Tag: lgbt

‘Gay Porn’ Arrests Threaten Privacy

https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=16368014

Indonesia (HRW) – Discriminatory Raid May Bring 15-Year Prison Terms An Indonesian police raid targeting gay men in Surabaya, Indonesia, on April 30, 2017, threatens the rights of the country’s already beleaguered lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community, Human Rights…

Can Brazilians resist the coup?

https://www.flickr.com/photos/fotosagenciabrasil/25757736815/in/album-72157665679778112/, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=47526116

Brazil (NI) – Corruption scandals, impeachment, power grabs, protest and a general strike this week. Mariana T Noviello explains the crisis engulfing her country – and what needs to happen. The consensus among the Brazilian Left is that the impeachment of President…

Women are being told their bodies are hate speech

(TFC) – Charles Rae criticizes the transgender ideology that women’s words and body parts are bigoted. Raleigh, NC.  With transgender politics on the rise in the United States, many women are becoming frustrated and even insulted by the logical manifestations…

A Jamaican Company’s Offensive Olympic Tweet Offers a Lesson in Social Media Responsibility

Jamaicans love the track and field portion of the Olympics; it’s a “feel good” mood all round. Yet, an offensive one-word tweet threatened to derail Jamaicans’ joy over one of their medal-winning track athletes, raising issues about the appropriate use of social media by corporate entities.

After Omar McLeod emphatically won the 110-meter hurdles (the first Jamaican to win gold in this event), Jamaica Gleaner employee Terri Karelle Reid tweeted an innocent question: