You’ve Got Hate Mail

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How Islamophobia takes root online

The Hunger Games as Metaphor for Youth Oppression & Resistance

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I believe one of the litmus tests by which a society can be judged is the ways it treats its young people, for this opens a window projecting how that society operates generally.

Photo Essay: Speaking Out Brings Queer Youth Experience Into Focus

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“Straight? No. Gay? No. Those words don’t feel right. They aren’t Me. B:? Closer, but still not me. Queer . . . . . . . YES! I’m Queer! That’s Me!”

 Malala Yousafzai & Classroom Attendance

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Malala Yousafzai recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize and her influence on the love of learning.

While U.S. Expands Marriage Equality, Russia Hunts LGBT

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Equal rights are human rights. We all suffer if some of us are discriminated against and denied equality, and we all win if all have it.

Clean Potable Water a Human Right, Even in Detroit

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When water becomes a human right in a nation divided.

Why Didn’t I Try to Make the World a Better Place?

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Recent milestones in Saudi Arabia for disabled youth, and how those milestones have the potential to make the world a better place.

Brazilian Students Skirt Around Discriminatory Dress Code

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Looking for human rights advocates? Brazilian students are there!

Philadelphia’s Decriminalization of Marijuana is the Model to Follow.

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It is high time for a drug policy grounded in science, compassion, economics and health and human rights

Defending Women Doesn’t Make You Less of a Man

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James Michael Sama reminds us we’ve evolved and says it’s about time we started acting human.

UN Human Rights Council Keeps up its Bad Form on LGBT Rights

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A seemingly fleeting spat over the language of “family” betrays a disturbing trend towards the erosion of rights.

People On The Move: What To Do About All The Homeless People?

Kosovo Refugees

A travel experience caused Dr. Jed Diamond to reflect on the staggering amount of refugees and displaced persons in our world today.

Ruth Ginsburg’s Hobby Lobby Dissent… As Song!

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Jonathan Mann grabbed his guitar and beautifully captured a passage from Justice Ruth Ginsburg’s 35-page dissent of the recent Hobby Lobby decision.

Justice Versus Equality, Simplified

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What does equality really look like? Does it appear any different when compared to justice?

Here’s a List of What One Guy DID NOT Buy From TARGET Today

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The easiest way to create social change is to wield your consumer power wisely. Here’s one man setting out to do just that.

Bad Jokes and Predator Psyche

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Nannette Ricaforte on the importance of understanding the links between child pornography and human trafficking.