Homosexuals fighting for human and American rights
The A&T Register
Preview: “For starters, I would like to say that by no means am I, will I ever be, or ever even considered being a homosexual. With that being said however, I have become quite fed up with the treatment of our homosexual community.
As the United States continues to grow as a nation it amazes me that the view of a same sex couple is still so strongly frowned upon.”
Who Is Afraid of Talking about Iran’s Human Rights Crisis?
The Huffington Post (blog)
Preview: “As the latest round of negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 group is about to resume, the ongoing human rights crisis in Iran is once more being overshadowed and ignored by the international community.”
A Leading Diplomat Is Remembered With Affection and Humor
The New York Times
Preview: “There are not many people who can pack a Kennedy Center hall with 1,100 people — including five world leaders — and not only personally know just about every single one of them, but have all of them believe that they have a personal relationship with him.
On Friday afternoon, Richard C. Holbrooke appeared to do just that.”
Related: Richard C. Holbrooke on TimesTalks (The New York Times Video)
Maryland set to expand gay rights, same-sex marriage
Preview: “Maryland is poised to become the sixth state to recognize same-sex marriage as proponents say they believe they have enough support to pass such a measure in the upcoming legislative session.”
Related: NOM: Gay Rights Advocates Desperate to Gain Ground (Christian Post), Is Maryland the Next State Set to Adopt Same-Sex Marriage? (New York Magazine), Could New Balance of Power Affect Iowa Gay Marriage Law? (KCAU), Right decision on marriage (Calgary Herald), Same-sex marriage: more views (Regina Leader-Post), Why Same-Sex Marriage Matters (All Rights for All – Todos los derechos para todxs), Why same-sex ‘marriage’ matters (One News Now), Why gay marriage matters to me (CNN Living), Why Gay Marriage Matters (The Wall Street Journal), Why Marriage Matters: America, Equality, and Gay People’s Right to Marry (Freedom to Marry), Gay Or Straight, Marriage Matters–For Taxes (Forbes), Civic, religious, civil rights leaders join to declare ‘Marriage Matters’ (The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force)