Pussy Hat Project …. ‘Mine finally arrived …. the summer version …. “!!


~~April 26, 2017~~ 

THE SUMMER VERSION

I followed the Women’s March on Washington, the day after the inauguration.

Who could miss that ‘sea of pink’?

I wanted to get one of those ‘pussy ears’ hats for a long time.

I finally got one.

It came in the mail yesterday.

I now have my very own version.

Perfect for Florida weather!

HortyRex©

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What is Pussyhat Project?

The Pussyhat Project launched November 23, 2016 in anticipation and commemoration of the Women’s March on Washington.

Pussyhat Project formed with two aims:

Provide the people of the Women’s March on Washington a means to make a unique collective visual statement (a sea of pink hats) which will help activists be better heard and
Provide people who cannot physically march on the National Mall a way to represent themselves and support women’s rights by creating and gifting pussyhats.

Underlying this project is the idea that in the process of making pussyhats, participants would be connecting with each other and laying the groundwork for future political activism. Pussyhat Project is about creating a platform for people to support women’s rights and each other.

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Why is “pussy” in the name Pussyhat?

We love the clever wordplay of “pussyhat” and “pussycat,” buy yes, “pussy” is also a derogatory term for female genitalia. We chose this loaded word for our project because we want to reclaim the term as a means of empowerment.

In this day and age, if we have pussies we are assigned the gender of “woman.”

Women, whether transgender or cisgender, are mistreated in this society. In order to get fair treatment, the answer is not to deny our femaleness and femininity, the answer is to demand fair treatment. A woman’s body is her own. We are honoring this truth and standing up for our rights.

“As it appears in … full read/full credit”

https://www.pussyhatproject.com/faq/

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Happy 420 …. “Celebrate Sky High …. Weed Day …. all together now …. “!!


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~~April 20, 2017~~ 

WEED DAY

The term ‘420’ began its sub-rosa linguistic career in 1971 as a bit of slang casually used by a group of high school kids (known as “Waldos”) at San Rafael High School in California.

The term ‘420’ (always pronounced “four-twenty,” never “four hundred and twenty”) came to be an accepted part of the argot within that group of about a dozen pot smokers, beginning as a reminder of the time they planned to meet to light up, 4:20 p.m.

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http://www.snopes.com/language/stories/420.asp

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IOTD …. Image of the Day …. Special Edition …. “We Won’t Go Back …. into the closet …. “!!


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~~April 10, 2017~~ 

THE ONLY WAY IS FORWARD

Too much work, effort, blood sweat and tears have been invested in LGBTQ equality.

There’s no going back.

This isn’t the time to rest.

The new Republican Administration, lead by Drumpf, is launching an overt attack on the LGBTQ community.

It’s coming!

We won’t go back in the closet!

We are here to stay!

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By all measures, 2015 will be remembered as a banner year for LGBT rights in the United States

The Supreme Court gave gays and lesbians the right to wed.

Popular culture and public opinion continued to increasingly accept transgender identities and same-sex relationships. Corporate advocacy beat back state religious-freedom laws that would have provided a defense for discrimination. And there are more than 450 openly gay elected officials currently serving across the country.

But backers don’t expect the good news to continue, at least in the short term.

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http://time.com/4143685/lgbt-rights-2016/

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ACLU telethon …. “Alec Baldwin, Tina Fey, Tom Hanks headliners …. Fundraiser …. “!!


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~~April 1, 2017~~ 

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION

I must confess that I’d heard about this organization before.

It wasn’t after the November 2016 election that I became a member.

They support all rights of the people who seem to be oppressed during the current American ‘rule’.

They represent me.

I stand with the ACLU! 

I thank the ACLU!

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The American Civil Liberties Union has attracted Hollywood’s biggest stars for a fundraiser.

Stand for Rights: A Benefit for the ACLU” which will stream on Facebook Live on March 31 and be filmed live in New York.

“In these tumultuous times, we need our favorite actors, musicians, and comedians to do what they do best. Speak earnestly about politics? No!

Entertain you for a great cause?

Yes!” the Facebook event reads.

 

Celebrities including Tina Fey, Tom Hanks, Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan, Ellie Kemper, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Tituss Burgess, Jane Krakowski, Jon Hamm and Mahershala Ali will all make appearances to raise money for the organization.

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http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/alec-baldwin-tina-fey-tom-hanks-headline-aclu-telethon-article-1.3005089

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~Sterling K. Brown Tina Fey and More Celebs Speak Out in Support of the ACLU~

~Published on Mar 31, 2017~

‘Stand for Rights: A Benefit for the ACLU’

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IOTD …. Images of the Day …. Special Edition …. “Rainbow Flag …. created by Gilbert Baker …. “!!


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~~April 1, 2017~~ 

REST IN PRIDE

~Rainbow Flag Creator Gilbert Baker Dead at 65~

Thank you Gilbert for giving our community one of our greatest gifts.

You are a trailblazer for #LGBTQ youth around the world.

You will be missed!

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Gilbert Baker (June 2, 1951 – March 31, 2017) was an openly gay American artist and civil rights activist who designed the rainbow flag in 1978. Baker’s flag became widely associated with LGBT rights causes, a symbol of pride that became ubiquitous in the decades since its debut.

The colors on the Rainbow Flag reflect the diversity of the LGBT community.

