Our Annual HEROES and ZEROES 2015

By Melanie Nathan, December 25, 2015.

Screen Shot 2015-12-28 at 8.17.46 AMA big thank you to our friends and supporters who have supported OblogdeeOblogda, and my work at The African Human Rights Coalition and Peacemaker Museum World Tour. Here are our TOP TEN Heroes and Zeroes of 2015! Please note you get to choose an 11th!

Our Annual Heroes and Zeroes:

HEROES 2015 :

1. All the LGBTI refugees and asylum seekers around the world facing the courageous battle toward freedom: STORY and  STORY  and  STORY and STORY

2. The Muslims on the Kenyan bus near Mandera, who saved the lives of fellow Kenyan Christians during a terror attack: STORY

3. The First Responders at the San Bernardino Terror Attack!

4. Bernie Sanders for starting a revolution ten years ahead of time (USA not ready – yet?)

5. Planned Parenthood for withstanding the insidious attacks by the U.S. Congress and the crazies who took note, and for continuing to provide the crucial services despite the carnage! (Cecile Richardson – #Respect!)

6. MSF for their extraordinary work – as always – what would the world be without their work? ONE STORY

7. TLDEF for their tenacious and crucial work for Transgender rights.  STORIES

8. Israeli, Shira Banki, 17, who died of the stab wounds inflicted on her by an anti-gay radical right wing ultra religious fundamentalist at the Jerusalem Pride parade. STORY.

9. The justices who saw the light and the teams who worked on the SCOTUS case:  Obergefell v. Hodges.

10. Every Canadian who voted for Mr. Trudeau! May he continue to set his shining example as he leads on the issue of refugees!

11. __________________________________   YOUR CHOICE – please comment here or via Twitter @melanienathan1

 

Screen Shot 2015-12-08 at 9.25.08 AMZEROES 2015:

1. Kim Davis – gay hating Rowan County clerk, in Kentucky, who held all marriage hostage in the County because of her anti feelings on same-sex marriage, while seeking opportunistic fame and glory among America’s top haters and their supporters

2. Donald Trump – whose racist anti-immigrant anti-Muslim rhetoric is fueling the flames of radical Jihadist recruitment around the world. ONE OF MANY STORIES

3. One Million Moms – who attack the children of other Mom’s in their insidious attempt to defy equality as celebrated through ads.  THE STORY

4. U.S. Senate and Congress for failing to protect Homeless LGBT youth in Trafficking Bill and failing to keep guns out of the hands of those on no fly list. STORY

5. Speaker John Boehner – for his miserable failure as Speaker of the U.S. Congress, his obstructionist racist despotic reign where he did nothing but waste tax payers money- lest we forget #BLAWG!

6. Scott Lively who we cannot take off this list until  justice is metered out against the gay hating radical who pretends to be a Christian. STORY.

7. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia for his awful ongoing rhetoric, and his ridiculously unschooled and insidiously biased dissent in Obergefell v. Hodges.   STORY

8. San Francisco Catholic Archdiocese for installing water hoses to prevent homeless sleeping at church door. STORY

9. Caitlyn Jenner – for losing the opportunity to truly represent the LGBTI community and letting many of our trans family and friends down through the abuse of her privilege!

10. Bill Cosby for “allegedly “raping a LOT of women

11. _________________________   YOUR CHOICE – please comment here or via Twitter @melanienathan1

SPECIAL GLOBAL HERO 2015:

President Obama on the African stage decrying Despots and Dictators. STORY and Human Rights for LGBT people. STORY

SPECIAL GLOBAL ZERO 2015:

South African President Jacob Zuma – for being absolutely useless, corrupt, a dik dof mampara and refusing to step down to a better leadership for the ANC!

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#HEROESandZEROES2015  @Melanienathan1
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Screen Shot 2015-12-25 at 9.54.28 AMHere are some articles hinting at the gambit of our coverage here on OBLOGDEE:

Examples of result of our work:

BEST READ ARTICLE OF THE YEAR with over 9,000 Facebook shares – https://oblogdeeoblogda.me/2015/10/08/history-made-as-south-african-church-votes-to-bless-same-sex-marriage-and-ordain-gay-ministers/

https://oblogdeeoblogda.me/2015/11/26/ugandan-journalist-refugee-arrives-in-miami-after-speaking-against-the-anti-gay-legislation/

Keeping our own LGBTI community accountable: https://oblogdeeoblogda.me/2015/12/17/exiled-gay-pastor-struggles-to-survive-after-being-outed-by-lgbt-christian-minisrty/

Always fighting the right wing radical crazies – https://oblogdeeoblogda.me/2015/12/22/new-york-times-sparks-breitbart-article-scapegoating-lgbt-human-rights-advocacy/

and  http://www.africanhrc.org/#!Shocking-Comments-by-Republican-Human-Rights-Chairman/c1bm0/54d3ab830cf27bee9f08e2c3

Keeping our politicians on their toes – even those we support:  https://oblogdeeoblogda.me/2015/12/19/hillary-clinton-policy-plan-does-not-go-far-enough-for-global-lgbt-needs/ 

and   https://oblogdeeoblogda.me/2015/11/21/help-to-express-outrage-as-47-turncoat-democrats-vote-against-syrian-women-and-orphan-refugees/

We are NOT governed by the racist rhetoric of Trump:  https://oblogdeeoblogda.me/2015/12/08/reassuring-lgbt-refugees-donald-trump-is-not-the-voice-of-america/

XMAS message and fundraising:    https://oblogdeeoblogda.me/2015/12/24/xmas-love-from-lgbti-refugees-in-africa/

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#HEROESandZEROES2015  @Melanienathan1
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#HEROESandZEROES2015  @Melanienathan1
Please like and comment at MELANIE NATHAN ADVOCACY at https://www.facebook.com/Melanie-Nathan-Advocacy-253495108038074/?ref=hl

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4 thoughts on “Our Annual HEROES and ZEROES 2015

  1. 11. Melanie Nathan for her tireless advocacy particularly on behalf of the Ugandan LGBT refugees stuck in Kenya.
    12. MSMGF and GNP+ for their impressive advocacy on behalf of all people with HIV on the planet.

    1. LOL thanks Denis for the vote! much appreciated.
      And yes 12.!
      And I hope you noted Canadian voters came in as heroes too.

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