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You're Gay So Go Away, Pope Tells French Ambassador
Society & Culture  (tags: France, Pope Francis, Catholic church, Gay Marriage, Gay Ambassador, openly Gay, LGBT Rights )

BMutiny
- 2 hours ago - sgn.org
Pope Francis met with France's openly Gay Ambassador to the Vatican, but only to tell him that his appointment to represent France at the Vatican was unacceptable.
The Fascinating Story Behind Why So Many Nail Technicians Are Vietnamese
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, celebrity, Vietnamese-Americans, women, interesting, humans, education, vocational training, job skills )

Carrie
- 6 hours ago - takepart.com
Most Americans recognize Tippi Hedren for her starring role in Alfred HitchcockâEUR(TM)s horror film The Birds ~ but among the Vietnamese American community, her reputation is for something a little more serious: being a cornerstone of the immigrant ...
PLEASE SIGN: Thank You Lauryn Hill
Society & Culture  (tags: Lauryn Hill, END THE OCCUPATION-SIEGE ON GAZA, apartheid, Israel, OPT, West Bank, Palestinian human rights, musicians-artists, USA, BDS, media, internet, usa, violence, children, arts, celebrity, freedoms, culture, activists, americans, world, news )

Jess
- 7 hours ago - thankyoulaurynhill.org
Ms. Lauryn HillâEUR"one of the best known hip-hop and R&B superstars in the worldâEUR" has announced that sheâEUR(TM)s cancelling her concert in Israel. She heeded the call
The Inspiration for the Chicken of the Sea Mermaid & Yeoman Janice Rand of the Original Star Trek Series, Has Died
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, women, world, society, transportation, tv, sadness, news, obituary, humans, interesting, media, movies, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, environment, education, culture, death, arts, celebrity, activists )

O O
- 8 hours ago - io9.com
Grace Lee Whitney,instantly recognizable as Yeoman Janice Rand from the original Star Trek,has passed away at the age of 85.She also served as the inspiration for the Chicken of the Sea mermaid.Whitney worked as an advocate for people struggling with
Tamir Rice's Body Has Still Not Been Buried
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, crime, death, corruption, law, police, murder, rights, sadness, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 9 hours ago - dailykos.com
Shot and killed by Officer Timothy Loehmann of the Cleveland Police Department all the way back on November 22, 2014, 12-year-old sixth-grader Tamir Rice has still not been buried. This alone is a new crime all by itself...peace.
The Children of Light âEUR" Indigos, Crystals, Rainbows, And Starseeds
Society & Culture  (tags: children, education, ethics, freedoms, humans, interesting, movies, society, Indigo )

Ricardo
- 10 hours ago - in5d.com
All children who have entered into the world can be either Indigos, Crystals, Rainbows, Starseeds etc. There is no birth status amongst children, just their level of awareness of who they are, their mission and purpose.
TeslaâEUR~s Powerwall: Why You Should Care Even If You DonâEUR(TM)t Have Home Solar
Society & Culture  (tags: electricity, humans, family, GoodNews, interesting, news, safety, society, world, women, environment )

Frank
- 10 hours ago - readwrite.com
Tesla lifted the veil on its Tesla Energy product line on Friday, announcing the Powerwall home battery as its inaugural product.
Filming the Front Line: Inside the Perilous World of War Photography With Jan Husar
Society & Culture  (tags: journalism, war, photography, photojournalism, interview )

Sharla
- 11 hours ago - professionalphotographer.co.uk
"I want to portray reality. People assume so much about the world. Photography has the power to shatter those assumptions," Husar says, adding, "For war photography to be worth the risk, it covers what is happening somewhere and it's wrong...
This Terrifying Malware Destroys Your PC If Detected
Society & Culture  (tags: computer security, malware, crime, dishonesty, family, internet, news, rights, sadness, safety, society, world, women )

Frank
- 11 hours ago - pcworld.com
A new type of malware resorts to crippling a computer if it is detected during security checks, a particularly catastrophic blow to its victims.
Urban Wealth Disparity Widens Worldwide, Affecting Child Mortality; US Falls to #33
Society & Culture  (tags: children, health, maternal mortality rate )

Debra
- 12 hours ago - nytimes.com
A widening gap between rich and poor in cities worldwide has contributed to deepening disparities in urban maternal health and child survival rates, the global charity Save the Children.
Florida Couple Convicted of Having Sex on Beach in Front of Horrified Families
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, corruption, crime, culture, environment, ethics, family, humans, law, police, sadness, society, usa )

Frank
- 13 hours ago - nydailynews.com
A Florida couple accused of having sex on a beach in front of children was convicted Monday after a jury saw raunchy video evidence of the two getting it on in broad daylight.
An 18 Year Olds Bail Is Higher Than a Murderous Cop's
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, crime, death, children, law, sadness )

Cheryl A.
- 13 hours ago - blu179.mail.live.com
What more evidence do we need of government sanctioned genocide than having 100% of people killed by cops in one year be of one race and allowing the killers to walk while protestors are locked up and criminalized...peace.
Why This U.S. Doctor Is Moving to Canada
Society & Culture  (tags: Canada, USA, medical systems, universal healthcare, doctors, patient care, insurance companies, politics, society, culture, ethics )

Lynn
- 14 hours ago - huffingtonpost.ca
I'm a U.S. family physician who has decided to relocate to Canada. The hassles of working in the dysfunctional health-care "system" in the U.S. have simply become too intense.
An Invitation To Hatred: Garland Shooting: North Texas Muslim Community Had Concerns Before 'Draw Muhammad' Event
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, hatred, religion, society, ethics, safety, politics, freedoms, humans, news, rights, abuse, culture )

