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Experts: Fox News' Coverage Contributes To Violence, Discrimination Against Transgender Community
Society & Culture  (tags: discrimination, transgender, Fox News, Society & Culture, LGBT rights )

- 1799 days ago -
Fox News' inaccurate, defamatory, and dehumanizing coverage of the transgender community contributes to transphobic violence and discrimination according to several groups working toward transgender equality.
Climate Change a Threat to Migratory Birds, Wildlife Group Says
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, destruction, habitat, weather, animals )

- 1800 days ago -
Climate change is altering and destroying important habitats that America's migratory birds depend on, the National Wildlife Federation said Tuesday in a report. Urgent action needed by state, local and US governments.
ForestEthics Group: 'Green' Seal Not Worth Paper It's Printed on Read More Here: Http://Www.Mcclatchydc.Com/201 3/05/29/192403/F
Environment  (tags: conservation, forests, protection, Sustainabililty, trees )

- 1800 days ago -
Take a look at the notepad on your desk or the package of disposable plates you bought for your Memorial Day barbecue. Many paper products are labeled as being sourced from sustainable forests, and many consumers make buying decisions based on labels.
Bloomberg Plan Aims to Require Food Composting
Environment  (tags: green lifestyle, NYC, composting, environment )

- 1802 days ago -
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, who has tried to curb soda consumption, ban smoking in parks and encourage bike riding, is taking on a new cause: requiring New Yorkers to separate their food scraps for composting.
Zama City Spill: Canadian Environmental Agency Waited 11 Days To Tell Public
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, environment, habitat destruction, pollution, oil spill )

- 1802 days ago -
©2013 MapQuest | Terms Alberta's environmental regulatory agency waited 11 days to tell the public about what many are calling the biggest wastewater spill in recent North American history. Pipeline spill.
Atlanta Radio Hosts Fired After Making Fun of Steve Gleason, Who Suffers From ALS
Offbeat  (tags: idiots, ALS )

- 1802 days ago -
If you're the kind of nimrod who thinks it's humorous to make fun of people suffering from ALS - a disease that mercilessly takes away nearly every bodily function most of us take for granted...well, three radio hosts are your men. I find this deporable
Facebook Allows Mastectomy Photos: Tattooed Model In Controversial Picture Speaks Out
Society & Culture  (tags: censorship, women, offbeat )

- 1806 days ago -
Facebook now allows pictures of mastectomy patients. And that's been welcome news to the women behind the once-banned photos, who have called it a victory for their effort to make the truth about breast cancer visual.
Couple Gives a Wedding Registry a Charitable and Beautiful Twist.
Offbeat  (tags: Charitable action, developing countries )

- 1809 days ago -
This couple had a different sort of wedding and a very different sort of wedding registry. They chose to "register" for a development project with Plan International instead of any of the tableware or kitchen goods that stock traditional registries.
Kansas Farmer Sues Monsanto Over GMO Wheat Discovery
Environment  (tags: Agriculture, environment, Monsanto, science )

- 1815 days ago -
A Kansas farmer has sued seed giant Monsanto over last week's discovery of genetically engineered experimental wheat in an 80-acre field in Oregon, claiming the company's gross negligence hurt U.S. growers by driving down wheat prices and causing some int
Native American Student Denied Diploma for Wearing Feather To Graduation
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, racism, rights, heritage )

- 1816 days ago -
A 17-year-old Native American senior, who wore an eagle feather (legally) as part of her tribal heritage to Commencement is denied diploma and fined $1000. Read story and see video. Racism in action...
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