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miércoles, 31 de enero de 2018

Why are property firms and retailers failing to progress on LGBT?

Why are property firms and retailers failing to progress on LGBT?
- Rocking a long sequined green dress, wig and kitten heels last week in Soho, a drag artist called Tiffany belted out Bohemian Rhapsody to a bar full of men and women from the property industry. The flamboyant performance was at a LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) party hosted by retail ...

Construction fails to make LGBT employer rankings yet again

Construction fails to make LGBT employer rankings yet again
- Not a single construction firm has placed in Stonewall's top 100 LGBT-inclusive employers index for the 10th year running. In the index released today by the LGBT rights campaign group, no construction firms made the top 100 rankings, with developer L&Q the only firm from the built environment sector ...

Coming out can be nerve-racking for LGBT members

Coming out can be nerve-racking for LGBT members
- The hardest and most exhausting statement I've had to repeat hundreds of times is “I'm gay.” Since starting at USD this past fall, I've realized how much I've taken for granted that it's been several years since I've had to come out of the closet. And over winter break, I was reminded of how envious I am of ...

What It Takes To Be An LGBT Inclusive Workplace

What It Takes To Be An LGBT Inclusive Workplace
- Being an LGBT-inclusive employer is a process that can start with everyday actions. This can range from activity like pledging support during Pride or Trans Day of Remembrance, hosting LGBT networking events, profiling LGBT role models in the workplace or offering diversity training to staff. Each of ...

US LGBT Workers' Retirement Readiness Exceeds Those in Other Countries

US LGBT Workers' Retirement Readiness Exceeds Those in Other Countries
- Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workers in the United States are outperforming LGBT workers in eight other countries with regard to their retirement readiness, according to a first-of-its-kind study. LGBT: Retirement Preparations Amid Social Progress surveyed 900 LGBT workers and ...

Being LGBT in the workplace

Being LGBT in the workplace
- As Stonewall releases its annual index of Britain's top 100 employers for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) staff, employees share their stories of being in some of the top-ranked workplaces. A quarter of the top 20 indexed companies were law firms, including Pinsent Mason which was ...

Joe Kennedy Stands Up For LGBT Community In Unifying State Of The Union Response

Joe Kennedy Stands Up For LGBT Community In Unifying State Of The Union Response
LGBT rights groups were also quick to condemn Trump's presidency and his address. “Managing to read a pre-written speech off a teleprompter does not make one Presidential or lend a single ounce of legitimacy to Trump's anti-LGBTQ agenda,” said GLAAD president Sarah Kate Ellis. “Trump has ...

Notts organisations named among the most LGBT-friendly employers

Notts organisations named among the most LGBT-friendly employers
- Two major Nottinghamshire organisations have been ranked among the most LGBT-friendly employers. ... According to Stonewall, which campaigns for the equality of LGBT people across Britain, each organisation of the list has "done great work over the past year to help achieve acceptance without ...

Latinos Are the Key to Taking Back the Senate in 2018

Latinos Are the Key to Taking Back the Senate in 2018
- Most immediately, Latinos now have the numbers to swing key races that will determine control of the United States Senate. The strategic question for progressives is will they channel the resources of the Resistance into building the power of the very people who have conservatives quaking in their ...

Even after legalization, black Americans are arrested more for marijuana offenses

Even after legalization, black Americans are arrested more for marijuana offenses
- White people benefitted the most from marijuana legalization, with arrests decreasing by 51% for white people, compared to 33% for Latino people, and 25% for black people between 2012 and 2014. By 2014, the marijuana arrest rate for black people (348 per 100,000) was nearly triple that of white ...

Racial Differences in Addiction and Other Disorders Aren't Mostly Genetic

Racial Differences in Addiction and Other Disorders Aren't Mostly Genetic
- He also ignored the real disparity: African-American drug users are almost three times more likely to be arrested for illegal drug use. His statement implies that these differences are a result of genomic susceptibility rather than racial inequality. Alford found his imagined black addict culpable at the level of ...

Black history is still American history

Black history is still American history
- It is 2018 and we are still acknowledging African-Americans who have been the first to gain positions or to complete tasks that other races have done for many years. Black history is history because there are so many perceptions of a race that people have a preconceived notion on how they should be.

New rite of passage needed for African American youth

New rite of passage needed for African American youth
- It even crosses social and racial boundaries. Although blacks are disproportionately affected, very few families are unaffected by a loved one, relative or a friend who has not succumbed to the allure of drugs. As we watch television from the comfort of our home we can witness the devastation it causes in ...

American University starting diversity classes following high-profile racist incidents

American University starting diversity classes following high-profile racist incidents
- classes in their first year. The second will focus heavily on race and identity. The school also says it hopes to make its faculty more diverse. Numbers provided by American indicate this past fall 9.3 percent of the student body was African American, while 5.8 percent of the faculty was African American.

Trump tried to take credit for the black unemployment rate's decline

Trump tried to take credit for the black unemployment rate's decline
- Trump cited a statistic he was “very proud of” in his State of the Union speech Tuesday: “African-American unemployment stands at ... He started an online feud with black NFL players protesting racial injustice and police brutality, and allegedly called countries in Africa “shitholes” in a ...

Racial Differences in Addiction and Other Disorders Aren't Mostly Genetic

Racial Differences in Addiction and Other Disorders Aren't Mostly Genetic
- He also ignored the real disparity: African-American drug users are almost three times more likely to be arrested for illegal drug use. His statement implies that these differences are a result of genomic susceptibility rather than racial inequality. Alford found his imagined black addict culpable at the level of ...

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