Melanie Nathan, Publisher & Editor
Melanie Nathan, the publisher of this BLOG, is a lawyer, mediator, equality activist, and human rights advocate who speaks and writes on issues impacting LGBTI communities around the world, with a focus on the U.S.A. and Africa.
In addition to reporting related news and stories, O-Blog-Dee-O-Blog-Da, serves as a platform for Nathan and her guests to highlight their work in a world where gay, lesbian, transgender, queer, intersex, and gender-free people are the subjects of persecution and discrimination.
O-Blog-Dee-O-Blog-Da started out as a platform to showcase the equality and human rights advocacy work of Melanie.
Over time it has developed into a renowned BLOG , consisting mostly of unique content, on subjects ranging from U.S. politics and equality to the decriminalization of homosexuality, LGBTQI asylum, sexuality violence and all human rights issues around the globe, with a special focus on Africa.
Melanie, a lawyer, is the founder of Private Courts, Inc., an advocacy and conflict resolution practice headquartered in the Bay Area, California.
Nathan, who has been writing her BLOG since 2009, is a commentator and speaker.
She is an OP-ED contributor to The Advocate, SDGLN, MS Magazine, LGBTQ Nation and other BLOGS; her work has been picked up by blogs and press around the world.
Melanie is also co-producing GAY U.S.A. the Film, a documentary about the political and religious attacks on gays since the 50′s and LGBT rights in America. See www.gayusathemovie.com/about/
More details See CV at www.visualcv.com/melnathan
Melanie was born in South Africa where she practiced as an attorney during the apartheid era.
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