human rights


Tue July 1, 2014

Your Call: Beyond boycotts, how can we help sweatshop workers?

Demonstrators in Belgium on the anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse.
By setca_bbtk, in Flickr Creative Commons


Mon February 10, 2014

Today on Your Call: What is the state of activism and dissent in China?

Villagers protest in Wukan for several months over the land grabs


Thu January 9, 2014
City Visions: January 13, 2014

Sister Activism: The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence

Sister ROMA! There's No Place Like Rome


If you've been to a Bay Area protest or community event, you've probably seen -- or even met those nuns in whiteface -- The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.

Devoted to human rights globally and locally, AIDS education, and respect for diversity, this controversial Order of Queer Nuns has long been a staple of San Francisco's cultural fabric. They join host Joseph Pace for the hour.


Sister Mora Lee D'Klined, The Nun of Your Business

Sister Eden Asp, the Forbidden Fruit

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Wed December 18, 2013
Dispatches from Kolkata for 12/18

Reversal of (Gay) fortune in India.

On December 8th the Indian Supreme Court reinstated Section 377 of the Penal Code making sex against the order of nature a crime again. But India seems to have changed, without their Supreme Court.

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Tue October 2, 2012
Arts & Culture

Commentary: The long road to freedom for Aun San Suu Kyi

At a time when Americans are increasingly preoccupied the upcoming elections, some of San Francisco’s expatriates recently had a chance to hear from a political fighter of their own. Burmese opposition leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi visited San Francisco at the end of last week, and thousands of members of the city’s Burmese community – which is one of the largest in the US – turned out to hear her speak.

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