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Global gag rule: what impact will it have where you live?

The Guardian is running a project on the impact of Donald Trump’s revival of a policy that bans US aid for foreign organisations whose services include abortion provision or advice.

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Global gag rule: what impact will it have where you live?

The Guardian is running a project on the impact of Donald Trump’s revival of a policy that bans US aid for foreign organisations whose services include abortion provision or advice.

Source: The Guardian Read more

Senior Advisor for Policy and Advocacy

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Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

Organization: Ipas

The Senior Advisor for Policy and Advocacy is primarily responsible for providing high-level technical guidance and support to Ipas country programs and partners.

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In Breakaway Abkhazia, Revived Traditions Put Women on the Edge

SUKHUMI, Abkhazia — Here in the Caucasus region, hugging the Black Sea, this is what the capital of the small breakaway territory of Abkhazia looks like, more than 20 years after severing from Georgia: a city in tatters with abandoned buildings lining the streets and bullet holes still pockmarking the facades.

Source: PassBlue

Queer visual activism in South Africa

Sandisiwe comes from a lineage of Black queer South African artists, who have documented the joy, pain, and beauty of their communities. In a national context where they face femicides and the targeted rape of lesbians, self-exploration is tantamount to resistance. Here, Sandisiwe describes her foray into visual activism, her aspirations, and ongoing book project.

Source: AWID

Queer visual activism in South Africa

Sandisiwe comes from a lineage of Black queer South African artists, who have documented the joy, pain, and beauty of their communities. In a national context where they face femicides and the targeted rape of lesbians, self-exploration is tantamount to resistance. Here, Sandisiwe describes her foray into visual activism, her aspirations, and ongoing book project.

Source: AWID

Queer visual activism in South Africa

Sandisiwe comes from a lineage of Black queer South African artists, who have documented the joy, pain, and beauty of their communities. In a national context where they face femicides and the targeted rape of lesbians, self-exploration is tantamount to resistance. Here, Sandisiwe describes her foray into visual activism, her aspirations, and ongoing book project.

Source: AWID

Call for Contributions: Q-zine’s Issue on African visual arts

Deadline: 10 September 2017

For their 15th issue, Q-zine invites visual artists from Africa and the African diaspora to share work that speaks to or about the queer experience in the broadest sense of the term. Any work that explores questions of identity, community, belonging, authenticity, modernity, sexuality, gender, and difference is welcome !

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Call for Contributions: Q-zine’s Issue on African visual arts

Deadline: 10 September 2017

For their 15th issue, Q-zine invites visual artists from Africa and the African diaspora to share work that speaks to or about the queer experience in the broadest sense of the term. Any work that explores questions of identity, community, belonging, authenticity, modernity, sexuality, gender, and difference is welcome !

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"This is a war": Inside the global "pro-family" movement against abortion and LGBT rights

At a recent summit in Budapest, anti-abortion celebrities and anti-gay rights activists gathered with their political allies waging a ‘spiritual war’ for the ‘traditional family.’

Source: Open Democracy 50.50