A year ago today, you, me, and 24 million people defeated SOPA and Internet censorship. It was the largest online protest ever. It was amazing! Today, a lot of friends from the SOPA fight are declaring January 18th “Internet Freedom Day,” and we want your help starting a new holiday tradition where we share stuff on the web that shouldn’t, or can’t ever, be censored. Each...read more
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Let’s take a look at the impact of decriminalizing prostitution in New Zealand. They have allowed decriminalized prostitution since 2003. Below is a summary of recent news reports on the topic. Please go to original article to read ARTICLE LINKS: A review of our posted articles (see Get Informed-News-Prostitution-NZ) illustrates what decriminalization of prostitution has done and is...read more
Why a Day for Girls? â€œWe want to be seen as equals, in the eyes of others AND in our own eyes.” Why a day just for girls? Because girls can save the world. And we deserve a bigger part of it. A Dozen Reasons As girls, we experience inequality in every aspect of our lives. There are a billion reasons why we need the Day of the Girl, but letâ€™s start with just a dozen (all are...read more
“But thereâ€™s something else front and center to our particular brand of misery. We are a nation of miserable optimists. We believe everything is possible and if you donâ€™t have it all, from the perfect body to profound wealth, the fault is yours. When people suffer in this countryâ€”from, say, foreclosures and bankruptcies due to the destruction of our economy by the...read more
Can naming a deadly crime help prevent it? Aaron Shulman December 29, 2010 | 12:00 am During the last decade, Guatemala has experienced an epidemic of woman-killing. The bodies are everywhere: turning up in ditches on the side of the road, on the curbs of city streets, and in wooded ravines, often with signs of mutilation and rape. Over 5,000 women have been murdered in the tiny country during...read more