Category Archives: Activism

San Diego Gay and Lesbian News: Obama issues presidential memo establishing global LGBT rights strategy

Source: http://www.sdgln.com/news/2011/12/06/breaking-news-obama-issues-presidential-memo-establishing-global-lgbt-rights-strateg (Editor’s note: This is a breaking news story that will be updated as new information arrives.) WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Tuesday morning issued a history-setting presidential memorandum that sets new federal policy and strategy on global LGBT … Continue reading

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San Diego Gay and Lesbian News: VIDEO: In Geneva, Secretary Clinton focuses on global LGBT rights in UN Human Rights Day speech

Source: http://sdgln.com/news/2011/12/06/secretary-clinton-focuses-LGBT-rights-united-nations-human-rights-day-speech?fb_ref=.Tt55ixGXb4Y.like&fb_source=profile_oneline (Editor’s note: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke about Human Rights Day to the United Nations today in Geneva. The entire transcript of the speech, provided by humanrights.gov, is below.) Good evening and let me express my deep honor and … Continue reading

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Huffington Post: Clinton’s Landmark LGBT Speech Shows Importance of Electing Pro-Equality Candidates

Click here to read the Huffington Post’s original posting of this article. Today is truly a momentous day in human rights history. This morning President Barack Obama issuedthe first-ever executive memorandum dealing with the subject of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender … Continue reading

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New York Times: U.S. to Aid Gay Rights Abroad, Obama and Clinton Say

Click here to read The New York Times’ original posting of this article. Anja Niedringhaus/Associated Press U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, after her speech on human rights issues at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, on … Continue reading

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Think about the meaning of tradition when you use it in your argument

“For all the girls who think tradition should be continued, go back to the kitchen, stop having sex before you’re married, get out of school and job system, don’t have an opinion, don’t own any property, give up the right … Continue reading

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IVNA: Granting the Human Right to Health (And How You Can Help Them Achieve Their Mission)

More bang for your buck: Donate to IVNA during the Amazing Raise: 6 a.m. October 5th through 6 p.m. October 6th! Opening doors to better health since 1990 IVNA is a proven source of reliable care for you and your neighbors delivering the … Continue reading

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Sally Kern’s Years of Hate Speech Against Women, Islam, African Americans, Gays…

The saying goes: “Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.” However, Oklahoma State Representative Sally Kern has been getting away with spreading hate for years. Just this morning, I received an email from the Human … Continue reading

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