Lesbians remain invisible globally, even to other women

7 Mar

Not free until women are free!

76 CRIMES

Gay folk around the planet will never be free until women around the planet are free.          — The Rev. Canon Albert Ogle

Why should anyone pay attention to the upcoming meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York? Click this image, watch the short video and decide. The United Nations video, titled "The Autocomplete Truth: Kick-starting a modern conversation on gender equality," discusses what people think about women's roles, as revealed by Google's auto-complete feature, which displays frequent recent searches. It shows that, when online queries started with "Women should," popular searches included "stay at home," "be slaves," "be in the kitchen" and "not speak in church." (Google may have changed its programming since this video was made.) Why should anyone pay attention to the upcoming meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York? Click this image, watch the short video and decide. The United Nations video discusses what people really think about women’s roles, as revealed by Google’s auto-complete feature. It shows that, when online queries started “Women should …,” popular searches included “stay at home,” “be slaves,” “be in the kitchen” and “not speak in church.” (Google may have changed its programming since this video was made.)

Lesbian, bisexual and transgender women are still globally invisible, even to other women

March 13 panel “Women of Faith. Women of Doubt.” will focus on the shared struggle for women’s rights and LGBT rights

Poster for March 13 panel. Click on the image for link to registration. Poster for March 13 panel…

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