In case you missed it last week, Nike donated $280K to help defeat discrimination in Oregon. I believe in rewarding companies who support us so openly and ardently. I bought me some new basketball shorts this weekend to say thanks and show my appreciation.
Today is World AIDS Day and I found this video from the World Health Organization that I wanted to share with our readers. This year’s them for WAD is Getting to Zero: Zero infections, zero discrimination, and zero deaths. I’m all about getting to zero.
Like many of you already know, and has my esteemed colleague Tom already pointed out, World AIDS Day is December 1. I was browsing the WAD website today, a day that originally started in the UK, and found this awesome media file of the official red ribbon. Mark your calendar, check out what local events are in your area, and maybe attend an event. We here at QL salute and honor all those who are affected by this disease.
Published author Lynn Case has stepped forward to financially sponsor QL and we wanted to take the time to say thank you. Lynn has a gay son and two gay nephews (present company included) and she has never been anything but supportive and . Click the link below to find out a little more about her and her first book Fear’s Revenge…
As the hustle and bustle of Thanksgiving is fully upon us now it’s important to stop and reflect on the whole point of this particular holiday. It’s so easy to lose sight of what’s really important about Turkey Day with family, and travel, and friends, and food, and football. What’s the point of we don’t really stop and actually give thanks?
MAP’s new report, A Broken Bargain for LGBT Workers of Color, offers a groundbreaking analysis of the issues faced by LGBT workers of color in the United States. The report examines how LGBT workers of color face unique challenges related to their race and ethnicity and their sexual orientation and/or gender identity. In particular, LGBT workers of color are hindered by three major barriers: educational barriers; hiring bias and on-the-job discrimination; and unequal pay, benefits, and taxation. As a result, LGBT people of color are some of the most disadvantaged workers in the United States-and face extraordinarily high rates of unemployment and poverty.
While I appreciate that you are important to surfing the interwebs would you please stop bundling your updates with Google Chrome and Google Toolbar? I’m a big boy and an experienced Internet user. If I wanted those programs or that web browser I’d download them myself. I appreciate your speedy and eventual cooperation in this matter. That’s all.