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Rolling-in 'Technological Aid' to Roll-out Remote Control: Post-earthquake Haiti and the West

by Ioana Cerasella Chis

Haiti and the Development-industrial complex

In a world organised and shaped by a colonial matrix of power (Mignolo 2007:455), events such as the Haitian Earthquake in 2010 underscore the processes at work within this matrix. 3,447 more words


Deputy Prime Minister claims lesbians [and Kurds] not part of society!

Discriminatory claims by Deputy Prime Minister Yalçın Akdoğan:

“The HDP declaration mentions Kurds 8 times, lesbians 9 times. Is this the Turkish society?”

Kaos GL, “Başbakan Yardımcısı, lezbiyenlerin toplumun parçası olmadığını iddia etti!” [“Deputy Prime Minister claims lesbians not part of society!”], 23 April 2015, …

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Discrimination & Hate Crimes

“The Constitutional Court affirms [lesbian] sexual relation visuals as 'perversion'”

Constitutional Court decided against the repeal of the law concerning “unnatural sexual behavior.” Homosexuality is still seen as a perversion.

Source: Diken, “Anayasa Mahkemesi, eşcinsel ilişki görüntülerini ‘sapkınlık’ olarak onadı” (“The Constitutional Court affirms sexual relation visuals as ‘perversion’”), 18 April 2015,

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Law & Politics

“Flash lesbian decision by the Constitutional Court”

The request to cancel the article of The Turkish Penal Code (TPC), which prescribes punishment against distributors of pornographic movies that involve “unnatural ways of sexual relationship such as anal, oral, gay, lesbian,” was discussed . 766 more words

Law & Politics

PETITION: Diversify the Curriculum at Colorado College

By Amairani Alamillo (‘16) & Han Sayles (‘15)

Dear President Tiefenthaler, Dean Wong & Faculty,

In recent years, Colorado College has made strides in becoming a more inclusive and diverse institution. 707 more words

The Monthly Rag

Why can't a character be written as asexual or aromantic by default?

This entry is for the March 2015 Carnival of Aces: Writing About Asexuality

I’ve written stories before, that didn’t have any romantic situations in them. 1,331 more words


but Jesus never mentioned gay people

A few years ago, a friend of mine put up a link on Facebook with the a title something like “Every Verse Where Jesus Talks about Homosexuality.” Puzzled, I clicked through … only to get a completely blank page, with nothing but the title. 928 more words