Tag: equal rights

Women Allowed To Go Topless In New York City

If you are a woman living in New York City, feel free to take your top off. In February of last year, New York City police officials were instructed that if they were to encounter a topless women, they were not to arrest her — this makes the women of New York just as free… Read More

Eurovision Crowns Austrian Drag Queen As Winner

Eurovision is an annual song competition where amateur artists compete for the most popular song in Europe. The show, which first aired in 1956, is one of the longest running programs on television, and it boasts one of the largest worldwide audiences for a non-sporting event. The competition brings each country a sense of national… Read More

The Lost Sports Weekend: Donald Sterling Takes Everyone Down a Dark Path

Updated Tuesday, Apr. 29 at 2:55 p.m: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has banned Donald Sterling from all league activities for life, and has levied a $2.5million fine — the maximum allowable amount — against him.  Sterling’s ownership of the clippers is subject to a three-quarters vote from the other 29 league owners.    It was… Read More

World Vision: Almost a Model for Change

World Vision is an international organization that gives aid to children in need. They provide water, shelter, health care, education, and relief aid to thousands of people around the world.   They are also a Christian organization whose hiring policy requires that employees adhere to a Christian Statement of Faith. In addition, employees are also… Read More

Global Backlash Against Uganda’s Anti-Gay Law

The Ugandan government recently signed an anti-gay bill with a hefty life imprisonment sentence for people found guilty of “aggravated homosexuality” — the bill also criminalizes those found guilty of promoting homosexuality. The international community condemned the law but one particular organization has decided to take the condemnation up a notch.   On Thursday, Feb.… Read More