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  • Anti-Abortion Centers Compete For Federal Funds Forfeited By Planned Parenthood
    The Source, a network of conservative Christian pregnancy centers in Texas, is planning to offer women certain contraceptives but won't provide abortions. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2019-11-15
  • New Animated Series Looks Back At More Than 200 Years Of LGBTQ Rights
    In the debut episode of "Now You Know," narrator Wanda Sykes pays special tribute to Stonewall pioneer Marsha P. Johnson and more. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2019-11-14
  • ‘Gossip Girl’ Reboot Will Be Less White, More LGBTQ, But Just As Twisty
    The HBO Max reboot is getting a much-needed update with "nonwhite leads" and “a lot of queer content.” ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2019-11-11
  • The Real Women Of ‘Hidden Figures’ To Be Awarded Congressional Gold Medals
    The four Black women known as NASA's "hidden figures" during the Space Race will receive the highest civilian award for their contributions to space exploration. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2019-11-11
  • LGBTQ Representation On TV Hits All-Time High, New GLAAD Report Finds
    The 2019 "Where We Are on TV" report finds inclusive shows like "Pose" and "Schitt's Creek" have made a powerful impact. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2019-11-07
  • Football Coach Resigns After Yelling ‘White Power,’ Calling Players The N-Word In Video
    Former assistant football coach John Hoskins told reporters, "Just to set the record, I'm not racist. I don't mean it in a negative way." ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2019-11-06
  • Ava DuVernay’s Production Crew For Series ‘Cherish The Day’ Is Over 50% Women
    "Let’s create a new normal," the director tweeted about her upcoming OWN series, which achieved full gender parity. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2019-11-05
  • Police Officer Awarded $20 Million After Being Told To ‘Tone Down’ His ‘Gayness’
    St. Louis County’s police chief is now facing calls to resign after the jury's award to Sgt. Keith Wildhaber in his discrimination suit. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2019-10-29
  • ‘Black-ish’ Cast Totally Nails Halloween With Spot-On ‘Us’ Movie Costumes
    "Tethered. The Johnsons do it again,” Tracee Ellis Ross wrote. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2019-10-26
  • Pete Buttigieg Announces $10 Billion Proposal To End Workplace Sexual Harassment
    The Democratic presidential contender unveiled a sweeping plan to address gender inequality. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2019-10-24
  • Susan Collins Will Oppose Controversial Judicial Nominee Steven Menashi
    She is the first Republican senator to come out against Trump's court pick, who has a record of opposing rights for women, LGBTQ people and minorities. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2019-10-23
  • Anita Hill: Why Has No Presidential Candidate Been Asked About Gender Violence?
    The law professor said the issue of sexual violence "needs to be addressed" because it is a systemic problem. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2019-10-22
  • White Evangelicals Stand Behind Trump Despite Impeachment Inquiry: Survey
    On race, immigration, impeachment and other issues, white evangelicals continue to be at odds with most other American religious groups. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2019-10-21
  • Students Protest Firing Of Black Employee Who Repeating Racial Slur Used Against Him
    A Black security guard told a student not to call him the n-word. Then he got fired under a zero tolerance policy. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2019-10-18
  • Brianna Hill, A Black Transgender Woman, Found Shot To Death In Kansas City
    Hill is the 21st transgender or gender non-conforming person known to be killed in 2019. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2019-10-18
  • Bernie Sanders holds L.A. rally as part of his outreach to young Latinos
    Bernie Sanders holds an L.A. rally as part of his strategy to mobilize Latinos, particularly younger voters, to help him win California's Democratic primary. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2019-11-16
  • Deval Patrick enters Democratic presidential race
    Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick launches a late-entry bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. The longtime Obama ally will offer centrists another alternative to Joe Biden. But he faces steep odds. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2019-11-14
  • Supreme Court may allow TV producer’s racial bias suit against Comcast to move ahead
    Justices sounded ready to send Byron Allen's suits back to Los Angeles to allow them to proceed in federal court -- but without weighing in who should win in the end. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2019-11-13
  • Latinos and transgender people see big increases in hate crimes, FBI reports
    Hate crimes declined slightly in 2018, the FBI says in a new report. But crimes targeting people — as opposed to property — surged dramatically, as did crimes against Latinos and transgender people. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2019-11-12
  • Noel Ignatiev, scholar who called for abolishing whiteness, dies at 78
    Noel Ignatiev, a historian who wrote "How the Irish Became White" and co-edited the journal Race Traitor, dies at 78. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2019-11-11
  • Billionaire Michael Bloomberg would face a steep climb in the 2020 presidential race
    The former New York mayor and Trump critic will have a steep climb in the 2020 Democratic primary contest if he decides to run. He would bet on winning later and larger states. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2019-11-08
  • Indicted Ukrainian oligarch embraces Trump’s theories as he fights extradition
    Ukrainian oligarch Dmytri Firtash, who is charged in a federal bribery case in Chicago, has thrust himself into the center of the debate over President Trump's efforts to influence Ukraine. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2019-10-31
  • For transgender migrants fleeing death threats, asylum in the U.S. is a crapshoot
    LGBTQ migrants face extortion, death threats and assault after they're sent south of the border ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2019-10-29
  • This woman leads hikers along Egypt’s Sinai Trail, rejecting Bedouin gender norms
    Um Yasser is a female guide on Egypt's Sinai Trail, a milestone for Bedouins. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2019-10-25
  • The 2020 presidential race already in full swing in Wisconsin
    Most voters haven't given much thought to 2020, but in Wisconsin, which was key to President Trump's victory in 2016, the race has already started. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2019-10-24
  • A race for control of Syria’s Manbij, with the U.S. nowhere in sight
    The Syrian city of Manbij, part of the territory controlled by Kurdish fighters backed by the United States until last week, appeared on the verge of being rushed by Turkish troops and Syrian rebel proxies gathered on the city's outskirts. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2019-10-15
  • Ukraine aid delay sparked bipartisan scramble to keep millions from expiring
    Key lawmakers in both parties raced over a frantic week last month to move the complex levers of the federal government's spending process to save the aid for Ukraine that the Trump administration had withheld. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2019-10-14
  • Democratic candidates vow to reverse Trump’s rollback of LGBTQ rights
    Democratic presidential candidates vowed to reverse President Trump's rollbacks of LGBTQ rights as they sought to appeal to a key group of voters in the race for the party's 2020 nomination. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2019-10-11
  • Supreme Court debates whether discrimination by ‘sex’ includes gay and transgender workers
    Supreme Court debates the meaning of 'sex' in federal anti-discrimination law. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2019-10-08
  • Julián Castro escorts LGBTQ and disabled asylum seekers across Mexican border
    Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro escorts LGBTQ and disabled asylum seekers across the border bridge to Texas and calls on President Trump to end the 'Remain in Mexico' policy. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2019-10-07
  • CNN’s planning a 2020 LGBTQ forum. Here are some issues advocates say the candidates should address.
