ART 308 at Saint Mary's College of Maryland with instructor Fereshteh Toosi

Saturday, February 24, 2007

gay rights in the news

A federal judge in Boston has dismissed a suit by two families who wanted to stop a Massachusetts town and its public school system from teaching their children about gay marriage, court documents show. LINK.

There is some terrifying legislation that may soon be passed in Nigeria. Essentially it strips away all rights from homosexuals, and goes a step further to basically deny them the right to express themselves, congregate, and basically exist. Call/write your senators to let them know you are concerned about this. Unfortunately, discrimination against gays is still widely accepted (even promoted?) around the world (and here too). There are some pretty fundamental human rights being violated here. Read more:

1 comment:

Matt said...

that makes me incredibly happy, and restores an ounce of faith in our legal system to uphold the law over personal belief.