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A Children's Illustrator Is Losing Fans Because Of Her Anti-Racist Art
Society & Culture  (tags: Illustrator, Mary Engelbreit, anti-racism, artwork, tolerance )

- 1437 days ago -
"There are no words to express how little I care if I lose every bigoted, racist, homophobic and/or sexist follower I have." Illustrator Mary Engelbreit has made many fans for her work in stationery, home goods, and children's books for over 30 years.
Hockey Breaks Ice for Arab and Jewish Teens
Society & Culture  (tags: children, culture, education, family, freedoms, interesting, society, tolerance, understanding, hockey, Israel, Golan Heights, Arabs, Jews )

- 2212 days ago -
An Arab-Jewish hockey team has become an unlikely icebreaker in this remote corner of northern Israel, overcoming barriers of language, culture and conflict. See more links in the first comment.
Right-Wing Christian Group Attacks Program That Teach Kids to "Love Thy Neighbor"
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, politics, religion, rights, society, tolerance )

- 2465 days ago -
"Mix It Up" tries to get kids to spend time with classmates of different backgrounds. American Family Association sees a stealth gay plot.
Rutgers to Let Some Male, Female Students Room Together
Society & Culture  (tags: education, gayrights, tolerance, usa, government, culture, society, politics, environment, news, interesting, rights )

- 3059 days ago -
In the wake of the high-profile suicide of a gay Rutgers University student last fall, the New Jersey college will implement gender-neutral housing in an attempt to make the university more inclusive.
End Sex Trafficking in the US - TAKE ACTION!!! * PLEASE SIGN*
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, environment, family, government, media, movies, murder, news, police, politics, prostitution, safety, Sex trafficking, society, tolerance )

- 3130 days ago -
A big part of what is for sale is illegal sex with minors. The 2009 National Report on Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking issued by Shared Hope International put Las Vegas at the top of ten cities it surveyed for the Department of Justice. SIGN PETITION!
CNN Covered Interfaith Call to Oppose Koran Burning. Who Didn't?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, civil rights, constitution, culture, dishonesty, education, environment, freedoms, government, law, media, news, politics, religion, safety, society, tolerance, violence )

- 3233 days ago -
Cable news outlets showed limited interest Tuesday afternoon in a press conference where church leaders from a variety of faiths called for a united front against Koran burning and other aspects of Islamophobia.
Characters Unite
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, tolerance, prejudice, respect, characters )

- 3458 days ago -
Characters Unite represents a new movement committed to combatting prejudice and intolerance, and promoting greater acceptance and mutual respect.
Pagan Police Get Solstice Leave
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, Police officers, Pagan, Religious Rights, tolerance, human rights, freedoms, goodnews )

- 3651 days ago -
Pagan officers will be able to join revellers at Stonehenge. Pagan police officers in some areas are being allowed to take as many as eight days leave a year for events such as the summer solstice and Halloween.
Day Camp Kids Told Minorities Not Allowed in Phila., PA Pool
Society & Culture  (tags: Prejudice, Racism, Segregation, ValleySwimClub, CreativeStepsDayCamp, JimCrow, PhiladelphiaPennsylvania, Children, Culture, AfricanAmerican, Tolerance, MaryNeal, AIMI )

- 3659 days ago -
The director of Valley Swim Club returned $1,900 to Creative Steps Day Camp had paid for summer membership, saying that the black children changed the complexion" and "atmosphere" of the club. White swim club members complained when Creative Steps camper
Michael Phelps Ads Prove a New Cultural Tolerance of Marijuana
Society & Culture  (tags: Michael Phelps, olympic, champion, gold, medals, marijuana, pot, americans, rights, society, culture, freedom, rights, opression, law, government, politics, lies, business, corporate, sponsors, tolerance )

- 3661 days ago -
Michael Phelps kept all but one of his endorsement deals. He is the greatest Olympian of all time, a man chandeliered with gold medals on the cover of Sports Illustrated. His achievements mock the moral hysteria that traditionally rains down on marijuana.
Columnist Ann Coulter Shocks Cable TV Show, Declaring 'Jews Need to Be Perfected By Becoming Christians'
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, tolerance, ethics, racism )

- 4296 days ago -
Slash-and-burn columnist Ann Coulter shocked a cable TV talk-show audience Monday when she declared that Jews need to be "perfected" by becoming Christians, and that America would be better off if everyone were Christian.
For the Christian Right, Gay-Hating Is Just the Start
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, gayrights, men, politics, freedoms, culture, tolerance )

- 4501 days ago -
As the Christian right works hard to make gays and lesbians second-class citizens, society needs to make a stand -- or else the same tactics will soon be used against other "social deviants."

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