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My Relationship With L.A. & Some Favorite Films Set in the City

Has anyone seen the movie Paris Je T’aime? Do you remember that vignette with Margo Martindale? She takes a solo trip to Paris, and gives a great monologue about falling in love with the city, and the city falling in love with her? 1,718 more words


Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff on the key to equality

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff took the stage at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing today to talk about diversity and equality. This comes just weeks after Salesforce brought on board Tony Prophet, … 314 more words


The Path, a poem

As part of middle school’s preparation for Sarah Kay’s event here today, seventh graders have been writing poetry. In class, they read poetry like Langston Hughes’ “Mother to Son” and various Sarah Kay poems. 240 more words

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Trump Properties Reject Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

LAS VEGAS, Nevada (The Adobo Chronicles, Las Vegas Bureau) – From New York to Las Vegas, from Miami to Honolulu, Trump hotel properties are refusing to adopt gender-neutral bathrooms despite the growing clamor among LGBT and rights activists. 92 more words


Grace Hopper organizers struggle to practice the diversity they advocate

The Anita Borg Institute, the organization responsible for the annual Grace Hopper Women in Computing Celebration taking place right now in Houston, has a problem with racial diversity and not practicing what it preaches, according to several current and former employees.  1,691 more words


Things Boys Have Asked Me: A Guest Post by Author Joe Jiménez

by Joe Jiménez

I started my Young Adult novel Bloodline with a question on a single pale yellow Post-it: Does a boy need a father to be a good man? 902 more words

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Humans of New York: Stories

Brandon Stanton

Humans of New York: Stories is the perfect book for a digital age . . . Through each photo and quote, Brandon Stanton has captured the highs, lows, and in-betweens that comprise what it’s like to be a human in New York, which is to say, what it’s like to be a human, period.”— 268 more words