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# diversity - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

'We need more XX chromosomes around Newstalk, so obviously that's the only reason I'm here'
# Diversity
# Diversity

'We need more XX chromosomes around Newstalk, so obviously that's the only reason I'm here'

Sep 13th 2016, 1:21 PM 38,466 Views 59 Comments

Colette Fitzpatrick was quick to reply when Newstalk co-host Shane Coleman asked her how she managed to “juggle it all”.

# diversity - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Deciding to make a film on immigration was hard - including anti-immigration group was harder
# I Am Immigrant
# I Am Immigrant

Deciding to make a film on immigration was hard - including anti-immigration group was harder

Mar 31st 2016, 2:19 PM 476 Views 129 Comments

“Do you deny people whose views you find repulsive the oxygen of publicity or do you engage in the hope of teasing out some of the contradictions?”

# diversity - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

This book about George Washington's happy looking slaves has been pulled from the shelves
# Whitewashing History
# Whitewashing History

This book about George Washington's happy looking slaves has been pulled from the shelves

Jan 19th 2016, 8:35 AM 10,625 Views 72 Comments

A Birthday Cake for George Washington has raised questions about depictions of slavery.

# diversity - Friday 15 January, 2016

Same snub, different year: #OscarsSoWhite is trending again as black actors are left out
# Diversity
# Diversity

Same snub, different year: #OscarsSoWhite is trending again as black actors are left out

Jan 15th 2016, 9:37 AM 28,839 Views 171 Comments

This year’s Oscars again feature all white actors in acting categories.

# diversity - Monday 26 October, 2015

'We've got the jokers, the lovers, the fighters, a team of diversity'
# Characters
From The42
# Characters

'We've got the jokers, the lovers, the fighters, a team of diversity'

Oct 26th 2015, 5:18 PM 21,295 Views 16 Comments

David Pocock ‘is a really interesting character,’ says Michael Cheika.

# diversity - Monday 21 September, 2015

Here's why Lena Dunham's Emmys post has annoyed loads of Instagram users
# Diversity
From The Daily Edge
# Diversity

Here's why Lena Dunham's Emmys post has annoyed loads of Instagram users

Sep 21st 2015, 7:47 PM 10,969 Views 6 Comments

The actress forgot to congratulate Viola Davis and all hell broke loose…

# diversity - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Matt Damon has responded to those accusations of 'whitesplaining' diversity From The Daily Edge

Matt Damon has responded to those accusations of 'whitesplaining' diversity

Sep 16th 2015, 10:02 PM 6,013 Views 5 Comments

The actor cut across a black film producer to explain diversity to her, and people went MAD.

# diversity - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Here's why Twitter is raging against Matt Damon and accusing him of 'mansplaining'
# Damonsplaining
From The Daily Edge
# Damonsplaining

Here's why Twitter is raging against Matt Damon and accusing him of 'mansplaining'

Sep 15th 2015, 6:41 PM 9,872 Views 7 Comments

Oh Matt.

# diversity - Sunday 30 August, 2015

A head of diversity is the new must-have position at tech companies
# Recruitment
# Recruitment

A head of diversity is the new must-have position at tech companies

Aug 30th 2015, 9:45 AM 8,808 Views 56 Comments

The spotlight and the magnifying glass have…

# diversity - Sunday 7 June, 2015

"I think there is much less misogyny in Ireland"
# Tech
# Tech

"I think there is much less misogyny in Ireland"

Jun 7th 2015, 2:30 PM 18,321 Views 40 Comments

Recent developments suggest things are on the up for diversity in the tech sector, but there is still a long way to go.

# diversity - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Google's global workforce is overwhelmingly white and Asian men
# Diversity
# Diversity

Google's global workforce is overwhelmingly white and Asian men

Jun 2nd 2015, 5:52 PM 10,040 Views 40 Comments

In the US, only 2% of its workers were black.

# diversity - Thursday 9 April, 2015

The 11 most important internet reactions to Apple's new emojis
# It's Been Emojional
From The Daily Edge
# It's Been Emojional

The 11 most important internet reactions to Apple's new emojis

Apr 9th 2015, 1:45 PM 5,958 Views 0 Comments

The last one is the most important.

Sam wants to be Ireland's first transgender election candidate
# Future Voices
# Future Voices

Sam wants to be Ireland's first transgender election candidate

Apr 9th 2015, 7:00 AM 22,145 Views 88 Comments

A new initiative hopes to get more young people from diverse backgrounds running for office.

