March for Equality in Ukraine Fields 7,000 People

The March for Equality in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, is an annual event, held in the fall shortly after students return to school. It is an event to support the push for LGBT rights in the generally conservative county. Ukraine decriminalized same-sex sexual...

Carl Bean, LGBT Icon, Passes Away at 77

Carl Bean, an icon of American LGBT history and acceptance and Motown music, has passed away 77 years after he was “Born This Way.” Bean was born in Baltimore in 1944, and raised by neighbors after his mother passed away. He was brought up in both the church and the...

Stonings Approved by Taliban Judge for Gay Men

Stonings have been approved by a Taliban judge for gay men in Afghanistan, making many fear for their lives. When the Taliban ruled Afghanistan in the 1990s, homosexuality was a capital crime, and there were hundreds of reports of executions of gay men--although few...

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U.S. Embassy in Vatican to Fly Pride Flag In June

The U.S. Embassy to the Holy See will be flying the Pride flag through the month of June this year. “The United States respects the dignity and equality of LGBTQI+ people. LGBTQI+ rights are human rights.” The tweet from the United States embassy in the Vatican on...

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Transgender Troops Called to Serve

In July 2017, former President Trump casually ordered a ban on allowing transgender troops to transition while serving in the American armed forces via his Twitter account. A panel in the Defense Department drew up official regulations, and the ban fought through the...

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LGBTQIA+

March for Equality in Ukraine Fields 7,000 People

March for Equality in Ukraine Fields 7,000 People

The March for Equality in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, is an annual event, held in the fall shortly after students return to school. It is an event to support the push for LGBT rights in the generally conservative county. Ukraine decriminalized same-sex sexual...

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Carl Bean, LGBT Icon, Passes Away at 77

Carl Bean, LGBT Icon, Passes Away at 77

Carl Bean, an icon of American LGBT history and acceptance and Motown music, has passed away 77 years after he was “Born This Way.” Bean was born in Baltimore in 1944, and raised by neighbors after his mother passed away. He was brought up in both the church and the...

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Stonings Approved by Taliban Judge for Gay Men

Stonings Approved by Taliban Judge for Gay Men

Stonings have been approved by a Taliban judge for gay men in Afghanistan, making many fear for their lives. When the Taliban ruled Afghanistan in the 1990s, homosexuality was a capital crime, and there were hundreds of reports of executions of gay men--although few...

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Womxn’s Rights

Reparations On the Table for California Victims

Reparations On the Table for California Victims

Reparations are in the works for California's surviving victims of eugenics. Up to $25,000 each for approximately 600 of the thousands of people sterilized in state hospitals and prisons, some of them only children. It would be nice to report that these reparations...

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Sudan Outlaws Female Genital Mutilation

Sudan Outlaws Female Genital Mutilation

“We [will] drop all the laws violating the human rights in Sudan.” The quote by Justice Minister Nasredeen Abdulbari reflects a nearly jaw-dropping truth. Sudan has, in just a week, put into effect a battery of new laws protecting their vulnerable citizens and...

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Study Shows the Impact of the #MeToo Movement

Study Shows the Impact of the #MeToo Movement

  When the #MeToo movement first began to take off in October 2017, a lot of people dismissed it as a short-term trend. But a little over a year later, and conversations surrounding sexual harassment have shown no signs of slowing down. In fact, they’ve only...

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Civil & Human Rights

March for Equality in Ukraine Fields 7,000 People

March for Equality in Ukraine Fields 7,000 People

The March for Equality in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, is an annual event, held in the fall shortly after students return to school. It is an event to support the push for LGBT rights in the generally conservative county. Ukraine decriminalized same-sex sexual...

read more
Carl Bean, LGBT Icon, Passes Away at 77

Carl Bean, LGBT Icon, Passes Away at 77

Carl Bean, an icon of American LGBT history and acceptance and Motown music, has passed away 77 years after he was “Born This Way.” Bean was born in Baltimore in 1944, and raised by neighbors after his mother passed away. He was brought up in both the church and the...

read more
Stonings Approved by Taliban Judge for Gay Men

Stonings Approved by Taliban Judge for Gay Men

Stonings have been approved by a Taliban judge for gay men in Afghanistan, making many fear for their lives. When the Taliban ruled Afghanistan in the 1990s, homosexuality was a capital crime, and there were hundreds of reports of executions of gay men--although few...

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March for Equality in Ukraine Fields 7,000 People

March for Equality in Ukraine Fields 7,000 People

The March for Equality in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, is an annual event, held in the fall shortly after students return to school. It is an event to support the push for LGBT rights in the generally conservative county. Ukraine decriminalized same-sex sexual...

read more
Stonings Approved by Taliban Judge for Gay Men

Stonings Approved by Taliban Judge for Gay Men

Stonings have been approved by a Taliban judge for gay men in Afghanistan, making many fear for their lives. When the Taliban ruled Afghanistan in the 1990s, homosexuality was a capital crime, and there were hundreds of reports of executions of gay men--although few...

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Seattle Homeless Often Prefer Street to Shelters

Seattle Homeless Often Prefer Street to Shelters

Seattle homeless camps continue to be cleared, but few of their residents wind up in shelters. In January 2020, a one-night count tallied the Seattle homeless population at 11,751, with just over half of those staying in shelters and other housing options, and 47...

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