Albion Advocates

December 9, 2022

Iranian women and their supporters who protest the compulsory hijab law are being arrested and some have been sentenced to death. To prevent further violations, this law should be abolished.

November 28, 2022

Trans rights are human rights. Everyone, including transgender people, are entitled to their human rights from the day they are born. Yet, all over the world and in the United States, transgender people face discrimination, systemic inequality, and violence.

October 23, 2022

You can protect human rights by rethinking what you buy. Shopping locally is one of the most important things you can do to advance human rights in your community.

September 25, 2022

In honor of Banned Books Week, Dr. Emily Knox visited Albion College to talk about censorship and threats to intellectual freedom. Orion Hower explains why censorship also violates human rights.

July 27, 2022

In celebration of women human rights defenders and their contributions to human rights and justice, we highlight four outstanding women.

July 1, 2022

Women’s rights are human rights. Despite formal equality in human rights law, gender inequality and gender subordination remain barriers to women’s equal enjoyment of human rights.

June 30, 2022

Fear. Panic. Death. These words describe what it was like to be a queer person during the AIDS crisis. Artists came together to fight these words and in the process reclaimed neglected human rights and saved countless lives.

June 13, 2022

LGBTQIA+ rights are human rights. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, pansexual, asexual, two-spirit, and all other persons are entitled to dignity and rights.

May 31, 2022

A student’s journey at Albion College begins the first time they step on campus – which often, is on their campus tour. The role of the admissions department includes communicating the values of Albion College to its visitors, including its commitment to antiracism, inclusion, and belonging.

May 3, 2022


No matter how busy you are, there is something you can do to protect human rights. In this post, Kara Anderson offers simple ways to support human rights within the context of your daily life.