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Lunch Links: Shifting tides, diversity, going to space in an elevator

Posted By Ricky Leung On February 26, 2014 @ 12:28 pm In Lunch Links | Comments Disabled

The quick and dirty lunch links for the day.

LGBTQ issues — The shifting tide:

Entertainment — On diversity… and lack thereof:

Going to space:

Days of future past?

“As all Americans, we need to be vigilant for whatever liberties and rights we have. If you take those away from someone else, you’re taking it away from yourself too.”

— Jim Matsuoka, former internee at the Manzanar detention/prison camp during the 1940s.

“You are kidding yourself if you think the same thing will not happen again.”

— U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

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URLs in this post:

[1] Millenials leave their religion because of anti-gay policies: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/26/millennials-gay-unaffiliated-church-religion_n_4856094.html

[2] Public Religion Research Institute released a survey: http://publicreligion.org/research/2014-lgbt-survey/

[3] California-based company severes ties with lobbyist after his push for anti-gay legislation: http://thinkprogress.org/sports/2014/02/26/3331641/lobbyist-anti-gay-severed-ties/

[4] draft a bill banning gay players from the NFL: http://thehill.com/business-a-lobbying/business-a-lobbying/199057-lobbyist-drafting-bill-to-ban-gays-from-nfl#ixzz2uIUTfdo9

[5] Proof that Glenn and Maggie from the Walking Dead are the hottest couple on TV: http://blog.angryasianman.com/2014/02/proof-that-glenn-maggie-are-hottest.html

[6] The diversity gap of the Oscars in infographic form.: http://www.indiewire.com/article/the-diversity-gap-in-the-academy-awards-in-infographic-form

[7] Don’t worry about rockets or planes, just take an elevator to space.: http://motherboard.vice.com/blog/space-elevators-are-totally-possible-and-will-make-rockets-seem-dumb

[8] Those who forget the past are doomed to repeat it.: http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/2/18/japanese-americaninternmentremembrancemuslimpatriottsa.html

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