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#NigerianLivesMatter Rally

Here are some photos I took at yesterday’s Nigerian Lives Matter Rally. The rally was organised by the group Nigerian Lives Matter to acknowledge and raise awareness about the recent Boko Haram attacks in Baga, which claimed 2,000 lives. 11 more words

Community

Know (Poem)

May you know

The lesions of

Grace

Thin places

Often tender

Bourne of

Touching

Holding

Loving

Choosing

Knowing

Those most broken

Poetry

Non Profit Spotlight: Under the Bridges and On the Streets

Under the Bridges and On the Streets has been helping the people that live in the homeless encampments along the LA River for the past 22 years. 239 more words

Social Issues

Passive, aggressive and pissed off: Our culture of perpetual outrage

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What is more likely? That the sun will rise tomorrow or that someone, somewhere, will launch an online campaign decrying anything and everything?

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Support Rainbow House in Kyrgyzstan

I rarely link through fundraising requests from indiegogo or kickstarter; however, in this case I will even urge people to donate if they can. A group of activists in Kyrgyzstan are aiming to open a “Rainbow House”, which will serve as a safe space for queer people as well as a space to organise their activism. 120 more words

News & Events

The Religious Extremism the Media Doesn’t Tell You About

The Religious Extremism the Media Doesn’t Tell You About

Violence is bad. Most people around the world, regardless of demographic, agree. That’s why people from all walks of life  860 more words

USA

Tell the Department of Homeland Security Office of Civil Rights: "Stop ignoring sexual assault and rape at Karnes County Residential Center. Investigate immediately and commit to oversight."

Have you seen this? Countless women have been raped at a for-profit detention center in Texas. But the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Civil Rights has the power to investigate and hold this facility accountable. 198 more words

News And Politics