Lynne Cotton and the Insidious Facebook Comment about Indian People

I expose hate on this BLOG.  With apologies to those hurt by the hateful remark of Lynne Cotton of Charleston,  South Carolina, apparently born 9/24/1963 on Facebook, and maybe living in Florida! CBS News Posted this story: In response to which Lynne Cotton posted this: I was stunned by this disgusting remark! Bad enough that … More Lynne Cotton and the Insidious Facebook Comment about Indian People

Republican Senator John Kennedy Assails Facebook with Offensive Racist Swahili Comment

“This disgustingly ill-placed comment has no place in our American Congress and John Kennedy should be censured for it!” Melanie Nathan, as ED of African Human Rights Coalition. Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and chief executive of Facebook, faced a tough crowd on the House side of Capitol Hill in his two days of congressional testimony. … More Republican Senator John Kennedy Assails Facebook with Offensive Racist Swahili Comment

Wiesenthal Center Urges Ukrainian Authorities to Take Action Against General’s Threats to Murder Jews

The Simon Wiesenthal Center has called upon the Ukrainian government to take legal action against retired Security Service General Vasily Vovk in the wake of a recent Facebook post of his in which he wrote that he intends to murder Jews, among them Jewish MP Vadim Rabinovych. In a letter sent to Ukrainian ambassador to … More Wiesenthal Center Urges Ukrainian Authorities to Take Action Against General’s Threats to Murder Jews

Lessons of Apartheid through the Lens of One White South African’s Cruel Insensitivity

Some white privileged South Africans got left behind! I don’t mean on the Continent, per se – I mean in their ability to move away from their attachment to justifying one of the most racist and bigoted institutionalized discriminatory systems known to humankind – APARTHEID. Over twenty years after the liberation of South Africa’s black … More Lessons of Apartheid through the Lens of One White South African’s Cruel Insensitivity

Facebook Banned Italian LGBT Campaign Against Racism

On Monday 21 March (International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination), three Italian LGBT organizations presented a campaign to defeat the prejudices related to ethnic and religious differences and to inform LGBT migrants and asylum seekers about their rights. But a few minutes later, Facebook censored the campaign: a drawing of a bare-chested man … More Facebook Banned Italian LGBT Campaign Against Racism

New York Times Sparks Breitbart Article Scapegoating against LGBT Human Rights Advocacy

By Melanie Nathan, December 22, 2015. Who has hurt African LGBT people more?  Is that the question?  Ask yourself always – where did it start and unless one fails to place a story in its absolute and full context, then we can be assured there is no truth.  The New York Times published a somewhat … More New York Times Sparks Breitbart Article Scapegoating against LGBT Human Rights Advocacy

Call to Kill Obama draws a fine line between inciting violence and free speech

“Blessed be Facebook – indeed they look on stripping “drag queens” of free speech to pseudonyms and fostering presidential assassination verbiage! By Melanie Nathan, October 01, 2014. Some countries have laws that imprison people who incite death, especially when the call to murder is directed at a President.  The U.S.A. holds on tight to First … More Call to Kill Obama draws a fine line between inciting violence and free speech

Happy Weeding Larry Griffin-Kentzel and John Kentzel-Griffin

Did I say weeding? Oops I meant to say wedding |   I thought it would be a wonderful gesture on my part to name these two lovely people as ‘Melanie’s revered persons of the week,’ under my newly launched ha ha ha category By Melanie Nathan, August 25, 2014. The oddest thing happened. Here is … More Happy Weeding Larry Griffin-Kentzel and John Kentzel-Griffin

Coca-Cola Deleting enraged LGBT comments from Facebook Page

The Most Poorly Timed Social Media Post of All Time! By Melanie Nathan, January, 2014. Coca-Cola is not only a sponsor of the Putin Sochi Games, in homophobic Russia, but has now had the audacity to post ad on Facbook using an equality, love and happiness themed song. The LGBT community around the world is … More Coca-Cola Deleting enraged LGBT comments from Facebook Page

The White House and HRC must call for complete Boycott of Winter Olympics in Sochi

While the kidnapping, torture and outing of young gays continue with public endorsement in Russia through the tacit license of anti-gay laws | And even if we are assured of the safety of our athletes, are we willing to leave Sochi, after a “successful games” only to know that this persecution will continue for LGBT … More The White House and HRC must call for complete Boycott of Winter Olympics in Sochi

What do we call Christians who call for death of Gays in the name of the Bible?

By Melanie Nathan, April 18, 2013. Well there are many of these types of people. I could write for a month pointing out their sites, Facebook pages, and the vitriol of the minority  that seems to be increasing as we achieve more and more progress toward equality. These people hate and they shoot their venom … More What do we call Christians who call for death of Gays in the name of the Bible?

Is Facebook Going to BAN Uganda because of AHB

I have not independently verified this source. By Melanie Nathan, Dec 04, 2012,  10:21 AM Will Mark Zuckerberg may deliver the ultimate blow.  This could be  a move even more powerful than cutting AID by major Government.  Zuckerberg could well hold the ultimate key of isolation.  While Gay Ugandan activists will lose a treasured method … More Is Facebook Going to BAN Uganda because of AHB

Facebook homophobia bullying may have resulted in Italian 15 year old’s suicide

“They crucified him like Jesus: now I want justice.” Mother of Andrea By Melanie Nathan, November 23, 2012. Outrage is building as a community of grief stricken LGBT Romans in Italy are trying to come to  grips with the suicide of a young Italian. His name was Andrea and he was only was 15 when … More Facebook homophobia bullying may have resulted in Italian 15 year old’s suicide

Facebook First Social Media Company to receive GLAAD Award

Posted by Melanie Nathan, May 31, 2012, GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy and anti-defamation organization, today announced that Facebook will receive a Special Recognition Award at the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards presented nationally by Ketel One and Wells Fargo, and locally by Southwest Airlines. In March, GLAAD announced … More Facebook First Social Media Company to receive GLAAD Award

ENDA could save the Facebook Privacy Invasion

By Melanie Nathan, 03/26/2012 I read an article today in SF Gate, noting that some companies and government agencies are going beyond merely glancing at a person’s social networking profile  and may have the audacity to ask for log in information, such as the usernames and passwords. The idea is that a prospective employer can … More ENDA could save the Facebook Privacy Invasion

Breaking: Facebook Timeline Glitch Could Cause Danger for GAY LGBTI Users

UPDATE: 8-08-2012 –  It would seem from checking back at the site concerned that the problem has been resolved.  It may not have been a problem at all, it is difficult to tell. However, exercising caution when using social media is advised at all time. by Melanie Nathan, Jan 08, 2011 SAN FRANCISCO –  Facebook … More Breaking: Facebook Timeline Glitch Could Cause Danger for GAY LGBTI Users

Become a fan on facebook – Send President Obama a FLIP FLOP postcard

Asking our PREZ not to flip flop on his promise to eradicate DOMA. Defense of Marriage Act – TIme up for  second class citizen sour tatus – the unconscienable and excruciating changes to constitutions the theft  of our inherent rights; the money that funds confusion engendered by dishonest advertisements, of the self proclaimed religious, the claimed ownership of … More Become a fan on facebook – Send President Obama a FLIP FLOP postcard