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Atlanta Fire Rescue Department launches inclusivity initiative, LGBT liaison positions

— from Georgia Voice by Dallas Duncan Atlanta Fire Rescue Chief Joel Baker believes in an “’ism-free workplace.” “No sexism, no racism, no nepotism, no cronyism,” he said. “What can I do to set that tone?” The answer? Introduce diversity and inclusivity initiatives geared toward women, Hispanics and the LGBT community. “I have not witnessed […]

Racism is rife in the LGBT community. Gay people cannot call for equality while discriminating against others

— from The Independent by Kevin Maxwell Earlier this week, Jeremy Joseph, owner of the legendary LGBT nightclub G-A-Y, posted a comment on Facebook which surprised me for two reasons – the racial overtones of the remarks, and the numerous supportive comments from his followers that it garnered. Joseph’s outburst read to me like just […]