human rights

Illinois Legalizes Gay Marriage

Washington State Bans Gay Conversion Therapy for Minors

On Wednesday, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill banning youth “conversion therapy,” according to…

Why I Won’t Shop This Friday:An open letter from a member of Blackout for Human Rights.

Blackout for Human Rights: Did the Campaign Keep Shoppers Home?

As retailers total up their sales from Black Friday 2014, early reports suggest that sales…

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[LIFE+TECH]4 Apps for Fighting Police Brutality

As the example of Ferguson, MO has shown us, sometimes those sworn to protect and…

[OPINION] In Defense of Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s Cuba Trip

I never thought I’d mention Beyoncé, Jay-Z, and geopolitics in the same sentence. But the…

Will Change in Leadership Bring Progress on Human Rights in Ethiopia?

Political opponents are arrested. Journalists have been imprisoned. “Tens of thousands of people” have been…

Another Trayvon Martin #EVERY36HOURS:Report Reveals Spike in “Extrajudicial” Killings

Last week the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement released an exhaustively researched study, “The Report on the Extrajudicial…