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Biden administration will defend Christian schools accused of anti-LGBTQ bias 

 

The Biden administration has surprised LGBTQ advocacy groups by forcefully telling a federal court they will defend Christian schools’ religious freedom to discriminate against LGBTQ students. The Department of Justice (DOJ) says it shares the “same ultimate objective” as the college and universities that have been accused of bias.

The Biden administration’s and the Christian schools’ interests are “identical,” the brief says, with both committed “to uphold the Religious Exemption as it is currently applied.”

Biden administration will defend Christian schools accused of anti-LGBTQ bias

Virginia teacher who wouldn’t use preferred pronouns gets outpouring of support

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Star Being Targeted By Cancel Culture

Hey kids! If you want change, don't go there. As soon as their edifices crumble, due to a lack of funds, they will advertise to get you back. Hey parents! If the boy swishes and the daughter does not, don't send them to Christian School! Unless you like torturing them. Wink, wink. 09-Jun-2021

Tags: Education, Free Speech, Leaders, LGBTQ, Policy, Preference, Religion

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09-Jun-2021


64 percent view 'cancel culture' as threat to freedom: poll 

 

A majority of Americans say they view "cancel culture" as a threat to their freedom, according to a new Harvard CAPS-Harris Poll survey released exclusively to The Hill on Monday.

Sixty-four percent of respondents said that there is "a growing cancel culture" that is a threat to their freedom, while 36 percent said they did not view it as a threat to their freedom.

Additionally, the poll found that 36 percent of Americans said cancel culture is a "big problem," while 32 percent called it a "moderate problem." Another 20 percent said it was a "small problem" and 13 percent said it is "not a problem."

64 percent view 'cancel culture' as threat to freedom: poll

Tags: Activism, Backlash, Cancellation, Free Speech, Freedom, Politics, Priorities, Social Media, Statistics, Waste

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29-Mar-2021


Porn literacy and the new frontier of sex ed 

 

With the easiest of access to adult films these days — thanks to the advent of the internet — experts say that the overwhelming majority of both boys and girls have seen some form of porn by the age of 18. This reality has been met with varied responses, socially and even legislatively. More than a dozen states have declared porn a “public health crisis,” which might be a little alarmist. However, without the right context, the adult industry — steeped in misogyny, wielding negative stereotypes — can certainly instill some unsavory values into a young person. To combat that, some schools are incorporating porn literacy classes into their sex-ed curricula.

Such an initiative can be an empowering tool that awards learners a more enlightened perspective on sex, drilling in concepts such as the need for consent alongside pleasure. But, depending on their approach, porn literacy courses could perhaps ruin the porn-watching experience, or convince kids that they should never click and fap, which also isn’t healthy.

Mic

Tags: All Rights, Awareness, Education, Environment, Free Speech, Parental Burden, Politics, Porn, Representation, Responsibility, Safety, Sex, Treatment, Youth

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10-Feb-2020


INDIA IS CRACKING DOWN ON ECOMMERCE AND FREE SPEECH 

 

WHEN IT COMES to cracking down on tech giants, India is on a roll. The country was the first to reject Facebook’s contentious plan to offer free internet access to parts of the developing world in 2016. Since December, Indian policymakers have taken a page from China’s playbook, enacting sweeping restrictions in an attempt to curtail the power of ecommerce behemoths like Amazon, and pushing proposals that would require internet companies to censor “unlawful” content, break user encryption, and forbid Indian data from being stored on foreign soil. In the past week alone, Indian officials have demanded that Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey come before Parliament to answer accusations of bias, called for a ban on TikTok, and opened an investigation into claims that Google abused its Android mobile operating system to unfairly promote its own services.

For all its good intentions, India’s tech backlash could backfire, with potentially dire consequences for all tech companies—big and small—operating in India, not to mention free speech online. “There is an element of nationalism which is creeping into tech policy in India,” said Apar Gupta, executive director of the Internet Freedom Foundation, a digital-rights group. Gupta says this has resulted in a number of India-First-style tech policies being rushed through the government using the much quicker executive notification process rather than seeking parliamentary approval, which could have resulted in laws that would be more comprehensive and enforceable.

Wired

Tags: All Rights, Backlash, Business, Employment, Environment, Exclusivity, Finance, Free Speech, Laws, Politics, Protections, Relationships, Religion, Tech, World

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14-Feb-2019


Yelp can't be forced to delete your terrible, mean comments, court rules 

 

While Yelp will forever be a battleground of hot takes and battles between business owners and customers, the site won a legal skirmish that, for now, protects it from liability over negative reviews.

