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Citing Discriminatory Policies, Merck Drops Boy Scout Funding

Citing Discriminatory Policies, Merck Drops Boy Scout Funding

The Merck Company Foundation, the charitable arm of pharmaceutical manufacturer Merck and Company, announced last week it was halting all contributions to the Boy Scouts of America until that organization ceases discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation....

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December 12, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, LGBTQ
UPS announces non-discrimination policy: will no longer fund some scout troops

UPS announces non-discrimination policy: will no longer fund some scout troops

The corporate foundation of United Parcel Service has added a nondiscrimination policy to its grantmaking process, a move that could end the shipping giant’s funding for the Boy Scouts of America.

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November 13, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Politics
Intel clarifies nondiscrimination policy

Intel clarifies nondiscrimination policy

Intel has revealed new details about its plan to exclude organizations that discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation from its corporate giving, a move that could cost some Boy Scout troops thousands of dollars in donations....

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October 3, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Politics
Boy Scouts get big money from foundations with nondiscrimination policies

Boy Scouts get big money from foundations with nondiscrimination policies

Corporate foundations have given millions to the Boy Scouts of America and its subdivisions in recent years despite that organization’s policy of excluding gays and lesbians. Many of those same foundations have policies against giving to organizations that discriminate based...

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September 18, 2012 Center Well, LGBTQ, Politics, Top Stories

In wake of wave-making New York marriage law, gay legal group takes aim at civil unions as inadequate

Lambda Legal, a New York-based organization committed to winning gay civil rights through the courts, announced in a press release Tuesday that it would challenge New Jersey's 2006 same sex civil unions law for failing to bring full equality...

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June 29, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, LGBTQ, Politics, State Budget

ELECTIONS 2014

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Gardner and Udall have raised and spent millions, but the real money is independent

In what’s shaping up to be one of the most influential congressional races in the nation, U.S. Sen. Mark Udall raised $1.74 million during April and May and spent just over $2 million. His Republican challenger, Rep. Cory Gardner, raised just over $1.5 million and spent roughly $600,000.

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THE BLOGS

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News Poem: ‘Birds of the Flood’

In the morning, the dog puked after lapping from a puddle. / He refused a bowl from the tap as if he knew better.

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EVENTS

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‘It ain’t Latin’: A news-stained poetry happening

Where are poetry and journalism coming together today? Right here at the Colorado Independent and live in Denver, July 26 at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop.

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