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Quickies: 08/03/2013

Happy International Women’s Day everyone!

President Obama signs the Violence Against Women Act.

Sondra Scarber, a Texan woman claims to have been beaten while trying to defend her girlfriend’s son at a playground, and the attack is currently not being investigated as a hate crime. You can sign the petition to apprehend and prosecute her attacker here.

The third American Indian tribe in the US votes to allow marriage equality law under its tribal laws.

The Mexican Supreme Court rules homophobic slurs are offensive, discriminatory and not protected under freedom of expression.

Protesters gathered in Sydney tonight to rally against incidences of police brutality reported at last weekend’s Mardi Gras.



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Bip lives in Sydney, Australia, where she attempts to study how viruses work and hopes someone gives her a PhD for it. Apart from microscopic organisms, she also has a soft spot for animals, humans and robots. Bip was raised Muslim and female but is now skeptical of both.

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