African HRC Urges Caution with Introduction by the US Senate Global ACT

While in general I am  pleased that we are covering some serious issues, make sure manner and implementation is not imposing – Melanie Nathan of African Human Rights Coalition  is urging caution on LGBTQI Global Rights – Melanie Nathan The Washington Blade Notes: “Three U.S. senators on Tuesday introduced a bill that would require the … More African HRC Urges Caution with Introduction by the US Senate Global ACT

  The Nation Opposes Military Intervention in Syria

Decries media watchdogs who become lapdogs in the face of manufactured displays of might. “Conflicts will stop only when the people who live in these many countries, and the powers that fuel the proxy wars, decide the violence must end,” says Nation editor and publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel “The United States can’t create peace by military force. … More   The Nation Opposes Military Intervention in Syria

US Gvt Appoints Hate Group Reps to Annual Women’s Rights Meeting at United Nations

On Monday, the United States Department of State announced that its official delegation to the 61st annual United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) includes representatives of two organizations known to oppose the UN human rights system, LGBTIQ rights, and women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights. Included were the representatives from  the Center … More US Gvt Appoints Hate Group Reps to Annual Women’s Rights Meeting at United Nations

Was Fanning Chosen by President Obama to Lead the Army Because he is Gay?

Gregg Jaffe at The Washington Post seems to think so…. By Melanie Nathan, September 18, 2015. President Obama will apparently nominate Eric Fanning to lead the United States Army, a move that would make him the first openly gay civilian secretary of one of the military services. While the Washington Post reports that this is … More Was Fanning Chosen by President Obama to Lead the Army Because he is Gay?

Kenya Gays Call Boycott of U.S. Embassy Pride Event

Melanie Nathan, June 22, 2012. Kenyan activists are divided, some up in arms, over the recent announcement that the US Embassy in Nairobi will be holding a Gay Pride event, said to be the first of its kind, to bring together local LGBT activists and dignitaries to celebrate Gay Pride Month. While on the surface … More Kenya Gays Call Boycott of U.S. Embassy Pride Event

Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance

August 30 is International Day of the Disappeared. Only thirteen countries have ratified the Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance; twenty are needed to bring it into force.  Among those which have not yet signed are the United States and the United Kingdom. I picked up the Blog of a South … More Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance

Asian and Pacific Islander Organizations – Ask for Immigration Reform

API ORGANIZATIONS IN CALIFORNIA UNITE TO DEMAND FAIR & HUMANE IMMIGRATION REFORM August 20, 2009 -LOS ANGELES, CA – In Historic Filipinotown, Asian and Pacific Islander (API) organizations called on the Obama Administration and Congress for enact fair and humane comprehensive immigration reform. In simultaneous press conferences held in Los Angeles and San Francisco, community leaders … More Asian and Pacific Islander Organizations – Ask for Immigration Reform

This is getting a lot of attention – UAFA Foot Soldiers please join the Brigade

VISIT – Out 4 Immigration Action Kit.   Please spread to word to as many States and Blogs as possible. There is so much going on – all the LGBT organizations are putting out uniform calls to action – ENDA–DADT– DOMA – this being the time now! Now!  Now!    In this scrap for your attention, I … More This is getting a lot of attention – UAFA Foot Soldiers please join the Brigade