Sunday, March 14, 2010

Things I've Been Reading About

Constance McMillan wanted to wear a tux and take her girlfriend to her prom. The school said no, so the ACLU sent them a letter saying that was discriminatory. In response, the school canceled the prom for everyone. Constance and the ACLU will have none of that, so they are fighting back in federal court. Go Constance!

Johnny Weir has been deemed "not family friendly enough" for Stars on Ice. For a translation of that, and an argument about how idiotic it is, I'll refer to Bryan Safi:

Did you know that in the 70's the EPA supported a giant project to document environmental problems across the country? Yeah, me neither, but they are all online now, and just as powerful.

The Insight Center for Community Economic Development released their report on women of color and wealth. These are some seriously smart folks I had the honor of meeting, and the report is staggering. Latoya took a look at it and dissects just what it means that the median wealth for a woman of color in the US is $5. You read that right, $5.

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