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Six-Year-Old Trans Girl Fights For Rights In Documentary “Growing Up Coy”

2 hours agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

The new documentary "Growing Up Coy" shares the story of the Mathis family, and their 6-year-old transgender child, Coy, after they brought a civil rights discrimination case against her school district in 2013.

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Young Chicago woman challenges immigration authorities for labeling her a “public safety concern” over participation in peaceful civil disobedience. Eleven states are investing huge time and resources in order to deny trans rights. The conviction of Purvi Patel and the criminalization of abortion. Show More Summary

Civil Rights and Law Enforcement

Director speaks at annual FBI and Birmingham Civil Rights Institute conference.

GOP Congressman: Our Effort To Warp Poverty Programs Is A Lot Like The Civil Rights Movement

A white professional politician who was in diapers when John Lewis got his skull broken by Alabama state troopers just tried to hijack Lewis' legacy in order to undermine poverty programs. The post GOP Congressman: Our Effort To Warp Poverty Programs Is A Lot Like The Civil Rights Movement appeared first on ThinkProgress.


rikki:  Who to contact if improper restraint was used during a crisis intervention. Incident occurred in New Jersey.

Jesus Is Transgender?

When the Civil Rights Movement gained momentum in the 1960s, Christian ministers were forced to confront ugly, twisted misinterpretations of the Bible that categorized black Americans as something "other" than fully human and inferior to whites.

Protest march route set for Republican National Convention

The announcement Wednesday comes after a civil rights organization warned it would sue if officials didn't decide by June 1 whether to grant parade permit applications for two groups planning large rallies July 18, the first day of the four-day convention.

Loretta Lynch Shuts Down Black Protesters on Transgender, Civil Rights

9 hours agoLGBT / Gay :

In her first trip to North Carolina after suing the state over discriminatory legislation, the attorney general addressed how African-American pastors felt "offended" by comparing transgender and civil rights.

Group slaps city with complaint over violence in city schools

10 hours agoNews : NY Daily News

A pro-charter school group slapped the city with a fresh federal civil rights complaint over violence in city schools.

Google Honors an Osama bin Laden Admirer

Last week Google honored a supporter of dictators and terrorists as a civil rights and social justice activist. But "Other than that, how was the play, Mrs. Lincoln?"

While "White Politicians" (Left And Right) Use The Federal Government Pentagon and Coporations As Their Revolving Door THE BLACK RACIAL SERVICES MACHINE OLIGARCHY Uses "The Civil Rights Colonization Organizations": Former Attorney General Eric Holder Join


Actually, there is a Connection Between the Civil Rights Movement and the LGBT Struggle!

Clarence Henderson recently wrote a guest commentary in the Charlotte Observer suggesting it was offensive to compare the Civil Rights Movement to LGBT movement today. Mr. Henderson made clear that he participated in the gallant effort in Greensboro to desegregate lunch counters in 1960, as a student at North Carolina A&T. Show More Summary

FBI director to speak at Birmingham civil rights conference

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is scheduled to speak in Birmingham, Alabama, as part of a conference on civil rights and law enforcement. FBI Director James Comey is listed as the guest speaker Wednesday for the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s conference titled “Race and Law Enforcement: It’s More […]

Bill of Rights for Grieving Mamas

One of our family's inside jokes comes from a movie about the Civil War. A young soldier questioned about why he's fighting declares, "I'm fightin' for my rights!"-except is sounds like he's saying, "I'm fightin' for my rats!" So weShow More Summary

Rectifying the injustice in our bathrooms

Commentators are missing the point of the controversy over transgender citizens and their choice of bathrooms. The federal government’s civil rights lawsuit challenging a North Carolina law requiring transgender people to use the bathrooms that align with the genders on their birth certificates directly affects very few people. After all, the percentage of the population […]

US appeals court revisits Texas voter ID law

Opponents, including the U.S. Justice Department and civil rights groups, say in-person voter fraud is extremely rare and that Texas' law discriminates by requiring forms of ID that are more difficult to obtain for low-income, African-American and Latino voters. [...]Show More Summary

Right-Wing Group Plans Nationwide Target Protest: 'Sin Is Not a Civil Right'

A new video protesting Target has a message for the LGBT community: “Calling evil good will never make it right.”

This black leader’s 130-year-old book prophetically predicted the rise of Donald Trump

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

Civil rights activist and journalist T. Thomas Fortune was one of the most eloquent and instrumental voices of black America from 1880 to 1928. In 1883 Fortune, who was born into slavery in Florida, relocated to New York and became the lead editor of the New York Globe (subsequently named the...

Matthew McConaughey’s “Free State of Jones” Trailer is Here!

Never content to rest on his laurels, Matthew McConaughey stars in a forthcoming Civil War action drama titled “Free State of Jones,” and there’s a new trailer making its rounds right now. The “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days” hunk is joined...Show More Summary

Constructive Feedback University: The Entirety Of The Newscast In Georgia. As "The Confessed Murderer Of An 79 Year Old White Woman" Given A New Trial Was Evidence Of SOCIAL JUSTICE - The Other News Stories Shown In Metro-Atlanta Provide More Damning Evi

If I could read one person's mind it would be the mind of "Jovitta Moore" of WSB TV in Atlanta.I know from first hand experience that she travels the "Civil Rights Pharisee Fund Raising Circles" of Metro-Atlanta. It is the task of queuing...Show More Summary

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