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Too Straight, White and Corporate: Why Some Queer People Are Skipping SF Pride | US News | The Guardian
Society & Culture  (tags: Gay Pride Parade, Orlando shooting, police presence, Corporate sponsorship, commercialization, San Francisco, opting out, Black Lives Matter, safety )

- 22 hours ago -
'It just feels like a big Miller Lite tent,' said Birnbaum. 'With the corporate floats, it's co-opting queer identity as a way to make money.' Instead of attending the formal SF Pride events on Sunday, she'll be going to an intimate LGBT Film Festival
Praise Court for Declaring Dogs to Be Sentient Beings
Society & Culture  (tags: dogs=sentient beings, thank you Oregon Supreme Court, abused Juno, animal rights, law, society, rights, humans, goodnews, ethics, culture, crime, abuse )

- 1 day ago -
Dogs have been declared sentient beings rather than property by the Oregon Supreme Court as part of a case involving a severely neglected and abused dog Juno.It also recognizes that dogs are not objects but living beings with emotions able to feel pain.
Https://Www.Change.Org/P/Polic e-Scotland-Investigate-the-Dea th-of-Sheku-Bayoh-in-Police-Cu stody
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, humans, police )

- 1 day ago -
My cousin Sheku Bayoh was detained in police custody in Kircaldy, near Edinburgh, Scotland on Sunday 3 May. He did not leave police custody alive.
Popular Support for Liberal Democracy Can No Longer Be Taken for Granted
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, freedoms, media, rights, politics, world immiigration )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago -
"The vote to leave the European Union was not a vote against EuropeâEUR(TM)s financial elites. It was a vote against civil rights, against ethnic minorities, against immigrants, and against refugees." Is this truth or media? Peace.
Demand a Vote
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, usa, activists, safety, law )

- 23 hours ago -
Please take a stand on gun control.
Texas Mother Killed By Police After Fatally Shooting Her Two Daughters During 'Family Argument'
Society & Culture  (tags: murder, americans, children, crime, death, family, sadness, safety, society, usa, violence, women )

- 1 day ago -
The woman who was killed by police after she fatally shot her two daughters at their Texas home has been identified as an outspoken gun advocate.
Research Shows Pet-Friendly Offices Make Everyone Happier
Society & Culture  (tags: pet-friendly offices, boosting morale, talent retention, culture, society, world )

- 14 hours ago -
A survey conducted by the Banfield Pet Hospital found that pet-friendly workplaces are viewed as highly positive, help boost morale and contribute to talent retention. The employees surveyed also agreed that the presence of pets in the office ...
Tony Blair: BrexitâEUR(TM)s Stunning Coup
Society & Culture  (tags: education, environment, ethics, Brexit, consequencessadness, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
For a day, the British people were the government, and by 52 percent to 48 percent, they took the decision to go.
Russia Passes 'Big Brother' Anti-Terror Laws
Society & Culture  (tags: russia, freedoms, government, ethics, internet, telephone communications, family, police, politics, privacy, news, sadness, society, women, world, travel )

- 12 hours ago -
Lower house votes in favour of package of amendments that campaigners say will violate privacy and freedom
Computing, Robotics and Avatars: Our Guide for Future-Proof Careers
Society & Culture  (tags: world, education, culture, family, careers, environment, humans, internet, computers, society, women, children )

- 7 hours ago -
IN an increasingly computerised world, we get out our crystal ball to see what careers our children can expect.
EU's Secret Trade Deals Have Zero Democratic Legitimacy UN
Society & Culture  (tags: Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreeme, CETA, TTIP, Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partn, Trade deals, free trade, Free trade secrets, abuse, democracy, democratic rights, ethics, law, society, undemocratic )

Steven L.
- 6 hours ago -
The United Nations issued a strongly worded statement on Friday warning that any attempt by the European Union to bypass national parliaments to push through controversial trade deals would violate international human rights norms and standards.
At Least 7 People Injured at California Rally, Authorities Say
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, americans, activists, violence, crime )

- 4 hours ago -
Prejudice always leads to violence like this.
U.S. Debt Clock
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, usa, children, education, culture, government, humans, politics, society, world )

- 4 hours ago -
We here in the U.S., are in debt to our eyeballs.
America Has a Republican Problem ~ and the Media Is Partly to Blame
Society & Culture  (tags: media, politics, government, Republican Party, Trump, ethics, abuse, society, freedoms, dishonesty, interesting, news )

- 4 hours ago -
Donald Trump is a distraction from the fact that the mainstream media has pretended the GOP is a normal party with values just to the right. Now the country is paying the price.
The Illustrated Story of Harvey Milk, Humanitarian Martyr for Love âEUR" Brain Pickings
Society & Culture  (tags: Harvey Milk, Biography, books, Pride, children's books, history, politics, society, culture, death, government, law, gayrights, murder )

- 2 hours ago -
Love wins. How a little boy with big ears grew up to hear the cry for social justice and answered it with a clarion call for equality in the kingdom of love.
10 Historical Figures With Hidden Talents - Listverse
Society & Culture  (tags: interesting, talents )

- 16 hours ago -
Interesting article recognizing the talents of well known people
Looming Brexit Mayhem Will Expose Disruptive TrumpThink
Society & Culture  (tags: Brexit, Americans, economy, Trumponomics, interesting, politics, government, society, world )

- 4 hours ago -
Want to know what erratic, sound bite Trumponomics means for American prospects? Behold the ready experiment triggered by the Brexit shocker: imagine England in a few years, conceivably with fewer jobs, reduced growth, less outside capital investment ...
These Adorable Dogs Showed Their Support For New York City's Pride Parade - BuzzFeed News
Society & Culture  (tags: dogs, Pride Parade, Gay Pride, dog owners, New York City, Pride 2016 )

- 40 minutes ago -
Tens of thousands of people showed up to march in New York City's pride parade Sunday, and these adorable dogs were no exception. CUTENESS!

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