Equality

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Name: Equality
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Travellers' site plan hit by hold up

CITY of York Council has confirmed it cannot process a planning application for a travellers' site outside its headquarters - because of its duties under the Equality Act.Independent councillor Mark Warters submitted the application for a three-pitch ... [Published York Press - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Plaid's demand for 'true equality'

A series of demands to ensure Wales has "true equality" with Scotland will be outlined at Plaid Cymru's annual conference. Lord Wigley is expected to say "full parity" means "parity of power" and "parity of financial resources". He will describe the level ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Equality, Wales, HM Treasury
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Global Movement Toward Racial Equality

What’s The Trend:Racism manifests itself in a number of ways around the globe. Recent racially-charged incidents have highlighted the growing agitation of society against racial inequality, while revealing new ways brands, advertisers and social-media-engagement ... [Published Univision Communications - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Racism, Equality, Hispanics
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 3 reports

Real equality is when women have the right to be as drunk and stupid as men | Jessica Valenti | Comment is free

I have done lot of irresponsible things throughout my life. In high school I cut a social studies class for weeks at a time, threw parties at my house (sorry, Mom and Dad!), got stoned, and had sex – all before I was 16. When I was in college I got so ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 3 reports

How to think about gender inequality and diversity in tech

TECHNOLOGY BY    @rebekahiliff Diversity is not about charity. It's about the bottom line.Two weeks ago, along with executives from leading companies and recognizable brands like Dell, LinkedIn, GoDaddy, and Pinterest, I attended the very fashionable ... [Published inc.com - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Abertay prominent in new Equality Challenge Unit report

Abertay University plays a prominent role in a new report by the Equality Challenge Unit, making the case for equality and diversity in higher education. The re looks at the broadest interpretation of the business case for equality and diversity in higher ... [Published Noodls - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 2 reports

Trans people need more than beloved celebrity spokespeople. We need equality | Jos Truitt | Comment is free

While transgender people are having a moment in the media – which gives us opportunities to educate the public[1] about our lives, as Laverne Cox and others have done – the reality is that trans people still face[2] extreme rates of employment discrimination, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Despite the courts, dead-enders still fighting to delay marriage equality in three states

Why would you fight so hard to prevent others' joy?Republican officials in Kansas, Montana, and South Carolina are basically sticking their fingers in their ears and squalling "la la la, I can't hear you" at the federal courts that have ruled in favor ... [Published Daily Kos - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Night of 100 Drag Queens attendees include Modern Family star

Sidetrack's 27th annual Night of 100 Drag Queens features creatures of all stripes with this year's theme, Animal Queendom. Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson and his husband, producer Justin Mikita, attended the event.The two-night affair began Wed., ... [Published Windy City Times - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 3 reports

Maryland State Conference NAACP Kicks Off Its 74th Annual Convention Targeting Justice and Equality In the African-American Community, Oct. 24-25

COLUMBIA, Md. , Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The Maryland State Conference NAACP (MSC), one of the state's leading champions of civil rights and social justice, will host its 74 th Annual Convention on "All in for Justice and Equality." The event, Oct. ... [Published SearchBug - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Big data is a powerful weapon in the fight for equality

[Commentary] Many individuals have made the claim that big data might lead to more discrimination if algorithms unfairly disadvantage certain groups in their decision-making. While this type of discrimination is plausible, there are many compelling reasons ... [Published Benton Foundation - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Discrimination based on obesity following Kaltoft

United Kingdom Discrimination and equal pay Health and life sciences22-10-2014Advocate General (AG) Jääskinen has concluded that there is no general principle of EU law prohibiting discrimination in the labour market, and that includes discrimination ... [Published Eversheds Bianchini - Oct 23 2014]

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"I believe in God and I believe in marriage equality" Mr Shorten said
...Since then they've refused to relinquish power, and have, according to Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, "been spending ratepayers' money hand-over-fist in filibustering court cases to stay in control." The party has bled the town dry, and allegedly even siphoned off R16m from the Cango Caves trust account into municipal coffers
...Dallas Erickson, president of Montana Help Our Moral Environment, said that  "I believe that marriage was ordained of God, for the purpose of protecting families, especially children."
...has replied saying he and Cllr Warters refuted the allegation that the application breached the Equality Act, and claimed the decision was a "devious attempt not to have to deal with a potentially embarrassing application."

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Burmese women accepts peace award in Bangkok [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 2 hours ago]
Two women from Burma’s Democracy and Peace Women Network received N-Peace awards in Bangkok on October 24. Presented by the United Nations Development Programme, a “Peace Generation” award went to ex-political prisoner Wai Wai Nu for “defending the ...
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Last week, I was one of four members of National Students for Justice in Palestine on the ground in Ferguson. We participated in  Ferguson October  as members of the  Palestine Contingent  for four days of resistance to police brutality. Local organizers ...
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Though Silicon Valley and the tech industry is generally known as being more liberal than other economic sectors it is worth noting that it too has its share of plutocrat reactionaries. Though venture capitalist Tom Perkins became the face of the faction ...
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