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Department of Education Dismisses Complaints from Transgender Students

The Department of Education Office for Civil Rights has determined it does not have jurisdiction over responding to discrimination on the basis of gender identity. This approach has led the office to dismiss multiple complaints by transgender students. The department’s Office for Civil Rights has told at least three transgender students that it is no(…)

Early HIV Hero, Dr. Mathilde Krim Has Died

Friends of the famed researcher announced her death on social media yesterday. Activist Peter Staley said on Facebook: “My greatest AIDS hero died a few hours ago. Dr. Mathilde Krim, founder of amfAR, warrior against homophobia and AIDS-related stigma, dedicated defender of science and public health, and mother-figure and mentor to countless activists, will leave(…)

California’s First Online Business Development Gateway Launches

John Chiang California State Treasurer John Chiang Thursday officially rolled out CBIG.ca.gov, the California Business Incentives Gateway. The online gateway connects business owners and entrepreneurs to incentives to help them grow and create jobs. “CBIG is open for business.  California is launching its version of Amazon or Angie’s List, but instead of connecting people with products(…)