August 31 – International Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day was initiated in 2001 by Sally J Finn at the Salvation Army in St Kilda, Melbourne, Australia. Since then, many community members as well as government and non-government organizations around the world have held events to raise awareness and commemorate... Read More.

International rights group accuses China of ‘crimes against humanity’

(NEW YORK) -- Amnesty International on Thursday officially branded China’s actions against its Turkic Muslim population as “crimes against humanity.” “Muslims living in Xinjiang may be the most closely surveyed population in the world,” Jonathan Loeb, senior crisis adviser with Amnesty International, told reporters. In conjunction... Read More.

Universal Pictures International apologizes after Laverne Cox’s voice dubbed by a man in Italy’s trailer for ‘Promising Young Woman’

Trans people fight to have their voices heard every day, but that's quite literally the case after Laverne Cox's voice was replaced with a male actor in the Italian trailer for Promising Young Woman.  Italian voice actor Vittoria Schisano, who is trans, told The Guardian that noticeably male-sounding 59-year-old Roberto Pedicini was... Read More.