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Trinidad and Tobago: A nation in the closet

By Maykel González Vivero – The Institute for War & Peace Reporting Jowelle de Souza is Trinidad and Tobago’s most high-profile transgender person. The political and animal rights campaigner lives in San Fernando, the country’s second city, where she owns a beauty salon and is well known as a civil society activist. But her public […]

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 […]