human rights

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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.

Guests:

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

Sister Eden Asp, the Forbidden Fruit

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.

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

Oct 2, 2012

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.