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“Bethany Kozma's track record as an anti-trans activist should disqualify her from representing the United States at the largest women's rights and gender justice meeting,” Jessica Stern, the executive director of OutRight, said in a statement. “She is known for her hateful rhetoric against transgender people, ...
"Someone who doesn't respect American law and who opposes the principles of gender equality should not be empowered to negotiate on behalf of the U.S. government," Jessica Stern, executive director of OutRight Action International, told the Independent, which first reported on statements made by ...

OutRight Action International Executive Director Jessica Stern wrote in a statement to the Bay Area Reporter that LGBT people in the U.S. and around the world "should be afraid" if Pompeo becomes secretary of state. Griffin noted the State Department's "crucial role" advancing human rights. "The decision ...
Jessica Stern, executive director of LGBT human rights organization OutRight Action International told Newsweek: "Betsy DeVos is failing as Secretary of Education. She continues to advance policies that harm LGBTIQ students, especially trans students, undermining their rights, and exposing them to ...
“This is tantamount to direct anti-LGBT+ discrimination.” OutRight Action International Executive Director Jessica Stern in an email to her organization's supporters described the law that Rankin signed as “a step backwards for equality.” Stern also said calls to boycott Bermuda are “a misguided reaction” that ...
Conservative, pro-life organizations including The Family Policy Alliance, Family Research Council, and American Values supported Kozma's anti-trans campaign, The Daily Signal has stated. Responding to Kozma's attendance of CSW, Jessica Stern, executive director of OutRight Action International, ...

Queer: a derogatory term used to attack gay people or an empowering, catch-all word fully reclaimed by the LGBTQ community? That's the question that Twitter was faced with recently after a user accused the platform of suspending her account for tweeting the term. “Twitter thinks queer is a slur, which ...
“Forced anal examinations amount to torture, and no one should ever be exposed to such a degrading and dehumanizing experience,” said Jessica Stern, the executive director of OutRight Action International. “The Kenyan Courts ruled in favor of international law and in favor of human dignity.
Jessica Stern, executive director of LGBT non-profit Outright International told Newsweek, "It just goes to show that the LGBTIQ community is as diverse as any other, with our own share of internalized prejudice. Those of us who actually work within the LGBTIQ movement know that transgender Americans ...
Jessica Stern, executive director of OutRight Action International, on Tuesday noted to the Blade the “situation for LGBTIQ people in many places around the world is deteriorating.” “What we need most is a secretary of state who takes human rights seriously,” she added. This article originally appeared in ...
"Madam Secretary" follows Elizabeth McCord, the shrewd, determined Secretary of State who drives international diplomacy, battles office politics and circumvents protocol as she negotiates global and domestic issues, both at the White House and at home. Actor Sara Ramirez, Lori McCreary, Executive ...
Jessica Stern in Pakistan's Jihad Culture revealed that Hafiz Saeed of Jamat-al-Dawah (former Lashkar-i-Tayabah) aka Kashmir Based Hizb-ul-Mujahidin, are supported by Pakistan. Moreover, Indian resources also claimed that more than 40% active militants in Kashmir are from Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Jessica Stern, executive director of OutRight Action International, penned a letter to the editor of the New York Times responding to the Times' article “Bermuda Outlaws Gay Marriage, Less Than a Year After It Became Legal.” Stern urges that such a boycott could do much more harm to the queer community ...
An international equal rights group based in the United States has urged its members to ignore a call to boycott Bermuda over its decision to ditch same-sex marriage. Jessica Stern, the executive director of OutRight Action International, said the ruling this month was “a step backwards for equality”, but she ...
To the Editor: Re “Bermuda Revokes Same-Sex Marriage” (news article, Feb. 9):. Following the repeal of marriage equality in Bermuda, where same-sex couples are now limited to domestic partnership, many in the United States and Western Europe are calling for a boycott (#BoycottBermuda).
While Islam's greatest sociologist and political scientist Ibn-e-Khaldun had emphatically rejected the concept of an Islamic State, and opposed the use of religion in politics. Jessica Stern and J.M Berger in their book ISIS: The state of Terror write that ISIS actively recruits children to send them to training ...
"OutRight calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Turkish LGBTIQ human rights activist Ali Erol," Jessica Stern, OutRight's executive director, said in the release. "He is an unjust casualty of an increasingly authoritarian government attacking democracy and curtailing the rights of Turkish citizens ...

