William Gay has calmly told the horrifying story for years. When he was eight years old, his mother, Carolyn Hall was shot and killed by (...)
The online petition created last week protesting the booking of Action Bronson at NXNE has, as of this writing, 42,843 signatures. Those numbers are evidence of how well the real issue here—standing up for women and trans people in all...Show More Summary
The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) issued a new report titled “Discrimination and violence against individuals based on their sexual orientation and gender identity.”
Over the past year, ISIS has stunned the world with its rapid territorial advance in Iraq, Syria, and now Libya as well as its horrifying violence against civilians. But what if ISIS is succeeding not because of its brutality, but in...Show More Summary
“I believe Roe v. Wade should be repealed. I believe federal law should declare that life begins at conception. And I believe states should regulate the enforcement of this law, as they do other laws against violence.” – Dr Ron Paul When the North Dakota legislature passed (with bi-partisan support) four pro life bills during the 2013 session the...
A journalist who's covered stories from Rock Hudson's AIDS diagnosis to the Boston Marathon bombing reveals why the media obsesses over the murders of rich Caucasians and largely ignores violence against trans women. read more
Post by Jenny Erikson. Even though she was arrested last week for domestic violence against ex-fiance Nathan Griffith, it looks as though Jenelle Evans is jumping back into the dating pool in an attempt to find love again. The Teen Mom 2 star reportedly joined popular dating app Tinder, just one day after her brush with the law over Nathan. Show More Summary
It’s the first day of June and even though we’re nearly halfway into the year, the news about police brutality and violence against PoCs continues to make waves. Chicago Police took a “hunting” photograph with an unidentified black man posed as prey. Rinku Sen at Colorlines looks at why hiring more cops of color won’t end … Continue reading PoC News in America
In the world of opinion writing, there’s something called the “to be sure” paragraph. A sort of rhetorical antibiotic, it seeks to defend against critics by injecting a tiny bit of counter-argument before moving on with the main point. “To be sure, meat has protein and tastes delicious, but most...
What in the name of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. [Editor's Note: Trigger warning for graphic threats and violence against women.]
You know that there is a CONFIDENCE SCHEME being run when so many propaganda media channels stay on message. This past weekend I had a healthy debate with a dear friend.He knows me personally and is a FaceBook friend.Every time he advances...Show More Summary
In this week’s episode of Inside EMS, co-host Chris Cebollero and I discuss the latest EMS news and events, including violence against EMS providers and the case of a Texas ambulance crew wrecking when the driver fell asleep at the wheel. We’d like to hear your opinion: Is it time to end 48-hour shifts? If...
A Syrian Christian fighter from the Syriac Military Council beheaded a militant of Islamic State in northwest Syria as revenge for the terror group's violence against the region's minority Christians, according to the U.K.-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
"All people deserve to live with dignity and respect, free from fear and violence, and protected against discrimination, regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation."
Arrest Warrant Issued For Joe Budden After Skipping Court Joe Budden is wanted by the law…yet again. If you’ll recall, Joey was actually on the run from police last summer after initial charges were filed against him for slapping up
Offensive speech does not justify acts of violence and terrorism, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said on Friday while commenting the Freedom of Speech rally in front of the Islamic Community Center in Phoenix, Arizona that will feature a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest.
A shocking 1972 essay was just the tip of the iceberg. Salon dives deeper
Violence against Black Americans is real and documented, so why does White America continue to deny it?
Philadelphia Police Are Looking For A "Twenty Something Year Old" Street Pirate Who BEAT THE HELL OUT OF A 48 Year Old Store Owner In West Philly After He Broke Into His Store Street Pirate Shoots Another Man In The Head And In The Back...Show More Summary
May 28 is the International Day of Action for Women’s Health—a day advocates have commemorated since 1987. This year, the focus is on institutional violence. Image: Shutterstock The post Taking Action to Combat State-Sanctioned Violence Against Women Worldwide appeared first on RH Reality Check.