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Sexual, gender minorities much likelier to be crime victims

The first study of its kind has found that people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer or gender non-confirming are nearly four times as…

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Trump administration threatens to axe funding to schools allowing trans children to compete in sports

The US Department of Education has threatened to withhold school funding from Connecticut school districts over a state policy that would allow transgender children to…

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Ron Howard and Brian Grazer say that their accelerator can help diversify Hollywood

Impact Creative Systems (formerly Imagine Impact) is bringing a startup accelerator-style approach to finding fresh creative talent, and it announced this morning that, with funding…

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I’m Deaf. When mask-wearing came along, I had to rebuild my world

Masks prevent me from lipreading and using facial cues to communicate –hearing people need to be more open to communicating in different ways with strangers…

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Pinterest: 200+ employees hold virtual walkout over gender and race discrimination

Today, 236 employees at Pinterest virtually “walked out” to express solidarity with three former colleagues who said they experienced gender and race discrimination at the…

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The Simpsons star Harry Shearer breaks silence on white voiceover backlash: 'Actors play people they are not'

Hank Azaria this year stepped down from Apu role following controversy Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/harry-shearer-simpsons-voice-racism-apu-hank-azaria-dr-hibbert-a9652696.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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Lack of gender and ethnic diversity in advertising industry leads to 'lazy sexist' stereotyping in ads, leading advertisers group head admits

‘The portrayal of women in ads is often very different from society,’ Keith Weed tells The Independent Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/advertising-gender-ethnic-diversity-gender-stereotypes-ads-a9648501.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Andy Cohen 'hurt' he is not allowed to donate plasma because he is gay

‘It is discriminatory. I don’t understand it,’ American talk show host says Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/andy-cohen-coronavirus-antibody-donate-plasma-gay-hiv-a9645031.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you….

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Domino's is giving away free pizza to people named Karen

Pizza chain wants to take ‘the name Karen back’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/karen-dominos-pizza-free-australia-new-zealand-a9641326.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was…

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Don't believe the hype from transport companies, travelling with disabilities is still horrific

For people with disabilities, using public transport is a complicated, frustrating, often painful and always stressful experience. Sometimes it’s downright frightening Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/uk-travel-public-transport-disabilities-access-a9641411.html Droolin’ Dog…

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Keith Haring: The too-brief life and joyful work of the gay, bespectacled pop artist

The new BBC documentary ‘Keith Haring: Street Art Boy’ explores the life of the Eighties artist, whose often politically charged work lives on through mugs…

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How to Check for Inclusive Language in Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word can help ensure inclusive language in professional communications by checking your writing for gender bias, age bias, and more. This feature is turned…

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Model with Down's syndrome stars in Gucci Beauty campaign in Italian Vogue

Photographer’s aim was to show that ‘beauty is everywhere and exists in every person’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/fashion/downs-syndrome-model-gucci-beauty-vogue-italia-ellie-goldstein-a9593276.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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What white Americans still don’t understand about their so-called race

The idea of one big white race did not just spring to life full-blown and unchanging, which is what most people assume — and white supremacists…

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Jon Stewart discusses lack of diversity on The Daily Show: 'We kept hiring white dudes'

Comedian realised a proactive approach was needed to diversify cast Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/jon-stewart-daily-show-diversity-white-cast-a9583506.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article…

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Now is the perfect time to talk about how the Ivy League enables inequality

Why do the nation’s best universities want to serve as finishing schools for the elite rather than launching pads for the determined? Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/protests-race-injustice-should-make-us-look-how-ivy-league-ncna1231618 Droolin’…

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JK Rowling: Harry Potter fans tear into author following 'anti-trans' tweets

The author is facing a backlash for latest posts Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/news/jk-rowling-anti-trans-tweets-harry-potter-racist-cho-chang-john-boyega-a9552876.html Indie Brew found this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published…

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Cannes 2020 Boasts ‘Significant Increase’ in Films from Women, but That’s Only Part of the Story

Just two years after its adoption of the the 5050×2020 gender-parity pledge, the Cannes Film Festival’s typically resistant path to diversity and inclusion among its…

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'Colours of the World' Crayola set represents 40 different skin tones

Company says new launch aims to ‘cultivate a more inclusive world for children of all ages, races, cultures and ethnicities’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/crayola-skin-tones-colours-world-diversity-race-ethnicity-buy-a9527676.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Rare blue dragons wash up on seashores in Texas

Creatures obtain vivid blue colour from food sources such as Portuguese man o’ war and jellyfish Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/blue-dragon-texas-beach-seashore-padre-island-a9509301.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Black People And Legal Gun Ownership: Oppression At Its Best

Source: Black Panther Party Toilet paper and hand sanitizer are not the only products that have seen an explosion in sales amid the COVID-19 global…

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