Friday, November 10, 2017

Notations On Our World (Special Friday Edition): As We Prepare to Go Dark On #VeteransDay2017

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Please enjoy these compilation courtesy of the team at +Global Citizen .   Happy Veterans Day 2017 to all as we also salute all in the UK as they honor all on Remembrance Day: 


26 Found Dead in the Mediterranean. All Were Teenage Girls.
The bodies of thousands of migrants trying to reach Italy have been found this year, but the fact that all of these victims were teenage girls has raised serious red flags.
The Internet’s Best Reactions to a Historic US Election Night
Transgender candidates Danica Roem and Andrea Jenkins made herstory after votes were counted on election night – and the internet celebrated accordingly.
Germany Is Officially Ending the Gender Binary
In a landmark ruling this week, German officials announced a third option would be added to birth certificates, marking a huge win for intersex people.
This Gay Marriage Headscarf Might Be the Best Thing Ever
As the same-sex marriage debate continues in Australia, this Muslim-owned company is making a bold statement in support of equality.
This Sikh Man Just Made History on Election Night 
Ravi Bhalla, who wears a turban, overcame racist opposition fliers labeling him a terrorist in the weeks leading up to his election as New Jersey’s first Sikh mayor.
This 14-Year-Old Girl Was Nominated for a Peace Prize
Not only is Heera Akbar from the same region of Pakistan as Malala Yousafzai – she shares the Nobel Prize winner’s passion for activism, too.
These Little Activists Just Crashed the United Nations
During this week’s UN climate summit in Germany, kids dressed in animal costumes stormed the event to demand support for the environment.

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