I am not even sure where to start on this one. How about some humor… here is a clip from Eddie Izzard on transvestites in the Army. Watch it all
The Queer Insurrection: "These Faggots Kill Fascists!"
The Independent reports: A group of LGBT people fighting against Isis in Syria have formed their own military unit as the battle to eradicate the Islamist organisation continues. Isis has brutally persecuted LGBT people for several years and considers being gay to be a crime punishable by death. Show More Summary
The Queer Insurrection and Liberation Army, or TQILA, supports "the broader gender and sexual revolution” in the region.
The coalition known informally as the Muslim NATO is preparing to hold its first major meeting to define its structure and mission.
European Union member states are pooling together resources to fight terrorism in light of the grave threat posed by the terrorist group ISIS, Europol, the EU's law-enforcement agency, announced on Monday. The newly formed European Counter Terrorism Centre (ECTC) was created in response to the terrorist attacks in Paris in November. Show More Summary
A new Saudi-led Islamic alliance to fight terrorism will share information and train, equip and provide forces if necessary for the fight against Islamic State militants, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Tuesday.
Fifty Syriac Christian women have taken up arms and joined a female battalion that was formed to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
A newly formed Christian female militia, comprising around 50 graduates, is fighting the Islamic State terrorist group to protect Christian areas in Syria's Hasakeh province.
Pour yourself some fresh dark brew, and settle in for our long form weekend train reads: • Baghdad, Arizona: Where Iraqi Pilots Learn to Fight ISIS (Popular Mechanics) • What proportion of a CEOs success is down to luck? (Pieria) • Costco has one secret that makes it ‘Amazon-proof’ (Business Insider) • The Long Haul: One Year of Solitude...Read More
It's likely the US will form a new coalition to wage war on ISIS - the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. What remains to be seen is who will do the heavy lifting in this coalition. Which nation will be willing to put boots on the ground? (There...Show More Summary
According the Popular Mobilization Forces—an army formed to fight ISIS in Iraq—a car bomb exploded today in the north of Samarra, Iraq. Someone was recording with a cellphone and captured the explosion in the distance with pristine quality. Read more...
On September 28, 2015, at the United Nations, President Obama proposed to fight ISIS and other forms of “violent extremism” using a savant blend of targeted air strikes, ideas, jobs, and good governance. As if DAESH/ISIL cares one bit. Show More Summary
Xate Shingali, a Yazidi singer, has formed an all woman female posse called Sun Girls that has vowed to fight back against ISIS in Iraq. Yazidis have specifically been targeted by the Islamic State, who insist that they are “devil worshippers,” while female Yazidis have been kidnapped and then sold to sex slave markets. Show More Summary
I hope this doesn't distract from the more pressing concern of a paucity of intersex emojis. But allow me to depart from that serious issue to note this palate-cleansing triviality. 'Sun Girls' brigade was formed by the renowned Yazidi singer...
Mercy and forgiveness are nowhere to be found for this young battalion of Yazidi women who’ve lost everything because of ISIS. Rather, it’s...
It’s been almost two years since Chuck Palahniuk first announced that he would be creating a sequel to Fight Club, and that it would be in comic book form. Since then, a lot has changed: ISIS. The ebola epidemic. Worldwide puzzlement over the Malaysian Airlines disappearance, an event that surprisingly didn’t begin life as a Chuck Palahniuk story. Show More Summary
ONWARD CHRISTIAN SOLDIERS: Assyrian Christians Fight Back, Forming Militia to Hold Off ISIS. Related: Christian militia fights its own battle against jihadists in Syria.
(Paul Mirengoff) The Free Syrian Army and Harakat Hazm were formed with the intention of fighting the Assad regime. President Obama hoped to convert them into forces that could help degrade ISIS. But over the weekend, both groups found themselves in combat against neither Assad nor ISIS. Show More Summary