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Transphobic Hate Murder in Istanbul, Police Protect Killers

Source: Yıldız Tar, “Daracık Sokak’ta Katiller Vurdu, Polis Koruyor,”(“Transphobic Hate Murder in Istanbul, Police Protects Killers,”) kaosGL.org, 22 April 2014, http://kaosgl.org/sayfa.php?id=16395

Two trans women were assaulted in the district of Tarlabasi in Istanbul last night. 412 more words

LGBT Rights In Turkey

Veils and Terraces

I put up veils that day…in the midst of the screaming panicked anger.

In the grip of vile and hateful words (they hit me like icicles and melted). 173 more words

Poetry

Aint I a woman?

Sojourner Truth is one of my heroes, as a woman, a Christian, and  a human being.  Not only did she fight, and win, the battle for custody of her children against a white supremacist state but she fought her entire life for freedom. 623 more words

Historic Win for Labor and A New Direction in the University of California System

Historic Win for Labor and A New Direction in the University of California System

An article by Daniel Gutiérrez that points to a new direction a labor union is taking in the United States, departing radically from what unionism has come to be known for. 17 more words

Ah, conservatives. Sometimes you have to pity them.

So my night got off to a great start..then at 10:32 I got this:

@pnthrldy Funny no one asks what kind of parasite she is having.

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More Than Just Words (Or, Why It's Time to Stop Laughing Off Transphobic Slurs)

Logo caught a lot of slack recently over a tasteless “female or she-male” game and the use of transphobic slurs on the reality show RuPaul’s Drag Race, and announced they’d be pulling the episode – and the offensive word choice – from the show. 880 more words

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