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Her Name Was Reeva Steenkamp
Society & Culture  (tags: media, violence, abuse, women, victims, humans, biased reporting )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.co.uk
Her name was Reeva Steenkamp. I'm starting with Reeva because, like so many female victims of violence and abuse, her name has been lost, worse still: voluntarily disregarded. it is the male narrative that dominates our media outlets.
Tell Mississippi to Let Andrea and Rebecca Get Married - The Petition Site
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT rights, Lesbian marriage )

Slava
- 15 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Mississippi's outdated and discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act has outlawed legal marriages in that state. But federal judges have stricken down such laws as unconstitutional in many states. Now Bickett and Sanders are hoping that they can get Mississi
Attack on Israelis in Tram Queue Shows Changing Tactics of Palestinian Militants
Society & Culture  (tags: terrorism, jihadists, Islam, Gaza, Israel, violence, suicide attacks )

Beatrice
- 17 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
A driver rams his car into a queue of people waiting for a tram, killing an Israeli baby girl of three months. The perpetrator had no weapon, training, funding or expertise - save the ability to drive a car - and yet he carried out a deadly terrorist
SYRIAN FATHER THROWS FIRST STONE AS DAUGHTER EXECUTED BY ISLAMISTS
Society & Culture  (tags: Islamic State, stoning, Syria )

David
- 1 day ago - unitycoalitionforisrael.org
An elderly Syrian led the stoning to death of his daughter for alleged adultery, as she begged him for mercy in a video posted on YouTube by the Islamic State group.
Woman in Bus Confrontation Video Speaks Out | NBC Southern California
Society & Culture  (tags: excessive force, police brutaliity, Police Violence )

Slava
- 1 day ago - nbclosangeles.com
Jermaine Green noticed two LA County sheriff's deputies get on a Metro bus in Bellflower, California and start harassing a female passenger, he did the right thing and pulled out his cell phone camera to record the altercation.
Fire Homophobic Bus Driver - ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights, freedoms, abuse )

Jean
- 19 hours ago - forcechange.com
Despite increased acceptance for LGBT people in the U.K., there's been an unsettling number of public verbal bashings against homosexual individuals and same-sex couples. The most recent act of anti-gay remarks comes from a bus driver who kicked a gay
Annie Lennox Slams Beyonce For Fake Feminism
Society & Culture  (tags: women, culture, feminism, music, society )

Niki
- 1 day ago - inquisitr.com
The legendary Annie Lennox speaks out on feminism and the music industry and tells Beyonce in no uncertain terms that "twerking is not Feminism"!
America's 10 Most Haunted Hotels
Society & Culture  (tags: hotels, hauntings, ghosts, americans, usa, humans, society, women )

Frank
- 1 day ago - features.aol.com
Here are 10 of America's most haunted hotels.
Tennessee Toddler Traps Himself Inside An Arcade Game
Society & Culture  (tags: children, child, americans, culture, family, GoodNews, humans, interesting, society, women, usa )

Frank
- 11 hours ago - nydailynews.com
The family of Colin Lambert said the 18-month-old usually finds himself in strange situations so they were not totally surprised Tuesday when he crawled inside a claw machine game at a Maryville laundromat. Firefighters rescued Colin and even gave him a..
No Shelter From Winter Rains for Thousands in Gaza (TEXT and AUDIO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Human Rights, reconstruction, weather, winter rains, shelter, world, society, children, families, humans, rights, ethics, safety, sadness, health, news, government )

Carrie
- 8 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
"People live a desperate life," says The Electronic Intifada's Rami Almeghari about families without shelter in Khuzaa, a village in southeastern Gaza, which was heavily destroyed during Israel's summer assault.
13-Year-Old Boy Donates Stuffed Animal Collection to Boy With Leukemia
Society & Culture  (tags: leukemia, act of kindness, reflection )

Stephen
- 1 day ago - ksl.com
Ethan Van Leuven was diagnosed with acute cymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL, at 22 months old. After years of treatment, his family was told Ethan has a few days to several weeks to live. Ethan is 4 yrs old.
3 Things You Can Literally Learn In Your Sleep
Society & Culture  (tags: sleeplearning, humans, brain, memory, GoodNews, society, education, environment, women, world )

Frank
- 1 day ago - twcc.com
If someone suggested you play music or light a scented candle while you slept to better remember what you learned earlier in the day, you'd probably laugh.
Will People Still Be Useful in the 21st Century?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, humans, education, environment, culture, GoodNews, health, society, arts, children, women, men, humanity, transportation, travel, safety )

Frank
- 1 day ago - cnn.com
"As the 21st century unfolds, humans are in danger of losing their value, because intelligence is decoupling from consciousness."-cnn
London "Terrorism Experts" Have Strong Links to Israeli Establishment
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Netanyahu, 'terrorism experts', King's College, London, dishonesty, society, culture, politics, ethics )

Carrie
- 8 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
Duping the media isn't difficult. All you have to do is give yourself an impressive title and claim to be working for a prestigious institution. The International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR) in King's College London excels at such decept
Gary, Indiana Is a Serial Killer's Playground
Society & Culture  (tags: Gary Indiana, serial killing suspect, Darren Deon Vann, society, violence, women, crime, death, murder, news, police, interesting )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - thedailybeast.com
Darren Deon Vann's hometown has 10,000 abandoned houses, more than enough for him to hide six bodies. Even worse, it's a place where women disappear without being missed.
Save This 10-Year-Old Girl From An "Honour" Killing ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, protection, girls, honour killings )

