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Global Quickies: Permission for Pregnancy, Street Harassment, and Police Violence in Turkey Pride

LATIN AMERICA (From Mary) “As an increasing number of women enter the workforce in Latin America — more than 70 million in the last two decades — they are beginning …

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Global Quickies: Marriage Equality Around the World, Transgender Rights in Norway, and an Alt Med Doctor Running the Show in Tasmania

WORLD Since we’re celebrating yesterday’s good, here’s a very nice video of how marriage equality has been gaining ground around the world in the past 15 years. WORLD “A volley …

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Obama Acknowledges Value of Secular Humanism, Social Justice, and Interfaith Activism

Obama was on the WTF with Marc Maron podcast this week, and they started with a phenomenal discussion about race, social justice values, and interfaith work. It’s a great segment, …

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This photo taken on June 7, 2015 shows the projected image of a Buddha statue in Bamiyan that had been destroyed by the Taliban in 2001. The initiative to visually restore the destroyed antiquities was dreamt up by Chinese couple Zhang Xinyu and Liang Hong, who are travelling through countries on the historic Silk Road route.  AFP PHOTO / Kamran Shafayee        (Photo credit should read KAMRAN SHAFAYEE/AFP/Getty Images)
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Global Quickies: Marriage Equality in Mexico, Purification Rituals for Rape Victims, and Light Buddhas

MEXICO With little fanfare, Mexican Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage. “The ruling does not automatically strike down the state marriage laws. But it allows gay couples who are denied marriage …

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Global Quickies: Religion in Cuba, Child-bride’s Murder Charges Dropped, and Lunchtime Sex

NIGERIA “A court in northern Nigeria has dropped charges against a 14-year-old girl accused of using rat poison to kill her husband, aged 35.” SAUDI ARABIA “A court in Saudi …

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The Pope has Santorum on his Hands about Global Warming Denial

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: A prominent American politician this week publicly called out The Pope, telling him quote “The church has gotten it wrong a …

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Global Quickies: Dyphteria Makes a Comeback in Spain, Mozambique Legalizes Homosexuality, and Giant Rats Help with Landmines

SPAIN “A six-year-old child who lives in the Catalan city of Olot (Girona) has been admitted to hospital with the first recorded case of diphtheria in Spain since 1986.” Despite …

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Hey Los Angeles Atheists and Agnostics! Hangout with me on Tuesday!

Hey there friends of the west coast is the best coast variety! I am here to tell you that I am hosting another meetup for the Los Angeles Women’s Atheist …

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