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D.E.A. Is Changing Its Name
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, ethics, family, humans, rights )

Patricia
- 1 day ago - care2.com
The group D.E.A. is changing its name to "Helping victims of abuse worldwide". This group will now focus on all victims of abuse from forced child marriage to victims of physical and emotional abuse. Please come and help us to help those without help
Let Joan Cheever Feed the Homeless!
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, charity, kindness, Texas, San Antonio, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Ask San Antonio's city government to drop charges against Cheever and let her feed San Antonio's homeless.
Save Handlooms - Don't Repeal the Handloom Reservation Act!
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, arts, government, India, Change.org, save handlooms, petition )

Naoko
- 1 day ago - change.org
Handlooms are India's unique heritage and the livelihood of lakhs of skilled handloom weavers.
How Wall Street Came Out on Gay Marriage - Yahoo News
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT rights, Marriage Equality, Human Rights, Wall Street, Banking firms, competition, friend of the court briefs, state laws, stop bigotry )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - news.yahoo.com
28 of the country's biggest financial firms made an unprecedented show of unity in support of gay marriage, urging the court to strike down state laws banning same-sex unions. They're competing for young talent, among other reasons. Wall Street done good
San Antonio, Texas, Chef Fights City Fine to Feed the Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: charity, food, homeless, kindness, San Antonio, Texas )

Freya
- 1 day ago - gma.yahoo.com
Joan Cheever has been serving free food to the homeless of San Antonio, Texas, every Tuesday for the past six years. She prepares the food in The Chowtrain, her commercially licensed food truck, transfers it to catering equipment approved by the health...
Bruce Jenner Comes Out As Transgender ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT rights freedoms, society, Bruce Jenner, family, acceptance, transgender, family, rights, freedoms, interesting, news, humans, children )

Carrie
- 10 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
"I'm me. I'm a person. This is who I am. I'm not stuck in anybody's body. My brain is much more female than male," Jenner said. "For all intents and purposes, I am a woman. People look at me differently.They see you as this macho male, but my heart ...
Bruce Jenner's Special With Diane Sawyer On ABC's 20/20 Sets New Bar For Reporting On Transgender Issues ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: 20/20, Diane Sawyer, Bruce Jenner, transgender, media, news, interesting, humans, ethics, freedoms, society, family, rights, children )

Carrie
- 10 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Before Diane Sawyer's blockbuster interview with Bruce Jenner aired on ABC, she told George Stephanopoulos, "This is a family love story." Indeed, when the interview ran on Friday night, there was something different about the way 20/20 covered ...
WHEN "OBSCENE PORNOGRAPHY" PROVES AN AWKWARDLY OBVIOUS POINT
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, Bible, Oklahoma, parodies, Christianity )

Freya
- 1 day ago - awkwardmomentsbible.com
It has been an interesting couple of days âEUR" angry parents, principals, police, media, threats of lawsuits and physical violence. Over what, you might ask? Toward the end of this post, I will finally reveal the uncensored illustration of a Bible story...
A Reflection Of Our Barbarity: Jailing Immigrant Mothers and Children
Society & Culture  (tags: human rights, human rights abuse, child abuse )

Linda
- 15 hours ago - commondreams.org
As a nation, we are locking up mothers and babies as they flee violence and poverty in order to discourage other mothers and babies from trying to cross the borders. These "residential centers" are prisons run by the for-profit prison corporations.
Here Are the Most Common Questions About the Trans Community, Answered
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBTQ, Americans, trans gender, humans, interesting, society, health, freedoms, rights, family, media, celebrity, culture, news )

Carrie
- 10 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
At every LGBTQ training I give, people are the most interested in one thing: trans people. Considering I've spent years hearing the most common questions audiences ask about trans people, I thought I'd write up some of my answers in honor of the ...
India's Upper House of Parliament Passes Landmark Transgender Rights Bill
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

Darren
- 12 hours ago - gaystarnews.com
Seems like almost every nation is more evolved than the US
Angelina Jolie-Produced Film 'Difret' Exploits Rape & Exclusion Agony of Young Ethiopian Woman 'Not Told' Star Using Her Story
Society & Culture  (tags: Ethiopia, 'marriage' abductions, rape, abuse, child wives, Aberash Bekele, landmark trial, 1st challenge, empty victory, exclusion, vengence fear, poverty, 'Difret', Angelina Jolie, glamor, Hollywood-star backing, BBC documentary, Schoolgirl Killer )

LucyKalei
- 7 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
Aberash Bekele, 32, was 14 when tried for murder -in landmark Ethiopian case that banned marriage abductions- after killing her kidnapper-rapist-abuser. Rape Victim Who Fought Back & Shamed a Nation now at risk due to award-winning Jolie-promoted film
Another Unarmed Black Man Shot Dead for Trying to Run Away
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, culture, dishonesty, murder, news, police, rights, violence, corruption, death )

