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Our civil rights are infringed upon every day in America. Our civil rights topics range from gay rights, abortion, women’s rights, transsexual rights, minorities rights to any disenfranchised groups that is continually oppressed by society or the government.

Wendy Davis Wins Legal Case Against Republicans’ Racist Gerrymandering

A Texas Federal District Court determined Wednesday that Wendy Davis and other plaintiffs had won their case against the new redistricting maps for Texas Senatorial elections.   The ramifications of this decision are broad in that the decision will curtail the racist redistricting plans...

We’re mad as hell, and we’re not gonna take it anymore

“All day, all week, occupy Wall Street”, “The people united can never be defeated”, “The whole world is watching”; these were just some of the rallying cries heard throughout downtown Manhattan as I attended the march on Wall Street on Oct 5th, 2011.  I...

Rick Santorum’s id Calls Barak Obama A Nigger

Watch Rick Santorum's Freudian slip in this video.  

I Am the Revolution Premiere

“I Am The Revolution” will make its World Premiere at DOC NYC tonight, Thursday, November 15th at 7:30pm the Cinepolis Chelsea (on 260 W 23rd St, between 7th and 8th Avenues) with a press screening last Wednesday, November 7th at 10am at the IFC Center(on Sixth...

Margaret Cho: Doing It Her Way

Margaret Cho is the ultimate iconoclast. Without her, the comedy world, and the World at large would be a much more boring and far less insighful place.  Not to mention the inroads she forged for so many female comedians, Asian comedians, and other “outsider” ...

America Ferrera in Garland Tuesday to Stoke Votes

  America Ferrera and Friends to join Battleground Texas for Get-Out-The-Vote events this week   America Ferrera and Friends partnering with grassroots group to engage voters, tap into unprecedented excitement to support North Texas candidates   DALLAS – As early voting continues for one of the most momentous midterm cycles in recent...

Closeted: A Southern Epidemic

It was a warm, spring day in northern Mississippi when I asked my brother’s friend to humor me with an impromptu photo shoot. Despite his insecurities, he obliged, pulled off his shirt, and let me click away, never once saying anything inappropriate about his...

Marriage Equality For All, and The Politicians Who Wash Their Records With It

Fear, hatred, and religious dogma… It amazes me that this far into the civilized human condition we are still debating whether or not some of us deserve to have rights that most of us enjoy.  In America there is a distinct hatred for the GLBT...

An Autonomy of Self

The United States lags behind in social progress as many countries regulate and legalize prostitution. In 2003, the United States Supreme Court oversaw Lawrence v. Texas, ruling to legalize sodomy in the entire nation. Justice Kennedy remarked, "Liberty presumes an autonomy of self that includes...

The Truth About Race

So often people are concerned with race. In America, it is a most volatile subject, one that causes hate crimes, murders, hatred, bigotry, prejudice, discrimination and many other horrible consequences. To be concerned with race does not necessarily make one a “racist” per se....