Tag Archives: Guardian

A Londoner On The New York Subway

“The city’s subway map is dense and needlessly complex. Where in London the Central line (red) is distinct from the Piccadilly (dark blue), which is markedly different from the Hammersmith and City line (pink), New York’s map has designated the same forest green to the 4, the 5 and the 6 lines. The B, D, F and M all rejoice ...

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STUDY: 2.7 Billion People Live In Countries Where Homosexuality Is A Crime

Via the Guardian: More than 2.7 billion people live in countries where being gay is punishable by imprisonment, lashes or even death, new research obtained by the Guardian shows. The stark figure from the International Lesbian and Gay Association (Ilga) highlights the discrimination faced by gay people around the world; the full report shows there is not a single country ...

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Tweets Of The Day

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Quote Of The Day – Chris Kluwe

“What is the true price of fame? The price of fame is what you risk when you have the platform. As an athlete, a role model for society, people listen to you. As an athlete, when you make a statement, that statement is heard, no matter what that statement is. Speak up for LBGTQ rights, for human rights, for empathy? ...

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Unconscious Skydiver Rescued Mid-Air

The video is from the unconscious man’s helmet-cam.

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New York Times To Publish Documents Leaked To Guardian By Edward Snowden

Citing oppressive measures by the British government, the Guardian has partnered with the New York Times to publish documents leaked to them by Edward Snowden. The New York Times is in the Snowden game. The paper — which NSA leaker Edward Snowden deliberately avoided over his fear that it would cooperate with the United States government — is now working ...

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GRAPH: Gay Rights By State

Click over to the Guardian for their interactive pinwheel graph on the current state of LGBT rights around the nation. (Tipped by JMG reader Kevin)

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