Mashable

Tags: Action, All Rights, Bullying, Business, Environment, Free Speech, Inclusion, Program, Respect, Restaurant, Treatment

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05-Jul-2018


Support For Marijuana Legalization Reaches All-Time High: Gallup Poll 

 

A new Gallup poll finds the highest level of public support for marijuana legalization since the organization first posed the question almost five decades ago.

In the survey released Wednesday, 64 percent of Americans favor making marijuana legal ? up four percentage points from last year and 52 points from 1969, when Gallup began taking the public pulse on the issue.

Huffington Post

Tags: All Rights, Choices, Disease, Drugs, Free Speech, Health, Mental Health, Nature, Population, Product, Science, Support, Treatment

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26-Oct-2017


Why States Should Ban Guns From Political Rallies 

 

Some of the neo-Nazis and white supremacists, and as well as number of protesters within the Antifas group, openly carried assault rifles during the events in Charlottesville. The governor has said the police were outgunned at the event. Given the hate-filled speech and the ensuing physical violence, it is remarkable that no shots were fired. We were a trigger-pull away from a bloody shootout with semi-automatic weapons.

Some have suggested that the First Amendment right to congregate and to speak one's mind — no matter how repugnant the content of the speech — conflicted with the Second Amendment right to bear arms at a political rally. The problem with this is that, while the courts have unambiguously affirmed the former, there is no Constitutional right to bear arms at a political rally.

Time

Tags: All Rights, Choices, Confusion, Environment, Free Speech, Guns, Hate, Health, Laws, Lifestyle, Military, New World Order, Politics, Reckless, Tragedy

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22-Aug-2017


The 20 Colleges Most Hostile to LGBT Students 
 

Advocate

Tags: Abuse, Choices, Coming Out, Community, Discrimination, Education, Environment, Free Speech, Homophobia, LGBTI Protections, Lifestyle, Magic Splatter, Mental Health, Parental Burden, Parenting, Politics, Reckless, Study, Treatment, Youth

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15-Aug-2017


Huddle is a mental health app that aims to be a safe space to share with peers 

 

Dan Blackman’s father was a well-known man in the community of his small Pennsylvania town. He was a lawyer, ran a good business and everyone liked him and liked drinking with him. His dad died a few years ago from a combination of liver and lung cancer. His dad was what they call a functioning alcoholic.

“It wasn’t until I started talking to my family a bit more that I realized my dad never got the help he needed,” Blackman told me.

That started a chain of events that ultimately led to him to create Huddle, an online video platform where people could share their issues with one another.

Nearly 44 million American adults suffer from some form of mental problem but due to the stigma of seeking help, an estimated 60 percent won’t get the help they need. Huddle wants to provide a bridge for these people by making it easy to talk about your issues with others going through the same thing — almost like a digital Alcoholics Anonymous, but also for other topics like body image issues, depression and anxiety as well.

Techcrunch

Tags: App, Community, Dedication, Disease, Environment, Free Speech, Inclusion, Mental Health, Program, Respect, Science, Social Media, Stepping Up, Support, Treatment

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15-Aug-2017


Sexual violence on campus must not be tolerated — but using Title IX as a censorship tool is not the answer 

 

What should we do about the scourge of sexual violence on American college campuses?

I don’t know, to be honest. But here’s what I do know: We’ll never get good answers to the question if we silence each other.

When the federal government threw its weight behind sexual-assault victims by invoking Title IX, the 1972 law barring sex discrimination, I celebrated. But now I worry that the law has become a weapon of censorship, which harms the campaign against sexual assault in the guise of assisting it.

Earlier this month, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced that she would be reviewing federal sexual-assault policies to make sure that the rights of the accused as well as of victims were protected. Under a 2011 order issued by the Obama administration, colleges must discipline people accused of sexual assault if a “preponderance of evidence” suggests their guilt.

That’s a much lower bar than “beyond reasonable doubt,” which is the standard in the criminal-justice system. Colleges failing to institute the new rule can be held in violation of Title IX, which puts them at risk of losing federal funding.

