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Kiana Firouz, a 27 year old Iranian out lesbian filmmaker, was denied asylum in the UK recently. This despite the fact that a film is set to be released this week, involving Firouz, about lesbians in Iran. The Iranian government is demanding her return after clips of the movie were released, and she is likely to be tortured or even killed if she returns. You can sign this petition to support her appeal for asylum.
The City of Oakland lifted an archaic ban (that wasn’t being enforced) on cross-dressing today.
Jos has an awesome article in RH Reality Check today about the reality behind intergenerational reproductive justice organizing.
The awesome MTV show Daria is being released on DVD this week. Latoya has more at Salon about the show and the golden age of MTV.

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