Equality

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Name: Equality
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 4 reports

EDIT: Passive action to change Michigan

On Tuesday , the Supreme Court upheld Proposal 2, a 2006 ballot initiative that bans Michigan’s public universities from using race-conscious policies in its admission processes. In a 6-2 ruling in  Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action , ... [Published Daily Free Press - 1 hour ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Boy Scouts disband Seattle troop because of gay adult leader

AdvertisementA Boy Scout troop in Seattle that was chartered in November lost its affiliation with the national organization last week after refusing to remove a scout leader who is gay, Boy Scouts of America said.Geoffrey McGrath first announced his ... [Published Los Angeles Times - 12 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Magnolia, Miss., Passes Pro-LGBT Resolution; 4th in State to Support Gay Residents

Several organizations from around the state are staging rallies in Jackson to urge policymakers to affirm the human rights of LGBT people and to protest Senate Bill 2681.Photo by Trip Burns .Washington, D.C. The Human Rights Campaign just released this ... [Published Jackson Free Press - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

6 women stage topless protest to call for gender equality in Guangzhou

Six women stage a topless on-campus protest in Guangzhou on Monday. [Photo / Guangzhou Daily] After nearly 10 months of fruitless job hunting, six "college students" took to the streets and staged a topless on-campus protest in Guangzhou on Monday. Some ... [Published Whats On Xiamen - 4 hours ago]
Entities: Guangzhou, Equality, Protest
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

HRC Presents at Johns Hopkins SAIS on Global LGBT Inclusion

Post submitted by Jenna Raspanti, HRC Workplace Equality Program Assistant.Last week, Deena Fidas, Director of HRC’s Workplace Equality program spoke at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). The presentation, "An Unlikely ... [Published Human Rights Campaign - 11 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

George Takei to be honored by GLAAD for his efforts in promoting equality

Star Trek icon has worked for marriage equality, LGBT employment protections and anti-LGBTI bullyingGeorge Takei will go where Anderson Cooper, Ricky Martin and Rosie O'Donnell have gone before.The Star Trek icon, LGBTI activist and social media powerhouse ... [Published Gay Star News - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

For gay and lesbian parents equality is a myth when it comes to custody cases

Though the best evidence shows having gay or lesbian parents has no effect on children, many judges rule against them in custody cases. Photograph: Paul Chinn / ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 21 2014]
Entities: Lesbian, Gay, Custody
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Universities face new reporting requirements to promote gender equality

By Sonia AlbertiniChanges to gender reporting requirements under the new Workplace Gender Equality Act 2014 (Cth) will see tighter requirements placed on universities, the first of which is a submission to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency by 31 May ... [Published The Lawyer - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 3 reports

Ireland’s Equality Legislation is a Barrier to Dignity in the Workplace

Monday, 21 April 2014Press ReleaseIrish National Teachers’ OrganisationAnnual CongressChairperson of INTO LGBT Teachers’ Group tells INTO Congress that Ireland’s equality legislation is a barrier to dignity in the workplace.The chairperson of the INTO ... [Published Irish National Teachers Organisation - 16 hours ago]
Entities: Equality, LGBT, Ireland
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 7 reports

Boy Scouts revoke charter after troop leader comes out as gay

The Boy Scouts of America has revoked the charters of two troops in Seattle after their host organization refused to oust an openly gay Scoutmaster, Time reports.According to the advocacy group Scouts for Equality, the BSA pulled the charters for the ... [Published The Week Magazine - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 2 reports

Minister for Health, Social Services and Equality offers Spain's experience in improving water for consumption in other countries

The ability to have a sufficient quantity and suitable quality of water supply available "has become a factor of progress and development of society, due to its close ties to health".This statement was made by the Minister for Health, Social Services ... [Published PDG - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 3 reports

Iran President Rouhani advocates equal opportunities and rights for women

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has advocated for equal rights for men and women in his speech at the national Forum on Women Shaping Economy and Culture in Iran .At his parlance marking Women's Day, Rouhani criticised those who considered the societal ... [Published Business Standard India - Apr 21 2014]

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"What sense does it make that the woman - whom God created both physically and emotionally to fill a special part of life - will be forced into areas which lead her against her will, into facing difficulties and suffering?" he said, regarding women working
"With such a loan, we hope to buy more firewood, extract more clay hence will be able to make more stoves for our business" she said
...hopeful and creative in their support of equitable opportunities for all children," said Leonardo Williams, Chair, Board of Directors, NCFPSC. "With Melanie Dubis, children have a smart, savvy and well-prepared lawyer representing their interests. She is their champion, and because of that, they will get a better education."
...equality issues are on the minds and agendas of candidates for public office,'' Tim Williams, chair of Equality Maryland PAC, said in a statement. "The breadth and number of endorsements for the 2014 election cycle demonstrates that candidates take our issues and our endorsement seriously. However, we cannot take support for LGBT issues for granted. Equality Maryland and our supporters intend to work hard to elect pro-equality candidates."