Carrie
- 14 hours ago - ibtimes.com
In February, when a national anti-Islam group booked a conference center in Garland, Texas, for a so-called 'Draw Muhammad' cartoon contest, Muslim leaders in North Texas became concerned.
Thank Ms. Lauryn for Taking a Stand for Freedom, Justice, and Equality! ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: women, world, Human Rights, Lauryn Hill, concert, Israel, Palestine, activists, freedoms, humans, news, rights, society, celebrity )

Carrie
- 14 hours ago - org.salsalabs.com
Dear Ms. Lauryn Hill, Thank you for cancelling your planned concert in Tel Aviv. Your decision to stand on the right side of history is an inspiration to your fans and all others committed to freedom, justice, and equality worldwide.
Khalida Jarrar's Administrative Detention Limited; Imprisonment and Military Charges Continue
Society & Culture  (tags: world, abuse, activists, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, Administrative Detention, international law, ethics, freedoms, humans, news, government, politics, society, culture, law, rights, women )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - samidoun.net
Administrative detention is imprisonment without charge or trial on the basis of secret evidence for indefinitely renewable one to six month periods. It is in violation of international law and human rights norms.
Palestinian Women Prisoners Denied Family Visits, Isolated for Raising Palestinian Flag
Society & Culture  (tags: world, women, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, prisoners, abuse, freedoms, ethics, humans, interesting, law, government, politics, society, rights, culture, news, sadness )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - samidoun.net
Six Palestinian women prisoners were prohibited family visits for one month for raising the Palestinian flag in HaSharon Prison on 'Israeli Independence Day,' commemorating the dispossession of the Palestinian people and the establishment of the ...
Changing Tide on Northern Cod
Society & Culture  (tags: WWF Canada, FFAW, newfoundland, society )

Lone
- 15 hours ago - blog.wwf.ca
Last week, WWF-Canada and the Fish, Food and Allied Workers Union (FFAW) started an exciting new harvester-driven project that aims to help an historic northern Newfoundland cod fishery return to health.
Infant Killed in Scalding Water Deserves Justice
Society & Culture  (tags: nurse, infant, scolded, hot water, hospital, abuse, child, crime, death, health, humans, society, sadness )

Lone
- 15 hours ago - forcechange.com
The nurse was hired to care for this girl, and under her care, she was admitted into the hospital with approximately 50 percent of her body covered
Conspiracy Theory Accuses Stephen Harper of Hiding That He Shares Birthday With Hitler
Society & Culture  (tags: Stephen Harper, birthday, hitler, culture, dishonesty, ethics, family, government, humans, interesting, politics, world )

Lone
- 15 hours ago - msn.com
An enduring conspiracy theory about Stephen HarperâEUR(TM)s date of birth was revived this week when his wife sent out an email inviting supporters to wish the prime minister a happy 56th on April 30.
TAKE ACTION: Get on Board, Trader JoeâEUR(TM)s!
Society & Culture  (tags: antibiotics, chickens, costco, McDonald's )

Dogan
- 16 hours ago - secure.consumersunion.org
Trader Joe's is trailing the pack in the race to save our nationâEUR(TM)s antibiotics. Poultry giants Tyson and Perdue are ending the use of human antibiotics in their chickens, and even Costco and McDonaldâEUR(TM)s have pledged to stop selling chicken raised
TAKE ACTION: PAKISTANI MAN FACING FIRING SQUAD
Society & Culture  (tags: Death Penality, pakistani, execution )

Dogan
- 17 hours ago - amnesty.org.au
After spending 16 years on death row, Zulfiqar Ali KhanâEUR(TM)s most recent stay of execution has expired and he is at risk of imminent execution by firing squad.
Hear a Previously Unreleased Buffy Sainte-Marie Track From Her 'Blacklist Years'
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, women, safety, rights, media, politics, ethics, culture, dishonesty, abuse, propaganda, lies, politics, military )

Wilde
- 17 hours ago - time.com
There's a good reason why folk icon Buffy Sainte-Marie might want to revisit the past on her new album, Power in the Blood (out May 12), which features a mix of new songs and re-recorded material. Some of its tracks, like a previously unreleased version o
Infant Killed in Scalding Water Deserves Justice
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse )

Jeaneen
- 20 hours ago - forcechange.com
Help baby get justice
When Life Hands You Lemons Make Cinco De Mayo
Society & Culture  (tags: Cinco de Mayo, Mexico, USA, Corona, California, Lemon Capital of The World )

Dandelion
- 23 hours ago - time.com
Take a moment to reflect on the evolution of this holiday that commemorates the Americanization of a Mexican diaspora eager to assert its own identity and, increasingly, the Mexicanization of mainstream U.S. culture as well. Salud!
TAKE ACTION: Tell the DOE: Don't Force Students to Pay for Corinthian's Fraud
Society & Culture  (tags: student loans, economic justice, Department of Education )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - activism.thenation.com
In the interest of economic justice for student loan borrowers seeking to improve their lives through higher education I urge the U.S. Department of Education to cancel the federal student loans of borrowers harmed by Corinthian Colleges and take aggress
*** Golden Week (Japan) ***
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, interesting, society, world )

Frans
- 1 day ago - en.wikipedia.org
Many Japanese nationals take paid time off during this holiday, and some companies are closed down completely and give their employees time off. Golden Week is the longest vacation period of the year for many Japanese jobs...
 

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