Women rise up. You can see it all over the WORLD today! #bravebodylove . @Regrann from @refinery29 - We march with women past present and future. We march for a vote and a voice. We march because we dont just talk about rights we take them. We march because we can do it! To close the gap. For the soul of our nation. To own our bodies. We march to right the wrong. We march because were bossy bitches. Because man if you feel like a woman you are one. Because we mean business. We march for…
"If you say you respect me but I can't have the same rights as you, then you don't respect me." Created by artist Daniel Arzola (@Arzola_d), "I’m Not a Joke" (No Soy Tu Chiste) is a campaign spreading awareness for the LGBTI community through art and design. The campaign is a reaction to the recent violent acts against the LGBTI community in Venezuela. [click on this image for a brief video and analysis of the overturning of Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriage in California]
I admire the man, but disagreed with some of his positions and decisions. This I happen to agree with. "We hold these truths to be self evident...." I truly believe that there are certain truths written in the human heart. They defy politics, governments, religions and even popular opinion.
I am religious, but I think Governments shouldn't enforce laws based on religious belief, for the same reasons as I wouldn't want to live in the rules of Islam or Judaism. It's not the government's job to create laws that restrict human rights for a specific group.
In accordance with the White House, full-time working women earn 77% of what their male counterparts earn. Ultimately, this implies that women must work an additional 3 months in order to earn what men did in the previous year. This pin acts as a visual display for the multiple ways in which women are discriminated against for simply gender. In a world where women are beginning to rely less on men for financial prospects, we should strive towards pay equity. This step is claims making.