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European Member of Parliament, Licia Ronzulli (an MEP from Italy), took her seven-week old daughter, Victoria, to work at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

From WHAT WE SEE: “European Member of Parliament, Licia Ronzulli (an MEP from Italy), took her seven-week old daughter, Victoria, to work at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. [It was not a ‘Take-Your-Child-to-Work’ event.] She kept her baby carefully cradled … Continue reading

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The three “I”s of human rights and why they matter

In the second edition of his book Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice, Jack Donnelly describes human rights as universal, indivisible, interdependent and interrelated (Donnelly 27).  The universality of human rights is fairly straightforward: the foundation of human rights … Continue reading

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Scott Lively, ‘Kill The Gays’ Bill Supporter And Evangelist, On Trial For Crimes Against Humanity

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On the agenda in Virginia

Scrambling to pass Virginia legislation “The Virginia General Assembly voted on hundreds of bills Tuesday, the midpoint of its 60-day session when the two chambers face a deadline to vote on their own pieces of legislation. Lawmakers introduced more than 2,500 … Continue reading

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UN Resolution on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (15 June 2011)

Click here to view and download the original resolution. (Text below directly obtained from above source.) United Nations A /HRC/17/L.9/Rev.1 General Assembly Distr.: Limited 15 June 2011 Original: English Human Rights Council Seventeenth session Agenda item 8 Follow-up and implementation of … Continue reading

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Why did Argentina legalize gay marriage?

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“Unyielding Bias Persists” in Ten Countries with Same-Sex Marriage

A Decade on, Progress on Same-Sex Marriages Human Rights Watch Preview: “‘The fact that same-sex marriage has been legalized on three continents demonstrates progress in equality,’ said Boris O. Dittrich, acting director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Rights … Continue reading

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