Category Archives: #Diversity
Prominent gay rights lawyer sets himself on fire in protest suicide

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Prominent gay rights lawyer sets himself on fire in protest suicide  CNNIn ‘protest suicide,’ lawyer famed for gay rights cases burns himself to death in New York  Los Angeles TimesGay rights lawyer immolates self in NYC in ecology protest  ABC NewsFamed gay rights lawyer sets himself on fire at Prospect Park in protest suicide against fossil fuels  New York Daily NewsLawyer who killed himself in fossil fuels protest ‘put his heart and soul’ into all his work, colleague says  New York Daily NewsFull coverage

Source: https://www.cnn.com/2018/04/15/us/david-buckel-gay-rights-attorney-suicide/index.html

Two-year-old girl bursts into tears after finding out Spider-Man shoes are only for boys

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Girls are just as capable of saving the day

Source: http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/fashion/toddler-two-year-old-spiderman-shoes-boys-only-tears-crying-target-virginia-a8294546.html

Bob Dylan turns classic song into gay love anthem

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Covering ‘She’s Funny That Way’

Source: http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/bob-dylan-gay-love-anthem-universal-love-hes-funny-that-way-a8289876.html

Trans people express what they love about themselves in video for Transgender Day of Visibility

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‘No boundaries, no restrictions, no rules’

Source: http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/trans-people-love-themselves-transgender-day-visibility-lgbtq-glaad-campaign-video-a8281911.html

Argentine government mocked over heterosexuality tweet

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The tweet by the office of human rights called for heterosexuality to be “made visible”.

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-43557526

Trump moves to ban most transgender people from serving in military

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Trump moves to ban most transgender people from serving in military  The HillTrump Allows Current Transgender Troops But Bans Future Recruits  Wall Street JournalFull coverage

Source: http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/380050-trump-bans-most-transgender-americans-from-serving-in-the-military

MLB: Chief Wahoo logo will not be allowed on new baseball Hall of Fame plaques

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The baseball Hall of Fame says it no longer will use the Cleveland Indians’ Chief Wahoo logo for plaques of new members.

In a statement, the Hall said that it “concurs with the commissioner’s sentiment and acknowledges the shifting societal view of Native American logos in baseball.”

Former Cleveland…

Source: http://www.latimes.com/la-sp-baseball-notes-20180321-story.html

Mike Pence's daughter buys John Oliver's gay rabbit book

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‘It doesn’t have to be divisive. I think that everybody can come together over Marlon’

Source: http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/marlon-bundo-john-oliver-mike-pence-charlotte-daughter-gay-a8267906.html

Lucy Masoud – let me tell you what it feels like to use a changing room as a transgender person

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Masoud, the Fire Brigade’s LGBT union representative, not only insulted trans people on the Today programme, but also undermined her role. Her job is to stand up for workers, particularly those who are most vulnerable to being abused

Source: http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/lucy-masoud-fbu-lgbt-trans-london-fire-brigade-union-today-transphobic-a8267096.html

Lollapalooza 2018 lineup poster takes until fourth line to show any female performers

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Pop star Camila Cabello appears on the fifth row of the poster

Source: http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/lollapalooza-2018-lineup-who-jack-white-arctic-monkeys-lineup-sexism-female-performers-a8267066.html