Monthly Archives: December 2012

Rape and people with disabilities

From the November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Rape and the disabled On Oct. 3 the Connecticut State Supreme Court made the inhuman and sexist decision to overturn the sexual assault conviction of a man who “had sex” with … Continue reading

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Abortion rights action

From the November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Abortion rights action Chicago—On Oct. 20 dozens of determined women and some men demonstrated against the war on women, this time spearheaded by the Catholic hierarchy in cahoots with crazy anti-abortion, … Continue reading

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Slutwalk in Chicago (2012)

From the November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Slutwalk in Chicago Slutwalk participants showing off their signs at the demonstration on Sept. 16. Signs read: “The only time that my body ‘shuts that thing down’ is when I go … Continue reading

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Chalking a felony?

[Update: If in Chicago, please support Marissa Brown at her court date, Monday, Dec. 17, at 2:30 PM, at 2452 W. Belmont, Chicago.  Details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/206707866130402/%5D From the November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Chalking a felony? Chicago—On Nov. … Continue reading

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Queer Notes, November-December 2012

From the November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Queer Notes by Elise On National Coming Out Day this year, youth in particular showed the way. Texas Tech University’s Gay-Straight Alliance members told coming out stories. People wrote their sexual … Continue reading

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Honduras three years after the coup

From the November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Honduras three years after the coup La Voz de los de Abajo (Voices from Below) sponsored a delegation to Honduras in September, three years after the 2009 coup which deposed the … Continue reading

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Pelican Bay prisoners aim to end hostilities

From the November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Pelican Bay prisoners aim to end hostilities Agreement to End Hostilities (NOTE: All names and the statement must be verbatim when used and posted on any website or media, or non-media, … Continue reading

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