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Russian Anti-Propaganda Law Threatens Gay Athletes, Coaching Staff and Spectators of 2014 Winter Olympics – Petitions to sign

If you are gay or transgender, know anyone who is gay or transgender and/or support the rights of LGBT people, the 2014 Sochi, Russia Winter Olympics is not where you want to be. In direct contrast to the Olympic spirit where “the practice of sport is a human right. Every individual must have the possibility of practicing sport, without discrimination of any kind,” …Continue reading →

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What If Rehtaeh Was Your Daughter?

The death of 17-year-old Rehtaeh Parsons is all over the news and social media outlets. Apparently her story is now receiving international attention. For those who have not yet heard about Rehtaeh, she was fifteen years old when she was allegedly raped by four male classmates at a friend’s house. She was 17 years old when she hung herself in …Continue reading →

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Help stop sexism in media during the Super Bowl by joining the #NotBuyingIt movement on Twitter!

This post was originally published on my other blog site Tonight, Sunday, February 3, 2013, it is the Baltimore Ravens versus the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl. According to Miss Representation, the Super Bowl is the most watched television event in the Us and 50% of Super Bowl viewers are women or girls. Visit to join …Continue reading →

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