What we’ve been checking out online this week:
Today is the Transgender Day of Remembrance – communities in 200 locations around the world are holding vigils and other events to support each other and memorialize those who’ve been murdered for being trans.
Cory Silverberg writes on the About.com Sexuality blog about our partner CREA’s upcoming online training on disability, sexuality and rights.
UNAIDS Brazil launched a series of video public services announcements called “Just Like You,” a campaign against stigma and prejudice in Brazil. The videos draw attention to the human rights of students, gay men, lesbians, people living with HIV, Afro-Brazilians, sex workers, refugees, transsexuals and transvestites, and drug users. Check out the 30 second spots on the UNAIDS Brazil YouTube channel; the PSAs are also airing on television stations in Brazil.
A new short video we made about the YP Foundation, an Indian youth led and run organization that we support.
Our Dutch colleague Marije Janssen blogged about a recent forum on sex worker rights, hosted by Mama Cash in Amsterdam.
We encouraged Americans to contact their Senators and express their disapproval of the Stupak amendment, which would exclude abortion from health care coverage.
The ways that abortion fund MARIA is working toward social justice and abortion access in Mexico