Daily Archives: 06/22/2014

Washington Blade: Iran a ‘paradox’ for LGBTs


Michael K. Laversv | Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees | June June 20, 2014 Arsham Parsi had just been accepted into an Iranian university to study to become a veterinarian when three of his friends who were either gay or … Continue reading

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San Francisco’s Youth and LGBTQ Homeless Left with No Answer


David Krause | Truthout | June 21, 2014 When Hillary Smith was 15 years old, her parents died. For the next eight years, she lived in Golden Gate Park, sleeping each night with many other homeless youths, all with different struggles that … Continue reading

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FISA court grants extension of license for bulk collection of U.S. phone records


Dan Roberts | The Guardian | Raw Story | June 21, 2014 US intelligence agencies have made a fifth attempt to extend their bulk collection of American telephone records – more than a year after the controversial practice was first revealed … Continue reading

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Religious right looks beyond gay marriage to next battles: ‘We are in a war’


Agence France-Presse | Raw Story | June 21, 2014 Hundreds of conservative Republicans who gathered for the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s Road to Majority conference this week in Washington see a conflict raging across the United States pitting their faith … Continue reading

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