Cheryl A.
- 5 hours ago - hellobeautiful.com
The police claim they were in fear of their lives. ThomasâEUR(TM) parents canâEUR(TM)t believe they have lost a son over what they describe as a traffic warrant and want to know what happened. Nicolas Thomas was shot by cops in a car that wasn't moving...peace.
Dallas Cops Not Indicted for Killing Menally Disabled Black Man
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, ethics, law, news, murder, police, rights, sports, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 4 hours ago - hellobeautiful.com
This story should answer the question as to why cops are still killing people. In case the answer is not clear, it's sport and legal. The people, not the courts, need to put a stop to it...peace.
This Swingers Sex Club Has Rebranded Itself as a Church. Can It Get Special Treatment Under the Law?
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, corruption, culture, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, government, humans, politics, religion, society, usa, women )

Frank
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
Six nights a week, The Social Club in downtown Nashville holds parties for couples and singles to dance, flirt and mingle.
5 Things I Learned About Survival As A Nomadic Reindeer Herder
Society & Culture  (tags: tsaatan, tribe, mongolia, reindeer, culture, environment, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - mindbodygreen.com
The Tsaatan are a small, indigenous tribe who are trying to maintain their ancient cultural traditions in a quickly modernizing Mongolia. They're also the only people on the planet who actually ride reindeer.
7-Year-Old Florida Girl Wins Over $16K for 'Moxie Girl' Comic Book Empowering Girls of Color
Society & Culture  (tags: girls, comics, comic books, contests, prizes, empowerment )

Freya
- 1 day ago - gma.yahoo.com
A 7-year-old girl won over $16,000 in prize money at a crowdfunding festival that she's going to use to publish her comic book, "The Adventures of Moxie Girl."
Gathering Of Nations Kicks Off With Miss Indian World Pageant ~ TEXT and VIDEOS
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, 'Gathering of Nations', Albuquerque, NM, society, culture, family, interesting, humans, education, world, news )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - krqe.com
Similar to the Miss America Pageant, 21 Native American women will represent their tribes and traditions for the title of Miss Indian World. Currently, Taylor Thomas holds the crown and will be handing off to the new lucky lady.
Counterterrorism Conference Kicks Out Intercept Journalist
Society & Culture  (tags: The Intercept, counterterrorism conference, Counterterror Expo, UK, press, security, defense contractors, NATO )

Judy
- 1 day ago - firstlook.org
"We're not banning you, we're just not allowing you access..." The only thing that seems to truly terrorize the industry is the prospect of transparency and public accountability.
Elizabeth May Speech on Bill C-51
Society & Culture  (tags: Elizabeth May, Prime minister, canada, canadians, parliament, conservative party, terrorism, government, law, politics, rights, society )

Lone
- 17 hours ago - elizabethmaymp.ca
The story that the Prime Minister would like to have Canadians believe about this law is that in this place some members of Parliament, the ones in the Conservative Party, want to protect Canadians from terrorism
Kris Humphries on Former Father-in-Law Bruce Jenner's Transition: 'I'M Glad I Got Out When I Did'
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

Darren
- 12 hours ago - gaystarnews.com
Well, what did you expect from a brain-dead neanderthal jock?
Mahmoud Darwish and the Intimacy of Israel's Occupation
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, Israel, celebrity, arts, Mahmoud Darwish, poet, humans, culture, violence, sadness, freedoms, education, interesting, rights, activists, society )

Carrie
- 11 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
Mahmoud Darwish always denied that he spoke for or represented the Palestinian people, despite being the poet whose transcendent skill captured, for many, the sorrows of their situation.
Chinese Police Free Man Kept Locked Up as Factory Slave for 18 Years
Society & Culture  (tags: slave freed after 18 years )

Angie
- 9 hours ago - scmp.com
Police in China have rescued a man reportedly kept prisoner for 18 years who was tortured into working as a slave in an underground workshop. One man living nearby was quoted by the newspaper saying that he heard a man screaming every night.
Cops Break Up Fight in NYC Subway, Subdue Aggressor, Nobody Dies or Even Injured! (Maybe 'Cause the Cops Were Swedish?) Video +
Society & Culture  (tags: police, Sweden, Swedish cops, NYC, ending a brawl, no injuries, non-violent )

LucyKalei
- 4 hours ago - commondreams.org
4 young Swedish cops on vacation managed to stop a brawl w/out shedding blood, breaking necks, shooting in the back or causing any unwarranted killings. Cell phone video shows 4 Swedes calmly moving in- separating the 2, holding down aggressor & asking..
NI's Health Minister Sorry for Saying Gay Couples Are More Likely to 'Abuse' Children
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

Darren
- 4 hours ago - gaystarnews.com
"I'm sorry for lying, but my bigotry comes first."
The Church And The American Sniper
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Walter L
- 16 hours ago - maxmcnabb.com
No one seems to have questioned whether it was appropriate for a church to celebrate the deeds of a man who wrote that he found killing "fun" and wished he could have killed more.
Why Won't Sydney University Admit Its Professor Jake Lynch Has Been Cleared of Anti-Semitism?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, education, Sydney University, Jake Lynch, anti-Semitism charges, ethics, society, freedoms, rights, dishonesty, activists, culture, racism, politics )

Carrie
- 11 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
Jake Lynch, an associate professor at Sydney University, has been cleared of any suspicion of anti-Semitic behavior while defending students who disrupted an 11 March talk by pro-Israel lobbyist Richard Kemp.
 

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