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Reaction To Dewani's Bisexuality Problematic

Today’s blog can be summarised with this picture by South African cartoonist Jeremy Nell (Jerm): 674 more words

Sexual Rights

Yes Means Yes: Defending the right to a sex positive education

By Aisling Walsh

The state of California has just passed a “Yes Means Yes” sexual assault law that has defined consent as “an affirmative, conscious and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity.” This is a landmark step in the advancement of women’s sexual rights and the rights to bodily integrity when too often silence, a lack of resistance, being drunk, drugged or unconscious or provocative behavior have been deemed toconstitute implicit consent on the part of the victim of a sexual assault. 672 more words

Economic Social And Cultural Rights

Discrimination Alive and Well in Trinidad & Tobago

“I do not support discrimination in any form against any individual regardless of their gender and sexual orientation.
Kamla Persad-Bissessar, December 2012 responding to criticisms on discrimination of LGBT rights (Wikipedia). 952 more words




Our Fair-Minded Position on So-Called “Rights” Based on an Alleged Sexual Behavioral Choice, “Identity” or “Expression”

FIRST PRINCIPLE: Compassion, respect and love for all human beings inspire our frank disagreement with extremist agendas and ideologies seeking to impose discriminatory and unjust laws based on alleged sexual behavioral choices, “preferences,” “identities” or “expressions.” We oppose destructive, hateful agendas and ideologies, not human beings. 195 more words

Civil Rights

Lessons From GALA part 2

Welcome back to part two of my series on the GALA Youth Summit. For this week, I’ll be talking about what it means to be an activist in the modern world. 491 more words

Sexual Rights

Lessons From GALA part 1

Hi everyone! I am so, so sorry for just dropping off for weeks like that. These last few weeks have been insane. 635 more words

Sexual Rights