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Activists Seek Funds to Flee Violent Homophobia in Uganda

40 minutes agoLGBT / Gay : Advocate.com Daily News

After multiple police raids, LGBT and HIV activists are looking to escape from Uganda's oppressive, violent, and state-sanctioned homophobia. Featured Image: read more

Gun Activist Compares Bundy Conflict To American Revolution

The feds getting a welfare  king living off the government teat to pay up is being compared to colonists who came here and fought England in the American Revolution. Speaking yesterday with far-right pundit Stan Solomon, Pratt saluted the armed militias for intimidating law enforcement officers to the point where “everybody came to realize that […]

Fly Young Red Aims To Empower Feminine Men, May Become LGBT Activist

3 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Fly Young Red may be a total diva, but that doesn’t make him any less of a dreamboat. The über sexy Houston rapper sat down with BET’s Clay Cane while he was in New York this week to talk about everything from the viral success of his latest hit “Throw That Boy Pussy” to rumors […]

An Activist Hedge Fund Is Staging A Big Campaign Against The Company That Runs The World Poker Tour

Over the last five years, the company that operates the World Poker Tour, bwin.party Digital Entertainment, has seen its stock price cut in half. Meanwhile, the London Stock Exchange, where the company has listed, has climbed by more...Show More Summary

NATO COMMANDER: Ukraine 'Activists' Are Clearly A Professional Military Force Under Russian Control

It’s hard to fathom that groups of armed men in masks suddenly sprang forward from the population in eastern Ukraine and systematically began to occupy government facilities. It’s hard to fathom because it’s simply not true. What isShow More Summary

“Bring the Bottle”: Youth Activists Behind Bars in Azerbaijan

While the government continues its witch-hunt, curtailing the freedoms of activists and critics, the lives of officials and their families remain untouched by everyday human rights violations in Azerbaijan.

The Fatal Flaw of Men’s Rights Activists

Tweet The men’s rights movement is a reactionary, desperate attempt to hold onto social and political power. - Last week, a pair of articles on the popular website Thought Catalog dealing with “female privilege” went viral. In the articles...Show More Summary

Sell Juniper Ahead Of Earnings

By Wall Street Playbook: Network giant Juniper (JNPR) will report first-quarter earnings Tuesday, April 22. Juniper has made headlines recently as activist investor Elliott Management was reported to have upped his stake in the company to 6.2%. Show More Summary

Are some photos of abortion victims too gory?

by Jill Stanek Monica Miller, PhD, Director of Citizens for a Pro-life Society, has sparked conversation recently within pro-life activist circles, asking us to reevaluate which photos of abortion victims we display in their necessary role of helping end legalized abortion. Miller is one of the few pro-lifers who has…

Plant Breeders Release First ‘Open Source Seeds’

Scientists and food activists are launching a campaign to promote seeds that can be freely shared, rather than protected through patents and licenses. They call it the Open Source Seed Initiative.

Palestinian youth say the talks with Israel are futile

Allison Deger talks with youth activists in Ramallah who took to the streets in the past to protest Palestinian negotiations with Israel, but now are sitting it out as they do not believe their representatives will listen to their grievances. Show More Summary

Feminist Activists Are Selling A New Line Of ‘Consent Condoms’ To Tackle Rape Culture

The point is to incorporate messages about consent into hook-up culture. The post Feminist Activists Are Selling A New Line Of ‘Consent Condoms’ To Tackle Rape Culture appeared first on ThinkProgress.

RT If You: The Rise in Fake Activism

Will the real activists please stand up? In a social-media crazed society, insignificant measures are seen as influential. A mere "RT" on a Twitter post, "like" on a Facebook status or "tag" on an Instagram photo has become the mechanism to create change. Show More Summary

RT If You: The Rise in Fake Activism

Will the real activists please stand up? In a social-media crazed society, insignificant measures are seen as influential. A mere "RT" on a Twitter post, "like" on a Facebook status or "tag" on an Instagram photo has become the mechanism to create change. Show More Summary

New Disruptors 71: Bike Activist and Publisher Elly Blue

9 hours agoOdd : Boing Boing

Elly Blue is a bike activist, writer, and publisher, and has run more Kickstarter campaigns than nearly any other person or group.

Gays in Egypt Observing Increased Arrests by Government

10 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Recent arrests in Egypt have the gay community there very worried, the Guardian reports: Activists interviewed by the Guardian said they had documented up to nine raids across the country since October 2013 – an unusually high rate of arrests....

Abortion Activists at University of Washington Trash Pro-Life Display

This morning, Wednesday April 16th, a pro-life “Cemetery of the Innocents” was torn down and thrown in the trash at the University of Washington. Although the event was approved at the very last minute by the school administration, students set-up the flags in their approved, high-traffic area to memorialize the victims of abortion. The pro-life […]

"There's Nothing Extraordinary About What Happened"

[Content Note: Rape culture.]Last night, my friend and amazing activist Jessica Luther appeared on The Last Word with guest host Ari Melber to discuss the Jameis Winston case and the New York Times article published yesterday about the flawed investigation. Show More Summary

Temporary workers file suit against UAW

By Henry Erb, woodtv.com A West Michigan labor activist is taking on the cause of some United Auto Workers members who say the union let them down.

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