Negotiating for Cessation of Persecution of LGBT People in Iran


It’s no secret, the LGBT community faces adversity world-wide. Not the least of which places, Iran.

Alan Turing Helped Save the World


…and they persecuted him.

Pope Francis’s Opportunity to Heal

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Pope Francis’ attitude towards homosexual priests is the first step on the path to healing the relations between the Catholic church and the LGBT community. But there’s still more work to do.

The Wrong Kind of Muslim: An Excerpt


An untold story of persecution and perseverance, by Qasim Rashid

Men are Being Sexually Assaulted in the Military, But Nobody is Talking About it

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Our Soldiers are being raped…by our Soldiers.

An Open Letter to U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz


Jesse Kornbluth’s very frank letter for the prosecutor he believes was persecuting Aaron Swartz.

What Is the True Measure of a Man?


We can’t choose our fathers, but we can find our own role models, says Donald D’Haene, who found inspiration in the real and scripted lives of Sidney Poitier.

Running: A Poem


David Karpel tells an American story of persecution and flight: a family that can’t stop running.

An Education in Inequality


What Tim Brown has learned from the Penn State scandal about institutional racism.