Pride Month With Barefoot

Pride Month With Barefoot

In celebration of Pride Month and building community, Barefoot, an ally to the LGBTQ community since 1988, brings back its popular “Barefoot Bestie Labels” program, which allows wine lovers everywhere to customize Barefoot wine labels to share and enjoy with friends. Anyone looking to proudly celebrate their best friend can choose from three varietals – Moscato, […]

No to Rainbow Flags at US Embassies is the Correct Decision

No to Rainbow Flags at US Embassies is the Correct Decision

Vice President Mike Pence called The Trump Administration’s decision to prohibit US embassies from flying the “rainbow pride” flag on their flagpoles during LGBTQ Pride Month “the right decision” in a TV interview. When asked about arguments that the policy contradicts The Trump Administration’s claim to be a leader in promoting LGBTQ rights worldwide, especially […]

Largest Professional Sports Pride Celebration

Largest Professional Sports Pride Celebration

Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) today announced the official launch of MiLB Pride, the largest documented Pride celebration in professional sports, as part of the organization’s diversity and inclusion initiative. Nearly 70 MiLB teams will host Pride Nights or events this season. MiLB Pride events will include teams holding LGBTQ-themed nights, incorporating Pride into scheduled promotions, providing discounted […]

Donald Trump, “Kids will say the Pledge of Allegiance”

Donald Trump, “Kids will say the Pledge of Allegiance”

Donald Trump, “Kids will say the Pledge of Allegiance” Thursday morning, Donald Trump hammered San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for our National Anthem, telling an American Legion convention he’ll work “to strengthen respect for our flag.” In his strong speech in Cincinnati, he did not mention Mr. Kaepernick’s name but began […]

Good News for the Lion Population in Africa

Good News for the Lion Population in Africa

African lion populations have declined by up to 75% since Y 1980, according to Adam M. Roberts, CEO of animal advocacy non-profit organization Born Free USA and international wildlife charity Born Free Foundation. These majestic creatures occupy just 8% of their historic range, and were thought to be locally extinct in some areas, such as […]

The Real Barrier to Iran’s Economic Revival

The Real Barrier to Iran’s Economic Revival

The Real Barrier to Iran’s Economic Revival By now it has become clear that Iran’s expectations of an immediate economic revival following the nuclear deal were unrealistic. Tehran thought that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) would restore its severed links to the international financial system and to sources of foreign investment. Instead, the […]