When Baker raised the first rainbow flags at San Francisco Pride (his group raised two flags at the Civic Center) on June 25, 1978, it had eight colors, each with a symbolic meaning:

Hot Pink: sexuality
Red: life
Orange: healing
Yellow: sunlight
Green: nature
Turquoise: magic/art
Blue: serenity/harmony
Violet: spirit

~Wikipedia~

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~~How The Pride Rainbow Flag Came To Be~~ 

NBC News

~~Published on Jun 23, 2016~~

It all started with $1,000 and 1,000 yards of fabric. Hear from Gilbert Baker, the creator of the rainbow pride flag.

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At the end of the day …. “Native Americans Take the Dakota Fight to the United Nations …. “!!


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~~September 25, 2016~~ 

UNITED NATIONS

Native American tribe takes oil fight to the United Nations 

Dave Archambault, chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, waits to speak against the Energy Transfer Partners’ Dakota Access oil pipeline during the Human Rights Council session at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. 20, 2016.

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CANNON BALL, NORTH DAKOTA

The simmering showdown here between the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the company building the Dakota Access crude-oil pipeline began as a legal battle.

It has turned into a movement.

We are ALL connected through NATURE!! 

Over the past few weeks, thousands of Native Americans representing tribes from all over the country have traveled to this central North Dakota reservation to camp in a nearby meadow and show solidarity with a tribe they think is once again receiving a raw deal at the hands of commercial interests and the U.S. government.

That river is the source of water for the reservation’s 8,000 residents.

Any leak, tribal leaders argue, would cause immediate and irreparable harm. And tribal leaders point to what they consider a double standard, saying that the pipeline was originally going to cross the Missouri north of Bismarck, the state capital, but was rerouted because of powerful opposition that did not want a threat to the water supply there.

The tribe says it also is fighting the pipeline’s path because, even though it does not cross the reservation, it traverses sacred territory taken away from the tribe in a series of treaties that have been forced upon it over the past 150 years.

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http://www.washingtonpost.com

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~~SOURCES~~ 

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https://www.facebook.com/Standing-Rock-Sioux-Tribe-402298239798452/?fref=ts

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~~GALLERY~~ 

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We are ALL connected through HUMANITY!! 

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~~Native Americans Take the Dakota Fight to the UN~~

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~~~Published on Sep 22, 2016~~

The head of the Standing Rock Sioux nation has taken the fight against the Dakota Pipeline to the UN.

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~~RELATED~~ 

IOTD …. Special Edition …. “Standing Rock Sioux Tribe …. “!!

https://hrexach.wordpress.com/2016/09/06/iotd-special-edition-standing-rock-sioux-tribe/

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A Puerto Rican Moment …. “It Happens …. Remembering Filiberto Ojeda Ríos …. ‘Grito de Lares’ …. “!!


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~~September 23, 2016~~ 

FILIBERTO OJEDA

FBI Assassinates Puerto Rican Nationalist Leader Filiberto Ojeda Ríos

EL GRITO DE LARES & FILIBERTO OJEDA RIOS

September 23 has a deep, double meaning for Puerto Ricans.

It is the anniversary of El Grito de Lares, when nearly 1,000 men – many of them slaves – revolted against the Spanish on Sept. 23, 1868.

It is also the anniversary of the death of Filiberto Ojeda Ríos, who was shot – and forced to bleed to death – by the FBI on Sept. 23, 2005.

~War Against All Puerto Ricans~

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Longtime Puerto Rican nationalist leader Filiberto Ojeda Rios was killed by the FBI.

The shooting occurred Friday after FBI agents surrounded a house where he was staying. According to an autopsy, Rios bleed to death after being hit with a single bullet.

Officials didn’t enter his home many hours after he was shot.

The FBI claimed the 72-year-old Ojeda Rios fired first but independence activists accused the FBI of assassinating him.

For the past four decades Ojeda Rios had been a leading figure in the fight for Puerto Rican independence and against U.S. colonial rule.

In 1967 he founded and led the Armed Revolutionary Independence Movement.

He was later a key organizer with the FALN, the Armed Forces of National Liberation and then the Boricua Popular Army, also known as the Los Macheteros.

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A sharpshooter, located on high ground, maybe in a helicopter, shot him. It was a single bullet through his neck or an area near the face.

He fell, and then for 12 straight hours, the F.B.I. refused to enter or let anyone enter the house waiting for Filiberto Ojeda Rios to bleed to death, which was exactly what the coroner certified the morning after the shooting:

Filiberto Ojeda Rios died of a single wound.

There was active bleeding caused by the projectile.

The bleeding lasted hours.

Filiberto didn’t receive any medical or any other help.

So, once again, it is clear this was a political assassination.

JUAN-MANUEL GARCIA-PASSALACQUA

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http://www.democracynow.org/2005/9/26/fbi_assassinates_puerto_rican_nationalist_leader

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~Puerto Rico remembers Filiberto Ojeda eight years after his death~

(Eleven years, at the time of this writing)

~Published on Sep 23, 2013~

On September 23, 2005, Filiberto Ojeda Ríos, was killed in Puerto Rico by US police forces.

Eight years after his death, he is remembered for his career as an insurgent. He founded the Boricua Popular Army also known as the “Macheteros” who fought for a decolonized, dignified and free Puerto Rico.

The US government persecuted him for more than a decade and accused him of being a terrorist.

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