Tag: Joe Biden

Trump Suggests Vets With PTSD Aren't 'Strong'

Republican nominee Trump on Monday suggested to a room full of veterans that soldiers who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are not “strong” and “can’t handle it.” “When people come back from war and combat and they see maybe what the people in this room have seen many times…

Joe Biden's Latest Targets: Women, Somalis

By Albert Lin Vice President Joe Biden is at it again, this time raising eyebrows with his words and his hands. Here are some notable headlines on the VP’s latest missteps. The Washington Post: Joe Biden takes ‘being Biden’ to new heights (or depths) The Washington Times: Joe Biden sparks…

VP Biden Offends Jews, Asians on Consecutive Days

By Albert Lin Loquacious Vice President Joe Biden doubled down on insensitive comments this week, using an anti-Semitic slur on Tuesday and an Asian slur on Wednesday. On Tuesday, at a speech in Washington, D.C., commemorating Legal Services Corporation’s 40th anniversary, Biden told a story about his son hearing from…

VP Biden: Anti-LGBT Laws Are "Close to Barbaric"

By Julissa Catalan Vice President Joe Biden is calling on Congress to end workplace discrimination for the LGBT community. Biden spoke to a crowd of more than 1,000 LGBT advocates at the Human Rights Campaign’s Los Angeles Gala on Saturday in support of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA)a bill that…

President Obama Supports Marriage Equality

Showing real diversity leadership, President Obama today announced his support for same-sex marriage. His decision, applauded immediately by supporters of diversity and inclusion, came after pressure from the LGBT community and DiversityInc, among others. “I have to tell you that over the course of several years as I have talked…