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State Senate Committee Approves Anti-Discrimination Bill

State Senate Committee Approves Anti-Discrimination Bill

State Senate bill SB 323, also known as the controversial “Boy Scout Bill,” which seeks to deny the tax-exempt status of groups that discriminate against gay, transgender or atheist members, passed its first vote this week. A Senate Governance and Finance Committee hearing on the bill, also being referred to as the Youth Equality Act, resulted in a 5-2 vote ...

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Geena Davis Talks Gender Equality In Media At CalArts

Geena Davis Talks Gender Equality In Media At CalArts

SCVNews.com Story by Christine N. Ziemba, CalArts Office of Public Affairs Women are still so woefully underrepresented in films and television shows that — at the current rate — it would take nearly 700 years to achieve parity. That was just one of the jaw-dropping facts that Academy Award-winning actor and activist Geena Davis told an audience of CalArts students and ...

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