Category Archives: Immigration

United Nations’ landmark report calls for worldwide decriminalization of same-sex relations

Source: http://www.lgbtqnation.com/2011/12/united-nations-landmark-report-calls-for-worldwide-decriminalization-of-same-sex-relations/ The United Nations has produced its first ever report on LGBT rights, calling for the decriminalization of same-sex relations between consenting adults, and includes a call for protection and recognition of the self-identified gender of transgender persons. The report … 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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Asylum Granted to Jamaican Lesbian in the UK

Jamaican lesbian can stay in UK, tribunal rules  BBC Preview: “A Jamaican lesbian has won the right to stay in the UK after immigration judges ruled she risks persecution if she returns to her home country.” Jamaican lesbian appeals deportation … Continue reading

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Demand Answers in SWAT Team Killing of Arizona Ex-Marine Iraq Veteran Jose Guerena: Why Aren’t Law “Enforcers” Subject to Law?

Raw video: Sheriff’s Office interview on fatal SWAT raid ABC KGUN 9 On Your Side Preview: “I don’t know all the details.” Family Demands Answers in SWAT Team Killing of Arizona Ex-Marine ABC Preview: “The family of an ex-Marine who was … Continue reading

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Life Is On The Line (A Message from Change.org)

Unless we take action together today, a San Diego man named Joseph Bokombe will be deported to Uganda — where he could be killed for being gay. Uganda is one of the most dangerous places in the world to be … Continue reading

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Loving couples torn apart — it’s not right (A Message from Sen. Patrick Leahy)

I don’t want another American to be forced to choose between their country and the person they love. Fight with me. Let’s end this discriminatory immigration law once and for all. Send a message to your members of Congress now. … Continue reading

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Your Rights to Equal Health Care (Including Planned Parenthood)

Throughout the debate surrounding funding cuts for Planned Parenthood, a lot of “facts” have been thrown around.  One side of the debate has been almost entirely about abortion.  The other side has talked a lot about general health care, particularly women’s. So what ARE … Continue reading

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