Archives for February 2018

Monthly Archives: February 2018

Dick's Sporting Goods
National

Dick’s Sporting Goods CEO Edward Stack announced the chain would immediately stop selling assault weapons and large-capacity magazines, and that it would not sell guns to anyone under the age of 21, regardless of local laws. ...
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National

Discrimination against LGBT people continues to be a pervasive issue. A 2016 Center for American Progress survey found that one in four LGBT respondents experienced discrimination because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. ...
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SeniorAdvice.com infographic
Uncategorized

The country's Northwestern region had several cities make the list. Seattle, Washington boasts a large number of senior living facilities, and Portland, Oregon has a high LGBT population. ...
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Health

Teens who are gay or lesbian but engage in heterosexual sex are at higher risk of a suicide attempt, new research suggests. The investigators found that 4 percent experienced "sexual orientation discordance" - sexual contact that's contrary to a person's sexual orientation. ...
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Entertainment Contests

Unleash your independence with “IDGAF,” the latest single from global pop sensation Dua Lipa. ...
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Lambda Legal CEO Rachel B. Tiven stands outside the Second Circuit Court with Staff Attorney Omar Gonzalez-Pagan, Employment Fairness Project Director Greg Nevins, Don's partner William, the estate's lawyer Gregory Antollino and Lambda Legal's Director of Strategy Sharon McGowan.
National

Monday, in a 10-3 decision, the full Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation violates the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the federal law that prohibits employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin and religion. ...
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Diane Cervelli and Taeko Bufford
National

The Intermediate Court of Appeals of the State of Hawaii this week affirmed a lower court ruling against a Hawaii bed and breakfast that denied a room to a lesbian couple because of their sexual orientation. ...
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Politics National

Dozens of major companies have severed financial ties with the NRA and GOP leaders, a demographic traditionally most fearful of crossing the gun lobby is beginning put distance between themselves and NRA lobbyists. ...
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Kiss Me Kate
Entertainment Contests

One lucky winner will receive two tickets to the 5th Ave Theatre production of Kiss Me Kate. Winner will need to contact the box office to redeem the vouchers for a show date and tickets. Winner will be named on March 30, 2018. ...
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Robyn Hurder and Clyde Alves in the Shakespeare Theatre Company Production of Kiss Me, Kate - Photo: Scott Suchman
Entertainment Local

The 5th Avenue Theatre’s production of Kiss Me, Kate seeks to inspire conversation and debate on these issues while dazzling audiences with a world-class Broadway caliber production of this time-honored American musical. ...
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