Real Friends Interrupt You When You Are Making A Mistake

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 16:42:10 +0000

Attacking marginalized people is never cool or funny. Attacking the people who support them is also uncool. Elon Musk’s recent tweet did both of these things, regardless of whether he meant to do that

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Climate Breakdown: Decision-Makers, We Need You To Wake Up!

Credit to Author: The Beam| Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2019 08:00:10 +0000

Women's Major GroupClimate change is a feminist issue. Or really, to be more specific, climate change is an issue of patriarchy, racism, and exploitation. And if feminists care about these things, then we really need to care about climate change

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Hontiveros debunks ‘I love my LGBT friends but…’ statements

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 03:12:10 +0000

Hontiveros’ Sona wish list: End to EJKs, De Lima’s freedom

MANILA, Philippines — “I love my LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) friends but…” One may have heard this statement whether be it from a friend, overheard from a conversation at a cafe, or randomly read in a Facebook post.  But for Senator Risa Hontiveros, loving a friend who is a part of the LGBT community […]

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Sotto on ‘straight’ sharing toilets with LGBT: Get a reality check first

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 07:29:41 +0000

MANILA,  Philippines — Those proposing that members of the LGBTQIA+ community be allowed to share toilets with straight people must have a reality check first. Senate President  Vicente “Tito” Sotto III gave this unsolicited advice on Friday  as the arrest of transgender woman Gretchen Diez sparked debate whether they should be allowed to use women’s toilets. LGBTQIA+ refers to […]

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QC mayor to meet Pride Council after arrest of transgender inside mall

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 07:46:12 +0000

QC mayor to meet Pride Council after arrest of transgender inside mall

MANILA, Philippines — Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte said Thursday she will meet with the QC Pride Council (QCPC) on Friday following an incident where a a transgender woman was arrested inside a mall for entering a comfort room for women. Belmonte explained that the meeting would revolve around the implementation of the city’s Gender […]

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