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Ex-Iowa official wins $1.5M in anti-gay discrimination case

1 day ago   |   NBC News

Former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad - now Trump's U.S. ambassador to China - discriminated against the ex-official in 2011 because he's gay, a jury found.
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Gay man killed, another critically injured in Grindr meetup

1 day ago   |   NBC News

This latest incident, which occurred in Detroit, is one of several across the U.S. and abroad where gay men were targeted on the popular LGBTQ dating app.
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Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon Says the Company Is Doubling Down on Diversity and Inclusion

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon Says the Company Is Doubling Down on Diversity and Inclusion

1 day ago   |   Fortune

Nine months into his new role as the CEO of the storied Wall Street firm, David Solomon says that diversity has become one of the company's top priorities. “As a leader, you...
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Former Iowa State Official Wins $1.5M In Discrimination Case

2 days ago   |   CBS   |   2 articles

DES MOINES, Iowa - A jury has awarded a former state workers' compensation commissioner $1.5 million, concluding the state and former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad discriminated...
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Gay teen who stabbed classmate to death at Bronx school found guilty of manslaughter

2 days ago   |   NBC News

Abel Cedeno, who said he was acting in self-defense against bullying over his sexuality, was found guilty on all charges.
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Former Iowa official wins $1.5M in discrimination case

2 days ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

DES MOINES, Iowa - Former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and a staffer discriminated against the state's then-commissioner of workers' compensation in 2011 because he's gay, and the...
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Former Iowa official wins $1.5M in discrimination case

2 days ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

Former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and a staffer discriminated against the state's then-commissioner of workers' compensation in 2011 because he's gay, and the ex-official is...
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Gay teen who stabbed classmate to death at Bronx school found guilty of manslaughter

2 days ago   |   NBC News   |   2 articles

Abel Cedeno, who said he was acting in self defense against bullying over his sexuality, was found guilty on all charges.
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Teenager Cited Anti-Gay Bullying for Stabbing Death. He Was Found Guilty

2 days ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

Abel Cedeno testified that, after years of bullying, he feared for his life when he fatally stabbed a classmate who had punched him.
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Gay codebreaker Alan Turing to be featured on British bank note

2 days ago   |   NBC News

Turing, credited by many as the father of modern computing, will be featured on the £50 note starting in 2021, the Bank of England announced Monday.
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The man said he was looking for the author of the message who described himself in the note as a 13-year-old English boy traveling in a cruise ship along the southern... Read more ...