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Chris Christie Just Said No to Religious Right to Discriminate Laws  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
New Jersey Governor and GOP presidential hopeful Chris Christie broke away from the Republican nominee pack this week and made a statement against religious right to discriminate laws. Christie, speaking on the campaign trail at the Iowa Soapbox event on Saturday, August 22, decided to touch on the current gay rights question: whether private businesses operating in the […] ...
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Posted:  8/29 12:00am
Seat belt not necessary in Budapest  »  Things I can't tell boyfriend number 1
A few days after we visited Prague, me and boyfriend K arrive at the main railway station in Budapest. I had visited Budapest once before in the 1990's with boyfriend number 1 (a.k.a. ex-boyfriend S), but that would have been around 20 years ago. I am definitely interested to see what the city is like these days. The main taxi queue at the railway station looks very long, so since we don't have a lot of luggage, we head onto the street and start walking towards the hotel where we'll be staying."There's a couple of taxis parked on ...
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Posted:  8/28 6:45pm
Watch Sierra Leone’s Last Known Ebola Patient Celebrate Being Well!  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
Sierra Leone’s last known hospital patient to be treated for Ebola was released this week in what has been described as a massive victory against the outbreak. Forty year-old Adama Sankoh was released on August 24 amid a chorus of singing and dancing as she and the hospital staff celebrated what may be Sierra Leone’s final […] ...
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Posted:  8/28 12:00am
A Key Carbon Offset Program May Have Increased Emissions!  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
A central part of the UN’s carbon emission reduction program has been the carbon credit scheme. But a new review of that process reveals that, rather than reducing carbon emissions, countries abusing that system may have produced millions of tons of extra emissions. The problem centers around the only binding international environmental agreement to tackle climate change known as the […] ...
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Posted:  8/27 7:30pm
‘Visual Inspection’ to Assess a Child’s Gender? It Could Be Coming to South Dakota  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
South Dakota schools recently adopted a policy allowing trans children to play on high school sports teams according to their gender expression as opposed to their birth assigned sex. Now, a group of GOP lawmakers is trying to undermine that with a law that would mean sex is defined in schools by birth certificates and […] ...
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Posted:  8/26 9:00pm
One Million Moms Is Going After a Teenage Girl for Being Trans and Awesome  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
The religious conservative group One Million Mums has gone after many a target, including Marvel and Archie comics, Ellen DeGeneres and JCPenny. Now though, the American Family Association-offshoot has crossed a line by going after trans teenager Jazz Jennings. Fourteen year-old Jennings has been in the media spotlight since she was 11 when she was profiled by […] ...
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Posted:  8/26 5:00pm
Birds Turn Up the Volume to Be Heard Over Our Noise Pollution  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
For a long time now we’ve known that noise pollution is a big problem for our urban birds, but new research shows that birds might not just be able to adapt their songs over time, but can do it as the noise ramps up. A research team lead by Caitlin Kight, a behavioral ecologist at the […] ...
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Posted:  8/25 10:30pm
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Posted:  8/25 5:15am
In the Future, Treating Head Lice Could Be a Real Headache  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
The problem of insects becoming resistant to agricultural pesticides has been well-documented, but scientists are warning this problem may now be affecting another area of our lives: the effectiveness of our head lice treatment. Researchers at Southern Illinois University say that head lice samples they analyzed show that lice in 25 U.S. states have developed resistance to the head […] ...
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Posted:  8/24 7:30pm
7 Ways You Might be Going Wrong With Your Contact Lenses  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
The latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that the vast majority of people using contact lenses are making at least one critical error when using their lenses or caring for them, something that increases the risk of eye infection and even vision loss. The new nationwide study of 1,000 contact lens […] ...
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Posted:  8/24 11:00pm
Illinois’ Republican Governor Signs Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy for Kids  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
Despite facing pressure from the religious right, Illinois’ Republican Governor has signed a ban on putting young people under the age of 18 through reparative or change therapy that purports to alter their sexual orientation. The legislation, known as HB217, declares that efforts to change the sexual orientation of a minor are tantamount to fraud and […] ...
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Posted:  8/24 9:00pm
A Cultural Libertarian? I Guess I Am  »  Walk This World With Me
After I got off my "EQUAL MARRIAGE NOW!!!" kick I got on to my "Ugh! New Purtians are the worst" kick. From the desperately rubbish lose the lad's mags campaign through to persecuting innocent young people off of university campuses, the new Puritans have been pushing further and further into our lives.Breitbart (yes I know) has a wonderful article today about the "Rise of the Cultural Libertarians". I have to say that, despite it being a little too fawning in its praise of the movement, I found myself nodding at every "belief" it described.Yes, many of the Cultural Libertarians ...
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Posted:  8/24 9:45pm
The Latest Herbicide Scare: Here’s What You Need to Know  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
Two scientists have spoken out in the New England Journal of Medicine saying that the EPA’s continued support for the herbicide glyphosate, better known as the major component of Roundup, may be putting people at risk. Are these claims credible, and if so what should happen next? The researchers, Doctor Philip Landrigan, Dean for Global Health at the Mount Sinai Medical […] ...
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Posted:  8/23 5:00pm