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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.

Discriminatory Redistricting OK With Supreme Court

  WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Abbott v. Perez: “The decision by five justices of the Supreme Court to silence the voices of Latino...

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...

Conservatives Scientifically Proven as Stupid & Racist

So how many times have you said, at a dinner party or during a political discussion, how stupid Republicans and racists are ?  Well now you have scientific proof. Researchers from Ontario, Canada’s Brock University have come to the same conclusion that most liberals have asserted...

Gay Marriage, Marijuana Proponents See Victory in Election

Proponents of same-sex marriage and legalized marijuana use gained ground in ballot initiatives across the United States Tuesday. The northeastern state of Maine and the mid-Atlantic state of Maryland became the first two states to approve gay marriage through a popular vote. Six U.S. states...

Obama “evolved” into supporting Gay Marriage Today

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Today, President Obama announced his support for gay marriage. He said that after years of "struggling" to come to terms with his belief that civil-unions would be sufficient for gays and lesbians, he has not realized that true equality includes not only the same rights...

UN Concerned About Homophobia and Transphobia, Calls on Countries to End Violence and Discrimination

  On International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO) that was celebrated on May 17, Ms. Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, called on countries to "repeal discriminatory laws and ban discriminatory practices" against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, as...

The Tea Party’s Not Racist? Really?

Listen to a Tea Party leader in Arkansas tell this "black" joke to the audience and hear their subsequent laughter. http://www.mootmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Teapartyracist.mp3 “A black kid asks his mom, ‘Mama, what’s a democracy?’ “‘Well, son, that be when white folks work every day so us po’ folks can get...

Trayvon Martin: His Shooter’s Intentions

Intentions?             “He’s got his hand in his waistband and he’s a black male,” George Zimmerman told the 9-1-1 dispatcher.             Do not follow him, the dispatcher advised Zimmerman.             Zimmerman followed...

Editor’s Letter – Race Issue

The complexities of race are something that I personally understand and feel I have a unique perspective on.  I am biracial (half German and half African-American), whom is often perceived as either Hispanic or Middle Eastern.   As a result of this combination, I...

Trayvon Martin killed by single gunshot fired from ‘intermediate range,’ autopsy shows

Florida teenager Trayvon Martin died from a single gunshot wound to the chest fired from “intermediate range,” according to an autopsy report reviewed Wednesday by NBC News.