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Stand in Solidarity with the Tunisian People, United Nations, January 17, 2011

Stand in Solidarity with the Tunisian people! We need to stand together and what a great way to celebrate Martin Luther King Day – love, solidarity for people who fought for JUSTICE! Please be there! Monday, January 17 1:00pm – … Continue reading

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Civil Society Pressures Governments to Successfully Reverse Discriminatory Vote at UN‏

Regrettably, governments have so far failed to include in the resolution mention of, or specific protection around, killings committed on the basis of gender identity. This is despite the fact that transgender people around the world are among those most vulnerable to violence and killings. Continue reading

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UN Faith Coalition Urges Protections for Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

The Rev. Pat Bumgardner, head of Metropolitan Community Church’s Global Justice Ministry, said, “All faith traditions support human rights but many faith leaders get cold feet when it comes to LGBT human rights. It is time for faith leaders to step up and support human rights for all people.” Continue reading

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Demand United Nations Condemn Queer Executions!

Action Alert: Demand Governments of the World Condemn LGBT Executions! UN Votes on LGBT Lives Monday, December 20th. Add your name and/or organization to a letter calling on the member states of the UN to condemn extrajudicial, summary and arbitrary … Continue reading

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Shameful UN Vote May Lead To More Gay-Queer Executions

"The UN vote is in direct defiance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which guarantees equal treatment, non-discrimination and the right to life. What is the point of the UN if it refuses to uphold its own humanitarian values and declarations?" Continue reading

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