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First LGBTQ Captain America joining the Marvel Universe

Marvel Comics is introducing the first openly gay version of Captain America. Aaron Fischer, who self-identifies as LGBTQ, is described by Marvel as "the Captain America of the Railways

Marvel Comics Debuts First LGBTQ Captain America

Credits: Yahoo Finance, Walt Disney, Marvel Comics

Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS) subsidiary Marvel Comics is introducing the first openly gay version of Captain America. Aaron Fischer, who self-identifies as LGBTQ, is described by Marvel as “the Captain America of the Railways — a fearless teen who stepped up to protect fellow runaways and the unhoused.”

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Diversity & Inclusion: US

What Native American Law Applicants Should Know

ASPIRING LAWYERS WITH Native American and Indigenous heritage may have understandable concerns about how welcome they would feel in law school. But even if law schools still have a long way to go toward supporting and empowering such students, there has never been a better time for Native American and Indigenous students to apply. Many schools offer such applicants dedicated resources, scholarships and mentorship opportunities. The Native American Law Students Association, or NALSA, recently celebrated its 50th anniversary and boasts 34 active chapters with 226 student members.By the way, if you are planning to study law or another graduate profession, don’t forget to include some sort of diversity statement examples to demonstrate your values and diverse world views.


Diversity & Inclusion: UK

BBC Announces Plans To Be The Benchmark In Workplace Diversity And Inclusion

The BBC has announced its 2021-2023 diversity and inclusion plan that is internally – at the BBC – being peddled as the “gold standard” of workplace diversity and inclusion. Measures in the plan include: The biggest ever growth in entry-level opportunities, recruitment & outreach programme, diverse senior leadership, and inclusive behaviour training and toolkit.

Breaking the barriers.

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Diversity & Inclusion: Australia

ASX-200 firm calls on other employers to shift the dial on gender equality in Australia

According to Human Resources Director, Last year, the number of female CEOs in the ASX200 decreased for the first time since the census began to just 10. At a board level however, progress is being made. The number of women on the boards of ASX200 has reached a record high of 31%.

Gender bias in the workplace.


Diversity & Inclusion: New Zealand

Parenting: supporting rainbow students

Senior Researcher at the New Zealand Council for Educational Research, Mohamed Alansari, says that, while we’ve come a long way, research shows that students that are part of the rainbow community still report low levels of well-being, higher levels of stress, and experience greater levels of bullying.

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Diversity & Inclusion: Canada

New ‘diversity’ cruiser for Waterloo regional police gets mixed reviews

The Waterloo Regional Police Service has launched a new program where artwork will be added to cruisers to reflect people who live in the community. The first cruiser in a series of four was launched this week and received mixed reviews from some in the community. The artwork “aims to capture the spirit of Canadian newcomers, as well as African, Caribbean, South Asian, and Arabic cultures,” police said in a release. Along with the artwork, there is a QR code people can scan to learn more about the project.

Examples of Racism.


Diversity & Cultural Celebration this Week

  • April 20: Start of Rivdan
  • April 22: International Earth Day
  • April 23: National Day of Silence (LGBTQIAA+)
  • April 22-24: Gathering of Nations

To learn more about the background and how to celebrate, visit our Complete Diversity & Cultural Celebration Calendar and the latest Diversity events and webinars!


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About the author

Jess Man

Jessica is the Editor-in-Chief and Senior Diversity Advisor at Diversity Social. Jessica has over 10 years of working with and advising employers to be more diverse and create an inclusive working environment.
Jessica's experience spans private and non-profit sectors in multiple industries.
Jessica's expertise experience is beyond Diversity & Inclusion, she is also a certified professional IT recruiter in Data & Analytics, Database administration, Artificial Intelligence area.