Fresh: Over 200 major companies sign Supreme Court brief in favor of LGBTQ workers


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 civilContinue reading “Fresh: Over 200 major companies sign Supreme Court brief in favor of LGBTQ workers”

What Waking Up Transgender in America Feels Like


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,Continue reading “What Waking Up Transgender in America Feels Like”

NAACP: Georgia votes for Democrat Stacey Abrams are being changed to Republican Brian Kemp


  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 conferenceContinue reading “NAACP: Georgia votes for Democrat Stacey Abrams are being changed to Republican Brian Kemp”

Denmark:Photo of Danish policewoman and Muslim hugging at demonstration goes viral


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 mostContinue reading “Denmark:Photo of Danish policewoman and Muslim hugging at demonstration goes viral”

How white women use strategic tears to silence women of color


 ‘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 accusationsContinue reading “How white women use strategic tears to silence women of color”

July, Straight Pride Month?


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,Continue reading “July, Straight Pride Month?”

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.”


  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 NewContinue reading “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.””

Pay Her “SHE’S THE QUEEN


Claire Foy and Matt Smith in “The Crown”(Credit: Netflix/Robert Viglasky) Netflix’s ‘THE CROWN’ literally revolves around Claire Foy and she was paid less than Matt Smith, who played her husband By: Erin Keane/Salon.com   I don’t know if you’ve heard, but women are angry. We are fed up; we have declared #TimesUp on the grabbing and theContinue reading “Pay Her “SHE’S THE QUEEN”

Smearing bodily fluids on roommates things – and avoiding a record – defines peak white privilege


The case of a relative handslap for a repugnant act by a former student illustrates how white privilege can work By: Blue Telusma/ The Grio This week 18-year-old Brianna Brochu learned white privilege has it’s perks, particularly when it comes to the criminal justice system. Monday, the former University of Hartford student — who was notoriously accusedContinue reading “Smearing bodily fluids on roommates things – and avoiding a record – defines peak white privilege”

Michael Steele’s Treatment at CPAC Is a Sad and Worrisome Omen for the GOP


Minority voters are watching how conservatives treat my old boss, the former RNC Chair. By: Doug Heye-Daily Beast The news that former RNC Chairman Michael Steele was criticized on the stage of the Conservative Political Action Committee should not have been a surprise. For 15 years, Steele has had his race used against him, withContinue reading “Michael Steele’s Treatment at CPAC Is a Sad and Worrisome Omen for the GOP”