Category Archives: Take Action

Send a Letter to Ugandan Faith Leaders Re: Human Rights Violations

GOVERNMENTS AROUND THE WORLD TAKE ACTIONS AGAINST THE LGBT COMMUNITY Anti-Human Rights Actions in Uganda, Nigeria, India  This past Friday, the Parliament of Uganda passed legislation that further criminalizes the lives of LGBT people there.  The move came as a surprise to human rights organizations, but reflects a multi-year effort to enlist the Ugandan national

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Help a Prisoner of Conscience this Advent

Thanks for demanding Dhondup Wangchen’s release. The Chinese Government censored his documentary, threw him in jail and tortured him – but we will not stop calling for his freedom. The Chinese Government has heard your voice. Now, let Dhondup Wangchen know you support him by writing him a letter. Send your letter to: Dhondup Wangchen Qinghai Province

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A Way to Help Russian LGBTQ Community

PHOTO EXHIBITION AVAILABLE FOR 2014 DATES LIEBEration175: a personal queer performance art & collective memory documentation project CONCEPT: The project by took place in June 2012 on the grounds of Sachsenhausen Memorial in Oranienburg, Germany. As a social statement, it’s an experiment in identity politics (dis)-engagement and embodiment of collective trauma. As an artistic endeavor,

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Statement on anti-LGBT violence in Russia

Today we join our voices with many others calling for an end to the rampant violence against LGBT people in Russia. Reports of anti-LGBT violence continue to be received, including harassment, physical brutality and government condoned murder of LGBT people since Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law a bill banning the “propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations to minors.”  

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Moderator’s Public Policy Team Issues Call to Action In Aftermath of Trayvon Martin Verdict

On July 13th, a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17- year- old, walking home after purchasing a package of Skittles and some iced tea.  Zimmerman’s defense in the shooting rested, in part, on Florida’s “stand your ground” law, which allows a person to use deadly

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Urgent call for action on behalf of the National AIDS Housing Commission (NAHC)

HOPWA (Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS) Proposed for $32 Million Cut in House FY14 Appropriations – Act Now! In the House Transportation-Housing Urban Development (THUD) draft, HOPWA is recommended for funding at $300 million. This is a $32 million cut from the last year’s level of $332 million and a $15 million cut after sequestration

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Join the “ONE” campaign to defeat extreme poverty by 2030

Next week, some of the most powerful world leaders are meeting in Northern Ireland at the G8, and we could take real strides forward in our fight against extreme poverty. If we speak together as ONE, world leaders will do something extraordinary. Please join us in adding your voice to ONE’s call for action:

Lift Your Voice for Marriage Equality

Lift Your Voice for Marriage Equality Join the United for Marriage Rally March 26, 2013 On March 26-27, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider landmark cases that will determine if LGBT Americans will enjoy the freedom and equality under the law that is every American’s birthright.  These deliberations are coming amid a dramatic change in

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