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Navy Ship to Be Named After LGBTQ Rights Icon Harvey Milk

39 minutes agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

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

Nonprofit’s ID cards get recognition from police, immigrants

52 minutes agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

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.

Democrats Try to Hide Debates During NFL Games – Trump Calls Them Out!

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.

3 key members expelled from the Free Patriotic Movement , a party on ‘brink of internal collapse’

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 […]

Women’s Rights Activist Shames Man Who Raped a Woman and Forced Her to Abort Her Baby

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 New Political Divide

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

Would Harvey Milk Object to His Name on a Warship?

The late gay rights activist's antiwar record is at odds with the honor recently announced by the U.S. Navy.

The Brooklyn Museum’s Elizabeth Sackler on Mass Incarceration and the Role of Activist Art

17 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

At the Brooklyn Museum in June, Elizabeth Sackler read from James Baldwin's “An Open Letter to My Sister, Miss Angela Davis.”

Abortion Activists Keep Denying Abortion Hurts Women With Link to Breast Cancer

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 […]

U.S. worried about hunger-striking Cuban dissidents: State Department

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.

Clinton Emphasizes Racial Justice, But Some Black Activists Are Unconvinced

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 To Honor Gay Rights Activist Harvey Milk

17 hours agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

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

Four Lessons Learned at AIDS 2016

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

BREAKING: Federal Court Ruling Could Easily Win Election For Dems

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.

Activist Judges With 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Attack Voter Integrity in North Carolina

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

Larry The Lobster, Saved From Stockpot, Dies In Styrofoam Instead

18 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

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.

U.S. Navy To Honor Gay Rights Icon Harvey Milk

18 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Milk, a Navy vet, is the latest civil rights activist to have a vessel named for him.

Legendary Rev. Barber Blasts the NRA and Calls for 'Moral Revolution' in Powerful DNC Speech (Video)

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

US Navy to name ship after gay activist Harvey Milk

U.S. government recognition continues for the Navy veteran and homosexual politician.

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