Opponents of DeVos immediately claimed that she was undermining the struggle against sexual assault, while supporters congratulated her for bringing due-process concerns into the conversation. But almost nobody noted that Title IX has sometimes been used as a bludgeon against, yes, anyone who questions the use of Title IX.

Salon

Tags: Abuse, All Rights, Argument, Community, Education, Environment, Free Speech, Hate, Relationships, Respect, Sex, Sexism, Treatment, Violence, Women

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24-Jul-2017


Arkansas is turning into a modern day Handmaid’s Tale 
 

So far this year, Arkansas has passed more anti-abortion legislation than any other state in the country. Its most recent legislative success found a way to take the choice out of the woman’s hands entirely. HB 1566, or the Tissue Disposal Mandate, forces women seeking abortions to obtain the biological father’s permission before she can have the procedure. The bill passed without any dissent in Arkansas’s house of representatives and is scheduled to go into effect at the end of the month.

GAVIN: It means that women who seek abortions need permission from the biological father before they can undergo the procedure. According to the bill’s primary sponsor, part-time legislator, part-time pastor Kim Hammer, the bill was only created to protect the fetus’s remains

Meaning if a woman has an abusive partner, a bad breakup, or a one-night-stand, she will be forced to get the man’s permission before she can get an abortion.

Oh and of course, the law has no exceptions for rape or incest.

Think Progress

Tags: Abortion, Abuse, All Rights, Argument, Environment, Free Speech, Hate, Health, Laws, Magic Splatter, Mental Health, New World Order, Parental Burden, Parenting, Politics, Program, Really?, Reckless, Sad, Science, Self Interest, Sexism, Treatment, Women

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18-Jul-2017


41% of U.S. adults have been harassed online 

 

Cyberbullying continues to be a major problem. In fact, four in ten U.S. adults say they've been harassed online.

According to a new study from the Pew Research Center, online abuse is as rampant as ever, despite efforts by major tech companies like Facebook and Twitter to cut back on trolling and bullying.

The study, which was conducted among 4,248 U.S. adults, revealed name calling and embarrassment as the most common forms of online harassment.

Among those who've been harassed, about 18% of U.S. adults said they have been the target of severe behaviors such as physical threats, stalking and sexual harassment. About 66% said they witnessed harassing behavior online -- not surprising since much of the bad conduct occurs on public social media platforms.

CNN

Tags: Abuse, All Rights, App, Argument, Choices, Community, Environment, Free Speech, Mental Health, Politics, Program, Respect, Science, Social Media, Tech, Treatment, Unruly Child

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11-Jul-2017


Facebook’s secret censorship rules protect white men from hate speech but not black children 

 

In the wake of a terrorist attack in London earlier this month, a U.S. congressman wrote a Facebook post in which he called for the slaughter of “radicalized” Muslims. “Hunt them, identify them, and kill them,” declared U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins, a Louisiana Republican. “Kill them all. For the sake of all that is good and righteous. Kill them all.”

Higgins’ plea for violent revenge went untouched by Facebook workers who scour the social network deleting offensive speech.
But a May posting on Facebook by Boston poet and Black Lives Matter activist Didi Delgado drew a different response.

“All white people are racist. Start from this reference point, or you’ve already failed,” Delgado wrote. The post was removed and her Facebook account was disabled for seven days.

A trove of internal documents reviewed by ProPublica sheds new light on the secret guidelines that Facebook’s censors use to distinguish between hate speech and legitimate political expression. The documents reveal the rationale behind seemingly inconsistent decisions. For instance, Higgins’ incitement to violence passed muster because it targeted a specific sub-group of Muslims — those that are “radicalized” — while Delgado’s post was deleted for attacking whites in general.

Salon

Tags: All Rights, App, Argument, Confusion, Environment, Free Speech, Politics, Racism, Reckless, Relationships, Respect, Service, Social Media, Treatment, World

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28-Jun-2017


Valedictorian goes off script, so the school cut his mic 

 

Not long after valedictorian Peter Butera referred to the "authoritative attitude" of his Pennsylvania high school administrators, teachers and school board members did the school pull the plug on his graduation speech.

Literally. They cut his mic off part-way through his speech, a fitting end to the 18-year-old's ongoing battle with Wyoming Area High School administrators over the power of student government.

USA Today

Tags: All Rights, Backlash, Education, Environment, Free Speech, New World Order, Respect, Social Media, Stepping Up, Treatment, Video, Writing, Youth

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22-Jun-2017