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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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MoveOn: “President Obama overruled EPA science and blocked crucial new protections against smog pollution”

Dear MoveOn member, I have some tremendously upsetting news: Late Friday, President Obama overruled EPA science and blocked crucial new protections against smog pollution that have been years in the making.1 The decision came after a major campaign by corporate … Continue reading

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Not an illness, not a crime (Amnesty International)

Tell Turkey to stop violence and discrimination against LGBT people. Hi Supporter, Turkey is getting a new constitution and has promised serious reforms to protect the rights of its people. Except gays, lesbians, bisexual and transgender people. According to many … 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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“Don’t play politics with women’s health”: A Message from the ACLU

The governor is playing politics with women’s health by amending a bill that the legislature already passed. The governor’s amendment to HB 2434 blocks insurance companies from offering comprehensive policies that include coverage for abortion and interferes with a woman’s … Continue reading

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Dr. Gene Sharp’s 198 Methods of Nonviolent Action

Thanks to Rachel M. for bringing this to my attention! From http://www.aeinstein.org/organizations103a.html: “These methods were compiled by Dr. Gene Sharp and first published in his 1973 book, The Politics of Nonviolent Action, Vol. 2: The Methods of Nonviolent Action. (Boston: Porter Sargent … Continue reading

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