Tag: Human Rights

Remembering Dr. King

Some of us who have already begun to break the silence of the night have found that the calling to speak is often a vocation of agony, but we must speak. We must speak with all the humility that is…

Is Refusing Bed Rest a Crime?

I don’t believe it is, but then, I don’t believe pregnant woman are incubators for the state’s fetuses either. Others disagree, as evidenced in this case unfolding in the First District Court of Appeals in Tallahassee, Fla. Samantha Burton was…

Acts and Consequences

American Evangelicals are apparently shocked that their anti-gay activism in Uganda — which mostly involves telling Ugandans that gay men sodomize boys and that homosexuals have a nefarious plot to destroy society as we know it — has actually been…

Reclaiming the Lucidity of Our Hearts

Via little light, below is a video of Filipina trans activist Sass Rogando Sasot giving an incredible, impassioned speech on transgender rights before an assembly of the United Nations. The speech was delivered on December 10, and entitled “Reclaiming the…