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Getting Malled [Published Baltimore City Paper Online - 13 mins ago]
Women's Day Highlights Conflicting Stances in Iran [Published Israel National News - 14 mins ago]
Rwanda Lady Survives On Stoves [Published Individual.com - 18 mins ago]
Lesbians, Women and Equality [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - 19 mins ago]
Frederick native wins political cartoon contest [Published Frederick News-Post - 19 mins ago]
Blurred Lines [Published Leadership - 20 mins ago]
Japanese Men Bringing Up Babies Seek to Send Wi... [Published Washington Post - 20 mins ago]
Spring Art Show: First Public Viewing of "Mando... [Published PR.com - 33 mins ago]
Sound Off: April 23 [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - 34 mins ago]
Iran UN amb. objects to nominee visa ban [Published Press tv - 37 mins ago]
Parker Poe's Melanie Dubis to be Honored as a C... [Published PR.com Press Releases - 43 mins ago]
Equality Endorsements, Round 4: Equality Maryla... [Published Metro Weekly - 45 mins ago]
Rwanda: Rwanda Lady Survives On Stoves [Published AllAfrica.com - 54 mins ago]
Religion and Politics Do Not Mix on Same-Sex Ma... [Published The Guardian Express - 59 mins ago]
The ball boy [Published The News International - 1 hour ago]
Yale Law Women Names Vinson & Elkins Among Top ... [Published Vinson & Elkins - 1 hour ago]
The Obama Race Card keeps being played [Published American Thinker - 1 hour ago]
Women Go Topless for Equal Rights [Published Gnom.es - 1 hour ago]
Abbie Wightwick: Why being a feminist is cool a... [Published Wales Online - 1 hour ago]
Asean Businesswomen Network Debuts In Hanoi [Published Bernama - 1 hour ago]
‘Mockingbird’ strikes right notes with Manny Fe... [Published Examiner.com - 1 hour ago]
Choosing not to support marginalization of iden... [Published Columbia Spectator - 1 hour ago]
Public-private projects offer a sustainable fut... [Published IOL - 1 hour ago]
EDIT: Passive action to change Michigan [Published Daily Free Press - 1 hour ago]
Beyond the glass ceiling [Published The Cyprus Weekly - 1 hour ago]
Creating an Equitable Care Model [Published Advance for NPs and PAs - 1 hour ago]
Civil rights for all [Published MaltaToday - 1 hour ago]
(Re)thinking drug policy [Published MaltaToday - 1 hour ago]
Bahrain PM honoured for women’s empowerment [Published Trade Arabia - 1 hour ago]
A Body Blow to Racial Discrimination [Published Pajamas Media - 2 hours ago]
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Parker Poe's Melanie Dubis to be Honored as a C... [Published PR.com Press Releases - 43 mins ago]
Raleigh, NC, April 23, 2014 --( PR.com )-- For nearly two decades there has been a significant constant in attorney Melanie Dubis' professional life: her crusade to ensure equality in public education. On April 24th, the NC Foundation for Public School ...
Substantive Equality, A Golf Handicap In The Law [Published St George West - 3 hours ago]
By John Hembling (JtO): What do you call the opposite of justice? Many people would say the answer is injustice. However, what if you subscribed to a particular ideal which had goals that when attained would advantage you but would be sharply ...
U.S. High Court Upholds Michigan Affirmative Ac... [Published JD Journal.com - 5 hours ago]
    The U.S. Supreme Court up-held a voter-approved ban on racial preference in admissions at Michigan’s state-run universities. The decision will provide a path for other state run universities hoping to sanction similar bars. The justices, voting ...
The Best Of The Dish Today [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 6 hours ago]
HRC is the world’s most masterful marketer in turning their logo into the symbol for something they fought against for so long — Jon Berry (@jonberrydesign) April 19, 2014 I spent the day monitoring the latest p.r. push by the Human Rights Campaign ...
Thomas Piketty, Jedediah Purdy And The Leftist ... [Published RedState Blog - 6 hours ago]
No Matter What The Left Calls Itself, This Remains The Essence We need a foundation of political equality and social guarantees: education, personal security, health care for those who need it, and the expectation of a fair retirement. Jedediah ...
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Rallies for equality, peace, on International W... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 08 2014]
Breakingviews: BT & BSkyB equality will be shor... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jan 31 2014]
Breakingviews: BT & BSkyB equality will be shor... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jan 31 2014]
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Law360 Reveals Best Law Firms for Female Partners [Published Financial Services - 16 hours ago]
MassMutual Joins Forces with NGLCC to Support L... [Published Financial Services - Mar 18 2014]
Swedish 7-star Spring Tour chooses identità for... [Published identità kommunikationsbyrå - Mar 12 2014]
Bank of America and Vital Voices Promote Econom... [Published Bank of America Press Release - Mar 04 2014]
The start of the second Sami season was an even... [Published Umeå2014 - Europas kulturhuvudstad - Mar 01 2014]
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