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A bathroom policing initiative is coming to California -- and we're ready to fight it.

Coalition Prepared to Fight Ballot Initiative Targeting Transgender Californians | Transgender Law Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 23, 2015 Oakland, CA — A coalition of leading lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) and allied organizations has formed to battle a proposed ballot initiative targeting California’s transgender community. The coalition consists of the American Civil Liberties Union of California, Equality California, the…Read More
Don't be a stereotype.

Halloween costumes unmask cultural stereotypes | Al Jazeera America

Halloween costumes unmask cultural stereotypes Negative depictions of minorities aren’t limited to this season; 'racist ragers' a growing trend on campuses Topics: Race & Ethnicity Culture A movement led by students at Ohio University aims to shed light on costumes that offend.Leah Woodruff On college campuses and off, civil rights…Read More
Halloween these days seems to be a time of year when people don’t just cast off their normal attire–they appear to lose their minds. This year, racism abounds: actress Julianne Hough has already apologized for donning blackface to dress up as Suzanne from Orange Is The New Black, and a Disco Africa masquerade party in Milan went full minstrelsy.…Read More

The Deluded Person’s Etiquette Guide To Avoiding Halloween Racism, Sexism, And General Tastelessness

Credit: IBNLive Halloween these days seems to be a time of year when people don’t just cast off their normal attire–they appear to lose their minds. This year, racism abounds: actress Julianne Hough has already apologized for donning blackface to dress up as Suzanne from Orange Is The New Black, and a Disco Africa masquerade party in Milan went…Read More
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