Daily Archives: 06/13/2014

Palm Beach County Human Rights Council Summer Soiree


You are invited to PBCHRC’s Summer Soirée     To order tickets or to become a sponsor, please click here For further information, please call (561) 586-0203.

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Arizona: Extending Marriage to Same-Sex Couples Could Add Over $61.9 Million to State Economy


For Immediate Distribution June 10, 2014 Contact: Laura Rodriguez, lrodriguez@rabengroup.com, (310) 956-2425 Donald Gatlin, dgatlin@rabengroup.com, (202) 587-2871 Arizona: Extending marriage to same-sex couples could add over $61.9 million to state economy LOS ANGELES — Extending marriage to same-sex couples in … Continue reading

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Controversial Ugandan to be next UN assembly head


EDITH M. LEDERER | News.net | June 11, 2014 UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U. N. General Assembly unanimously elected Uganda’s Foreign Minister Sam Kutesa to be its next president on Wednesday amid controversy over his country’s anti-gay laws and … Continue reading

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16 trans women risk jail in Malaysia male prison, having heads shaved


Joe Morgan | Gay Star News | June 12, 2014 16 trans women have been arrested and may be jailed in a Malaysia male prison. They could face six months in prison where their heads will be forcibly shaved and … Continue reading

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Pride at Work Announces Appointment of Jerame Davis as Interim Executive Director


For Immediate Release June 11, 2014 Contact: info@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Announces Appointment of Jerame Davis as Interim Executive Director Washington, D.C. – Pride at Work, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) constituency group of organized labor, has selected … Continue reading

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Oklahoma state House candidate defends stoning gays


James Withers | Gay Star News | June 12, 2014 A candidate for Oklahoma’s state House considers stoning just punishment for gays. Last summer Scott Esk, a conservative Republican, responded in a Facebook conversation about Pope Francis’ ‘Who am I … Continue reading

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Meet the world’s first trans footballer to play in the World Cup


Joe Morgan | Gay Star News | June 12, 2014 Back in 2003, an up-and-coming soccer-obsessed teen was chosen to represent her country. She went on to become the world’s first ever openly trans woman to play professionally in a … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court Confronts 21st Century Technology


Victoria Bassetti | Brennan Center for Justice | Truthout | June 12, 2014 Social media apps on iPhone. (Image: EL / TO; Adapted: Jason Howie / Flickr, Seal of the Supreme Court of the United States via Wikipedia) What do the … Continue reading

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The Constitution Impaired; the Bill of Rights Annulled


Beatrice Edwards | Berrett-Koehler Publishers | Book Excerpt | Truthout | June 12, 2014 Rights guaranteed by constitutional amendments are becoming irrelevant. Reporting a crime may be a crime, and informing the public of the truth is treason. Scaffolding over The … Continue reading

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Fingers to Ashes: The Millennial Disconnect with HIV


Tyler Curry | Huffington Post | June 12, 2014 It is hard to imagine that it was only 34 years ago when the first case of HIV was first documented in the United States. Shortly after, the virus seemed to spread … Continue reading

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