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Discrimination hurts your paycheck

LGBT discrimination accounts for part of the $64 billion a year loss that companies experience due to discrimination in the workplace (Burns, 2012). This cost trickles down to you, the employee. 246 more words

Let’s rediscover our reforming zeal, leave the Tories standing and stop May’s grammar schools plan

First published on LabourList

I know exactly what it feels like to want to attend a grammar school. I decided early on that I did not want to attend the feeder secondary school in my town. 1,017 more words

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Love Still Wins

We were barely done celebrating the signing of our State’s first fully-inclusive nondiscrimination Executive Order before the Attorney General started undermining and challenging it. On Tuesday, many in our community were preparing to celebrate history but instead witnessed (or woke up to) a very ominous outcome, as progressive candidates were defeated throughout the country. 228 more words

Press Release: HUMAN RIGHTS GROUP SEEKS LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL’S PUBLIC RECORDS

HUMAN RIGHTS GROUP SEEKS LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL’S PUBLIC RECORDS

CONTACT: SarahJane Brady

Phone: (504) 569-9156

Email: sarahjane@forumforequality.org

Web: http://www.forumforequality.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NEW ORLEANS –  In a battle against repeated discriminatory actions against the LGBT community by the state’s chief legal officer, Forum for Equality is demanding that Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry (R) reveal all correspondence linking his office to a noted discriminatory group and an anti-equality legislator running for Congress. 369 more words

Dastardly Deeds from the AG

From the late Middle Ages comes a great word – dastard. Probably a combination of dazed, dotard and bastard; it means a dishonorable or despicable man. 900 more words

Magda's (not so) funny bits

A writer’s review of Magda Szubanksi’s ‘Reckoning’.

WHEN they say that all great comedy emerges from tragedy, they’re talking about books like Magda Szubanski’s Reckoning… 534 more words

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Divorced from reality: the Coalition’s marital problems

“The Coalition will just have to take care of itself, because the political wedge has finally hit its target.”

AFTER the Coalition’s narrow win, the plebiscite on Marriage Equality should be getting ready to kick off, yet…

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