Month: February 2017

THE WINNERS, THE FASHION & THE MOONLIGHT MIXUP OF THE OSCARS

Sunday, February 26th marked the 89th Academy Awards. First time host Jimmy Kimmel began his opening monologue with a couple choice remarks to Trump and berated him for blasting Meryl Streep on Twitter giving Streep a standing ovation. After the Oscars boycott in 2016 for the lack of racial diversity, this year was filled with…

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TRUMP ADMINISTRATION ROLLS BACK LGBTQ RIGHTS BY REVOKING BATHROOM PROTECTIONS

During the election, many were opposed to Donald Trump because they feared that his presidency would signal a rollback in LGBTQ rights. Yesterday, on February 22, he confirmed these suspicions when his administration rescinded landmark Obama-era guidance that invoked federal law Title IX to order public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms of their…

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WOMEN AROUND THE WORLD WILL STRIKE ON MARCH 8TH

On January 21st millions of people came together for the Women’s March on Washington and sister marches around the globe. Determined not to lose momentum, the organizers of the Women’s March have been using social media to announce an upcoming general strike, A Day Without a Woman, when "women and our allies will act together for…