64 Days for Human Rights: Voting, Healthcare and Housing Rights

In commemoration of the 64th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights this year, the US Human Rights Network is highlighting 64 member and partner organizations as a way to raise awareness about the domestic human rights movement. On this

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9/11 – 10 years after

Today we commemorate the 10th anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001. It’s a time to mourn the thousands of victims of that day’s unfathomable violence and the millions around the globe who have suffered in its aftermath.  Children

A Call to Change U.S. Policy on Sex Work & HIV

On 22-27 July 2012, more than 30,000 people will gather in Washington, D.C. for the International AIDS Conference. As the largest global health and development conference ever, it provides unique opportunities to understand the critical intersection between protecting human rights

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A U.S. Hate Group – Family Research Council – And Their Support of Murder of Gay People

Do you know that we have an organization leader here in the United States who supports a dictator? Do you know that we have an organization leader here in the U.S. who, speaking for his organization, supports death for people

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ACTION ALERT: Women’s Freedom From Violence in Jeopardy!

The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote as early as TODAY on the Adams version of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act, also known as VAWA, (H.R. 4970). This bill not only eliminates important provisions included in the

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An Open Letter to White People in the Sexuality/Sexology Field

by Guest Blogger: Bianca I Laureano Dear White People in the Sexuality/Sexology Field, I’m writing this letter regarding a particular interaction I recently had with a racially white person in the field. This person is planning a new program and project

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Basic Human Rights Should Not Be ‘Controversial’

by Guest Blogger: Mercedes Allen “After dismantling Apartheid, when we sat down to write our Constitution, we quite deliberately ensured that gays, lesbians and bisexuals were included in South Africa’s Constitution. “Having ourselves suffered terribly, we did not want to

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Because you care…

Because you care about sexual freedom and human rights, we know you are as concerned as we are about the critical times we are facing as a nation. Right wing politicians have harnessed the political power of fear to push

Bill & Judith Moyers Chair Banned Books Week Sept. 30 – Oct. 6

Award-winning broadcast journalist Bill Moyers, and Judith Davidson Moyers, president of Public Affairs Television, have been named Honorary Co-Chairs of Banned Books Week (Sept. 30 – Oct. 6), American Library Association’s (ALA) annual celebration of our freedom to read. Bill

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