Civil Rights / Social Justice / LGBT / Diversity & Inclusion
More than 200 players joined in solidarity Sunday to protest Trump’s assault on their right to protest racial injustices.
“2016 was an unprecedented year for hate … with a resurgence of white nationalism that imperils the racial progress we’ve made.”
It can be challenging for multinational corporations to extend nondiscrimination protections in jurisdictions not supportive of gay rights.
With labor growth at zero, does it make sense to deport Dreamers or El Salvadorans? Who are they? What do they contribute?
Growing public pressure forces politicians and corporations to change views on long-held beliefs.
States must treat gay couples the same as heterosexuals.
Politicians divided along party lines; Cuban exiles divided along generational lines.
White militia group shows up to stir the pot; cops’ Facebook page tries to inflame tensions; cooler heads prevail.
Pro-gun, anti-LGBT officials suddenly “stand with” gay community.
Lawmakers ignore lessons learned in other states of the business benefits of diversity, with hundreds of millions of dollars lost.
Waylon Smithers, personal assistant to a billionaire nuclear power plant owner, has withheld his feelings for decades.
Political and religious leaders decry “social engineering” by Obama administration.
Nearly half of Senators comprising the group represent just 2.6 percent of entire U.S. population and less than 1 percent of Blacks and Latinos.
Rep. Steve King’s latest comments follow his statement last summer that white people contributed more to civilization than any other “sub-group of people.”
President said executive order is not a Muslim ban but suggested Christians will be given priority over other refugees. Federal lawsuit says the order “is based on bigotry, not reality.”
Federal court in North Carolina said state disenfranchised “African-Americans with almost surgical precision,” while federal judges in Wisconsin and North Dakota said Blacks and Native American voters were affected.
Incoming press secretary says Trump is putting together “an amazingly diverse cabinet” that’s “second to none.”
Lone Black Cabinet pick Ben Carson and one of only two women chosen also have negative attitudes toward gay rights.
The president’s claim that 3 million to 5 million “illegals” voted has been debunked by numerous studies and mathematical improbability.
Says people “sometimes have blind spots … but that doesn’t mean that they’re not open to learning and caring about equality and justice … there’s goodness in the majority of people.”
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus encouraged vets to correct less-than-honorable discharges based on “morally wrong” policies.
Eric Fanning’s nomination furthers Obama’s policy of adding diversity to top government posts; to critics, Fanning’s military career overshadowed by his sexual orientation.
Despite attempts by some to politicize tragedy and tie incident to religious-based terrorism, it appears suspect may simply have been a deranged, hate-filled individual.
“Coming out as a gay man is not the same thing as coming out as someone who preyed on a 14-year-old. Conflating those things is disgusting.”
Positions are stark contrast to GOP policy. Meanwhile, undocumented immigrants to work and speak at DNC convention.
Only 18 out of 2,472 delegates in Cleveland are Black, the lowest percentage in over a century.
The party’s platform committee rejected repeated attempts by its own members to soften the GOP’s stance against the gay community — or even acknowledge discrimination — in the official party platform.
His comments questioning the contributions of non-white people to the advancement of human civilization may have crowned it.
This weekend’s pride parades paid tribute to victims of violence and celebrated marriage equality.
In private meeting Trump meets “the most bigoted, most homophobic and most influential anti-LGBT advocates in the United States.”
Economists say immigrants are critical for the United States’ sustained economic growth.