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Tuesday Truisms

While Monday is like getting reacquainted with the workweek, Tuesday is when it begins in earnest. In no particular order, I have noted a few truisms for this Tuesday. 356 more words

Musings

Bills Seeking To Curb LGBT Rights Failing Across The US

NEW YORK (AP) — In a striking shift from recent years, major legislation curtailing LGBT rights has been completely stymied in state capitols around the country this year amid anxiety by Republican leaders over igniting economic backlash if they are depicted as discriminatory. 924 more words

News

China's Weibo Site Backtracks on Gay Censorship After Outcry

One of China’s top social networking sites announced Monday that it will no longer be censoring content related to gay issues after the plan triggered a loud public outcry. 547 more words

Social Media

China's Weibo reverses ban on 'homosexual' content after outcry

Microblogging sites move to create harmonious surrounding prompted protests under the hashtag #Iamgay

One of China’s largest social media sites, Sina Weibo, has reversed a ban on online content “related to homosexuality” after outcry from the country’s internet users. 491 more words

Viral

Coachella’s Anti-LGBT Owner Made Millions off of Beyoncé’s Performance

Beyoncé’s performance at Coachella has been called the greatest of all time and a major cultural event. While the tickets to Coachella were done and sold long before the performance, the extraordinarily high profile of the performance definitely promotes the festival. 221 more words

Politics

Alumni Stories: Arisa

Relevance of Innovative Methodologies in Reaching Out: Reflections during the I3 Event for Voice Global Grantees

On 15 – 18 January 2018, Voice facilitated its Inclusion, Innovation, Indaba (I3) event. 834 more words

Alumni Stories