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Keep Them Warm — UNICEF Helps Syrian Children Brace for Winter's Chill

As temperatures drop below freezing, UNICEF aims to reach 2.5 million Syrian children with warm winter gear.

How the U.S. Sentiment Towards Refugees Shifted

40 years ago, two million Vietnamese refugees resettled in the U.S. FPA spoke to Vietnamese-Americans to see how U.S. sentiment towards refugees has changed. The post How the U.S. Sentiment Towards Refugees Shifted appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

Despite a Neighborhood on Fire, Jordan Remains Stable

As the media focuses on the many crises in the Middle East, Jordan’s capacity to endure the instability next door is noteworthy. The post Despite a Neighborhood on Fire, Jordan Remains Stable appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

Beijing’s ‘One-China Policy’ is an Authoritarian Absurdity

Let's get real: Taiwan has never been a part of the People's Republic of China. Nor do most of its citizens have any interest in being part of the PRC. The post Beijing’s ‘One-China Policy’ is an Authoritarian Absurdity appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

America’s Other Foreign Policy

Thousands of ordinary Americans serve as unofficial ambassadors of the United States—many counter, or oblivious to official policy. The post America’s Other Foreign Policy appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

HIV 360° Fellow Spotlight: Lee Storrow

Earlier this year, HRC Foundation announced the inaugural class of the 2016 HIV 360° Fellowship Program. Made possible with generous support from the Elton John AIDS Foundation, HIV 360° is a capacity-building fellowship program forShow More Summary

HRC Calls on State Department to Apologize for ‘Lavender Scare’

HRC has called upon the U.S. State Department to apologize to LGBTQ employees who were targeted, harassed and fired as part of the infamous “Lavender Scare” witch hunt in the 1950s and 1960s. In a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry,...Show More Summary

‘Reality Presidency’ and New Diplomacy

The recent public execution of political correctness in the U.S. and elsewhere in the West had an unintended consequence: removing the curtain of hypocrisy. The post ‘Reality Presidency’ and New Diplomacy appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

Libyan Oil: A Bittersweet Return?

Libyan oil coming back online could jeopardize a fragile production cut deal orchestrated by producers cartel OPEC to rebalance the global oil supply glut. The post Libyan Oil: A Bittersweet Return? appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

As Sanctions are Lifted, Russia Eyes Trade Opportunities with Iran

As Iran's economy is likely to become a bonanza for foreign companies in the upcoming years, Russia is preparing to secure its share. The post As Sanctions are Lifted, Russia Eyes Trade Opportunities with Iran appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

The Donald J. Trump Foreign Policy Enigma

Trump is a foreign policy enigma. Regardless of how much he talked about it during his campaign, it is difficult to know what to expect from him. The post The Donald J. Trump Foreign Policy Enigma appeared first on Foreign Policy Bl...

HRC Global and NatGeo Partner on “Where Love is Illegal” Program

HRC Global was proud to partner with National Geographic on a recent public event featuring the photography exhibit, Where Love is Illegal. Internationally acclaimed photographer Robin Hammond took the photos in the exhibit. HRC's Global’s...Show More Summary

After 10-year Legal Battle, a Victory for Undocumented Workers Injured on the Job

In landmark case, the IACHR finds that U.S. violated labor rights protections against undocumented workers. In 2004, Leopoldo Zumaya was working as an apple picker in Pennsylvania when he fell from a tree, breaking his leg and leaving him with permanent nerve damage and chronic pain. Show More Summary

All I Want for Christmas Is to Get Out of Immigration Detention

Kids who’ve been locked up for more than a year write to Santa asking for skateboards, candy … and their freedom. Families are not supposed to be in immigration detention at all — and certainly not for more than a few days — but these children have been locked up with their mothers for more than a year. Show More Summary

North Carolina May Have Stuck With Discrimination, But Make No Mistake: Hate Doesn’t Sell.

Other states should heed the lessons of North Carolina's self-destructive experiment with state-sanctioned discrimination. At 10:20 a.m. yesterday morning,  the North Carolina Legislature convened a special session designed to repeal the state’s hateful anti-LGBT law it passed in a hurry last March. Show More Summary

#AM_Equality Tipsheet: December 22, 2016

HB2 REPEAL FAILS, DEEPLY DISCRIMINATORY BILL CONTINUES TO TARGET LGBTQ PEOPLE ACROSS NC: Yesterday, the North Carolina General Assembly failed to repeal the state’s deeply discriminatory HB2. Full repeal of HB2 was a central part ofShow More Summary

Hate Crime Charges for Murder of Transgender Woman

For the first time since its passage in 2009, the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act has been used to bring charges for targeting a victim because they were transgender.. This Act expanded existing federal...Show More Summary

#ThanksObama: 20 Important Moments for LGBTQ Progress

Viewed in full, Barack Obama’s legacy of achievement for LGBTQ people is unmatched by any president in American history. We’ve accomplished landmark victories from the courts to Congress, and through the implementation of executive policies...Show More Summary

BREAKING: HB2 Repeal Fails, Deeply Discriminatory Bill Continues to Target LGBTQ People Across NC

Today, HRC, Equality North Carolina, and the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) issued the following statements after the North Carolina General Assembly failed to repeal the state’s deeply discriminatory HB2. Full repeal...Show More Summary

HRC Holds Mississippi LGBTQ Workplace Inclusion Business Summit in Jackson

Earlier this month, HRC held its first ever business summit focused on LGTBQ workplace inclusion in Jackson, Mississippi. The event, The Future of Workplace Inclusion, provided an opportunity for corporate leaders to learn about the business and economic development case for equality. Show More Summary

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