#Human rights

  • Article: Taiwan Becomes First Country in Asia to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage
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    Taiwan Becomes First Country in Asia to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

    By Joe McCarthy|May 17, 2019

    "We took a big step towards true equality.” Read more

  • Article: Gay Pride Crackdown: 4 Things to Know About LGBTQ Rights in Cuba
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    Gay Pride Crackdown: 4 Things to Know About LGBTQ Rights in Cuba

    By Joe McCarthy|May 16, 2019

    The country has made progress in recent years, but a backlash could be brewing. Read more

  • Article: George Clooney Calls for Boycott of Brunei-Linked Hotels After Country’s Plan to Stone LGBTQ People
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    George Clooney Calls for Boycott of Brunei-Linked Hotels After Country’s Plan to Stone LGBTQ People

    By Joe McCarthy|March 29, 2019

    "Are we really going to help fund the murder of innocent citizens?" Read more

  • Article: Why Experts Say Tucker Carlson Is Totally Wrong About Child Marriage
    Girls & Women

    Why Experts Say Tucker Carlson Is Totally Wrong About Child Marriage

    By Joe McCarthy|March 11, 2019

    Thousands of girls get married in the US each year. Read more

  • Article: 33 Sex Trafficking Arrests Made Following Super Bowl Crackdown
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    33 Sex Trafficking Arrests Made Following Super Bowl Crackdown

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 1, 2019

    Advocacy groups dispute the claim that the Super Bowl causes more human trafficking. Read more

  • Article: 5 Ways You Can Take Action on Human Rights Day
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    5 Ways You Can Take Action on Human Rights Day

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 10, 2018

    “We are born ‘free and equal,’ but millions of people on this planet do not stay free and equal.” Read more

  • Article: Time Person of the Year Nominees Exemplify Human Rights, Gender Equality
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    Time Person of the Year Nominees Exemplify Human Rights, Gender Equality

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Dec. 10, 2018

    From the President of South Korea to the Christine Blasey Ford. Read more

  • Article: Amnesty International Strips Myanmar Leader of Human Rights Award
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    Amnesty International Strips Myanmar Leader of Human Rights Award

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 13, 2018

    “We will continue to fight for justice and human rights in Myanmar.” Read more