WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., is asking the chief executives of Apple and Google to immediately stop offering a Saudi e-government app that allows men in Saudi Arabia to track and control the movement of women.
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The book shares her journey as the mother of a transgender child . The post Activist Jodie Patterson to appear at Politics and Prose to discuss family memoir appeared first on Washington Blade: Gay News, Politics, LGBT Rights.
See this story at GayCityNews.com.BY MATT TRACYCommunity News GroupA pair of women associated with a transphobic group interrupted a meeting that included a transgender spokesperson for the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and deliberately misgendered
President Donald Trump want's to build a wall to Mexico to prevent illegal immigrants to reach US.
- Rush Limbaugh: Spending bill was effort by some Republicans to sabotage Trump
- Lindsey Graham: Military kids who may be impacted by national emergency cuts are 'better' served by a wall
- Acting defense secretary: 'No determinations' yet about redirecting funds to build border wall
- Hancock & Kelley – An executive order for the border wall
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- Alec Baldwin’s Trump returns to declare a national emergency on ‘SNL’
- Ted Cruz Has ‘Better Chance’ of Paying for Wall Than ‘El Chapo,’ Drug Kingpin’s Attorney Says
- Stephen Miller: Congress 'didn't refuse to appropriate' border wall funds
Scandals roil commonwealth’s top 3 officeholders; D.C. deals with violent offenders . The post Virginia, D.C. confront punishment and redemption appeared first on Washington Blade: Gay News, Politics, LGBT Rights.
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Brutal sexual violence committed with “pervasive impunity” and a level of “premeditation” persists in South Sudan’s northern region, the United Nations said on Friday. At least 134 women and girls…
The U.S. government has suddenly stopped force-feeding all nine Indian immigrants on a hunger strike inside an El Paso immigration detention center, according to local reports Thursday. The dramatic reversal comes as public pressure was mounting on
Human rights defenders are calling on Apple and Google to remove the Saudi government app Absher from its platforms, saying that it allows Saudi men to track women under their sponsorship. In a letter addressed to Apple’s CEO Tim Cook and Google’s
'For him to escape, he would have to have a warden in his pocket,' said a retired federal corrections officer, who spoke to The Washington Post on the condition of anonymity. 'It's a very controlled environment. No one moves there without permission
Since actress Ellen Page publicly came out as gay in 2014 she has spent a lot of her time and celebrity fighting as an activist, which is what you would expect from someone who announced her sexual orientation at a Human Rights Campaign conference.
‘Facilitating Saudi Patriarchy:’ Apple and Google Blasted for Carrying App Where Saudi Men Track Wives
See this story at GayCityNews.com.BY ANDY HUMMCommunity News GroupJim Levin, who played a central role in passing New York City’s gay rights bill in 1986 as both a gay activist and a member of the City Human Rights Commission, died January 24 in
A member of the West Virginia House of Delegates is facing bipartisan criticism for a string of anti-LGBT statements, but the Republican lawmaker doesn’t appear to be backing down. Delegate Eric Porterfield, who represents West Virginia’s 27th
Utah Republican said he'd back pro-gay non-discrimination laws . The post Will Romney forget ’94 pledge to back gay rights in U.S.Senate? appeared first on Washington Blade: Gay News, Politics, LGBT Rights.
People walking over the Paso del Norte Bridge linking this West Texas border city to Mexico can watch President Donald Trump’s border wall getting bigger in real time. Workers in fluorescent smocks can be seen digging trenches, pouring concrete and
CAIRO (AP) — An international rights group says Egypt executed three Muslim Brotherhood members who were sentenced to death following torture and beatings to extract confessions. Friday’s statement from Human Rights Watch says families of…
See this story at GayCityNews.com.BY MATT TRACYCommunity News GroupThe Human Rights Campaign’s newly unveiled State Equality Index report, which offers a comprehensive look at the status of local laws and polices pertaining to LGBTQ rights
Human Rights Campaign's State Equality Index notes that most states don't have laws banning discrimination and preventing legislation curtailing gay rights.The post Most US states still won’t grant LGBTQ rights: State Equality Index appeared first
The heat and power crisis at Brooklyn’sMetropolitan Detention Center continued over the weekend as hundreds of detaineeswere forced to endure unbearably frigid temperatures and a lack of power due toan electrical fire and other infrastructure problem
Virginia Gov.Ralph Northam is facing growing calls to resign from the Human Rights Campaign and others after his medical school yearbook page with a picture of two men in blackface and a Ku Klux Klan robe surfaced on Friday. “Northam must resign imme
See this story at GayCityNews.com.BY MATT TRACYCommunity News GroupA pair of women associated with a transphobic group interrupted a meeting that included a transgender spokesperson for the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and deliberately misgendered her
Brazil’s election of the far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has made things more ominous for the LGBTQ community, given the Brazilian leader's homophobia.The post Jair Bolsonaro removes LGBTQ voice in Brazil Human Rights Ministry appeared first on Le
Downtown Atlanta is home to a host of densely packed attractions — the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, the Center for Civil and Human Rights, the College Football Hall of Fame and more. But the city’s real flavor comes from its neighborhoods, a
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists say scores of civilians and fighters have evacuated the Islamic State group’s last major stronghold in Syria. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says some 2,000 people, including 300 IS gun
PARIS (AP) — The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights is traveling to Paris to meet with French authorities to discuss human rights issues related to the yellow vests protests. A day after yellow vests demonstrated for an 11th straight wee