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EA once again earns perfect score in LGBT workplace equality

Eight months after losing the dubious title of 'Worst Company in America' for the first time in three years, Human Rights Campaign has recognized EA for its commitment to promoting LGBT equality by awarding the publisher a 100 percent score in its la...

Animal Rights Campaigners: Stop Eating Cats at Christmas Dinner

10 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Animal rights campaigners in Switzerland would appreciate it if the three percent of the country's population that eats domestic cats and dogs would kindly stop eating them, the BBC reports. Read more...

It's Time to Move Thanksgiving

This will likely be as useless as quest as trying to end the anachronistic daylight savings time, but I want to give it a shot and start a campaign to move Thanksgiving. Like many other things the Canadians get right, I want to move our Thanksgiving closer to theirs. Show More Summary

Human Rights Campaign Co-Founder and 'Friend' of Obama Arrested, Facing 2 Counts of Third-Degree Sodomy of 15-Y-O Boy

The co-founder of America's largest LGBT political advocacy organization, Human Rights Campaign, has been arrested and charged with sexually abusing a teenage boy.

BRITAIN: Christian Group Battles For The Right To Discriminate Against Gays

19 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Britain's Coalition For Marriage (C4M) is continuing their battle for a "conscience clause" which would allow Christian-owned businesses to refuse to serve gay people. You might recall that during Britain's campaign for marriage equality,...Show More Summary

'Fear Campaign' Behind Attack On Land Rights

Internal documents show the Baird government was crafting a fear campaign over Aboriginal land claims before attempting to pass controversial legislation, the Greens say.

Mohammad Ali Taheri on Hunger Strike to Protest Three Years of Solitary Confinement

A student of Mohammad Ali Taheri, the founder of Interuniversal Consciousness Theory, who has been in prison since 2011, told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran that Taheri has embarked on a dry hunger strike (refusing...Show More Summary

HRC Announces Leave Of Absence For Accused Board Member Terry Bean

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Human Rights Campaign yesterday issued a brief statement noting that co-founder and board of directors member Terry Bean has taken a leave of absence. Last week Bean was arrested and charged with the sexual abuse of a 15 year-old...Show More Summary

Activists expand labour and human rights campaign beyond Qatar to include all Gulf states

By James M. Dorsey Human rights groups and trade unions have stepped up pressure on Qatar to reform its restrictive labour system and expanded their campaign to include all six wealthy members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The...Show More Summary

Obama Buddy, Human Rights Campaign Founder Charged with Raping Boy

Whether it's boy-raping "gay" priests, or boy-raping "gay" activists, the problem is systemic. Homosexual predators are targeting our boys.

After welterweight win, Manny Pacquiao ready for Floyd Mayweather Jr.

MACAO — Manny Pacquiao found his knockdown power Sunday, and that fits right in with his campaign to land a long-awaited showdown against unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Write for Rights at the Pub – Sunday 30th November

3 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 30 November 2014 at 2:00 pm; ] Write for Rights is an annual campaign for Amnesty International. More than 2 million letters were written last year, and over 140 countries were involved. This year, we will be focusing on six important cases. One case is Daniel, a 21 year old student in Venezuela who was arrested on the way home from an anti-government [...]

Rand Paul: Nobody 'has been a bigger defender of minority rights in the Congress than myself'

"And modest. I am also the most modest person I know." So Rand Paul is running for president because his father did and campaigns are inherited via genetic markers and that means I guess we have to pay attention to him and I drew the short straw so here we go. Show More Summary

Mayor of Lubbock, Texas, Calls HRC Report 'Completely Bogus' After City Receives A Zero On Gay Rights

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Of the five cities nationwide, out of 353 rated, that received zeros on the Human Rights Campaign's 2014 Municipal Equality Index, four are in Texas, and one is Lubbock. But the mayor of Lubbock — a city of 240,000 in...

Blast from the Past: Debunking the “all sex is rape” quote (again)

  Remember that whole thing about how all hetero sex is rape? Right, me too. Misogynists love playing straw feminist, and one of their most successful campaigns has been falsely attributing the quote that “all sex is rape” to Catharine MacKinnon and/or Andrea Dworkin. The lie is a deeply untrue and unfair reading of those scholars’ works, and is […]

The latest contender for your automated kitchen: the $200 smart frying pan

I’m a big fan of home automation gadgets – right down to my kettle – but even I would have thought a smart frying pan was a bit of a stretch. Seems not: a Kickstarter campaign for the $199 Pantelligent pan is almost fully-funded. Frying pans have barely changed in thousands of years, but Pantelligent is […]

The Co-Founder of the Human Rights Campaign—Terry Bean—Has Been Arrested for Allegedly Fucking a 15-Year-Old Boy

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Welcome to the first—and hopefully the last—installment of HRC Co-Founder Watch. Willamette Week via Joe My God: Law enforcement sources familiar with the case say Terry Bean will be charged with two counts of sodomy in the third degree, a felony, and sex abuse in the third degree, a misdemeanor. Show More Summary

Spike Lee’s Kickstarter-Funded Movie Da Sweet Blood of Jesus Gets a Release Date

Spike Lee’s long-awaited movie Da Sweet Blood of Jesus finally received a release date after Gravitas Ventures acquired the North American rights. Lee successfully funded his movie through his Kickstarter campaign last year, even though people wondered why someone of his stature needed to ask the public for money.

Trans Legal Trailblazers Macy and Glenn Speak Out for Sweeping Educational Efforts

Last week I described the bandwagon effect as the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) joined Freedom to Work, Gender Rights Maryland, the Transgender Law Center, TrueChild and the LGBT legal organizations in recognition of the sweeping national impact of the U.S. Show More Summary

Democrat, Gay Rights Activist Arrested for Alleged Sex With Minor

A prominent Democrat activist was indicted for allegedly having sex with a 15-year-old boy. The suspect, 66-year-old Terrence Patrick Bean, was a co-founder of Human Rights Campaign, which takes a pro-abortion stance. The alleged abuse occurred in 2013 in Eugene, Oregon, according to The Orgonian. Show More Summary

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