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Same-sex marriage

Roundup on advances and resistance on same-sex marriage in churches and states. Continue reading

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Queer Notes, March-April 2014

CeCe McDonald; Arizona’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act; Global Day of Action called by Solidarity Alliance in Nigeria. Continue reading

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Call for News and Letters Committees Convention, 2014

News and Letters Committees has posted its OFFICIAL CALL FOR CONVENTION to Work Out Marxist-Humanist Perspectives for 2014-2015   February 23, 2014 To All Members of News and Letters Committees   Dear Friends:   The sharpness of revolution and counter-revolution … Continue reading

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Anti-LGBT bigot sued in human rights trial

U.S. preacher and bigot Scott Lively will have to face charges of human rights violations in a Massachusetts courtroom. Lively is best known as promoter of Uganda’s “Kill the Gays” bill. His homophobic preaching has led to persecution and death among African Gays. 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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Queer Notes, March-April 2012

From the March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: Queer Notes by Elise A California Girl Scout put out a YouTube video asking the public to boycott Girl Scout cookies because she objects to a troop admitting a Transgender girl. … Continue reading

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Women Worldwide, March-April 2012

From the March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: Women Worldwide by Artemis Pakistan’s first Academy Award nomination, the documentary Saving Face, follows the successful struggle by the Acid Survivors Foundation to introduce a law ensuring a minimum 14-year prison … Continue reading

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Kenya in Somalia

From the November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters: Kenya in Somalia by Gerry Emmett Reportedly backed by French and U.S. air strikes, Kenyan troops entered south Somalia to attack positions of the Islamist al-Shabaab militia which controls much of … Continue reading

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Somalia famine, climate and capitalism

From the new September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: Somalia famine, climate and capitalism The famine in the Horn of Africa is finally getting attention, though it has been years in the making, now that shocking pictures of starving … Continue reading

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July -August 2011 Readers’ Views

From the July-August 2011 issue of News & Letters: Readers’ Views Contents: AS REVOLUTION AND COUNTER-REVOLUTION TAKE WORLD STAGE CHINESE ART PROJECT HEALTHCARE IN 2011 NEW RIGHT=OLD LEFT? FREEDOM RIDES, 50 YEARS AFTER WOMEN’S LIBERATION SPEAKS IN MANY VOICES BURMA … Continue reading

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