Archive for October, 2014

Today’s rally at the Kyrgyz Emabssy in D.C.

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and then the meeting inside with Embassy staff.


Afterwards, Michael Lavers gets Viachaslau Bortnik’s reflections on the hour long meeting with Kyrgyz Embassy staff about their proposed anti-gay legislation:



Washington D.C. Day(s) of Action for #WorldVsBank and #ReclaimPower. The World bank needs to STOP funding homophobia!  They should Safeguard People & The Planet, Not Corporate & Human Rights Abuses.

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Also had the please of listening to Simran Shaikh of India HIV/AIDS Alliance speak on National Coming Out Day for the #WorldVsBank Safeguard People & The Planet, Not Corporate & Human Rights Abuses campaign:


The flier read “We, the collective student body, believe that our university is filled with opportunity and promise. We are in complete opposition to policies that undermine CUA’s ability to flourish. We want your word, John Garvey, that you will lift The Catholic University of America to a higher level of academic esteem and return out school to a respectable position.”


Their stated mission: “To engage in meaningful deliberation with our University’s leadership and push for the implementation of serious reform in the areas of: academic freedom, students’ free speech, and the overall image of The Catholic University of America.”

Here is video and a few pics from #LIFTCUA’s March For Reform:


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Great long weekend in NYC back in September for the Climate. From Friday’s “A Queer Response to Climate Change” performances put on by Queers For The Climate, to Saturday’s Yes Men session at the Climate Convergence, to the People’s Climate March itself, and then the #FloodWallAction it was all good and energizing…


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