Trigger warning: graphic images of violence, homophobia
Thanks to Human Rights Watch, we’re able to see the harrowing footage of the brave LGBTQ community in Russia standing up for their rights despite being severely threatened, tortured, and in fear of their own lives.
Yet their attackers seem to not fear the law at all — and that is because they are essentially free to get away with this type of treatment. So much so that they even upload their own videos of torture onto YouTube. See the footage below and speak out against this horrifying behavior.
Warning: This video is truly horrendous, and it contains graphic images (pretty much from 11 seconds in).
Refuting the experience of women… everywhere, a leading Saudi cleric has warned that women who drive can damage their ovaries and pelvises. “We find that for women who continuously drive cars, their children are born with varying degrees of clinical problems,” he said.
Sheikh Saleh Al-Loheidan’s remarks came a few weeks before Oct. 26, the day that activists who support lifting the de facto women’s driving ban in Saudi Arabia are urging women to take to the driver’s seat.
Read more via CNN.
File this one under #wowwwwwwwwwww
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