“The ambiguity of the case and seemingly arbitrary reasons for Ali Erol's arrest speaks to the deteriorating situation faced by LGBTIQ, and all, human rights defenders in Turkey,” said Jessica Stern, executive director of OutRight Action International. “The blanket ban on LGBTIQ events already trampled on ...
Academic Jessica Stern's book, Terror in the Name of God, was published in 2003, the year of Hill's execution. It describes meeting Spitz and Hill, not long before the sentencing, and traces the AOG's links to relatively obscure tradition of 'Christian Reconstructionism,' that Hill said formed the basis of his ...
“OutRight calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Turkish LGBTIQ human rights activist Ali Erol,” Jessica Stern, OutRight's executive director, said in a statement. “He is an unjust casualty of an increasingly authoritarian government attacking democracy and curtailing the rights of Turkish citizens ...
Jessica Stern, Executive Director of OutRight Action International stated, “I love immigrants. I love people who are not American. I love all workers not just veterans. I love healthcare. I love equal rights & non-discrimination, not coded 'religious freedom.' I love modern interpretations of the US Constitution.
In a room inside a maximum security prison in The Hague, Jessica Stern, a small woman in a conservative black pantsuit, was seated across a wooden table from Radovan Karadžić, the Bosnian Serb warlord convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity. He was found guilty of genocide for the ...
Jessica Stern, executive director of OutRight Action International, a global LGBTQ human rights organization, said the incoming secretary of state will be entering a fraught environment for LGBTQ people in various parts of the world. “Mass arrests of LGBTIQ people globally hit an all-time high in 2017,” Stern ...
Jessica Stern in Pakistan's Jihad Culture revealed that Hafiz Saeed of Jamat-al-Dawah (former Lashkar-i-Tayabah) aka Kashmir Based Hizb-ul-Mujahidin, are supported by Pakistan. Moreover, Indian resources also claimed that more than 40% active militants in Kashmir are from Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Jessica Stern, executive director of OutRight Action International, penned a letter to the editor of the New York Times responding to the Times' article “Bermuda Outlaws Gay Marriage, Less Than a Year After It Became Legal.” Stern urges that such a boycott could do much more harm to the queer community ...
Executive director Jessica Stern stated: “Last week, Bermuda became first in the world to legalise and then revoke same-sex marriage. “Same-sex couples no longer have equal rights to marry and are only able to access a civil union. This ruling is a step backwards for equality. “However in response to this ...
OutRight Action International Executive Director Jessica Stern said, “Bermuda became first in the world to legalize and then revoke same-sex marriage. Same-sex couples no longer have equal rights to marry and are only able to access a civil union. This ruling is a step backwards for equality. “However in ...
To the Editor: Re “Bermuda Revokes Same-Sex Marriage” (news article, Feb. 9):. Following the repeal of marriage equality in Bermuda, where same-sex couples are now limited to domestic partnership, many in the United States and Western Europe are calling for a boycott (#BoycottBermuda).
While Islam's greatest sociologist and political scientist Ibn-e-Khaldun had emphatically rejected the concept of an Islamic State, and opposed the use of religion in politics. Jessica Stern and J.M Berger in their book ISIS: The state of Terror write that ISIS actively recruits children to send them to training ...
Academic Jessica Stern's book, Terror in the Name of God, was published in 2003, the year of Hill's execution. It describes meeting Spitz and Hill, not long before the sentencing, and traces the AOG's links to relatively obscure tradition of 'Christian Reconstructionism,' that Hill said formed the basis of his ...
“OutRight calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Turkish LGBTIQ human rights activist Ali Erol,” Jessica Stern, OutRight's executive director, said in a statement. “He is an unjust casualty of an increasingly authoritarian government attacking democracy and curtailing the rights of Turkish citizens ...
Jessica Stern, Executive Director of OutRight Action International stated, “I love immigrants. I love people who are not American. I love all workers not just veterans. I love healthcare. I love equal rights & non-discrimination, not coded 'religious freedom.' I love modern interpretations of the US Constitution.
Jessica Stern, Research Professor at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, gave a January 23, 2018 webinar organized by the Boston University Loyalty Society, which honors BU's most loyal alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and friends. Stern, one of the country's leading ...
