Walgreens changes restroom policy after customer says a Hollywood store discriminated against her

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Source:  MSN The Walgreens drugstore chain has adopted a companywide policy that allows people to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity after a customer said she was discriminated against at a Hollywood store. Jessie Meehan, who is not transgender, said she asked to use the restroom at a Walgreens on Sunset Boulevard …

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Brad Pitt’s Make it Right to unveil their first tiny house in New Orleans

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Brad Pitt’s Make it Right to unveil their first tiny house in New Orleans Source: URL by Charley Cameron VIEW SLIDESHOW Make it Right, the non-profit founded by Brad Pitt to provide sustainable housing in New Orleans’ Lower 9th Ward in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, has just announced they are building their very first tiny house. The non-profit …

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General Loses Three-Star Promotion for Calling Dem Congressional Staffer ‘Sweetheart’

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Source: MSN The U.S. Army yanked Maj. Gen. Ryan Gonsalves‘ nomination to a third star because it determined that he called a female congressional staffer “sweetheart,” according to Stars and Stripes. This violated the Army Command Policy’s rule on “dignity and respect.” An anonymous complaint was filed to the Army Inspector General on July 20. The exchange reportedly …

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Social Media Has Hijacked Our Brains and Threatens Global Democracy

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Source: Motherboard The ‘social media revolution’ gave us Donald Trump and Brexit—and is making politics impossible. The so-called social media revolution isn’t what it’s cracked up to be. Sites like Twitter and Facebook exacerbate emotions like outrage and fear—and don’t help democracy flourish. Nearly a decade ago, particularly from 2009 through about 2011, commentators crowed …

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