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Society & Culture

Church of England Votes 'Yes' to Women Bishops
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, religion, Church of England, women, gender equality, world )

Nancy
- 7 days ago - news.msn.com
"This is a watershed moment for the Church of England and a huge step forward in making our society fairer," Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said.
Fox News Advises Women To Ditch Feminism, Offers Tips To 'Keep Your Husband Happy'
Society & Culture  (tags: Susan Patton, marriage, women, men, wives, husbands, family, society, ethics, freedoms, media, rights, humans )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Susan Patton criticized today's women for "acting like such an entitled princess" and prioritizing careers ahead of their families. Men, Patton told the Fox hosts, must be appreciated and respected, perhaps with a drink at the end of a long work day.
Tell Congress to Protect LGBT Students ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, students, discrimination, LGBT, rights, bullying, protection )

Cher Away
- 21 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Ask your members of Congress to co-sponsor the Student Non-Discrimination Act!
Fox News 'Girls Gone Mild' Segment Warns Women Not to Raise Voices: 'Don't Talk Too Much' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: women, society, fashion, interesting, media, jobs, ethics, news, rights )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - rawstory.com
Fox News host Steve Doocy introduced Sylvia Ann Hewlett's book, Executive Presence, by advising that women should wear "well-cut jeans with a colorful top," while an on-screen graphic told them "not to raise their voices."
This Canada Day, Stand for All Children's Right to a Birth Certificate ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, Canada, birth certificate, protection )

Cher Away
- 24 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
For children born in Canada, getting a birth certificate and all the rights that go along with it are a matter of course. But around the world, too many children are never officially recognized, leaving their lives and their basic human rights in limbo.
The Silent Power of Boycotts and Blockades
Society & Culture  (tags: peace, activism, resistance, activists, politics, rights, humans, society, culture, news )

Cal
- 12 days ago - ipsnews.net
peace activists are currently assembled in Cape Town's City Hall, for the quadrennial meeting of the 93-year-old War Resister's International (WRI), a global network of activists from far-flung regions fighting on every imaginable front, from anti-traffic
Christian Radio Host Fears Iowans May Be Forced to Eat Gay Pride Burger (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Burger King, Proud Whopper, Gay Pride, LGBT rights, society, religion, freedoms, rights )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - rawstory.com
"If this isn't bottled up in San Francisco, this kind of nonsense, then it's going to be spreading across the entire fruited plain," Fischer complained. "And you're going to be going to your Burger King in Des Moines, Iowa and you're going to have a...
PepsiCo: Commit to Slavery-Free Palm Oil ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, slavery, palm oil )

Cher Away
- 19 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Call on PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi to pledge to exclusively and immediately use slavery-free palm oil.
Urging the President of Kenya to Enforce the Kenyan Law Forbidding Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) & Early Marriages
Society & Culture  (tags: children, women, violence )

Angel
- 23 days ago - change.org
There is fear in the hearts of Kenya's daughters, their cries are unheard, they have no safe haven. These are the cries of girls who face Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) a rite of passage ceremony performed on many girls. Please sign and share
Homeless Jesus
Society & Culture  (tags: Homeless Jesus, Davidson, NC, bench, church, controversy, the poor, sculpture )

Dandelion
- 14 days ago - wcnc.com
A sculpture of Jesus as a homeless man installed outside a church in Davidson, NC, has neighbors and church leaders debating its message and appropriateness.
European Court Upholds France's Burqa Ban
Society & Culture  (tags: law, government, ethics, wearing of the burqa, culture, society, religion, rights, politics, world, women, news )

Cal
- 20 days ago - npr.org
The European Court of Human Rights has upheld France's ban on face-covering veils, in a closely watched case that was brought by a Muslim woman who said the law violated her freedom of religion.
The Greatest Threat to Traditional Churches Isn't Liberalism -- It's the Men Who Run Them
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, religious insttitutions, the church, scandals, politics, news, freedoms, culture, society, religion, law, ethics )

Cal
- 4 days ago - theweek.com
In a hyper-connected era when it's hard to hide anything, the churches' scandals will out
Indigenous Australians Are Uniting Against a New Stolen Generation
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, children, culture, stolen gneretion, aborigine children, Australian govnerement policy of forcibl, world, society, ethics, dishonesty, sadness, politics )

Cal
- 15 days ago - vice.com
figures show that more Aboriginal children are being removed from their homes now than at any other time in Australian history. Indigenous community leaders are calling it a new stolen generation and will meet in Brisbane this week to coordinate their eff
How Your Old Cellphone Could Help Stop Illegal Logging And Poaching
Society & Culture  (tags: off-beat, interesting, news, animals, pictures )

Christeen
- 13 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Good read and great photos at the end.
The Apostate Paul Haggis Vs. the Church of Scientology By Lawrence Wright
Society & Culture  (tags: scientology, Paul Haggis, Travolta, Cruise, beliefs, corruption, Sea Org, abortion, David MiscavigeL Ron Hubbard, ethics, family )

Nancy
- 30 days ago - newyorker.com
Haggis was prominent in both Scientology and Hollywood, two communities that often converge. Although he is less famous than certain other Scientologists, such as Tom Cruise and John Travolta, he had been in the organization for nearly thirty-five years.
 

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