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Miss America Advocates for Prison Reform

New York, N.Y.  Recently I was surprised to meet Miss America following her rousing speech on the rights of prisoners and their families to a particularly well-heeled crowd at the church-turned-ballroom known as 583 Park Avenue. The event was The Osborne Association‘s 2012 Annual Lighting the Way Breakfast. Although I have heard of the organization through […]

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Nepal Plans to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Kathmandu, Nepal.   It wasn’t until Bhakti Shah, 32, was working as an instructor for the Nepalese army in 2002 that she decided to act on her feelings for another woman. Shah was training new soldiers and says she fell in love with a trainee, Durga Thapa, who is in her mid-20s. Bhakti Shah and Durga […]

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U.S. Rep. Maloney on Abhorrent Anti-Gay Legislation in Uganda

U.S. Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney knows wrong when she sees it.Here, testifying in Congress on Uganda’s Abhorrent Anti-Gay Legislation. The first letter was to Barack Obama, asking our President to speak out publicly against this proposed legislation to bring further attention to the issue. The second letter was to Ugandan President Museveni, urging him to […]

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