outlets such as Politico, Playboy, the Los Angeles Times, The Daily Beast, Fox News, The Week, The Dish, and Time magazine, and been published by entities such as the New America Foundation and the Cato Institute. In 2016, her Reason cover story "The War on Sex Trafficking Is the New War on Drugs," won the Western Publishing Association's "Maggie" award for best feature article and took third in the Southern California Journalism Awards best-feature category.
Brown is a frequent commentator on sex work, First Amendment issues, libertarian feminism, and general politics—in libertarian spaces and the media more broadly. In the past year, she has spoken at events like FreedomFest, the International Students for Liberty conference, and the Porcupine Freedom Festival, and been invited to talk to students at New York University and Vanderbuilt Law, among other places. She has also spoken on these issues on radio and TV, including Fox Business' Stossel and Opening Bell, NPR's 1A, the BBC's Business Matters, and Al Jazeera's The Stream.
Jordan Hevenor of "The Woman Project" joins us to discuss current legislation re: Reproductive Rights "The Woman Project was founded in February 2017 by four Wakefield women: artists Mara Trachtenberg and Jocelyn Foye, and activists Jordan Hevenor and Sarah Markey, to take political action on issues important to women through art and community-organizing at a grass-roots level."
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