A Blow to LGBTQ+ Rights: Iraq’s Controversial Crackdown on homosexuality and transgenderism

[ 3 minutes to read ] In a world where J.K. Rowling was this week once more ousted and ostracized by the courageous types like Harry Potter-actor Daniel Radcliffe (”Expellia(r)mus!”) for being a TERF for expressing an opinion that was common sense only a few years ago yet now is considered hate speech by some, Iraq said ”hold my non-alcoholic beer” […]

Warning: A Trump Comeback Could Spell Disaster for LGBTQ+ Rights!

[ 2 minutes to read ] Brace yourselves as the ghost of policies past looms ominously with the potential return of Donald Trump to the Oval Office. Poised to rewind the clock on civil liberties, a second Trump term threatens to strip back hard-won rights of the LGBTQ+ community, thrusting us back into the shadows of discrimination and inequality. Are we ready to revisit an era where transgender soldiers were deemed unfit to serve, where the rights to marry, work, and live without fear were mere tokens handed out at the whim of a capricious administration? This isn’t just a political debate; it’s a battle for the very soul of our nation, for our right to love and live freely. Stand up, speak out, and let your voice echo through the ballot box before the colors of the rainbow are washed out by a storm of regressive policies.

Conservatism – A Freethinking Paradox

[ 2 minutes to read ] In a recent discussion, the question arose whether a conservative could also be a freethinker, given conservatism’s association with authority and traditionalism. As someone who identifies as both a freethinker and a conservative, I aim to contribute to this discourse by advocating for a more nuanced understanding of modern conservatism, highlighting its inherently progressive element. […]

There is no third world war, only more pain and suffering if we all fail to act positively

[ 2 minutes to read ] All you hear about today in all forms of media is war and conflicts, here is the snapshot of the current pressing major disruption of peace. The Israel-Gaza war, Russian-Ukrainian Conflict, Myanmar’s Long-standing civil war, Syria, Ethiopia, Yemen, and Afghanistan conflicts, and other conflicts affecting eight countries In Africa. These conflicts have directly devastated the […]

When the major changes start in the USA, the whole world can change

[ < 1 minute to read ] This is a paraphrase of “When the changes occur in the Soviet Union, it may occur in communist Czechoslovakia”. And while this whole communist thing is over, the sentient people are expecting major changes to take place in the United States of America. In 2024, this sole superpower exerts influence everywhere. What kind of democracy […]

More Than 1,000 Prominent Women Support Iran’s Resistance

[ < 1 minute to read ] On September 12, in a gathering held at the Parliament of the United Kingdom, attended by lawmakers from both Houses, MP Anna Firth announced this significant development. She publicly announced the backing of over a thousand female leaders, athletes, and prominent thought leaders of the Iranian people’s uprising and their aspirations for a free, democratic republic. MP […]

The life of a human rights activist, Nangailay, is threatened by the Taliban forces.

[ 2 minutes to read ] Life of Nangailay before Taliban took over Nangailay is an Afghan activist and atheist. He has been campaigning for the education and rights of youth in Zabul province of Afghanistan for the past six years. During this period, he provided educational opportunities to hundreds of youth and solicited for support from the government to solve […]

Nightmare of Afghan Atheists, LGBTQs and Human rights Activists

[ 2 minutes to read ] The growth of Extremism under the Taliban regime A country like Afghanistan is often associated with Islamic extremist ideologies whose religious beliefs have led to the extermination, repression, and marginalization of other religious minorities, LGBTQs, and human-right activists. With the rise of the Islamic extremist group (Taliban) in Afghanistan, whose primitive thoughts and ideas are […]

Canadian federal court approves settlement for residential school day scholars

[ 2 minutes to read ] The above image is of children at a residential school in Brandon, Manitoba. The photo belongs to the Library and Archives of Canada  and has a Creative Common license 2.0 attached.  When discussing the victims of residential schools, one tends to imagine indigenous children being ripped from their homes and being made to stay in […]