Category Archives: Race & Ethnicity

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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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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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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Tell Sheriff Clarence Dupnik (AZ) to Fess Up About the Murder* of Jose Guerena

Trigger Warning: Violence, detailed account of gunshots, family witnessing murder. Another tragedy in Arizona: 26 year-old former Marine Jose Guerena, who “served two tours in Iraq in 2003 and 2005 as part of the Yuma-based MWSS-173,” was killed by a SWAT … Continue reading

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Hate Comes to Orange County

Islamic Circle of North America Hateful Protests Undermine American Values Preview: “Hateful protests recently held against the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) Relief fundraising dinner shed light on growing Islamophobia in our country and the participation of elected officials … Continue reading

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Redskins, Whiteskins, Blackskins…

In response to my post “Blackface” at Lehigh University, Mike said: “Well I agree, this is racist. But what is really disappointing is how people dress up as stereotypical native americans (indians) every year for hollowed as well as theme … Continue reading

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House cuts funding for Title X program

Family Planning U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services “The Title X Family Planning program [“Population Research and Voluntary Family Planning Programs” (Public Law 91-572)], was enacted in 1970 as Title X of the Public Health Service Act. Title X … Continue reading

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