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Melania Trump’s MLK message: America ‘continually strives for equality & justice’

“First lady Melania Trump said Monday that equality and justice are still cornerstones of America nearly five decades after Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination” writes Anna Giaritelli for washingtonexaminer.com. I am honored to be First Lady of a nation that continually strives for equality & justice for all. #MLKDay,” Trump tweeted Monday morning. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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‘We were told to hide, wear a sack – now we want equality’

“The industry is banking on the notion that plus-size women will spend more money on clothes if the offer becomes more appealing” writes Jess Cartner-morley for theguardian.com. A stale industry squeamishness about plus-size translates into an undercooked, underseasoned final product. “Before, we were told to hide away, wear a sack, not wear a spectacle of ourselves,” says Vanier. “But now we go shopping with our friends, and we want equality.”. I want to feel that they want me in their store, they want me to look great in their clothes,”…

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Iceland makes it illegal to pay men more than women…

“A European country has become the first in the world to make it illegal to pay men more than women” writes Emma Munbodh for mirror.co.uk. “We have had legislation saying that pay should be equal for men and women for decades now but we still have a pay gap,” she added.In Iceland, firms that employ more than 25 people must now obtain a government certificate demonstrating pay equality, under new rules that kicked in on 1 January. Source: mirror.co.uk Share This:

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Australian Gay couples register weddings on day one of marriage equality

“The legislation came after more than 60 percent of Australian voters backed marriage equality in a contentious three-month national postal vote” writes Agence France-presse for telegraph.co.uk. Same-sex couples hurried to declare plans to tie the knot on Saturday as Australia’s new marriage equality law came into effect, with wedding registry offices holding special hours for the first day of legalised gay unions. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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