Tag: equality

  • Proposal to acknowledge gender diversity to go to Arc-wide vote tomorrow 

    Proposal to acknowledge gender diversity to go to Arc-wide vote tomorrow 

    By Alex Neale Tomorrow evening, Arc will be holding general meeting in which all of its members will have the opportunity to vote on proposed changes to its constitution.   One such change has been proposed with the hopes of increasing the diversity of Arc’s gender representation at its top levels.  The change, if successful,…

  • Will Obama’s Support for Same-Sex Marriage Cost Him the Black Vote

    Will Obama’s Support for Same-Sex Marriage Cost Him the Black Vote

    Many Democratic Party activists remember Wednesday the 9th of May as the day President Barack Obama became the first US President to officially support same-sex marriage. For the Coalition of African-American Pastors (CAAP), a self-described Democratic grass-roots organisation, however, it was the day Obama started taking black voters for granted and began pandering to the…

  • Out of the Cabinet, Into the Kitchen? Welcome to the Boys Club of Aussie Politics

    Prominent women in leadership positions mark today’s Australian political landscape. The first female Prime Minister was elected in 2010, and now serves alongside our female Governor General and several female Premiers. It is possible, however, that the few examples of women rising beyond the glass ceiling distracts from the overall decline of women in politics.…