Explaining through an interpreter why she subjected her daughters to FGM, Aliye, who gave her age as about 50, said of the Muslim community: “They said it was ‘haram’ [forbidden by religion] for a woman to be uncircumcised and would spoil her prayer. This is what they told us and this is why we did it.” Within the clan-dominated social structures, it was believed that FGM was a religious requirement, that girls would be promiscuous and adulterous if not cut or that the clitoris would grow…

Explaining through an interpreter why she subjected her daughters to FGM, Aliye, who gave her age as about 50, said of the Muslim community: “They said it was ‘haram’ [forbidden by religion] for a woman to be uncircumcised and would spoil her prayer. This is what they told us and this is why we did it.” Within the clan-dominated social structures, it was believed that FGM was a religious requirement, that girls would be promiscuous and adulterous if not cut or that the clitoris would grow…

'Love is an awful thing to hate': A supporter of marriage equality at the Sydney rally.

'Love is an awful thing to hate': A supporter of marriage equality at the Sydney rally.

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Artificial Islands in the South China Sea -- Good article explaining China and the dispute over the SCS

Gay Pride in Rejkjavik! http://bbc.in/1K5j6sk #LGBTPride #Pride

Gay Pride in Rejkjavik! http://bbc.in/1K5j6sk #LGBTPride #Pride

Rep Allen West “I don’t care about my critics, I understand that my country is at a very perilous situation and I’m going to use the type of words that are necessary to get the attention of the American people.”    “I want to make sure that the United States of America, that has been around for 236 years as the beacon of liberty, freedom and democracy, continues on for our subsequent generations. Our children and grandchildren. And I really don’t care about critics."     click to see more

Rep Allen West “I don’t care about my critics, I understand that my country is at a very perilous situation and I’m going to use the type of words that are necessary to get the attention of the American people.” “I want to make sure that the United States of America, that has been around for 236 years as the beacon of liberty, freedom and democracy, continues on for our subsequent generations. Our children and grandchildren. And I really don’t care about critics." click to see more

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The Iran Nuke Deal Could End Any Hope of Israeli-Palestinian Peace

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Clinic calms fears of the doctors office for LGBT teens

Specialized clinic at National Children’s Medical Center offering a safe space to confide, receive care

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