Hammer went home that morning to be with his family and watch the news but he had to return to work the next day and the day after that before getting some time off. Within a week, he says, he had stopped thinking about the gunman and his motives, about the reported hate in his heart that led him to kill so many at an LGBT safe haven. … [Read more...] about Frantic and Terrified, They Called 911 From Inside Pulse Nightclub. Bill Hammer Answered.
Excerpt from on drought conditions answers
Bell-Kerr, 35, has been noticing that attitude in the cultural discourse around reopening. She’s worried about the potential, especially because she works mostly with vulnerable communities, including homeless people and seniors. “We haven’t seen a spike here in Sonoma County so there’s this push to reopen,” she said. “But not having reopened is why we haven’t seen a risk. ... We have to imagine what it would look like if we did reopen.” … [Read more...] about Napa, Solano counties ask for Phase 2 reopening despite not meeting state benchmarks
Since May this year, monsoon rains have triggered deadly flooding in the eastern Indian states of Assam and Bihar, affecting more than 2.4 million people, swamping large parts of a national park, and killing more than 100 wild animals, including a dozen rhinos. … [Read more...] about Monsoon rains trigger tea plantation landslide in India’s Kerala state, killing at least 43 people
The Victorian Women's Trust in Australia hopes to make a "call to action" in its forthcoming research paper for the country to adopt some type of nationwide menstrual leave policy -- "and to find ways for companies to be incentivized to do that, to be encouraged to do it," Crooks said. … [Read more...] about Employer’s paid period leave policy in Australia stirs world debate
The group says virginity tests contradict internationally-agreed human rights standards. The rights organization has also cataloged similar abuses by police in several other countries including Egypt, India, and Afghanistan, and has previously spoken out against virginity tests for Indonesian schoolgirls. … [Read more...] about Indonesia’s ‘discriminatory, cruel and degrading’ test for female police recruits