In a time when LGBT families are debated and attacked in the media, courts and Congress, from school houses to state houses across the country, five young people who are children of LGBT parents give you a chance to walk … Continue reading
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Al Jazeera English investigates the American debate about abortion.
Repost from NPR . “More than 70 countries have laws on the books criminalizing homosexuality…These laws raise the likelihood of a tide of LGBT immigrants seeking asylum in the United States. But advocates say there is no smooth path for … Continue reading
Repost from PBS. Watch the full film, Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth, here.
because the gay player wouldn’t be welcome in an NFL locker room it would be uncomfortable because that’s a man’s world you beat a woman and drag her down a flight of stairs pulling your hair out by the roots … Continue reading
Laverne Cox delivers the keynote address at the Creating Change 2014 Conference. In her speech, she discusses several pertinent issues that trans folks regularly face.
Repost from CNN. Following the pair’s first interview on Tuesday and some controversial tweets Tuesday night, Janet Mock returns for an interview on Wednesday on “Piers Morgan Live”.
Hosted by Tiq Milan, this video features MMA Fighter, Fallon Fox, and representatives from the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and Trans Student Equality Resources. Together, these folks discuss transgender inclusion in the media, sports, and school.
Posted by the UN Women channel, this video features several Syrian women civilians who share their hopes for Syria.
Repost from the New York Times. Through the story of Ms. Mary Singleton, the topic of racial disparities in deaths resulting from breast cancer is explored. Also, check out the accompanying story, “Tackling a Racial Gap in Breast Cancer Survival”, … Continue reading
Repost from the New York Times. This video offers brief insight into the widespread domestic abuse women face in Papua New Guinea. WARNING: Contains graphic images
Charlet touches down in Kingston, Jamaica and gains an audience with Elephant Man, aka The Energy God, to find out why the dancehall girls cause the local men so many problems. She then explores the illegal and dangerous skin bleaching … Continue reading
Over the past decade lesbians, gays, trans and intersex persons in Africa have experienced high levels human rights abuses. Some of these abuses are committed by the State, which deny us the right to education, health care, bodily safety, freedom … Continue reading
Color is more than skin deep for young African-American women struggling to define themselves.
Hunger is not about not having enough food. It’s about inequalities in access to resources to grow food, it’s about power and distribution. Women, make up the majority of small scale farmers and household food producers in many countries. We … Continue reading