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HOW TO HELP TORTURED GAY MEN IN CHECHNYA

We can’t allow this to continue. A petition has also been launched by change.org and signed by tens of thousands of people.

It demands a full investigation of all the facts and unlawful repression in Chechnya of the LGBT population and calls for punishment for the ‘guilty parties’ and the end to the practice of extra-judicial violence.

You can sign that here.

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THIS SAVES LIVES AND IT WILL ONLY TAKE A FEW MINUTES

Ready to support our trans brothers and sisters and GNC siblings today?
Call!

U.S. Dept of Justice : 202-353-1555
U.S. Dept of Education : 800-872-5327

If you’re a New Yorker,
Senator Schumer : 914-734-1532
Senator Gillabrand : 315-376-6118

And this is all you have to say :
“Hi, my name is [NAME] and I’m a constituent from [CITY, ZIP].
I’m calling to express my opposition to President Trump’s reversal of Obama’s executive order allowing transgender students to use bathrooms based on their gender identities. The real threat to school safety is not transgender students in bathrooms, but discriminatory policies that stigmatize vulnerable children and teens.
Thank you for your hard work answering the phones.”

There may be extended hold times but stay on the line!
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Iceland becomes the first country to require companies  prove they’re paying all genders equally

  • Iceland just made history by becoming the first country in the world to require companies to prove they pay their employees equally regardless of gender. Fittingly, the Icelandic government announced the new legislation on International Women’s Day. 
  • According to the Associated Press, the Icelandic government will introduce legislation to Parliament later this month that will require any business with more than 25 employees to obtain a certificate confirming that they pay all employees equally for equal work. 
  • Similar certificate programs exist in other countries and in one U.S. state, Minnesota. But Iceland will reportedly be the first country to mandate a certificate for both public and private companies. Read more (3/9/17 11:52 AM