Diversity

George Floyd Facing the White-West

Before the trial began, Floyd family attorney Ben Crump blasted the idea that the trial would be a tough test for jurors. “We know that if George Floyd was a white American citizen, and he suffered this painful, tortuous death…

Invitation: Parliament of Planetary Citizenship

The discussion about the need to create a global governance of the common Earth starting from the peoples has been going on for a long time. Initiatives in this direction already exist and are very welcome. Saturday, 03/27/2021 02:00 PM…

Building a Planetary Citizen’s Parliament

Growing slowly, but steadily, the Multiconvergence of Global Networks continues to build bridges and promote common actions. Continuing our engagement at the World Social Forum in January, we are now planning a new meeting on March 27 to advance the…

‘LGBTQ rights have become a litmus test in Palestinian society’

The growing visibility of queer Palestinians poses a challenge to Arab political parties that are exploiting homophobia ahead of the Israeli election, says attorney and activist Fady Khoury. By Edo Konrad The Palestinian LGBTQ community isn’t used to being at…

Who can become a parent in France?

What’s at stake here is more than a legal technicality Written by Laila Le Guen, Chloe Matz Families that do not fit into the “traditional” cisgender heterosexual mold have existed for decades and have progressively gained acceptance in French society.…

Black Lives Still Don’t Matter in America

A welcome change in national leadership in the U.S. means little for the scourge of racism infecting the nation—unless words are matched by action. By Sonali Kolhatkar There is a scene in the new film “Judas and the Black Messiah,”…

Black History – My Present – Our Future

Prologue.   Just like you, I had to fight my way through millions of other sperm cells. Just like you, I grew and prospered for 9 months under the heart of one woman. Just like you, I entered the World…

From National to Transnational Threat, the White-West is on the Move

Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland’s confirmation hearing testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee was very significant given the present moment. In just a few minutes during his opening statement, Judge Garland covered the historical challenges faced by communities of color…

World Localization Day: Local Futures, Economics of Happiness

In 2020, people from 172 countries tuned into World Localization Day – an event that included contributions from Noam Chomsky, Russell Brand, Vandana Shiva and over 100 other voices. This is testimony to the fact that, wherever you look, positive…

77 Lashes for a Gay Couple in Indonesia

Troubling Trend of Anti-LGBT Actions Authorities in Indonesia’s Aceh province publicly flogged two gay men 77 times each on Thursday after a vigilante mob raided their apartment in November, allegedly caught them having sex, and handed them over to the…

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