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The Supreme Court which shocked the world by defending reproductive rights in 1992. Photo: AFP via Getty Images After today’s oral arguments before the Supreme Court Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, it appears that much of the mystery surrounding the court’s focus on abortion rights has been reduced to a question of details and …

People often ask me what it’s like to be queer or trans in China. This was the number one question I encountered when I returned to Melbourne after three years in Shanghai, much of it devoted to reporting on China’s LGBTQI + community. Often the question is asked with a frown and heavy tone because …

Indian culture and religion do not lack continuity. They have evolved over time, but have kept the meaning and core values ​​intact. A dilemma that is often posed as a question to Indians is the alleged lack of cultural continuity from pre and protohistoric times (mainly Sindhu-Saraswati / Harappan culture) to ancient and later modern …

INA COURT November 19 speech Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India, gave a humiliating speech U-turn. Barely a year after he passed a trio of agricultural reform laws through Parliament, he announced their repeal. The shame was not only to have given victory to the horde of peasants mounted on tractors who had been …

Hutterite women and children from the Milford colony in Alberta. The size of the polka dots on the scarf indicates which specific group the women belong to. (Credit: Eye Ubiquitous / Universal Images Group via Getty Images) This is a map on religion – and evolution. It shows the geographic distribution of Hutterite settlements across …

In early 2007, I spoke at the preview release of Amazing Grace at the Parliamentary Theater in Canberra. It was the story of the courage of Independent MP William Wilberforce, resisting even attacks from fellow Christians who claimed that faith had nothing to say about slavery. Afterwards, a few members of the Christian coalition took …

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the role of devadāsī, sometimes referred to as temple dancers, was hotly debated in South Asia. Looking at the dancers’ own writings, social historian Davesh Soneji writes that The devadāsis used a long-standing tradition to assert that they had a legitimate position in their nation undergoing modernization. …

WASHINGTON (RNS) – US Senator Raphael Warnock and United States Representative Terri Sewell, both Democrats and an ordained minister, pleaded for the protection and extension of voting rights on Thursday, November 18, defending the “sacred” right to vote in a broad discussion that also addressed the question of whether God is black. Both lawmakers appeared …

Retired Air Force Col. Ron Scott Courtesy of Ron Scott Upon retirement, Air Force Col. Ron Scott watched a video of Air Force Academy coaches and players affirming their commitment to anti-racism in July 2019, he and others were “a little worried,” Scott said. “Our concern was that they unwittingly endorsed a group that coined …

Abuja, Nigeria, November 15, 2021 – Nigerian authorities should immediately and unconditionally release journalist Luka Binniyat and drop all charges against him, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On November 4, police in Barnawa, a town in northern Kaduna state, arrested Binniyat, a freelance journalist who contributes to the American newspaper. The epoch of …