Tagged: gayrights

Galvanizing Canadians

Galvanizing Canadians

Galvanize 1. b: to stimulate or excite as if by an electric shock -(merriam-webster) News out of Canada today still lacks in-depth information and examination, but so far what is coming out is that a same sex couple who got married back...

ctrp325 Prop8 on Trial

ctrp325 Prop8 on Trial

MP3 Audio [24 MB]DownloadShow URL Ballot initiatives are not the only battle ground in the struggle for equal rights in the United States. One year after California voters passed a proposition banning gay marriage, a court battle has begun to...
 

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bm296 An LGBT Magazine in Turkey

MP3 Audio [10 MB]DownloadShow URL Kaos GL started publishing in the 90′s in an effort to get LGBT issues into the public sphere as part of the struggle for equal rights and equal protection under the law.� But what is...
 

Respect to Stonewall

Respect to Stonewall

On June 28th 1969 NYC police raided the Stonewall Inn. That night police arrested and beat numerous people, especially transgendered and gender non-conformist people. Outraged and tired of the oppression, people from the community gathered outside the Inn while the...

Civil Rights, Now

Civil Rights, Now

Only recently did I learn about the film Freeheld and the story of Laurel Hester, a NJ police officer with a terminal sickness, fighting so that her wife and partner could receive her pension, just like heterosexual partners do. Somehow...

bmtv50 Oppression in Russia

bmtv50 Oppression in Russia

This vlog was put together before I left Berlin yesterday. It concerns last week’s gay rights demonstration in Moscow, where once again we see what kind of police state the entire country has become. The rampant homophobia, not only among...