Tonight, the announcement came that the grand jury did not indict Darren Wilson for his shooting of Michael Brown.
This is an essay about searching for the most effective ways to engage those ambivalent, apathetic, or misinformed people who might otherwise find themselves on the right side of justice.
Making donations in people’s names can connect your family or other important people in your life with issues that you care about.
Is the President’s plan enough? As long as there are people whose lives and families are in the US remain vulnerable to deportation, is not enough, but it is something, and it is the result of the hard work of thousands of activists who have put everything on the line to make their presence known as undocumented and immigrant Americans who deserve rights and dignity.
2. Tension is a productive force.
A Cinderella story, with less bibbidi bobbidi and a lot more astronomy.
If anything good is going to come out of this jury duty business, maybe it’s that I’m about to kick my ass into gear.
While the indictment of Wilson is a powder keg issue that could incite riots, it’s not the only end goal of these massive protests. With that said, one way to ensure that the protests will remain peaceful is to put away the military-grade weaponry and indict Darren Wilson: “No Justice, No Peace.”
Leslie Feinberg died at home in Syracuse, NY, with hir partner and spouse of 22 years, Minnie Bruce Pratt, at hir side. Hir last words were: “Remember me as a revolutionary communist.”
Republicans are trying to exclude trans protections in a civil rights amendment, while a federal judge has struck down a state law banning domestic partner benefits.
Not everything science has given us has made our lives better.
“The other thing I want to tell you about brothers is that we will lead you to believe that you’re the best thing since sliced bread. But we’re slicing your bread and somebody else’s bread, too… if you allow us to do that.”
This Veteran’s Day, let’s give back to the queer service men and women who have put their lives on the line to protect us.
When we discuss this man’s history here in Japan, it becomes difficult to overstate what a truly disgusting individual Julien Blanc is.
A federal appeals court ruled today that the bans on same-sex marriage in four states are constitutional. Today’s decision means SCOTUS will have to make a decision on marriage equality.
The battle over abortion rights may have ceded its national stage, but it has not stopped raging on.
We actually won a handful of really important things.
When will Hillary Clinton step in and save us from this doom?
Don’t get a bad reputation this Election Day. VOTE, DAMN IT.
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