In 1978, when gay rights activist Harvey Milk was assassinated, homosexuality was considered reason enough to discharge people from the military, or to prevent them from enlisting in the first place. In 2016, the U.S. Navy purportedly seeks to name a ship after Milk. From NPR: The news came in a report published by the U.S. Show More Summary
More than 200 people with no legal U.S. identification crammed into a North Carolina church on a recent Wednesday night to become part of an ID program created by immigration activists in partnership with police -- one community’s response to a pressing issue for immigrants and officers alike.
In September 2015 Democrat activists protested outside the DNC for more candidate debates. This was the DNC announced there would... The post Democrats Try to Hide Debates During NFL Games – Trump Calls Them Out! appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Key Free Patriotic Movement members Ziad Abs, Naim Aoun and Antoine Nasrallah were on Friday expelled from the party. “The FPM’s juristic council has informed the three activists of the decision to expel them from the movement,” media reports said. In remarks to al-Jadeed television, Abs, a key official in Beirut’s Ashrafieh area, confirmed that […]
A women’s rights activist in India is gaining international attention after she publicly beat a man accused of raping a woman and forcing her to have an abortion, according to The Indian Express. The incident, which occurred in Maharashtra in western India, was captured on video and posted on the internet. It involved women’s rights […]
The Economist: As political theater, America's party conventions have no parallel. Activists from right and left converge to choose their nominees and celebrate conservatism (Republicans) and progressivism (Democrats). But this yearShow More Summary
The late gay rights activist's antiwar record is at odds with the honor recently announced by the U.S. Navy.
At the Brooklyn Museum in June, Elizabeth Sackler read from James Baldwin's “An Open Letter to My Sister, Miss Angela Davis.”
Every surgical procedure, every drug comes with possible risks, but abortion activists constantly fight laws requiring that abortion facilities inform women of the possible risks of abortion. The latest fight is playing out in Texas, where the state requires that abortion facilities provide women with an informed consent booklet before they have an abortion. The […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is concerned about the physical well-being of hunger-striking activists in Cuba and is closely watching their situation, the U.S. State Department said on Friday.
As she accepted the Democratic nomination on Thursday night, Hillary Clinton asked her audience to "put ourselves in the shoes of young black and Latino men and women who face the effects of systemic racism and are made to feel likeShow More Summary
Military Sealift Command, the transportation provider for the US Navy, will name it’s newest ship after Harvey Milk, the San Francisco gay rights activist featured in Sean Penn’s award winning movie, Milk. U.S. Naval Institute News reported...Show More Summary
This month, HRC joined over 18,000 HIV and AIDS activists, advocates and researchers in Durban, South Africa to kick off the 21st International AIDS Conference. While the world has changed dramatically since Durban, South Africa hosted the International AIDS Conference 16 years ago, HIV awareness, research and activism continues around the globe. Show More Summary
In America, we show an ID for everything. We use them to board a plane, buy a drink or to drive a car. To judicial activists at the 4th U.S.
We can now assume that the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is a side show anomaly. For a dollar, they can guess your weight, tell your fortune, and read your mind. At least, that’s how it appears, since today they struck down North...Show More Summary
Animal activists had teamed up to save a 15-pound lobster, at least 60 years old, from being dinner. They shipped him to a Maine aquarium — but the story doesn't have a happy ending.
Milk, a Navy vet, is the latest civil rights activist to have a vessel named for him.
He blasted trickledown economics and preached renewed faith in each other and government. When legendary civil rights activist Rev. William Barber introduced himself Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention as a "liberalShow More Summary
U.S. government recognition continues for the Navy veteran and homosexual politician.