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World Affairs Council Hosts Pakistani Activists

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The World Affairs Council will host activists and social media experts from Pakistan. Learn about the impact of social media in the 21st century. ...
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Hong Kong Dad Hopes His Daughter Will Turn Heterosexual Naturally

Hong Kong Dad Hopes His Daughter Will Turn Heterosexual Naturally
When Cecil Chao found out about his daughter Gigi's marriage to her partner of eight years, he publicly denied the union and retorted by offering $500 million Hong Kong dollars to the man who could convince her to marry him. ...
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Moscow Bans Gay Pride Events and Public Gatherings Until the Year 2112

Moscow Bans Gay Pride Events and Public Gatherings Until the Year 2112
Moscow has banned Gay Pride events until the year 2112. ...
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It’s Time to Carry the Water

It’s Time to Carry the Water
I suggest we need something big to shake us, to bring us together: I suggest we need a revival. We need a good old-fashioned awakening of our soul as a community - as a global community - that is concerned about the bigger picture of inequality. ...
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Strong, Kaoma, Stern Emerge Leaders at the World Affairs Council Gay Rights as Human Rights Presentation

Strong, Kaoma, Stern Emerge Leaders at the World Affairs Council Gay Rights as Human Rights Presentation
A confident and collected Strong entered the stage to demand equality supporters write more than just a check to an organization they know nothing about, asking the crowd, “Are we apathetic? Have we lost motivation? Why aren't we more engaged?” ...
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International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission Appoints Jessica Stern to Replace Cary Alan Johnson

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission Appoints Jessica Stern to Replace Cary Alan Johnson
Jessica Stern is a recognized voice in the international human rights community. She is IGLHRC’s representative at world bodies, including the United Nations. ...
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Human Rights Advocates Worldwide Hail Argentina’s Historic Gender Identity Law

Human Rights Advocates Worldwide Hail Argentina’s Historic Gender Identity Law
In Argentina, human rights advocates worldwide are celebrating the passage of the most progressive gender identity law in history. The law gives self-identified trans people access to critical ...
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World Affairs Council of Seattle will Host Forum on Gay Rights as Human Rights

World Affairs Council of Seattle will Host Forum on Gay Rights as Human Rights
The World Affairs Council of Seattle will present Jessica Stern, Program Director of the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, and Dr. Kapya Kaoma, Project Director at Political Research Associates, on May 15 from 6 – 8:30pm at Seattle’s Center for Spiritual Living. ...
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