Google employees are asking the San Francisco Pride board of directors to revoke Google's sponsorship of Pride and to exclude Google from the Pride Parade on June 30th. The letter also points to Google's recent warning that employees who protest the company at Pride must do so in their personal capacity not near the Google float , or they will be in violation of Google's code of conduct. Google has received criticism for its recent decision not to pull YouTube videos containing racist and homophobic attacks , in particular those by right-wing commentator Steven Crowder. But those who signed the petition say they are "no longer content to wait.
Google employees petition SF Pride to oust company from parade
Google employees petition SF Pride to oust company from parade - CNET
Is it okay for naked men to flaunt their completely exposed bodies in front of young children as they march down the street during pride parades? Summer is a time when all sorts of groups hold parades all over America, and even if we disagree with what certain groups have to say they still have a First Amendment right to say it. But nowhere in the U. Constitution is there a right to public nudity. Every year completely naked and nearly naked men participate in these parades in cities all over America, and we never hear of anyone getting arrested. Can we just take our clothes off and march down the street nude in New York City any time we want now? Of course, out on the west coast, things are even worse.
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Activists and would-be revellers are angry that the right-wing party has been granted an official place in the London Pride Parade despite alleged incidents of homophobia. They cite the facts that Ukip was the only major party not to address LGBT rights in its manifesto, that its leader Nigel Farage made negative statements about people with HIV, and that the party is opposed to same-sex marriage. A Ukip spokesperson told the Independent that the party had been invited to attend the event and that dialogue and inclusion between different groups would help promote LGBT rights.
FURIOUS residents in Inverness have blasted a "disgusting" petition to ban a gay pride march, as a rival campaigns racked up over 5, signatures in less than 24 hours. Gemma Louise McPhee, 23, launched an online bid to keep the parade after a mission worker for the Free Church of Scotland branded the celebration "shameful" and "deeply offensive". But the move sparked uproar in the local community, particularly after Mr Morrison made comments over people "frolicking unashamedly on rainbow-coloured floats making obscene sexual gestures. Hotel night porter Gemma, whose rival petition to keep the parade hit 2, signatures tonight, told how she feels a Pride celebration would be a crucial boost for Inverness' LGBT scene.