Andy Kopsa

Off The Record: On Religion, Politics & Equality

UPDATE – they fucking did it – Missouri 72-hour waiting period, Gov. Nixon veto in jeopardy?

 I can’t.   The highest profile override came shortly before midnight, when Senate Republicans turned to a rarely-used procedural move to cut off debate and force a vote on a … Continue reading

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Latest at The Nation: Obama’s Evangelical Gravy Train

  Click to read full story on you tax dollars funding right wing anti-gay anti-choice groups here and abroad  

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Feminism doesn’t cause rape: The Weekly Standard

Link above to my response to The Weekly Standard cover story “Feminism and its Discontents”

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American Prospect

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My latest at The Nation: dispatches from Yaounde prison in Cameroon – outlawing homosexuality

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US tax dollars contribute to anti-gay hate in Uganda

Click on the image above for my interview on State of Belief.  Talking about the buckets and buckets of money to “faith based” groups in Uganda who have contributed to … Continue reading

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The women of NACWOLA Uganda

This is my piece at Impatient Optimists, the blog of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. It is a small article with mere captions accompanying the photos of the women brave … Continue reading

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Fear and Loading in Kentucky – my latest @Al Jazeera America

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Sex Ed in Mississippi: the complete Mississippi Public Broadcasting series

    Make sure to listen to Cristen Hemmins interview – MPB didn’t air our discussion that is telling, important and must be heard along with the rest of these … Continue reading

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Mississippi: Sex ed without condoms my latest on The Atlantic

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Lastest article from Ms. on sex ed and religion

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Update: Beyonce arrested now released – Anti-Gay Bill Passed in Uganda UPDATE: A Day In Kampala

A note of clarification! And, yet another update in the fast moving situation in Uganda:  From on the ground in Uganda today (December 21, 2013) Beyonce’s release has been secured. … Continue reading

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Talking MPB, After Tiller and censorship

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My Latest: Foreign Policy

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US Ambassador Berry calls for decriminalization of HIV

This is news. It is running via VOA under the heading of LGBT rights – and it is – but the potentially huge news nugget is here: “Criminalization laws undermine … Continue reading

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Melbourne 2014 AIDS – a few stats

This afternoon (yesterday to you, USA) a panel of researchers, LGBTQI persons, sex workers and human rights activists took the stage at the official press conference on stigma and discrimination … Continue reading

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Opening Ceremony Melbourne, tributes and some hope

  From International Aids Society: Tributes paid to lost colleagues aboard flight MH 17 at the Opening Session of the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia World leaders, researches, … Continue reading

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