Walking Evening News: Let the rainbow appear 🏳️‍🌈

Original link: https://sehseh.substack.com/p/f81

Good night,

It’s graduation season again, and students at Seattle Pacific University expressed their protests against school policies in a rather queer way at the graduation ceremony. 🏳️‍🌈

Seattle Pacific University, a parochial school affiliated with the Free Methodist Church, sparked dissatisfaction with its board of directors in May by upholding its personnel rules prohibiting the hiring of LGBTQ+ staff and teachers. At the ceremony on the 12th, dozens of graduates did not shake hands with the principal Pete Menjares after receiving the certificates, but handed him a rainbow flag and vowed to initiate a sit-in and wait until the school changed its policy. .

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British Home Secretary Priti Patel on the 17th approved the extradition of Julian Assange, the founder of the revealing website “WikiLeaks”, to the United States, but Assange’s team has stated that it will appeal within 14 days, which means a lengthy The legal battle has not yet officially ended.

The 50-year-old Assange is wanted by the U.S. judicial authorities for releasing confidential documents about the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in 2010. In order to avoid extradition, Assange has been hiding in the Ecuadorian embassy in London for many years. After qualifying for asylum, he was arrested by British police for breaching bail and is now being held at the high-security Belmarsh Prison in London.

A British court had previously ruled that extradition Assange to the United States for trial would not violate his human rights, but Assange was charged in the United States with 18 counts, including violating the Espionage Act, and could face up to 175 years in prison. His supporters He criticized the British government’s move as a “persecution of press freedom”.

out of gender

Saudi state television Al-Ekhbariya recently aired footage of officials raiding shops in the capital Riyadh for rainbow-colored merchandise, including toys, hairpins, hats and children’s clothing.

The Saudi authorities said that the products “promoted homosexuality” to the younger generation and violated Islamic beliefs and public morals. Products with “symbols of deviation” would be confiscated and the shops selling them would be fined.

Extramarital sexual relations (including same-sex sex) are strictly prohibited under Saudi law, with consensual same-sex sex punishable by up to the death penalty or caning, according to the country’s interpretation of Sharia law, with men “behaving like women” or wearing women’s clothing Clothes (and vice versa) are also illegal.

I can’t be the only one who knows

The American deworming company “Pest Informer” recently advertised, asking 5 to 7 families in the United States to participate in the company’s scientific experiments: each family must put 100 American cockroaches into their homes and test various species during a 30-day research period. The efficacy of the DIY cockroach removal method, and the process is completely recorded. In return, the company will provide 2,000 US dollars (about NT$59,600) in compensation.

American cockroaches are the largest type of cockroaches that can appear in the home environment. “Pest Informer” guarantees that all cockroaches in the participants’ homes will be eliminated after the experiment. So far, more than 2,500 applications have been received, far exceeding the company’s expectations. Do readers in the US have the courage to sign up?

Quote of the Day

She is free to decide how she takes each breath of air, there is no “must”, only “I will”.

——” Jia Xuanning’s column: In the broad world, Muratova only tells a love story”

The Russian-Ukrainian war has been going on for more than 100 days. At this moment, a Russian-language film made by a Ukrainian female director in the Soviet era and depicting a love triangle, how does it show that Ukraine “does not belong” to Russia?

Take a walk through this week’s Herstory, and introduce to you/you the most representative heavyweight female director in Ukrainian film history, Kira. Kira Muratova, and her work “The Wide World” screened in Taiwan 🎥

[Gazing at #Ukraine : In the wide world, she only tells a love story 🇺🇦
Although Muratova was an important director in the Soviet era, she has been making Russian-language films all her life, but her creations do not belong to “Russian films”. In a sense, it further confirms the huge differences between Ukraine and Russia.

#WorldWalk #Herstory #Ukraine #KiraMuratova


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