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Education LGBTQA+ NEGOP

The Queerness of Gen Z is Being Used to Promote School Privatization

The queerness of Gen Z is being used as a wedge issue to promote school privatization. Nebraska is one of only five states to resist charter schools and is consistently one of the highest ranked states for public education. But homophobia and transphobia run rampant here, and the effort to use prejudice to attack public […]

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antisemitism Creeping Fascism NEGOP

Rightwing Extremists are Gathering in Nebraska Again

So far this year, there have been at least two large gatherings of rightwing extremists in Nebraska (that we are aware of). The first was a successful “Meet the Candidates” event sponsored by the NEGOP and Protect Nebraska Children featuring antisemitic Pizzagate conspiracy theorist Jack Posobiec, and the second was a decidedly unsuccessful “Take Back […]

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Fascism Insurrection The Patriarchy

Local Child Molester, Treated Gently by Lancaster County Judge, Goes on to Attend Insurrection

In 2015, Lincoln resident Gavin Crowl, then 24, was convicted of groping a 10- or 11-year old girl in 2011, when he was 19. The Lincoln Journal Star reported that the victim testified that Crowl gave her gifts of My Little Pony toys and asked her to marry him when she grew up. However, Crowl’s […]

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actual science Community Care

Safe & Accurate Information on Self-Managed Abortion (from the WHO)

This ‘zine was made collaboratively by community zinesters and is meant to be shared! Below are images of each page for online sharing – post these anywhere. Information from the World Health Organization Abortion is a form of healthcare that roughly 1 in 4 women* will seek in her lifetime. 60% of abortions are sought […]

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Fascism Guns OPD

The Upcoming Swap Between Omaha Police and the Definitely Not Nazi Gun Range

On Tuesday, July 19, the Omaha City Council will vote to approve a lengthy consent agenda–that is, a long list of what are meant to be routine, noncontroversial business matters that are grouped together as a single item to streamline meetings. Among the items, #75, is a trade in militarized police gear between the city’s […]

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LGBTQA+ Lincoln City Council Nebraska Politics

Community Statement on the Fairness Ordinance

For the second time this year Lincoln is facing the prospect of holding a vote on the civil rights of its LGBT2QIA+ population. This issue is something many in our city, and in our community have been working on since the city’s first vote on the matter in 1982. That year Lincoln voters rejected LGBT2QIA+ […]

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LGBTQA+ Lincoln City Council

LGBT Consensus is Neither Possible Nor Necessary to Move Forward with Lincoln Ordinance

I’m George Wolf, an 82 year-old gay man, who’s been working on bringing a nondiscrimination ordinance to Lincoln since the early 1980s.  For the past five years, a small number of people–gay, straight, and transgender–have worked hard to have Lincoln join the hundreds of municipalities that have ended discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender […]

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LGBTQA+

Why LGBT advocates oppose the petition to put nondiscrimination protections on the ballot

A group calling itself “Let Lincoln Vote” is now collecting signatures to put an update to Lincoln’s anti-discrimination protections on the ballot for Lincoln voters. You may have heard of a similar effort recently from the Nebraska Family Alliance, a hate group. Many leaders in the queer and trans community are saying both of these […]

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defund the police Environment Indigenous Issues

Stop Cop City: In Atlanta, Nebraska & Everywhere

An overview of the campaign to build the country’s largest police training center by bulldozing the country’s largest urban forest; and why it must be fought against not only in Atlanta but here in Nebraska, and everywhere. By Illegible Distro  What is Cop City? The city of Atlanta, Georgia has more tree canopy than any […]

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Community Care Fascism Worker Solidarity

A Better Life is Possible

If you’re feeling anything like us at SRN right now, you’re asking yourself what is fucking point of trying to do anything when the world seems determined to go down in flaming shit in every direction at once, and nothing you do seems to make a damn bit of difference. (Obviously, if you’re like us, […]

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