Somewhere in the United States today. A gay or Transgender individual is losing their job for simply being themselves and it is completely legal. Yesterday, more than 200 major U.S. and international corporations signed an amicus brief submitted to the Supreme Court on Tuesday arguing that excluding sexual orientation and gender identity from federal civil … More Fresh: Over 200 major companies sign Supreme Court brief in favor of LGBTQ workers
Cisgender allies: Put yourself in our shoes. By: Jessie Earl/The Advocate.com I’m going to be entirely honest. I’m so damn tired. I have been sitting here, staring at a blank computer screen trying my best to muster up the energy to write. I want so badly to explain to you the anger, sadness, pain, … More What Waking Up Transgender in America Feels Like
Georgia’s NAACP claims that votes intended for Democrat Stacey Abrams are being changed to Republican Brian Kemp By Matthew Rozsa/Salon Com The Georgia NAACP is filing a complaint claiming that votes for Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams in that state’s race for governor have been changed to Republican candidate Brian Kemp. The NAACP’s state conference … More NAACP: Georgia votes for Democrat Stacey Abrams are being changed to Republican Brian Kemp
Ayah, a wearer of the niqab, weeps as she is embraced by a police officer during a demonstration against the Danish face veil ban in Copenhagen. Photo: Andrew Kelly/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix A photo of a police officer hugging an emotional niqab-wearing woman at a demonstration in Denmark on Wednesday has become one of the country’s most … More Denmark:Photo of Danish policewoman and Muslim hugging at demonstration goes viral
‘Often, when I have attempted to speak to or confront a white woman about something she has said or done that has impacted me adversely, I am met with tearful denials and indignant accusations that I am hurting her’ Photograph: Caro/Alamy The legitimate grievances of brown and black women are no match for the accusations … More How white women use strategic tears to silence women of color
He said his column “That’s Life” in the Dixon Independent Voice on friday was “tongue in cheek. Ted Hickman, the vice mayor of Dixon, California (23 miles southwest of Sacramento), Declared July 1, was the start of Straight Pride Month. In his column he writes “ We are different from them. We work, have families, … More July, Straight Pride Month?
Eric Schneiderman, the Attorney General of the State of New York resigned today. Schneiderman well known in the state, as a champion of women’s rights. The man who legal action against filmmaker Harvey Weinstein and one of the male faces of the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. Four women, strangers, spoke to the The New … More A champion of women’s rights who slapped women “A lot of women like it. They don’t always think they like it, but then they do, and they ask for more.”