Update #18 ·
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To Russia with love... as in we'd love for you to stop the hate!

Hello

Several weeks ago I posted info about a new campaign "Empower global citizens to defend and promote human rights." The first action involves a petition directed to the leader of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. This petition addresses the need for legal action to be taken against Russia Pres. Vladimir Putin for violating human rights, specifically LGBTQ rights.

I know...

Petition invites are annoying. There are way too many, and it seems like they accomplish nothing other than to clutter up the Internet.

But...

From personal experience with Causes dot com, I've had two successful campaigns that resulted in the benefit of our LGBTQ community.

And...

This petition directed to the United Nations Human Rights leader has the potential to create legal consequences for Russia Pres. Putin for persecuting the LGBTQ community.

So...

Please take a moment to read, sign, and share: A petition to Navanethem Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights https://www.causes.com/v2actions/1759554-a-petition-to-navanethem-pillay-united-nations-high-commissioner-for-human-rights.

Thank you!!
~Suzanne

P.S...

You don't need Facebook to sign this petition.

Campaign won!

"@StumbleUpon now is the time to end inequitable labeling of LGBT sex. Rename topics as LGBT porn and Straight porn http://bit.ly/WuanrL" Let's End Inequities Between LGBT and Straight Labels for Adult Material So far, StumbleUpon has transferred LGBT culture categories from the "not safe" list to the "safe list." This took place several week ago. We have accomplished half of our goal, so…

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"At least Pinterest doesn't discriminate with their categories like @StumbleUpon #gaynotporn http://bit.ly/WuanrL" In response to StumbleUpon's recent changes to compete with Pinterest while not honoring promises they've made to address concerns outlined here: Pressure StumbleUpon to end discrimination against LGBTQ communities, those supportive of the petition pledge to not use StumbleUpon…

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The current separation between Sexual Health (listed on the "Yes" safe for work menu) and Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian, and Transsexual Sex (listed on the "No" not safe for work menu due to nudity or adult content) sends the message: "non-heterosexual-related websites are not acceptable for viewing in public places." This implies heterosexuality is normal, while homosexuality and other sexual and…

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