Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Tag: LGBTQ rights

Black Trans Lives Matter: Movement pushes for justice & visibility amid...

The trans rights movement currently has “tremendous visibility” but also faces a “tremendous backlash.”

Supreme Court rules in favor of Civil Rights Act of 1964...

"LGBTQI people have a right to the same protections as everyone else, and they deserve to be able to live their lives without fear of discrimination—something the Supreme Court has affirmed today.”

Beyond #Metoo, 3 movements making a difference for gender equity

From closing the wage gap and protecting reproductive rights to ending gender-based sexual exploitation, the push to support and empower women and nonbinary people has roots that date back generations.

Trump admin. attempts to erase existence of trans people after years...

If enacted, the proposal would reverse the expansion of transgender rights that took place under President Barack Obama.

Will the new crimes against humanity treaty protect women and LGBTI...

It’s time for the international community to take a stand. A new treaty could affect people’s rights for generations to come.

India legalizes gay sex, ruling discrimination on the basis of sexual...

"Criminalizing carnal intercourse is irrational, arbitrary and manifestly unconstitutional."

Yance Ford: The first transgender director nominated for an Oscar

"If my nomination can help in any way to advance the issues of trans-equality and protection for LGBTQ people under the law, then I am as humbled by that as I am by the nomination."

Texas activists combine social media with old-school tactics to resist conservative...

Intersectional movements are helping the left gain ground, not just play defense.

West Virginia rises to protect LGBTQ rights

With the highest percentage of teens who identify as transgender, the state is emerging as a national leader when it comes to protecting LGBTQ rights at the local level.

Texas bathroom bill is latest civil rights victory in deep south...

Sports remain inextricably intertwined with civil rights in America.

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A ‘historic day’ as federal judge orders shutdown and removal of Dakota Access Pipeline

This is the first time a federal judge has closed an operating pipeline for environmental reasons.

His own worst enemy, Trump drowns in his own swamp

Thus does Trump bring down the very doom and gloom, if not carnage, on himself invoked by his own lies and fear-mongering.

Police officers charged with murder after tasing man to death

“The actions of the district attorney in filing second degree-murder charges is a big step in providing the public with the security that law enforcement is going to be held accountable.”

Key US ally indicted for organ trade murder scheme

Is this the final unraveling of the Western narrative of "humanitarian intervention" in Kosovo, and a crack in the "accountability-free zone" of impunity for U.S. and allied war crimes?

Is US presidential candidate Joe Biden a war criminal?

Joe Biden had supported the Iraq War of 2003. But no one knows why he is running away from the truth.