I am a Jew, known for my global human rights work and always publicly open about my support for my people’s right to self determination. Since the first Women’s March I have never felt unloved, unwelcome, abandoned or unsafe in my marching or relationship with Women’s March, San Francisco (WMSF)! In fact organizers have reached out to me, … More Jewish Women Encouraged to proudly express identity and heritage at Women’s March San Francisco
It is imperative that South Africa lead the movement to decriminalize homosexuality in Africa. And two major events have occurred this past month in South Africa, in what seems to me an historic push for such leadership. Earlier this month Johannesburg Pride took the bold move of sending an open letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa, … More South Africa’s LGBTQ March Calling Shame on Tanzania and Uganda
Over 130 events are confirmed for the National Day of Action on Women’s Equality Day On Sunday, August 26, Women’s March will join over 60 organizations for a Unite for Justice National Day of Action. In advance of Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing, which begins September 4, more than 130 events will take place … More Women’s March Joins Unite for Justice on National Day of Action to Stop Kavanaugh Confirmation 8/26
See petition at end of this article: Chicago Dyke March, an annual event in Chicago turned Jewish marchers away from their event because they were carrying a rainbow flag with a Star of David embossed on it. . Laurie Grauer, a member of Chicago’s queer Jewish community and her friends were turned away from the … More Chicago Dyke March Commits Religious Bigotry Against American Dyke Jews
By Melanie Nathan, March, 29, 2017. Last night Women’s March San Francisco launched the first in a series of panel discussions: “We Marched. We Rallied. Now What?” And it was a great success. The event was held at the JCC, San Francisco and was attended by over 150, mostly women. The panelists included: Amina from … More Women’s March San Francisco Panel Series – We Marched We Rallied Now What?
Our March Campaign Will Not Be Silenced By Cathy Kristofferson, August 30, 2013 At Wednesday’s 50th anniversary March on Washington celebration Dream Defender’s Philip Agnew and United We Dream’s Sofia Campos were denied their opportunity to speak at the last minute. The excuse given? Officials said they had “run out of time.” This follows the … More Cut from 50th Anniversary Dream Defenders want your 2 minutes
South African LGBT Community and allies marching to protect the South African Constitution By Melanie Nathan, May 19, 2012. Hundreds of people took to the streets of Johannesburg , Saturday, as the LGBTI community in South Africa today marched, protesting against the Traditional leaders of South Africa’s decision to review the rights of Lesbian Gay … More Protests in Johannesburg as Gays Unfold Rainbow Flag on Constitutional Hill
Our little one turns 4 today. She deserves the recognition and respect that all other children have when it comes to rights for her parents. She is a fact of life and she has the right to be acknowledged by the law… … More Today is my daughter’s 4th Birthday and she deserves a NO on 8