    A prominent LGBTQ rights organization, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) announced Thursday that it will host a presidential town hall on LGBTQ issues next month. The event will air on CNN. LGBTQ advocacy groups told ThinkProgress that they know exactly what ideas they want to hear discussed at the town ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-05
  • It wasn’t a debate, but CNN’s 7-hour climate forum laid bare key differences between Democrats
    CNN’s seven-hour town hall on the climate crisis wasn’t the debate many activists have spent months calling for. But Wednesday night’s marathon event teased out notable differences between Democratic presidential contenders, giving voters a taste of how each candidate might approach climate policy if elected. Two of the main issues ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-05
  • GOP candidate fueled by outside money complains he may lose because of opponent’s outside money
    Dan Bishop, the Republican nominee in next week’s North Carolina congressional special election, claimed on Thursday that the reason polls show he could lose a district that President Donald Trump won easily is that so much money was coming in from out of district to support his Democratic opponent. But ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-05
  • Kristen Stewart’s experience is emblematic of LGBTQ people’s struggles in Hollywood
    In an interview with Harper’s Bazaar UK, actor Kristen Stewart, who has been romantically linked to model Stella Maxwell since 2017, said“I have fully been told, ‘If you just like do yourself a favor, and don’t go out holding your girlfriend’s hand in public, you might get a Marvel movie.’ I don’t ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-04
  • Republican leaders silent as Alabama governor insists she won’t resign over blackface scandal
    Gov. Kay Ivey (R-AL) adamantly vowed on Tuesday that she would not resign her office, despite revelations last week that she once appeared in blackface in a college Baptist Student Union skit while she was a student at Auburn University. The national Republican leaders who demanded a Democratic governor resign ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-04
  • House Democrats will consider bill to block HUD rule allowing anti-trans shelter discrimination
    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is set to move forward with a proposed rule change that would essentially allow shelters receiving HUD grants to ignore nondiscrimination protections for unhoused transgender people. Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-VA), however, has introduced a bill to block that rule that from ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-03
  • Mitch McConnell admits Trump may not actually support the gun legislation he said he wanted
    In the wake of another series of mass shootings, President Donald Trump has repeatedly waffled and wavered on whether to take any action to stop the epidemic of gun violence in America. NRA-backed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), who has long opposed any such progress, said Tuesday he will ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-03
  • Native votes went missing in North Carolina. Tribal leaders vow that won’t happen again next week.
    Native American voting groups have made it their mission over the years to get as many of their members to the polls as possible. That effort has even greater urgency, as North Carolina prepares next week to hold one of its most closely watched elections ever. The 40,000 voting-eligible Lumbee ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-03
  • How ‘Straight Pride’ parades like the one in Boston today mask a far-right agenda
    During Pride Month, an organization with ties to violent hate groups, Super Happy Fun America, announced it would host a Straight Pride Parade in Boston. The city of Boston approved its application for a public event, and on Saturday the parade will take place at noon, when participants will march ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-31
  • Federal charges unveiled against would-be white nationalist terrorist
    The 20-year-old white nationalist who plotted to attack a local Jewish Community Center in Ohio has been charged with transmitting threatening communications via interstate commerce — with additional charges likely incoming over the next few weeks. James Reardon Jr., a self-described white nationalist who attended the deadly 2017 Unite the ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-30
  • The state of labor in 2019: Support for unions is high, but membership is still on the decline
    A mixed bag of high approval, declining membership, and stubbornly low wages greets a proud but anxious workforce, as Americans prepare to step away from their jobs this Labor Day weekend. According to a Gallup poll released this week ahead of Monday’s federal holiday, 64% of Americans say they approve ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-30
  • Support for unions is high in 2019, but membership is still on the decline
    A mixed bag of high approval, declining membership, and stubbornly low wages greets a proud but anxious workforce, as Americans prepare to step away from their jobs this Labor Day weekend. According to a Gallup poll released this week ahead of Monday’s federal holiday, 64% of Americans say they approve ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-30
  • Exposed for 1967 blackface skit, Alabama governor issues written statement rather than face cameras
    Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) performed a comedic skit in blackface in 1967 at Auburn University, audio tapes circling the web on Thursday reveal. “She had on a pair of blue coveralls and she had put some black paint all over her face,” Ben LaRavia, then Ivey’s fiancé, says in ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-29
  • Did Gillibrand’s push for Al Franken’s resignation doom her 2020 White House run?
    Kirsten Gillibrand’s presidential campaign may have been doomed from the start, women’s rights advocates say. Some women’s rights leaders say that the New York senator encountered something of a backlash for being the first Senate Democrat to demand the resignation not quite two years ago of then-Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), who ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-29
  • Carli Lloyd is not a stunt
    This summer, players on the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team inspired people around the world when they won a second consecutive World Cup championship, fighting for equal pay and speaking out against President Donald Trump’s hateful rhetoric and policies along the way. As a group, they defied expectations and expanded ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-29