Archive for January, 2011

January 12, 2011

Apologies for Irregular Blogging

I have been working on deadline for one of my regular writing jobs which has resulted in a lack of  detailed blog entries. Once I am done soon ( I hope) the blog should return to a more comprehensive presence.

In the meantime if you are looking for in-depth coverage of human rights issues and other  interesting articles feel free to check out Pride in Utah and The New Civil Rights Movement for excellent information – heck , check them out anyhow.

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January 11, 2011

Ricky Martin’s New Video

Via Towleroad

Ricky Martin’s newest video marking a rather different approach to his music and a strong personal statement about his new openness. It probably won’t be his biggest selling song but it is worth a watch.

January 10, 2011

Honduras – News Alert from IGLHRC

Via IGLHRC

Three Murders in Two Weeks: Protest the Killings of LGBTI People in Honduras
01/10/2011

Read the Spanish translation »

Over the past two weeks, three travestis have been murdered in separate incidents in Honduras. In two of the incidents, the victims were set on fire either before or after their deaths. This means that in the past year and a half, there has been a total of now 31 the murders of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people in Honduras. Join the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) and the Honduran LGBTI organization Red Cattrachas in calling for immediate investigations and demanding state action to prevent future killings on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Full article and a chance to take action on their site here.

 

January 6, 2011

Quite Possibly The Best It Gets Better Video Yet

This mightn’t be the most polite It Gets Better video but it sure makes a point. I love the listing of famous LGBT people and the fact she tells all kids  that bullying is wrong.

Via @lezgetreal

January 5, 2011

It Gets Better – Gareth Thomas.mov

Gareth Thomas is notable as the world’s only current professional male athlete in a team sport who is openly gay. He currently plays rugby for the Crusaders …

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January 3, 2011

MOTHER OF SETH WALSH SPEAKS OUT ON ‘THE NATE BERKUS SHOW

via Towleroad

In this photo handout from The Nate Berkus Show, Nate Berkus surprises Wendy Walsh, the mother of 13-year old Seth Walsh who hanged himself this past September…

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