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It is Velma Dinkely’s moment

Deep down, we all knew that Velma was always the star of Scooby Doo. Don’t let the show’s marketing or merchandise pull the wool over your…

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Prosthetics are built for disabled people. But they still lack inclusivity.  

Amputees can’t truly be comfortable in wearable technology if simple things, such as having more sizes to choose from, aren’t available. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/prosthetics-are-built-for-disabled-people-but-still-lack-inclusivity-rcna45727 Droolin’ Dog…

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Friends star Lisa Kudrow speaks out about the show’s lack of diversity

“No business” The post Friends star Lisa Kudrow speaks out about the show’s lack of diversity first appeared on Far Out Magazine. Source: https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/friends-lisa-kudrow-the-shows-lack-of-diversity/ Indie…

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Joined by 47 Republicans, House Democrats codify gay marriage in legislation

With one Supreme Court justice openly targeting Obergefell, the 2015 ruling that Federally guaranteed the right to same-sex marriage, the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday…

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Rising share of Americans say gender determined by birth-assigned sex, poll finds

A majority of Americans favor protecting transgender people from discrimination, but a rising share say a person’s gender is determined by their sex assigned Source:…

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How to Identify Homophobia

You might already recognize a basic definition of homophobia as the fear of or prejudice against people who are part of the LGBTQ+ community. But…

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Texas GOP’s new platform calls gay people ‘abnormal’ and rejects trans identities

The Texas Republican Party unveiled its official position on LGBTQ issues over the weekend, defining homosexuality as an “abnormal lifestyle choice” and also Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-politics-and-policy/texas-gops-new-platform-calls-gay-people-abnormal-rejects-trans-identi-rcna34530…

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Over 5 percent of young adults identify as transgender or nonbinary, U.S. survey finds

More than 5 percent of young adults in the U.S. identify as transgender or nonbinary, and an increasing number say they know someone who is…

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Best and worst states for LGBTQ+ equality

Data: Out Leadership; Chart: Erin Davis/Axios Visuals A new report evaluates the business climate for LGTBQ+ people across the U.S., aiming to help leaders make…

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How 1 million more teachers of color can transform American education

Our nation’s education system is at an inflection point. The COVID-19 pandemic has upended traditional teaching structures, exposing and exacerbating pervasive inequities in our schools….

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‘This is Us’ explored the difficulties parents of disabled children face. There’s also hope.

I’ve been a “This Is Us” fan since the show’s beginning and have watched this final season with all the bittersweet feelings of knowing that…

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Drag queen crowned prom king at Indiana high school

“Honestly, when I walked out there, I left everybody speechless,” high school senior Christian Hernandez said. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-news/drag-queen-crowned-prom-king-indiana-high-school-rcna28827 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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DOJ challenges Alabama law that bans gender-affirming care for trans youth

The Justice Department filed a complaint Friday challenging a recently enacted Alabama law that criminalizes certain types of gender-affirming medical care for transgender youth. Driving…

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House Republicans attempt to force vote on transgender sports bill

Dozens of House Republicans on Wednesday signed on to a petition to force a vote on legislation that would ban transgender women and girls from…

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What happened the day Jackie Robinson made his major-jeague debut

Jackie Robinson Day honors the first Black player in modern baseball to take the field. On Opening Day 75 years ago, Jackie Robinson’s debut made…

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‘I cannot teach in Florida’: LGBTQ educators fear fallout from new education law

Following the enactment of what critics call the “Don’t Say Gay” law, some LGBTQ teachers have quit the professional altogether. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-politics-and-policy/-cannot-teach-florida-lgbtq-educators-fear-fallout-new-school-law-rcna22106 Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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How the Latino vote could decide control of the Senate

The midterm election is eight months away, yet more than $650,000 has already been spent on Spanish-language TV and radio ads designed to reelect Nevada…

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5 games by female developers you should check out

In honor of Women’s History Month, here are five games from female developers that you should absolutely look into. Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/gaming/5-games-by-female-developers/ Proactive Computing found this…

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Chile celebrates first gay wedding

Chile’s same-sex marriage law went into effect this week and Santiago saw its first gay wedding Thursday. Silva and Nazar have been together for seven…

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Hundreds of Florida students stage walkout to protest ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill

Hundreds of students at a Florida high school on Monday participated in a walkout in protest of the state’s … Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/597312-hundreds-of-florida-students-stage-walkout-to-protest-dont-say-gay-bill Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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“Terrifying”: Understanding Abbott’s order on trans kids in Texas

Health professionals, transgender teens and their families are fearful and angry over Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s new directive to have a state agency investigate parents…

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New Dr. Seuss-inspired books will feature diverse writers and illustrators

The new line of books will include original stories inspired by previously unpublished illustrations of the author’s. Six Dr. Seuss books are no longer being…

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