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Denounce Magazine's Glamorization of Domestic Violence - ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: domesticviolence, Misogyny, abuse, rape, rapeculture, violenceagainstwomen, vogue, fashionmagazines )

- 1 day ago -
A recent issue of Vogue Italia took the theme of domestic violence, used it to inspire a photo shoot in which terrified-looking models are pursued by a man with a knife.Photos are gratuitously violent, do nothing to help in the fight against women's abuse
Please Sign: Fort Lauderdale, Don't Criminalize the Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, Fort Lauderdale, humane solutions, human rights, storage space, criminalizing homelessness, aesthetics, National Law Center on Homelessness & Po )

- 1 day ago -
Fort Lauderdale, Florida may make it a crime for homeless people to keep personal possessions in public places. But there are far more compassionate and effective solutions to the problem the city says it wants to solve - aesthetic issues!
Former Israeli-Soldier to the Rescue in London on Passover
Society & Culture  (tags: Israeli, brave, IDF, London, rescue, Passover )

- 9 hours ago -
Two worshippers celebrating the Jewish holiday of Passover braved intense heat to free the child from a car seat after hearing the family's screams for help. An elderly man who had become panic-stricken and was unable to unfasten his seatbelt
Stop the Secrecy Before It's Too Late *** PLEASE SIGN ***
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, ethics, government, interesting, media, politics, rights, society, usa, world )

- 8 hours ago -
Right now, Obama is meeting with leaders in Asia to finalize the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. The TPP threatens to censor your Internet1, kill jobs, undermine environmental safeguards, and remove your democratic rights ...
Someone's Going to Punch You for That Big Mac: Global Warming to Create "Food Battles"
Society & Culture  (tags: climate change, food and water, food waste, global warming, jim yong kim, world bank )

- 1 day ago -
"Global warming, if not addressed with significant effort, will lead to battles over food and water within the next decade, warns World Bank president, Jim Yong Kim."
Please Sign: Tell American Pharmacists to Stop Participating in Executions
Society & Culture  (tags: American Pharmacist Association, lethal injection, execution, capital punishment, Dennis McGuire, Ohio death penalty, cruel and unusual punishment )

- 1 day ago -
The painfully slow execution of an Ohio man has sparked a new wave of controversy and outrage over the use of lethal injection. And some say it's now up to the American Pharmacist Association to put an end to this cruel practice.
Tell AG Mike DeWine: Don't Appeal Henry V. Himes ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, gayrights, protection, Ohio )

- 2 hours ago -
Join Ohioans all across the state as we call on AG Mike DeWine to not appeal the ruling and allow Ohio's legally married same-sex couples to be recognized in the state they call home. Sign the petition now.
Students Defy SC Lawmakers, Snap Up Tickets to College's Lesbian-Themed Musical (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: government, budget cuts, education, ethics, rights, gayrights, society, politics, news )

- 1 day ago -
Students at a South Carolina public university are snapping up tickets to the musical "Fun Home" after state lawmakers approved a proposed cut in school funding over the critically acclaimed lesbian memoir on which the musical is based.
KKK Imperial Wizard: Neighborhood Watch Underway in Fairview Township
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, KKK, neighborhood watch, ethics, law, society, rights, culture, corruption )

- 1 day ago -
A local chapter of the Traditionalist American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan launched a neighborhood watch in the area of Ridge Road in Fairview Township in response to a recent rash of break-ins, said Frank Ancona, the organization's imperial wizard.
Stop Killing Female Babies in India - ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: Infanticide )

- 8 hours ago -
Baby girls are not allowed to live as if they are an inferior species.
Denounce MagazineâEUR(TM)s Glamorization of Domestic Violence - ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, domestic violence, abuse, activists, americans, arts, celebrity, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, gayrights, GoodNews, goodnews, government, health, humans )

- 23 hours ago -
A recent issue of Vogue Italia took the theme of domestic violence and used it to inspire a photo shoot in which terrified-looking models are pursued by a man with a knife. The photos are gratuitously violent and do nothing to help in the fight against...
Muslims Must Accept Britain's Christian Values, Says Former Home Secretary
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, Islamist plot, trojan horse, UK schools, religion, christianity )

- 22 hours ago -
Jack Straw says Islamist 'plot' to take over Birmingham schools is product of power struggle within Muslim community as he tells parents to accept Christianity 'permeates our sense of citizenship'
AIC: Screening of the Film MIRAL
Society & Culture  (tags: Jerusalem, orphanage, Hind Husseini's, war, disposession, displacement, Palestinian children, Alternative Information Center (AIC), , the Deir Yassin Massacre, Israel. Jerusalem, 1948, illegal occupation, MIRAL, screening )

- 14 hours ago -
Story: A chronicle of Hind Husseini's effort to establish an orphanage in Jerusalem after the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, the Deir Yassin Massacre, and the establishment of the state of Israel. Jerusalem, 1948.
A Friend
Society & Culture  (tags: internet )

- 6 hours ago -
"A Friend is someone who knows all about you and loves you anyway!!!"
Hidden Dangers of Glowsticks
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, culture, humans, interesting, safety, society, usa )

- 16 hours ago -
Glow Sticks - Hidden Dangers: We recently had a question about glow sticks, and wanted to share what we found out- Jolene did some excellent research!
Does Climate Apathy Hinge on "Pervasive" American Stupidity?
Society & Culture  (tags: Climate Change, American Opinions, Climate Apathy, Climate Denial, Religion, Anti-Science, Politics )

- 17 hours ago -
"New survey highlights connection between political and religious affiliations and scientific beliefs."
Home : Eternal Threads
Society & Culture  (tags: women, trafficking, nepal )

- 7 hours ago -
Eternal Threads is dedicated to improving the lives of women and children most at risk of extreme poverty, trafficking and other forms of exploitation by providing sustainable livelihoods through income generating projects.
Society & Culture  (tags: internet )

- 4 hours ago -
"Best friends are like diamonds, precious and rare False friends are like leaves, found everywhere."

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