Petitions & Organizing

by / on April 6, 2015 at 5:32 pm / in Country, Culture, Current Events, Media, News, Petitions & Organizing

Man Imprisoned After Filming Eric Garner’s Death, Refusing to Eat, Rat Poison Found in Jail Food

via John Vibes @ The Free Thought Project New York, New York – 22-year-old Ramsey Orta, the young man who filmed the NYPD killing Eric Garner, was arrested shortly after on trumped up charges. He has since been locked up at the notorious Rikers prison in New York. Immediately following the killing of Eric Garner, Orta was stalked and targeted by police. […]

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by / on December 30, 2014 at 6:19 pm / in Country, Current Events, Media, News, Petitions & Organizing

Should FOX News be Considered a Terrorist Network/Organization?

With their massive viewer base and influential power, FOX News is arguably more dangerous and detrimental to this country’s over-all well being and internal security than any terrorist group has ever been.

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by / on May 26, 2012 at 8:50 am / in Censorship, Country, Culture, Current Events, Education, Gender, Government, Miscellaneous, News, Old News, Petitions & Organizing, Politics, Prejudice, Relationships, Sexuality, Society, The Pen Prostitute, Uncategorized

Stonewall: Freedom Overdue

A gay bar could expect to be raided at least once a month, no matter what “payoff” they gave to the NYPD. The Stonewall Inn was one of those bars.

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by / on May 17, 2012 at 1:51 am / in Britain/England/UK, Current Events, Media, Petitions & Organizing, Sexuality, Society

IDAHO: International Day Against Homophobia/Biphobia & Transphobia

By that time a new campaign had been launched calling for a universal decriminalization of homosexuality, and by May 17th 2006 it had attracted support from several Nobel Prize winners

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by / on April 6, 2012 at 3:41 pm / in Current Events, Education, Petitions & Organizing, Politics, Relationships, Sexuality, Society

Demanding LGBT Rights in Michigan

By: Tracy Haygood & Sarah Collins Imagine this: A woman is denied employment because she is a woman. A Latino couple is denied housing because of their ethnicity. A 55-year-old man is fired because of his age. Imagining these situations is impossible because they are all illegal. Why then should it be legal for a person to be denied the […]

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by / on March 15, 2012 at 9:44 pm / in Britain/England/UK, Current Events, Gender, Media, Petitions & Organizing, Relationships, Sexuality, Society

Supporting Diversity Role Models

By Ron Kemp This is getting good.  Lately, there’s been more “good news” stories to write about than the heavy alternate.  I like that. In the U.K., there’s an organization called Diversity Role Models.  Their mission is to do just that:  provide role models for LGBT teens in an effort to help combat bullying and avoid attempted suicides. The movement […]

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by / on March 9, 2012 at 1:08 am / in Country, Culture, Current Events, Editorials, Education, Government, Miscellaneous, News, Petitions & Organizing, Prejudice, Society

Kony 2012

By: Geoffrey Yonil I imagine that if you clicked on this link to read this article, then you probably already have some idea of what Kony 2012 is, presumably. If you don’t, then I’d advise you read about it on Invisible Children, Inc.’s website, since they could do a much better job at explaining the situation than I ever could. […]

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by / on January 29, 2012 at 9:25 am / in Country, Culture, Miscellaneous, Old News, Petitions & Organizing, Prejudice, Society

Tortured & Murdered with no Justification; Jason Dale Bolton

By: Hank Dulap Jason Dale Bolton was only 16 years old when four assailants brutally tortured and murdered him in front of a group of witnesses that, because of the ‘bystander effect’ and diffusion of responsibility, neither helped nor testified against the men responsible. To this day, Bolton’s assailants walk free without serving a day in jail for his murder. […]

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by / on January 16, 2012 at 8:56 pm / in Body, Country, Current Events, Gender, Media, News, Petitions & Organizing, Prejudice, Sexuality, Society

STOP FORCED STERILIZATION IN SWEDEN

TO: SWEDISH PRIME MINISTER FREDRIK REINFELDT We ask you to defend the fundamental human rights of ALL Swedish citizens, and do everything in your power to eliminate Sweden’s outdated “forced sterilization” law. The majority of Parliament is in favor of the law’s removal – but progress is being thwarted by a small conservative party. As the elected leader of a […]

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by / on January 15, 2012 at 1:33 am / in Culture, Current Events, Petitions & Organizing, Prejudice, Sexuality, Society

Eliminate the ‘Gay Panic’ Defense from Queensland Law

Created By Paul Kelly Maryborough, Australia Why This Is Important A loophole in Queensland law allows people accused of murder to defend themselves in court by claiming “gay panic” — that is, if someone who they think is gay “comes onto” them, the sheer panic they feel is partial justification for murder. This law belongs in the dark ages –affirmed by […]

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