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Groundbreaking report on gay workers of color

MAP’s new report, A Broken Bargain for LGBT Workers of Coloroffers 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.

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El Paso Pride is underway

el paso pride 2013

El Paso, Texas (also known as Sun City apparently) kicked off their week-long Pride celebration last Sunday.  They’ve already had an art and fashion show, a movie night (last night) and they’re picking up steam for a host of great events all week running into the parade and festival this weekend.  Click the graphic to embiggen their web flyer and click the link below to find out more about all the cools stuff they have still have planned.

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