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PETITION: Dionne Warwick Walk on By, Don t Be on the Wrong Side of History Again ! Please Sign!
Society & Culture  (tags: Dionne Warwick, artist, concert, Israel, apartheid Israeli regime, Palestine, BDS movement, Sun City, SA )

- 8 hours ago -
Tell Dionne Warwick: DonâEUR(TM)t Be on the Wrong Side of History Again - Cancel Your Performance in Apartheid Israel!
Why Jewish Communities Welcome 7-Year-Old Transgender Kids
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT, trans-gender, society, assimilation, suicide, Israel, human rights )

- 10 hours ago -
As society grows more accepting of trans community, doctors seek to save teensâEUR(TM) lives by helping them transition at increasingly early ages
Call on Twitter to Crack Down on Online Threats
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, humans, society, safety, gayrights, freedoms )

- 1 day ago -
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.
Protesters Vs Police in Baltimore After Funeral
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, law, police, rights, sadness, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 4 hours ago -
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.
This Bakery Refused to Serve a Same-Sex Couple and It May Cost Them $135,000
Society & Culture  (tags: wedding cake, lesbians, bakery, culture, ethics, gayrights, humans, interesting, rights, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
A bakery recently turned away a lesbian couple interested in purchasing a wedding cake from the business. This bakery now has to pay the couple around $135,000 for emotional damages caused.
WATCH: Swedish Cops Show Up NYPD With Holiday Heroics
Society & Culture  (tags: swedish cops, tourists, new york, restraining, crime, humans, police, society, safety, world )

- 1 day ago -
A video of the incident shows the four men calmly but decisively restraining a man after breaking up the fight.
Tell Science Museums to Kick David Koch Off of Their Boards
Society & Culture  (tags: museums, David Koch, science, climate change denial, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
The Smithsonian is allowing climate denial mega-funder David Koch to co-opt the science presented in its museums.
Photojournalist Beated By Two Baltimore Cops
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, freedoms, law, police, news, rights, society, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 23 hours ago -
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.
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 )

- 14 hours ago -
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.
The 2015 Jefferson Muzzle Awards
Society & Culture  (tags: 2015 Jefferson Muzzle Awards, affronts to free speech and press, censors )

- 10 hours ago -
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!
In Hong Kong, a Campaign Uses DNA Found on Littering to Recreate the Faces of Polluters
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, ethics, pollution, littering, science )

- 1 day ago -
An amazing concept created for the Hong Kong Cleanup organization, which to raise awareness of the population, wants to literally put a face on the problem. These images were obtained by mixing the DNA analysis with demographic data related to waste
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 )

- 1 day ago -
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.
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, culture, family, police, religion, society, travel, world )

- 10 hours ago -
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
Videos Emerge of Climbers Fleeing Mount Everest Avalanche After Nepal Quake ~ TEXT and VIDEOS
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Mt. Everest, death, news, avalanche, destruction, environment, humans, sadness, safety )

- 8 hours ago -
Harrowing videos of Mount Everest climbers running from an avalanche and watching as the injured were airlifted off the mountain began to emerge today from the aftermath of Nepal's 7.8 magnitude earthquake.
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 )

- 1 day ago -
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...
Invisible Atheists: The Spread of Disbelief in the Arab World.
Society & Culture  (tags: Arabs, Atheists, Atheism, Secular, Islam, Apostacy Laws, Invisible Minority, Growing )

- 1 day ago -
While Arab states downplay the atheists among their citizens, the West is culpable in its inability to even conceive of an Arab atheist.

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