Category: International

The worsening plight of LGBT refugees in Kenya
The situation is worsening for LGBT Ugandan refugees in Kenya, as reported by Erasing 76 Crimes on May 11: Kenya arrests LGBTI refugees, sends them into danger Response to this [...]
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We can only be defeated by ourselves
Thoughts after the bombing in Manchester, England on May 22: Hitchcock’s 1936 movie “Sabotage” portrays a terrorist bombing, based on a Joseph Conrad novel set in London in 1886. There [...]
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America’s enduring vitality
Within the past year, the West Point commencement featured openly gay class president and First Captain E.J. Coleman. The amazing National Museum of African American History and Culture opened on [...]
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Robert Mueller named Special Counsel in Russiagate
Rebecca R. Ruiz and Mark Landler report in NYT: The Justice Department appointed Robert S. Mueller III, a former F.B.I. director, as special counsel on Wednesday to oversee the investigation [...]
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Is that Nancy Reagan red?
This Time cover is an instant classic. Meanwhile, The Atlantic reports, “Putin Offers to Provide a Transcript”: Vladimir Putin just wants to help. The Russian president offered Wednesday to provide [...]
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Brooks: When the World Is Led by a Child
Conservative NYT columnist David Brooks yesterday wrote devastatingly about our 45th president: We’ve got this perverse situation in which the vast analytic powers of the entire world are being spent [...]
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International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia
@ManyVoicesOrg writes: Today’s the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia. It’s never been more timely to love & affirm LGBTQ people. #IDAHOT Amen.
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Erdoğan supporters attack peaceful protesters in D.C.
The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) shares video of Kurdish, Yezidi, and Armenian human rights protesters in Washington, D.C. being attacked by suspected members of Turkish President Recep Tayyip [...]
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Marriage equality gets its own stamp in Canada
CTV News reports: TORONTO — The latest Canada Post stamp commemorating Canada’s 150th birthday pays tribute to the fact that same-sex couples have the right to get married in this [...]
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Irish Police Investigate Stephen Fry for Blasphemy
Liam Stack and Ed O’Loughlin report at NYT: The British actor Stephen Fry is known as many things: a witty television presenter, a roguish Twitter personality and an outspoken atheist. [...]
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