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Why Jewish Communities Welcome 7-Year-Old Transgender Kids
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT, trans-gender, society, assimilation, suicide, Israel, human rights )

Barbara
- 1 day ago - timesofisrael.com
As society grows more accepting of trans community, doctors seek to save teensâEUR(TM) lives by helping them transition at increasingly early ages
Protesters Vs Police in Baltimore After Funeral
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, law, police, rights, sadness, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 20 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Seven police officers were injured, according to a statement the Baltimore Police Department made in the afternoon. At least one civilian appeared to be unconscious and was seen being carried in a blanket by police....peace.
Lebanese Men Sport Heels to Stomp on Abuse
Society & Culture  (tags: Lebanon, Beirut, KAFA, combatting Violence Against Women, VAW, "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" campaign )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - dailystar.com.lb
Lebanese men strolled through Marina Dbayyeh in red high heels Sunday as part of the "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" campaign, an international march in women's shoes to raise awareness about violence against women.
WATCH: Swedish Cops Show Up NYPD With Holiday Heroics
Society & Culture  (tags: swedish cops, tourists, new york, restraining, crime, humans, police, society, safety, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
A video of the incident shows the four men calmly but decisively restraining a man after breaking up the fight.
ARE YOU THROWING OUT ALL TOURISTS WITH CARAVAN LIKE YOU DO TO THE ENGLISH TRAVELLERS???
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, culture, family, police, religion, society, travel, world )

Lei
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Read the whole petition. I saw once again a story from UK where police attacked to travellers...there were women. children (babies-4 years) which they pushed on the ground, also men of course. Every time when the UK police see a caravan they stop t
Call on Twitter to Crack Down on Online Threats
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, humans, society, safety, gayrights, freedoms )

Linda
- 1 day ago - go.allout.org
Lesbian, gay, bi and trans people face death threats every day on Twitter. Twitter should post to say when theyâEUR(TM)re investigating an account, so victims can retweet it to curb viral hate storms. And they need to make it easier for people to report abuse.
The 2015 Jefferson Muzzle Awards
Society & Culture  (tags: 2015 Jefferson Muzzle Awards, affronts to free speech and press, censors )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - tjcenter.org
Government censors beware! It's time for our annual rundown of the past year's most outrageous and ridiculous affronts to free speech and press!
Don't Rehire Child Killer to Police Force
Society & Culture  (tags: cop, police, child, death, rehire, crime, death, ethics, humans, murder, society, world, violence )

Lone
- 2 hours ago - forcechange.com
Do not rehire cop involved in the shooting death of a seven-year-old.
Photojournalist Beated By Two Baltimore Cops
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, freedoms, law, police, news, rights, society, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
Photojournalist J.M. Giordano was beaten by 2 cops during a protest in Baltimore. He was targeted while filming the march. After the beating, he and his co-worker were arrested for noncompliance to police orders...peace.
VIRAL ACTION PLEASE Praise! Baylor Cuts Ties With SeaWorld!
Society & Culture  (tags: Baylor joins Southwest Airlines, Taco Bell, STA Travel, all of which recently cut ties, Blackfish, God made wild animals to be free, ethics, sadness, humans, education, politics, media, safety, humans, activists, americans, movies, sadness, viole )

Kelly
- 17 hours ago - jesuspeopleforanimals.com
PETITION INCLUDED AT THE END. Hallelujah! The Baylor Alumni Network has announced that it will no longer be holding its annual summer party at SeaWorld in San Antonio. Baylor joins Southwest Airlines, Taco Bell, and STA Travel,
Christian Right Bigots Destroyed LGBT Lives for Decades: Now They Claim to Be Victims? | Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, law, humans, freedoms, abuse, culture, ethics, violence, media, safety, murder, dishonesty, corruption, health )

Wilde
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Sorry guys, you are not victims. You never were. But I have one question. How in the hell can anyone forget how we got to this point? I mean really.
John Oliver: Trendy Clothes Are So Cheap Because We Don't Care About The Exploited People Who Make Them
Society & Culture  (tags: children, fashion, safety, child labor, labor rights, human rights, consumerism )

Linda
- 5 hours ago - truthdig.com
"Fast Fashion" retailers have exploited impoverished people around the world to make our trendy clothing cheaper than ever, while corporations deny their responsibility for children in sweatshops & murderous factory collapses that kill hundreds of people.
5 Ways It's Become a Crime to Be Poor in America, Punishable By Further Impoverishment
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, crime, injustice, jails, prisons, punishment )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
The criminalization of AmericaâEUR(TM)s poor has been quietly gaining steam for years, but a recent study, "The Poor Get Prison," co-authored by Karen Dolan and Jodi L. Carr, reveals the startling extent to which American municipalities are fining...
Roseanne Barr's Blindness and How to Prevent Her Diseases
Society & Culture  (tags: Roseanne Barr, vision, blindness, arts, celebrity, culture, health, humans, society, world, women )

Lone
- 2 hours ago - cnn.com
Barr's doctors haven't provided a timeline, but her symptoms are worsening: "My vision is closing in now," she said. "I just try and enjoy vision as much as possible. Y'know, living it up."
5 Amazing Times Children Protested Dolphin and Orca Captivity
Society & Culture  (tags: Ever since the release of Blackfish, protests and outrage against SeaWorld ha, these protests are happening around the , effective activists are the kids, activists, children, i )

Kelly
- 17 hours ago - onegreenplanet.org
Ever since the release of Blackfish, protests and outrage against SeaWorld have gained incredible momentum. And itâEUR(TM)s not just protests in the U.S., these protests are happening around the world. PIX BY: SaveJapanDolphins
Why The 'Religion Is Against Gay Marriage' Line No Longer Works
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, goodnews, GoodNews, gayrights )

Glenn
- 16 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
They now feel that if you can't beat them, join them.
A Millionaire In Finland Gets a $58,000 Ticket For Doing 64 In a 50 MPH Zone
Society & Culture  (tags: interesting, culture, society )

Deborah
- 53 minutes ago - dailykos.com
High income, high fines in Finland. I happen to think this is appropriate. What do you think?
   

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