Hair Discrimination Is Now Illegal in Illinois Schools

Hair Discrimination Is Now Illegal in Illinois Schools

It is now illegal for Illinois schools to discriminate against any hairstyles. On Aug. 13, 2021, Governor J.B. Pritzker signed the bill aimed at ending hair discrimination. The new law bans private and public schools from prohibiting “hairstyles historically associated with race, ethnicity, or hair texture, including, but not limited to, protective hairstyles such as […]

Portland Ranks Second-Highest Percentage of Same-Sex Couple Households

Portland Ranks Second-Highest Percentage of Same-Sex Couple Households

Oregon proudly identifies itself as an LGBTQ-friendly state. Nearly three percent of those living in the Portland-Hillsboro-Vancouver metropolitan statistical area (MSA) indicate they have a same-sex spouse or domestic partner, reports Willamette Week. According to a recent brief about the 2019 American Community Survey conducted as part of the U.S. Census, Portland has the second-highest […]

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