Photo courtesy Linkedin. Members of the group said Wells Fargo also continues to finance at least two companies that operate private prisons that the ACLU has said have a history of mistreating inmates, including undocumented immigrants. Capital Pride officials promised to reassess their criteria for accepting corporate sponsors.
Former prisoners of war POW are Veterans who, during active military service, were forcibly detained or interned in the line of duty by an enemy government or its agents or a hostile force. Not included in this figure are nearly 93, Americans who were listed as lost and never recovered. Former Prisoners of War Veterans may be eligible for a wide-variety of benefits available to all U.
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While some have found the term a useful tool for intertribal organizing, not all Native cultures conceptualize gender this way, and most tribes use names in their own languages. Third and fourth gender roles traditionally embodied by two-spirit people include performing work and wearing clothing associated with both men and women. Before the late twentieth-century, non-Native i.
Asexual : a person who is not romantically or sexually attracted to another person of any gender. Bisexual : a person who is romantically or sexually attracted to both males and females. Cross dresser : a person who wears clothing, jewelry, or makeup not traditionally associated with their anatomical sex, and who generally has no intention or desire to change their anatomical sex.
If Sharice Davids prevails in November, she would represent several firsts in Congress. She would be one of the first Native American women in Congress. Deb Haalandwho won the Democratic primary in June in a blue district in New Mexico, could also be elected in November. And she would be the first congresswoman who was once a professional mixed martial arts fighter.