Right Wing View

Straight, No Chaser: Culture Warriors During Silly Season

The ‘silly season’ of summer has become the time for political parties and their supporters to deploy inflammatory ideas knowing that they will be largely covered, as there is not much else besides the sport. Right now, the commentary columns of serious Danish newspapers seem dominated by “culture warriors” determined …

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Ghanaian court drops charges against 21 LGBTQ activists

Editor’s Note: International News Editor-in-Chief Michael K. Lavers was on assignment for the Washington Blade in Mexico, Honduras and El Salvador from July 11 to 25. TIJUANA, Mexico – Marvin is a 23-year-old gay man from Dulce Nombre, a municipality in the Department of Copán in Honduras. He left Honduras …

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Pedro Castillo proclaimed President-elect of Peru

LIMA, Peru – His parents were peasants who had never learned to read. As a child, he walked for hours to school, before becoming a teacher himself. Then, two months ago, he burst onto Peru’s national political scene as a dissenting candidate with a captivating call to the polls: “No …

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