Brown was tried as an adult and, despite arguing that she acted in self-defense, was convicted of first-degree murder. She will be eligible for parole when she is 69. Over the past few weeks her story has been taken up by a host of high-profile celebrities in an effort to win her clemency.
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People in Turkey, France, Chile, Italy, Mozambique, Sweden, Spain and other countries marched this weekend in support of the United Nations’ International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, commencing two weeks of campaigning for gender equality.
More than half of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Americans say they have experienced violence, threats or harassment because of their sexuality or gender identity, according to new poll results being released Tuesday by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is an annual observance on November 20 that honors the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence.
For Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month, NRCDV Radio’s Stories of Transformation podcast station will feature the stories of young activists, advocates, organizers, and social change makers age 12-20, describing “Why I’m an Activist.”
"They voted yes for fairness, yes for commitment, yes for love."