Gabriela Resto-Montero
Gabriela Resto-Montero

Gabriela Resto-Montero is a freelance journalist based in New York City where she writes about women, society, and politics. She recently quit Twitter to hang out with more people in real-life and it's turning out to be harder than she thought.

Dec. 27, 2017

With the rise of the alt-right, Latino white supremacy may not be a contradiction in terms

The presence of Latino men at white nationalist events underscores the complicated racial position of Latinos in the United States. Latino white supremacy, it turns out, may not be a contradiction.

Dec. 19, 2017

Two more immigrant teens face new court battle to obtain abortions

Lawyers with the American Civil Liberties Union had asked for an order Monday on behalf of Jane Roe and Jane Poe, two immigrant teens currently held at Office of Refugee Resettlement shelters.
Nov. 3, 2017

Trump administration suggests action against ACLU lawyers in teen immigrant abortion case

Department of Justice lawyers are calling for the American Civil Liberties Union attorneys to be disciplined for having “misled” the DOJ about the nature of the girl’s Oct. 25 appointment.
Oct. 25, 2017

Detained teenager obtains abortion after legal battle with Trump administration

Jane Doe, as she is referred to in court documents to protect her identity, had gotten the judicial waiver that Texas requires from minors seeking abortions without a parent's consent or knowledge.
Oct. 24, 2017

Court orders Trump officials to allow detained undocumented teen to have an abortion

A Washington, D.C., appeals court ordered Trump officials on Tuesday to allow an unaccompanied, undocumented 17-year-old to obtain an abortion in Texas, where she is being detained.
Oct. 20, 2017

The undocumented Texas teen seeking an abortion must wait for a sponsor

Judges ruled Friday that the Department of Health and Human Services has until Oct. 31 to find a sponsor for an undocumented teenage girl seeking an abortion.

Oct. 19, 2017

Appeals court halts order allowing abortion for teenage immigrant detainee

A new hearing is set for 10 a.m. Friday morning to argue the merits of the case.
Oct. 18, 2017

Judge rules pregnant undocumented teen in federal custody in Texas may have abortion

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday ruled that the Trump administration must allow an unaccompanied, undocumented 17-year-old girl to have an abortion.
Oct. 13, 2017

ACLU: Undocumented teenager in Texas abortion case “wants to persevere”

A federal magistrate judge denied a temporary restraining order that would have allowed the teen, who is an unaccompanied minor, to terminate her pregnancy.
Aug. 14, 2017

The barriers against women running successfully for office start with money and end with mindset

Amanda Farias is running in a progressive district, but is still facing barriers.
May 15, 2017

'Berlin Syndrome' is the most terrifying kind of fairy tale: the one that might come true

The latest cautionary fairy tale about the violence women suffer at the hands of men with a twist.