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The Lantern Bearers


The Lantern Bearers

by Rosemary Sutcliffe

illustrated by Charles Keeping

Age: 12 +

Interests: history, British history, war, violence, Vikings, Romans, slavery 908 more words


Quando non ci saranno più' Elefanti

Che faremo quando non ci saranno più’ Elefanti?.

Voglio dire completamente. Tutti morti. Uccisi. Distrutti. Annientati. Che faremo allora? Per favore, leggete  il bellissimo articolo (National Geographic) di Bryan Christy con le fotografie di Brent Stirton sui… 145 more words


Lawsuit filed on behalf of trans inmate

MACON, Ga. — The Southern Poverty Law Center last week filed a federal lawsuit against the Georgia Department of Corrections on behalf of a transgender woman who claims she has been denied medical care and sexually assaulted by inmates at a men’s prison where she is serving her sentence. 142 more words


Families must end LGBT violence in Asia

BANGKOK – Some of those most guilty of violence and discrimination against gays, lesbians and transgender people in Asia are their families, which must instead play a key role in improving LGBT rights, activists from the region said. 287 more words


Mexicanos en Exilio Press Conference, Wednesday, Feb 25, Offices of Carlos Spector

(Summary in English)

The Mexicans in Exile organization will hold a press conference Wed Feb 25 at the Offices of Carlos Spector. The group will discuss violence in the Valle de Juarez and the fact that government forces have allowed criminal groups to exercise control over the region and its residents. 430 more words

Ciudad Juárez

Ekklesía Antínoou: Elevating the Beloved Dead

Though I am not an official member of the Ekklesía Antínoou, I am a devotee of Antinoüs and the Tetrad++ nonetheless. As P. Sufenas Virius Lupus asks, … 38 more words


ISIS and Authority by Kecia Ali

Last week, Graeme Wood caused quite a stir with his article “What ISIS Really Wants.” It focused on the apocalyptic religious vision of the group and contended that ISIS was, as a scholar quoted in the article put it, “smack in the middle of the medieval tradition,” including on the things most shock and repulse observers, such as slavery. 901 more words