# diversity - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Benedict Cumberbatch has apologised for using an 'inappropriate' racial term
# Diversity
From The Daily Edge
# Diversity

Benedict Cumberbatch has apologised for using an 'inappropriate' racial term

Jan 27th 2015, 9:35 AM 3,074 Views 7 Comments

The actor described black actors as “coloured” during an interview.

# diversity - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Who are the 30%ers?
# What's Diversity?
# What's Diversity?

Who are the 30%ers?

Jan 22nd 2015, 5:59 PM 14,384 Views 36 Comments

A new movement is pushing for gender balance in the corporate world.

# diversity - Saturday 17 January, 2015

The Oscars president has responded to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy
# Rebuttal
# Rebuttal

The Oscars president has responded to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy

Jan 17th 2015, 4:03 PM 20,319 Views 57 Comments

Cheryl Boone Isaacs says she would like diversity to improve, but refused to condemn this years nominations.

# diversity - Friday 16 January, 2015

Opinion: This year's Oscars were a decidedly white affair
# Whitewash
# Whitewash

Opinion: This year's Oscars were a decidedly white affair

Jan 16th 2015, 1:00 PM 53 Views 90 Comments

The Academy’s (94% white) voters indisputably snubbed creative talent by non-white actors and directors this year.

# diversity - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Graduates can now find out about companies that are inclusive to LGBT people
# Career Opportunities
# Career Opportunities

Graduates can now find out about companies that are inclusive to LGBT people

Oct 8th 2014, 9:59 AM 6,352 Views 61 Comments

There’ll be an exhibit for LGBT graduates at today’s gradireland career fair.

# diversity - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Ireland becomes fourth country in world to celebrate Black History Month
# Diversity
# Diversity

Ireland becomes fourth country in world to celebrate Black History Month

Oct 4th 2014, 10:15 AM 25,131 Views 125 Comments

A number of events are taking place in October to honour black culture and heritage.

# diversity - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Is a Twitter job just for the boys? Twitter says sorry but... yes.
# Diversity
# Diversity

Is a Twitter job just for the boys? Twitter says sorry but... yes.

Jul 24th 2014, 11:11 AM 11,353 Views 54 Comments

The social media giant joins Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and Yahoo in being lambasted for hiring mostly white and Asian men.

# diversity - Sunday 6 July, 2014

The sport in which 'men and women are seen as equals’
# Diversity
From The42
# Diversity

The sport in which 'men and women are seen as equals’

Jul 6th 2014, 7:35 AM 10,010 Views 23 Comments

With a 25% growth since the turn of the year, tag rugby is proving to be increasingly popular.

# diversity - Friday 23 May, 2014

Opinion: Equality and social justice for women is my life’s work
# Africa Day
# Africa Day

Opinion: Equality and social justice for women is my life’s work

May 23rd 2014, 1:00 PM 334 Views 41 Comments

In the run-up to Africa Day, Salome Mbugua discusses her social justice work in Ireland and various African countries.

# diversity - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Affirmative action promotes racial and ethnic diversity in US colleges - but it's under threat
# Civil Rights Movement
# Civil Rights Movement

Affirmative action promotes racial and ethnic diversity in US colleges - but it's under threat

Apr 22nd 2014, 9:47 PM 7,993 Views 27 Comments

A referendum in Michigan that disallowed the policy has been backed the US Supreme Court.

# diversity - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Chris Hughton 'disappointed' to be only black manager in top four divisions
# Diversity
From The42
# Diversity

Chris Hughton 'disappointed' to be only black manager in top four divisions

Mar 13th 2014, 6:39 PM 4,054 Views 15 Comments

Chris Powell’s sacking as Charlton Athletic boss leaves the former Ireland international as the only non-white manager in the top 92 clubs.

# diversity - Monday 23 December, 2013

Lenders will be required to introduce a board 'diversity policy' from 2015
# New Rules
# New Rules

Lenders will be required to introduce a board 'diversity policy' from 2015

Dec 23rd 2013, 5:35 PM 6,792 Views 15 Comments

It’s one of several changes in a revised corporate governance code issued by the Central Bank.

# diversity - Friday 27 September, 2013

An Post launches 4 new stamps to highlight Ireland's diversity
# Integration
# Integration

An Post launches 4 new stamps to highlight Ireland's diversity

Sep 27th 2013, 7:20 AM 13,614 Views 120 Comments

The stamps show people from outside of Ireland working and living in the country.

