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Gay bars can be mind-bogglingly racist

by Mikelle Street – VICE We decided to take a look at how unsafe “safe spaces” have been in the last 12 months. Last weekend, Rebar went from being one of New York City’s most promising new gay clubs to a glaring personification of the lack of intersectionality that exists within broader gay culture. When the bar opened its doors in Chelsea, partygoers across New York were pretty excited […]

Groundbreaking report reveals high rate of employment discrimination against transgender job applicants

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015 WASHINGTON – The District of Columbia Office of Human Rights (OHR) today released a report showing employers appeared to prefer less-qualified applicants over more-qualified transgender applicants in 48 percent of tests that received a response from the employer. The high rate of employment discrimination was calculated after 200 cover letters and resumes […]