‘It’s OK to be white’ signs put up at Concordia College in Moorhead
Concordia students said the whole “plan” goes against the diversity message at the school associated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Senior Micah Ferden said, “(I) was really shocked that someone had the guts to do this because we try to promote diversity so much and seeing this is saying ‘Hey, we still have students who aren’t fully invested in this diversity message.’ ”
It sounds to me like Ferden isn’t “fully invested in this diversity message.”
Sweden: Reading aloud from famous children’s books is now ‘racist’
Pippi Longstocking is the main character in some of the most famous Swedish children’s books. The books have been translated into 70 languages and made into television films and TV series as well.
The first Pippi Longstocking novels appeared in 1945 and the adventurous stories were never really seen as “problematic” until a white German feminist called them racist in 2011. Later, the controversy reared its ugly head in multicultural Sweden as well.
Michelle Obama to speak about equality for girls, women at Toronto event
Traill says young people from across Canada who want to attend will be able to apply through a site being set up by Plan International Canada.
“The one thing I really didn’t want to happen was to have a bunch of Bay Street corporate leaders only bringing their children,” Traill said. “I don’t think that that’s inclusive and I don’t think that that’s fully the conversation that we need to have.”
The Economic Club wants to ensure it’s inviting youth from across the country and from all backgrounds, she said, adding that it will not be a watered-down conversation.
Hundreds of GPs could be trained as transgender ‘champions’ to ensure specialist care is available across England
The move will see specialists in transgender treatment installed in surgeries across England, costing taxpayers hundreds of thousands of pounds, according to experts.
Documents seen by The Mail on Sunday reveal that GPs will be trained to advise other medics how best to treat and demonstrate ‘cultural sensitivity’ towards patients.
The NHS papers also reveal proposals to lower the age to 17 when teenagers are referred to adult clinics where they can have sex-change operations.
Refugee scholarship a 1st for University of Saskatchewan College of Law
“The scholarship goes some way to removing a barrier that might otherwise prevent this person from realizing their goal of attending law school,” Doug Surtees, the associate dean of academic at the U of S College of Law, said in a press release.
“Though many university students know only too well the financial burden of tuition and fees, this is a chance for us to help someone who, as a refugee to this country, faces significant cultural, financial, and educational roadblocks.”