Not long ago, the LGBT community was referred to as the GLBT community. And if a London-based advocacy group gets their way, it will soon be the GSD (Gender and Sexual Diversities) community. The group believes that the term LGBT still excludes “a whole batch of people who didn’t feel able to go to mainstream counseling organizations and also wouldn’t be welcome at LGBT counseling organizations.” This group could include asexual individuals, swingers and any other “non-traditional” sexual preference.
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Urging CNN to Increase their Diversity
While CNN has been criticized for its lack of diversity among its news anchors in the past by the NAACP, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists is now joining the cause. The NAHJ is challenging CNN to be more reflective of its viewing audience by diversifying its broadcast team since the current roster includes only one Latino. The NAHJ President does admit that, “Diversity is not an issue that is unique to CNN. It’s an issue that is the same for many media companies.” CNN President Jeff Zucker is now scheduled to appear at the NAHJ conference this weekend.