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image The Electoral College Giveth, And The Electoral College Can Taketh Away 480_antitrumpsigns-edgelongbeach_1.jpg by Ben Rosenfeld
Elijah Berg’s viral petition calling on electors to make Clinton President over Trump is no more outlandish than the result we got: coronating a rapey, racist, misogynistic, transphobic, homophobic, xenophobic, thin-skinned, Narcissist whose very being is a threat to the dignity and safety of millions of people at home and abroad....
Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 6:40PM
image #DisruptJ20: Call for a bold mobilization against the inauguration of Donald Trump 480_no-peaceful-transition-disrupt-j20_1.jpg by NO PEACEFUL TRANSITION
We call on all people of good conscience to join in disrupting the ceremonies....
Posted: Fri Nov 11, 2016 3:23PM
text Chelsea Manning Punishment for Suicide Attempt is Cruel and Inhumane by Amnesty International
A prison disciplinary board has sentenced Chelsea Manning, who is currently serving a 35-year sentence at the United States Penitentiary in Leavenworth, to 14 days in solitary confinement following her suicide attempt in July....
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 12:46PM
audio Lyn Archer speaks about New Orleans City proposed shut-down of French Quarter Strip Clubs (audio/mpeg 33.6mb) by WTUL News & Views
In-studio interview with Lyn Archer, New Orleans resident and stripper, on proposed shut-down of more than half of French Quarter Strip Clubs....
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 7:45AM
audio Dawn Collins on RootsCampLA 2016 (audio/mpeg 10.5mb) by wtul news
We talked to Dawn Collins about Roots Camp LA, a day long unconference at UNO Student Center this Saturday, June 25th, for progressive activists to gather and share stories of success organizing at the statewide level. This year's program includes a networking night friday at Kajun's on St Claude, and Saturday night spoken word....
Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2016 5:25AM
text Indonesian Atrocities against Gays by Can we get a protest going?
FYI: Indonesian Consulate General in San Francisco 1111 Columbus Avenue San Francisco, CA United States TELEPHONE: (415) 474.9571 FAX: (415) 441-4320 HEAD OF MISSION: Mr Asianto Sinambela, Consul General...
Posted: Mon Feb 29, 2016 8:38PM
audio Conversations in Color Featuring Alexis De Veaux and Janet Mock (audio/mpeg 2.1mb) by WTUL News & Views
Conversations in Color, an intimate discussion on Black Feminism, Sexuality, Intersectionality, Emergent Strategy and Afrofuturism featuring Alexis De Veaux, 2015 Lambda Literary Best Lesbian Fiction award winner, and Janet Mock, Trans-advocate and MSNBC So Popular Talk Show Host....
Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2016 9:41PM
text Task Force Urges Pope Francis to Practice "Golden Rule" for LGBTQ People and Families by via National LGBTQ Task Force
Washington, DC, September 24, 2015 — The National LGBTQ Task Force is urging Pope Francis to practice the “Golden Rule” for LGBTQ people and their families. The Pope emphasized the often quoted axiom in his address to a joint session of the US Congress—but went on to implicitly criticize marriage equality and reproductive rights, issues of vital importance to LGBTQ people and their allies....
Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2015 12:01PM
audio Dr. Alexis Pauline Gumbs & Almah LaVon on Dark Sciences: A People Of Color Dream Retreat (audio/mpeg 38.4mb) by WTUL News & Views
This is the first convening of a queer-black-feminist imagined collective dreaming house for people of color....
Posted: Wed Jul 8, 2015 7:17AM
audio Girls Rock New Orleans, June 8th-13th 2015 (audio/mpeg 3.2mb) by Jesse Rafert
Girls Rock! New Orleans brings together volunteer instructors and female and female identifying kids to create an explosive showcase of talent and inspiration! From June 8th- 13th, kids learn new instruments, form bands, and attend workshops about music, art, and social justice....
Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 5:12PM
audio Girls Rock New Orleans 2015 (audio/mpeg 9.5mb) by wtulnews
Li and Saiya join us to talk about Girls Rock New Orleans, June 8th and on this summer at NOCCA. The performance will be on June 13th, and a fundraiser is tomorrow, at 5pm at Clouet Gardens....
Posted: Fri May 15, 2015 9:16AM
audio Interview with LOUD Queer Youth Theater participants Latreece Reed, Nicky Cao, and Joriel (audio/mpeg 16.4mb) by WTUL News and Views
Gahiji Barrow interviews members of LOUD, the Queer Youth Theater project based in New Orleans today. They discuss their upcoming performance, Pursuit of Justice, which will take place at the Mid City Theater this weekend. Also bring up topics of how queer youth interact with the police and feel about the police in New Orleans and what the group has brought to their lives....
Posted: Wed May 13, 2015 6:49AM
audio Last Call: New Orleans Dyke Bar History Project (audio/mpeg 10.9mb) by WTUL News and Views
Erin Roussel and Bonnie Gamble speak about Last Call, the New Orleans Dyke Bar History Project, and a new podcast they will be presenting in the coming weeks....
Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 7:30AM
image Philippine Women’s Coalitions Launch 18 Days of Activism against Violence 120_1-kababaihan-women-philippines-iwd.jpg by sentro
On the eve of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (VAW), which marks the start of the 18 Days of Activism Against VAW, women’s groups held a press conference and rally in front of the US Embassy. The coalitions announced today that they unite in focusing on the call for justice for Jennifer Laude during this 18-day campaign period which starts on November 25, and will sustain the campaign until justice is served....
Posted: Wed Dec 3, 2014 3:52AM
audio WTUL News & Views interview with Jessica Callahan of PATOIS film fest (audio/mpeg 7.3mb) by WTUL News & Views (New Orleans, LA)
Interview with PATOIS film fest director Jessica Callan...
Posted: Fri Nov 14, 2014 7:30AM
image Philippines: Lawmakers studying the filing of bill against hate crimes 120_2014-justice-jennifer-laude-lgbt-human-rights-philippines.jpg by Akbayan (Citizens Action Party)
A pair of reform-oriented lawmakers has expressed plans to file a critical measure that could curb hate-motivated crimes and violence directed at the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community....
Posted: Sat Oct 25, 2014 6:19PM
image Fatal encounter: Jennifer Laude meets US Marine Corps 120_24-october-2014-justice-for-jennifer-laude-lgbt.jpg by Walden Bello
PHILIPPINES: As I peered at Jennifer Laude’s serene face in the open casket, I saw the wound on her forehead that was barely concealed by the mortician’s make up. I did not see the bruises on her neck and shoulders, but a person familiar with the autopsy said they were severe....
Posted: Tue Oct 21, 2014 4:42AM
image Philippine Labor Party demands turnover of US Marine suspect in transgender killing 120_2014-rp-us-balikatan-exercise-edca.jpg by Labor Party - Philippines
Partido Manggagawa (PM) [Labor Party - Philippines] condemns the killing of transgender woman, Jeffrey Serdoncillo Laude a.k.a. Jennifer Laude, allegedly by a US Marine participating in the Balikatan exercise in Olongapo City 11p.m. of October 11....
Posted: Wed Oct 15, 2014 10:32PM
image U.S. Marine Suspected in Killing of Transgender Filipina 120_2014-lgbt-jennifer-laude-edca-philippines.jpg by Akbayan (Citizens Action Party)
Akbayan sends letter to US Ambassador demanding the surrender of PFC Joseph Scott Pemberton...
Posted: Wed Oct 15, 2014 6:20AM
text Gambia: President should reject homophobic law by Amnesty International
President Yahya Jammeh of Gambia should not sign a new Criminal Code amendment that would increase the punishment for “aggravated homosexuality” to life in prison, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said on September 9. The measure would further add to the climate of fear for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people in Gambia....
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 12:54AM