Check out this cool event from Flak Productions. DJ Grind is hosting with DJ Tristan Jaxx on Saturday, January 25th, 2014.
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.
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.
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.
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act gets its first Senate vote since 1996.
The real question remains if the do-nothing House will even let it come up for a vote. You can click the link below to read the article…
A reader sent in this link a while back as something they thought our readers would like and I agree. I’m passing it on and warmly introducing you to Rainbow Rumpus!