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President Obama Needs to Cancel Executive Order 12333


Thor Benson | Truthdig | July 24, 2014 Shutterstock There’s a chance you’re being watched right now. We’re all too familiar with the bulk collection of cellphone metadata—information on whom you contact and when—that Edward Snowden revealed. However, Executive Order … Continue reading

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Transgender Organization Wins Landmark Case in Kenya


Melanie Nathan | Oblogdeeoblogda | July 23, 2014. The Kenya  Court  has ruled that a transgender advocacy group has the right to official registration   The Daily Nation reports in Nairobi Kenya, that the high court in Kenya, in a landmark ruling , … Continue reading

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American Quakers are Running an ‘Underground Railroad’ to Help LGBT Ugandans Flee


Zoë Schlanger | Newsweek | July 11, 2014 A group of American Quakers are operating what they call a “new underground railroad” to help a few LGBT Ugandans flee their country, where a recent law imposes harsh penalties for homosexuality. The … Continue reading

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US Warned Over Surveillance Reform


Spencer Ackerman | Guardian UK | Reader Supported News | July 24, 2014 John Napier Tye, a former State Department official, says Americans’ data remains vulnerable until executive order that provides NSA with a path to collect data is reformed   … Continue reading

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Leaked documents reveal ease of adding citizens to terror watchlist


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It’s Time to End Our State-Sponsored Barbarism


Charles Pierce | Esquire | Reader Supported News | July24, 2014 ALSO SEE: Outrage After US Execution Lasts Two Hours If we’re going to be the only purportedly advanced Western nation that allows our government to kill people, we really ought to … Continue reading

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House Members Vote To Limit Restrictions On State-Approved Marijuana Commerce


NORML | July 24, 2014 Washington, DC: A majority of members of the US House of Representatives voted last week in favor of an amendment that restricts the Treasury Department’s ability to take action against financial institutions that possess relations … Continue reading

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NLGJA Announces 2014 Inductees Into LGBT Journalists Hall of Fame


For Immediate Release: July 23, 2014 Media Contact: Bach Polakowski 202-588-9888 or Bach@nlgja.org NLGJA Announces 2014 Inductees Into LGBT Journalists Hall of Fame Washington, D.C.— The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) announced today the 2014 inductees into the … Continue reading

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NLGJA Announces 2014 Excellence in Journalism Award Winners and Honorees


For Release: July 23, 2014 Media Contact: Bach Polakowski 202-588-9888 or Bach@nlgja.org NLGJA Announces 2014 Excellence in Journalism Award Winners and Honorees  Washington, D.C.- Today the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) announces the recipients of its Excellence in … Continue reading

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Colorado’s Gay Marriage Ban


Carlos Santoscoy | On Top Magazine | July 23, 2014 For the second time this month, a judge has struck down Colorado’s ban on gay marriage. Democratic Governor John Hickenlooper and Republican Attorney General John Suthers asked U.S. District Judge … Continue reading

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