In her essay for the November-December 2000 issue of Foreign Affairs, Jessica Stern wrote that the 1979 Soviet invasion and Pakistan's response to it, at the behest of the US, set the scene for Zia to fully express his idea of faith and holy war. He would go on to establish radical outfits and seminaries ...
Jessica Stern, Research Professor at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, was recently interviewed for an article on Abdullahi Yusuf, a Muslim teen who found his way into extremism but is now being integrated back into society through a unique “ideological rehab” ...
But there is no reliable research analyzing the outcomes, said Jessica Stern, a professor at Boston University, specializing in extremism, and the author of Isis: The State of Terror. “The Saudis have reported very low recidivism but they have also had some significant failures and they've never made their ...
“The international community must understand anti-LGBT persecution as a component of how ISIS treats those it labels as 'impure,'” said Jessica Stern, executive director of the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission at the time. “These threats exist on a continuum of violence and ...
... questions during her Senate confirmation hearing and questions for the record about protecting LGBTI rights internationally, a press release stated. Jessica Stern, executive director of OutRight Action International, said in part, "I am reassured that Governor Haley condemned discrimination on any basis.
Jessica Stern, executive director of OutRight Action, cited these examples as indications LGBT rights “are increasingly integrated into U.S. foreign policy in spite of the president.” “We have succeeded by working with allies within this government, allies from other governments, using long-standing policies, ...
Jessica Stern, executive director of OutRight Action, cited these examples as indications LGBT rights “are increasingly integrated into U.S. foreign policy in spite of the president.” “We have succeeded by working with allies within this government, allies from other governments, using long-standing policies, ...
Jessica Stern, executive director of OutRight Action International, said the sanctions were a good response. "Punishing Kadyrov and Kataev through the Magnitsky Act is the right thing to do," Stern said in a statement to NBC News. "Of course, two people responsible for the arbitrary arrests, mass detention, ...
Jessica Stern, executive director of OutRight Action International, an LGBTQ human rights group that has been urging the international community to condemn Chechnya's alleged anti-gay purge and hold those responsible accountable, applauded the sanctions. "Punishing Kadyrov and Kataev through the ...
Jessica Stern, Research Professor at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, is currently a co-investigator on a project to evaluate the impact of Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) initiatives. The project, in conjunction with a team from the Harvard School of Public Health, ...
Jessica Stern, Research Professor at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, was recently interviewed for an article that tells the story of Jesse Morton, an American ex-jihadi struggling to rebuild his life in the country he'd once vowed to destroy. Stern was quoted in the New ...
Jessica Stern, Research Professor at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, was recently interviewed for an article that tells the story of Jesse Morton, an American ex-jihadi struggling to rebuild his life in the country he'd once vowed to destroy. Stern was quoted in the New ...
Jessica Stern, executive director of OutRight, also praised Madrigal-Borloz's appointment and experience "working to protect the most marginalized communities." "OutRight looks forward to continuing to engage with this mandate and to the momentum that Madrigal-Borloz will bring to this position," said ...
“Madrigal-Borloz brings with him extensive experience working to protect the most marginalized communities, which will lend well to his success as the new independent expert,” said Jessica Stern, executive director of OutRight Action International, in a press release her organization released on Monday.
“Madrigal-Borloz brings with him extensive experience working to protect the most marginalized communities,” said OutRight Action's Jessica Stern. “This position is about applying existing human rights law to LGBTI people and defending real lives. It is about holding governments to account for the ...
Some of those member states opposed to any recognition of LGBTQ rights include Belarus, Russia, and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, minus Albania. Jessica Stern, the executive director of OutRight International, released a statement praising Madrigal-Borloz as a good choice for the position.
In a room inside a maximum security prison in The Hague, Jessica Stern, a small woman in a conservative black pantsuit, was seated across a wooden table from Radovan Karadžić, the Bosnian Serb warlord convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity. He was found guilty of genocide for the ...


 

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