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Queer issues take a global stage at the United Nations

By Emily Geminder 29 July 2008 [MEDIAGLOBAL]: Of the more than 3,000 non-governmental organizations holding consultative status to the United Nations, only a handful address gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and intersex issues. This week saw an incremental but significant step towards change: two groups, COC Netherlands and the State Federation of Lesbians, Gays, Transsexuals and […]

Peace One Day

Peace One Day – A Short Video Explaining Peace One Day. Jeremy Gilley is an actor turned film maker, who in the late 1990’s became preoccupied with questions about the fundamental nature of humanity and the issue of peace. He decided to explore these through the medium of film, and specifically, to create a documentary […]

Protest ROCKS Human Rights Campaign Nationwide

Documented HRC protests since the 2007 ENDA catastrophe. Chicago 2007D.C. 2007Austin 2008Atlanta May 2008Chicago 2008Philadelphia 2008San Francisco 2008Houston 2008New Orleans 2008New York City 2008 There will be a public show of outrage at the Dallas Black Tie 2008 Austin TX 2008http://planetransgender.blogspot.com/2008/02/dallas-voice-tact-takes-message-to.htmlhttp://www.dallasvoice.com/artman/publish/article_7922.php Transgender Advocates of Central Texas participated in the recent Human Rights Campaign Austin Black […]

“Security” goons oust older lesbian from HRC dinner

Cross posted from Happening Here Blogpleaseclick title for link

Shooting At Unitarian Universalism Church

Please click titleCross posted from NGblog Church services were disrupted today at a gay-affirming church in Knoxville when a lone gunman opened fire in a sanctuary of Christians. http://www.uua.org/visitors/index.shtml

On Saturday, July 26, the Human Rights Campaign held a stuffy dinner auction and fundraiser at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco. In a show of solidarity with trans folks, the local LGBT community threw a “Left Out Street Party” for everyone who got left out of the HRC’s Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

Lawrence King I will remember you

There is a strong movement which is being supported by our most staunch advocates and allies to lessen the punnishment that Brandon McInerney, the killer of Lawrence King may receive. IN memory of all hate crimes I offer my life experience, I opened my eyes not knowing where I was, where I lived, or even […]

Teen’s killing a hate crime, Police Searching For Her Car

El asesinato de 18 años Angie Zapata – who’ el nombre del nacimiento de s era Justin Angie y vivido pues una mujer – era probablemente un crimen de odio, dijo a un portavoz para la familia de Zapata. La policía cree que el sospechoso ha robado Zapata’ coche de s, un crucero oscuro 2003 […]

Protest at Crews Inn Dallas a show of UNITY

July 24th 2008 was another of a dozen 100+ Texas scorchers turned frigid 90 deg. evening. The dozen protesters gathered together to support the two “drag queens” David Moore, co-owner of the Crews Inn, described as offending his clubs ultra high moral standards were flabbergasted to meet Celeste(R) and Sierra(L) the “offending” transgender woman.I had […]

A Jihad for Love

In Western media, the concept of ‘jihad’ is often narrowly equated with holy war. But Jihad also has a deeper meaning, its literal Arabic being ‘struggle’ or ‘to strive in the path of God’. In this film we meet several characters engaged in their personal Jihad’s for love. The people in this film have a […]