Extreme stigma experienced by those who are openly gay drive many in the Philippines to maintain double life by engaging in covert behavior.
Religion and Democracy articles on Democracy Chronicles
These articles on Religion and Democracy concern the relationship with the world's many organized collections of beliefs, cultural systems, and worldviews that relate humanity to the supernatural and spirituality. This section also includes our articles about how the relationship between secularism and atheism with democracy. Also check out our section on World Democracy.
This essay argues that the premise of Brahmanical superiority is not sufficient to explain observations of the caste system in the world’s biggest democracy, India.
Syrian Democracy: We can never ask whether all the death and destruction is worth it; sacrifices come easier than democracy in the Middle East.
Will Pope Benedict XVI’s successor be the first non-European elected to title in Papal election?
Activist for Muslims Has Hope for Obama Uses State of the Union Address as opportunity to focus country on Muslim issues. Obama could use State of the Union to reach undecided voter
Radical Egalitarianism in Jesus, Buddha and Gandhi and the richest 1% of Americans owning 40% of the nations wealth
India versus Facebook: More troubling is that even if the arrest is found wrongful, there is now a chilling effect on free speech in India
When crisis and disaster struck Somalia, radicals mastered exploitation of the people’s hopelessness.These vacuums cultivate Somalian destructive forces
American Muslims attempt to re-brand the phrase jihad for the modern world
As nation continues wide-ranging reforms, true challenges begin to show with protest for Myanmar Copper Miner’s Rights: Poverty, violent history make reforms necessary but very difficult