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The News & Observer
Why it’s hard to get behind Black Lives MatterLives Matter achieve its goals. Some have defended the young activists. Speaki
Why it’s hard to get behind Black Lives Matter
The News & Observer / Posted 10 hours ago
Lives Matter achieve its goals. Some have defended the young activists. Speaking at a conference at Boston University’s Social Justice Institute in April, Pamela Lightsey, a lecturer on queer theology who chronicled the Ferguson protests,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
We need to to confront the ignorance surrounding learning disabilities | Katrina Sciorpublished by Mencap, points to a double standard in public attitudes towards pe
We need to to confront the ignorance surrounding learning disabilities | Katrina Scior
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
published by Mencap, points to a double standard in public attitudes towards people with a learning disability. The British Social Attitudes Survey in 2009 found that just 41% of parents would feel very comfortable if their child had a classmate... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Love is not terrorism, Najib – Neela Ghoshalboth pose a threat to Malaysian society. "Groups like the Islamic State and le
Love is not terrorism, Najib – Neela Ghoshal
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 6 days ago
both pose a threat to Malaysian society. "Groups like the Islamic State and lesbians, gay, bisexuals, and transgenders (LGBT) both target the younger generation,” he said, “and seem successful in influencing certain groups in... Read more
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The Advocate
PC Culture Is Going Too Farwere ubiquitous in 2004) are the ones likely to be denied college gigs." I agre
PC Culture Is Going Too Far
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
were ubiquitous in 2004) are the ones likely to be denied college gigs." I agree there is a correlation between greater LGBT visibility and a decreasing desire by venues to book comedians who make anti-trans jokes, and on the flip-side, that a... Read more
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The Hindu
Lavina Melwani on women Indian American lawyersbuilder.” Similarly, attorney Urvashi Vaid has played a leadership role in the
Lavina Melwani on women Indian American lawyers
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
builder.” Similarly, attorney Urvashi Vaid has played a leadership role in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) and social justice movements. She started her social justice work as a staff attorney at the National Prison Project of... Read more
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Daily Mail
First openly transgender official hired at White HouseEquality's racial and economic justice initiative. Advocates hailed her appoin
First openly transgender official hired at White House
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Equality's racial and economic justice initiative. Advocates hailed her appointment as an important step for the LGBT community and for ensuring that the federal government includes the voices and experiences of all Americans. White... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Why We're In The Middle East, And Why It's Important For HuffPost Arabi To Host An Open Dialoguejournalistic question: Mainstream opinion in the Middle East is in many ways di
Why We're In The Middle East, And Why It's Important For HuffPost Arabi To Host An Open Dialogue
The Huffington Post / Posted 16 days ago
journalistic question: Mainstream opinion in the Middle East is in many ways different from that in the U.S. on some key social and foreign policy issues, so how does an Arab-focused but Western-affiliated outlet handle opinions that are common... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
Changing the Worldfor their rights and getting a lot of backlash. Feminism is the advocacy of wom
Changing the World
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 17 days ago
for their rights and getting a lot of backlash. Feminism is the advocacy of women’s rights on the grounds of political, social and economic equality to men. That has been changed to mean “man-hater who thinks women are better than men,” instead... Read more
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Quartz
What if makers of the Stonewall movie took on other moments in American history?and other queer people of color. Indeed, witnesses actually attribute the brick
What if makers of the Stonewall movie took on other moments in American history?
Quartz / Posted 19 days ago
and other queer people of color. Indeed, witnesses actually attribute the brick incident to African American drag queen and LGBT activist Marsha P. Johnson, who appears as only a supporting character in the film. While the film is marketed as a... Read more
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Rappler
#SG50: In Singapore, gay activism is family-friendlyINCLUSIVE, DIVERSE. Pink Dot SG invites families, friends, and straight individ
#SG50: In Singapore, gay activism is family-friendly
Rappler / Posted 22 days ago
INCLUSIVE, DIVERSE. Pink Dot SG invites families, friends, and straight individuals to join the LGBT in promoting 'the freedom to live.' File photo by How Hwee Young/EPA SINGAPORE – “I want my sons who are both gay to be happy and to live fulfilled... Read more
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Salon.com
The insidious violence of #AllLivesMatterThis article originally appeared on In the social media battleground over race
The insidious violence of #AllLivesMatter
Salon.com / Posted 24 days ago
This article originally appeared on In the social media battleground over race and policing, the debate seems to be a matter of two warring hashtags: #BlackLivesMatter and #AllLivesMatter. Recently, another symbolic manifestation of that war—aside... Read more
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Washington Post
Freedom to Marry is going out of business. And everybody’s thrilled.everyone wants, when 10 minutes ago everyone thought I was crazy,” Wolfson says
Freedom to Marry is going out of business. And everybody’s thrilled.
Washington Post / Posted a month ago
everyone wants, when 10 minutes ago everyone thought I was crazy,” Wolfson says. “We’ve been asked by probably 20 different movements, let alone other parts of our movement, to talk about some of the lessons learned here.” Those other movements... Read more
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Washington Post
Freedom to Marry is going out of business. And everybody’s thrilled.everyone wants, when 10 minutes ago everyone thought I was crazy,” Wolfson says
Freedom to Marry is going out of business. And everybody’s thrilled.
Washington Post / Posted a month ago
everyone wants, when 10 minutes ago everyone thought I was crazy,” Wolfson says. “We’ve been asked by probably 20 different movements, let alone other parts of our movement, to talk about some of the lessons learned here.” Those other movements... Read more

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