Tag Archive for: human rights

‘Bisi Alimi, You Inspire Me’ : Teri Gender Bender

Bisi Alimi, You Inspire Me

Teri Gender Bender from Le Butcherettes writes about how Nigerian activist Bisi Alimi has been an inspiration to her mission to change the world.

“In Mexico, taxes don’t go to where they should go. They go into the pockets of the corrupt, therefore the country is surrounded in beautiful filth. It is a homophobic country where friends of mine had to hide their sexuality with the fear that they would be disowned by their family and fired from their jobs.”

Peter Tatchell, a courageous human-rights campaigner

Human Rights.

Adam Dawe from ditto writes about this month’s Campfire storytelling night, and its guest speaker, Peter Tatchell.

LGBT Heroes – Day 27

Peter Tatchell

Peter Tatchell selected for Polari Magazine’s list of LGBT Heroes. For UK LGBT History Month 2012.

“Peter Tatchell may seem like an obvious choice for our list of LGBT Heroes, but rightly so – he has dedicated his entire adult life to the cause, at times suffering life-threatening physical abuse. I defy anyone to challenge his place here.”

Hillary Clinton addresses LGBT Rights

Hillary Clinton addresses the Human Rights of LGBT people

In a speech delivered to the UN, the US Secretary of State champions LGBT rights.

Human rights are universal and cut across all religions and cultures.