“Gender Identity in the Ancient World” Discussion – a Success for Progress

The transcript of the discussion can be found here. A discussion in the Sandum social group Sande Amici (“Friends of Sandus”) on the virtual world Second Life yesterday evening from 17:00 to 19:00 Sandum Local Time (14:00 to 16:00 Second Life Time). Commemorating Transgender Day of Remembrance, the discussion was centred around the topic of gender roles in…

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Transgender Day of Remembrance Marked Here

Transgender Day of Remembrance was marked here in the State of Sandus. The State of Sandus Facebook page was decorated for the day of recognition, which was placed onto the Sandum calendar back in Septembro (September) after Celebrate Bisexuality Day. Transgender Day of Recognition was begun in 1998 after the murder of Rita Hester, an…

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In the Defence of our Holidays

It is well known, and well joked about, that Sandus celebrates and commemorates many holidays. The very nature of how we categorise our holidays — not between secular and religious, but between national, cultural, and recognition — depicts a scale of how many holidays we have in comparison to other nations. For our own national…

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Policy Projection: XVII – XXV Novembro MMXIII

Ave, Sandum Citizens! We have welcomed Kumano as a Sociliva state. We have set deadlines for the Second Philia Advance. We have published an essay for the Transgender Day of Remembrance. We have prepared a discussion on gender identity for the Transgender Day of Remembrance to be held on XXII Novembro (22 November). We have potentially…

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Second Philia Advance — Deadlines set

Ave, Sandum Citizens! The Office of the Sôgmô has determined several deadlines for projects established in the outline of the Second Philia Advance. Of these, projects concerning entertaining literature and leitourgía for holidays are not granted specific deadlines, as they are expected to be easily produced throughout the Winter. However, the following projects can be expected…

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Kumano’s Socilivanço begins Tonight

Ave, Sandum Citizens! Kumanoese Prince Ryuho has contacted the Honourable Sôgmô, the Office of the Sôgmô, and the Central People’s Government this morning. In his official communiqué, Prince Ryuho announced that the treaty establishing Kumano as a Sociliva state would take full force in Kumano later this evening by executive order, held on the night of the…

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Before Transgender Day of Remembrance — a Narrative

The Sandum Nation begins this week preparing for Transgender Day of Remembrance. We shall commemorate this day of recognition on XX D Novembro (Wednesday 20 November) and shall hold an academic discussion on the topic of modern and ancient gender on Second Life as a part of the Sande Amici group on XXII Novembro (22 November).…

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CCPS Party Conference concludes, Restored Unity in the Left

Ave, Sandum Citizens! The long-awaited Citizens’ Communist Party of Sandus Party Conference was held following the State holidays of the National Day of Socialism and the Day of the Ways & Means of Revolution, taking the place of former CCPS Party Congresses. The Party Congresses were discontinued in Aprilo MMXIII following the departure of Comrade…

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CCPS Party Conference: Reporting in Real Time

Ave, Sandum Citizens! The long-awaited CCPS Party Conference has opened at 11:42 Sandum Local Time, with the Acting-Secretary Gaius Sörgel introducing the audience to the presenters and laying out the program and rules. With the singing of the Internationale, the Conference began, as according to the Party’s tradition. Politicians and high-ranking officials from Renasia, Austenasia,…

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Policy Projection: I – VIII Novembro MMXIII

Ave, Sandum Citizens! We have celebrated the Armilustrium with much celebration and fanfare, as decreed by our traditions. We have refuted the now substantially refuted claims made by opponents to our State that we are imperialist. We have seen our time-tested Renasia Meritarch, Jacob Tierney, retire from micronationalism. Bon voyage et bonne vie, Monsieur Tierney! We…

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