People of Color

People of Color

Presidential Memorandum: Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in the National Security Workforce

Politics
The Presidential Memorandum outlines actions that will allow departments and agencies to better leverage the diversity and inclusion of the federal workforce. ...
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Report: LGBT People of Color Face Discrimination, Bias, Abuse in Criminal Justice System

National
The report paints a comprehensive portrait of how LGBT people of color are unfairly treated and abused in the system. ...
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White House Recognizes Seattle As a TechHire Community

Local
Seattle was recognized Tuesday as a TechHire community as part of the White House’s national jobs initiative. ...
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Broken Justice System Targets and Harms LGBT People, Study Finds

National
A new report offers comprehensive analysis of how LGBT people, and particularly LGBT people of color, face higher rates of incarceration and unfair treatment and abuse in the criminal justice system. ...
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GLAAD Enters International Arena with Global Voices Expansion

International
GLAAD UK will shine a spotlight on the ongoing LGBT advocacy that several LGBT organizations are doing in the UK and around the world. ...
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Invisible No More: LGBT Elders of Color Come to the Forefront

LGBT Elders of Color at Flashback Sunday/Facebook
National
Flashback Sundays provides an outlet for LGBT elders of color and allies to gather and share experiences in a safe and inclusive environment. ...
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LGBT People of Color Face Lifelong Risk of Living in Poverty, Study

Top News Health
A new report details ways in which a wide array of legal failures, combined with the disparities faced by people of color, result in higher poverty rates. ...
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Report Finds Significantly Higher Rates of Poverty Among LGBT Americans

Top News National
A new report paints a stark picture of added financial burdens faced by LGBT Americans because of anti-LGBT laws at the national, state and local levels. ...
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HIV Infections in U.S. Disproportionately Impact Communities of Color and the Poor

HIV Infections in U.S. Disproportionately Impact Communities of Color and the Poor
The most significant factors contributing to disparities in HIV infection are race/ethnicity, poverty and neighborhood conditions, STD prevalence, incarceration, homelessness, and access to quality healthcare services. ...
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