# diversity - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Áine Lawlor: "I'm terrifically lucky at the moment"
# On The Airwaves
# On The Airwaves

Áine Lawlor: "I'm terrifically lucky at the moment"

Aug 31st 2013, 8:30 AM 16,500 Views 16 Comments

The new presenter of The Week in Politics and co-presenter of the News At One spoke about her excitement over the new roles.

# diversity - Friday 30 August, 2013

Irish transgender woman Lydia Foy nominated for European Diversity Award
# Lydia Foy
# Lydia Foy

Irish transgender woman Lydia Foy nominated for European Diversity Award

Aug 30th 2013, 5:01 PM 12,921 Views 60 Comments

Foy is one of eight nominees for the award with Senator David Norris also shortlisted.

# diversity - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Column: Ireland's political system must embrace diversity to foster justice
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland's political system must embrace diversity to foster justice

Feb 26th 2013, 7:00 AM 140 Views 61 Comments

Paying attention to multiple, often mutually reinforcing disadvantages, can help us understand injustices committed against marginalised members of our society, writes Clara Fischer.

# diversity - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

€24,000 payment for sexual orientation discrimination at Credit Union
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

€24,000 payment for sexual orientation discrimination at Credit Union

Jan 22nd 2013, 1:43 PM 15,624 Views 21 Comments

GLEN, the Gay & Lesbian Equality network, has welcomed the news.

# diversity - Friday 26 October, 2012

Column: Council reform will discourage women – and help the old boys
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Council reform will discourage women – and help the old boys

Oct 26th 2012, 1:06 PM 27 Views 18 Comments

The changes to councils will reinforce the dominance of the three major parties, says Fine Gael councillor Mick Glynn.

# diversity - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Broadcasting Authority 'not obliged' to review Denis O'Brien's media holdings
# Media
# Media

Broadcasting Authority 'not obliged' to review Denis O'Brien's media holdings

Jul 26th 2012, 3:19 PM 3,279 Views 11 Comments

The broadcasting watchdog says Denis O’Brien doesn’t “control” Independent News & Media – he just has “a substantial interest”.

# diversity - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

BAI to write to O'Brien's Communicorp to discuss media ownership
# Media
# Media

BAI to write to O'Brien's Communicorp to discuss media ownership

Jul 24th 2012, 4:39 PM 3,244 Views 10 Comments

The broadcasting watchdog will write to Denis O’Brien’s radio company, “on the subject matter of control and ownership”.

# diversity - Monday 16 July, 2012

Column: The groupthink in decision-making positions in Ireland must end
# Column
# Column

Column: The groupthink in decision-making positions in Ireland must end

Jul 16th 2012, 7:00 AM 206 Views 28 Comments

Groupthink, cronyism and lack of accountability are largely to blame for the disastrous mess Ireland is now in, writes Clara Fischer.

# diversity - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

LGBT in the workplace: online toolkit launched to help employers
# LGBT
# LGBT

LGBT in the workplace: online toolkit launched to help employers

Jun 27th 2012, 5:16 PM 5,445 Views 29 Comments

GLEN is launching the kit to allow organisations to get the best out of diversity.

# diversity - Thursday 26 April, 2012

BAI will consider ownership of newspapers in approving broadcast takeovers
# Media Diversity
# Media Diversity

BAI will consider ownership of newspapers in approving broadcast takeovers

Apr 26th 2012, 2:40 PM 1,645 Views 5 Comments

The new Ownership and Control Policy is the blueprint under which authorities will consider whether to block a takeover.

# diversity - Monday 9 April, 2012

Teachers call for reduced Church control of schools
# Teachers
# Teachers

Teachers call for reduced Church control of schools

Apr 9th 2012, 1:16 PM 4,071 Views 31 Comments

Primary school teachers will also vote on a motion to maintain their pay levels as set out under the Croke Park deal.

# diversity - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Column: What is wrong with the media? All the faces are the same.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What is wrong with the media? All the faces are the same.

Mar 20th 2012, 7:15 AM 63 Views 49 Comments

Putting different faces on screen isn’t about box-ticking – it’s about catering to the real society that’s out there, writes Dil Wickremasinghe.

# diversity - Monday 6 February, 2012

Minister: Online news outlets could be regulated
# Mediv2012
# Mediv2012

Minister: Online news outlets could be regulated

Feb 6th 2012, 7:24 PM 3,259 Views 44 Comments

Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte suggested that defamation and regulatory rules could apply to online media outlets.