Cher
- 17 minutes ago - thepetitionsite.com
Demand Afghan authorities protect Brishna against the threat of an "honour" killing.
Buskers Rally After Subway Arrest Video Inspires New Yorkers to Jeer Police | US News | Theguardian.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: NYPD, crooked cops, corrupt government )

Slava
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Officer told Kalleen that he's not allowed to perform without permit. Kalleen told officer to read Section 1050.6 of MTA's Rules of Conduct & Fines, which states "artistic performances, including the acceptance of donations" are permitted by the Authority
Black Eyed Child of Cannock Chase: Psychic Reveals Tortured Soul Suffered From Diptheria
Society & Culture  (tags: paranormal, humans, children, uk, family, death, education, environment, religion, sadness, society, women, world, ghosts )

Frank
- 1 day ago - mirror.co.uk
One of the UK's leading mediums claims to have come face to face with the spirit that roams Cannock Chase - and she's lifted the lid on the reason for its presence
Zelda Williams Gets Hummingbird Tattoo So She Can Remember Father With a Smile
Society & Culture  (tags: Zelda, Robin Williams, tattoo, hummingbird )

Stephen
- 14 hours ago - zap2it.com
On Tuesday (Oct. 22), Zelda took to Instagram to show a picture of her new hummingbird tattoo in honor of her late father, Robin Williams. The image of the small bird now rests on her hand above a tattoo of her father's birthday, "7.21.51."
Antiscience Beliefs Jeopardize U.S. Democracy
Society & Culture  (tags: Anti-Science, Ideology, Climate Denial, Evolution Denial, Anti-Biotechnology, Politics, Candidates, US, Sliding Backwards, Anti-Vaxxers )

Brian
- 13 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
"A large number of major party contenders for political office this year took antiscience positions against evolution, human-induced climate change, vaccines, stem cell research, and more."
George W. Bush's Revenge: A Federal Appeals Court Goes On The Rampage - Mother Jones
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, lies, dishonesty, media, war, usa, politics, propaganda, abuse, women, rights, violence, law, culture )

Wild
- 11 hours ago - motherjones.com
A court dominated by Bush appointees issues extreme opinions on abortion, voter ID, and the death penalty.
Claims of Anti-Semitism Vanish as Facts Emerge in Incident at NY-Tel Aviv Game
Society & Culture  (tags: hate crime, false allegation, anti-Semitism, New York, police, society, dishonesty, ethics, law, violence, news, interesting )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
The alleged attack has received extensive coverage and condemnation. However, new information has emerged that Petlakh may have been involved in a physical assault on a Palestinian-American woman shortly before he claims to have been victimized.
Boko Haram 'Abducts Dozens More Nigerian Girls'
Society & Culture  (tags: Boko Haram, terrorists, abduction, jihadists, Nigeria, kidnapping, Islam )

Beatrice
- 40 minutes ago - telegraph.co.uk
Boko Haram has allegedly abducted dozens more girls in north-east Nigeria, damaging hopes of a ceasefire agreement with the government. The latest kidnappings took place during a large-scale assault by the insurgent group on two villages in the
Vatican Keeps Pro-Gay Language In Italian Report, Removes It From English Translation
Society & Culture  (tags: translation, Italy, pope, catholic leaders, vatican, homosexuality )

Lone
- 1 day ago - thinkprogress.org
Just days after a group of Catholic leaders made waves for publishing a report that used unusually inclusive language to refer to homosexuality, the Vatican is attempting to walk back the statements by altering an English translation of the document
Young Man Fatally Shot at L.A. Traffic Light After Being Asked Where He's From
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, environment, ethics, family, police, murder, news, obituary, rights, sadness, safety, society, transportation, travel, usa, violence, women )

Frank
- 1 day ago - nydailynews.com
The man, in a black Infiniti with his girlfriend, was asked by two men in an adjacent vehicle where he was from. When he responded, 'nowhere,' shots were fired at him.
Police Report Released In The Treon Harris Rape Investigation
Society & Culture  (tags: rape, sexual assault, sports, abuse, americans, corruption, crime, culture, ethics, law, news, violence )

Niki
- 18 hours ago - inquisitr.com
Police disclose report in the Treon Harris rape case that shows possible threat to victim and Harris's concern over whether or not ESPN was going to cover the story.
Debunking the Gandhi Myth: Arundhati Roy on GRITtv W/ Laura Flanders   video
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, world, women, violence, safety, society, politics, rights, ethics, culture, religion )

Wild
- 16 hours ago - youtube.com
Arundhati Roy wants Western audiences to know - Gandhi wasn't who you thought he was. The image of a man-of-the-poor fighting against the British, sharing words of wisdom that fit so perfectly on coffee mugs isn't one based in reality.
Pat Robertson: Gays Are Acting Like 'Terrorists - TheyâEUR(TM)re Radicals and TheyâEUR(TM)re Extremists'
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

Darren
- 15 hours ago - gaystarnews.com
Religious extremists & terrorists saying that they aren't the terrorists, but LGBTI are. Umm, whatever.
Did Liberalism Win the US Culture War?
Society & Culture  (tags: US culture war, politics, Republican, Liberalism, USA )

Ray
- 9 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
The US Supreme Court's recent non-decision decision to allow multiple lower-court rulings against same-sex marriage bans to stand has led to a spate of articles declaring the Great American Culture War to be over.
Save Raif Badawi From 1000 Lashes in Saudi Arabia ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, rights, protection )

Cher
- 14 minutes ago - thepetitionsite.com
Thousands of people like you around the world are taking immediate action to support Raif and his family. Join them in pressuring authorities to release Raif unconditionally and for his sentence to be quashed, saving Raif from the cruel treatment of the
 

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