Archive for: Civil Rights

Olisa Agbakoba: Can National Conference provide legal basis for new Nigerian Constitution?

Olisa Agbakoba: Can National Conference provide legal basis for new Nigerian Constitution?

by Olisa Agbakoba, SAN  The Late Aka-Bashorun, my most illustrious predecessor, as President of Nigerian Bar Association, the first to clearly articulate the need for a Sovereign National Conference,...

 

Florist refuses to do wedding for long-time gay customers because of Jesus Christ

Florist refuses to do wedding for long-time gay customers because of Jesus Christ

A Richland, Wash. couple is still trying to make sense of what they say were the hurtful, discriminatory actions by their favorite florist. For nearly a decade, Robert Ingersoll and his partner,...

 

Ugandan pastor uses banana on TV to demonstrate gay sex and claims lesbians have sex with cucumbers

The Reverend Martin Ssempa, a homophobic pastor in Uganda who is well known for his lectures against homosexuality has stunned television viewers in Uganda by demonstrating with fruit and vegetables...

 

Hate Crime: Lesbian viciously attacked by girlfriend’s brother (GRAPHIC PHOTO)

An Alabama woman is recovering after allegedly being attacked by her girlfriend’s brother over Thanksgiving weekend. Though details of the case are continuing to emerge, NBC affiliate Local...

 

Rev. Jesse Jackson ‘heartbroken’ over son’s resignation from US Congress due to mental illness

Rev. Jesse Jackson ‘heartbroken’ over son’s resignation from US Congress due to mental illness

Jesse Jackson is heartbroken over his son’s troubles because there is ‘nothing worse than when you can’t fix something for your kid’, friends have revealed. The civil rights campaigner...

 

Transgender teen allegedly denied access to men’s room sparking controversy

Transgender teen allegedly denied access to men’s room sparking controversy

by Rachel Ogbu   James Spencer, 16, a transgender student from Canada has allegedly been barred from using the men’s restroom at school because he was born a girl. His school’s...

 

TICKER: #InCaseYouMissedIt: Rev Jesse Jackson arrested

Rev. Jesse Jackson has not retired his marching boots. In response to an Illinois factory’s move, Rev. Jesse Jackson joined a number of people outside of the factory to protest the move. Police...

 

Joel Osteen says being straight is ‘not a choice’, but maintains being gay is a sin (VIDEO)

Conservative televangelist Joel Osteen went on national television this morning and admitted that his own sexual orientation is not a choice — despite maintaining consistently in previous...