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Scrabble could remove homophobic, sexist and racist offenses from their allowed words.
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Scrabble could remove homophobic, sexist and racist offenses from their allowed words.

And it is all happening in North America. The wake of global Black Lives Matter protests woke up many other souls, and the NASPA (North American Scrabble Players Association) is now reviewing the whole list of allowed words in order to understand wether to eliminate and ban for good, all those racist, homophobic and transphobic slurs. John Chew, NASPA CEO, wrote a letter - that you can read here - to the association’s advisory board, where he said: “I have felt for a long time that there are some words in our lexicon that we hang onto in the mistaken belief that our spelling them with tiles on a board strips them of their power to cause harm. […] I am thinking specifically of those words which are used primarily as slurs: that is, words that are used to label someone as being of less va...
Billy Santoro disappeared from adult sites after racist comments on social media.
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Billy Santoro disappeared from adult sites after racist comments on social media.

Billy Santoro is a gay porn star based in Australia, that after racist comments and after he called called police to shoot Black Protesters #BlackLivesMatter, has disappeared from adult sites. US are living a really dramatic moment in history: Covid-19 and the rise of Black Communities against the usual brutality of police offices and state-accepted-racism. Demonstrations that have found allies all over the world and especially amongst the LGBT+ community. But, apparently, this does not apply to Billy Santoro, famous gay porn-star, that lately has used his social media channels (and it is not the first time) to demonstrate his “sympathy” for police officer calling on the to shoot Black People which were demonstrating in the streets. His tweet - deleted shortly after he posted it followi...
Bob The Drag calls for unity and voices speaking up about black and gay lives.
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Bob The Drag calls for unity and voices speaking up about black and gay lives.

“I CAN’T BREATHE.” George Floyd  was killed on Monday 25th May during an arrest. The footage that can be easily found online, shows George faced down on the edge of a road, while a police officer, with his knee on Geoge’s neck arrests him. Derek Chauvin - this is the name of the officer who killed George - did not react to George’s request to be able to breath, until he went limp. Three Other officers were on the scene and did ABSOLUTELY NOTHING. At the moment, the FBI and Minnesotan authorities are investigating the death of George Floyd as protests in the streets continued on Wednesday and on social media having such a world echo. Minneapolis mayor - Jacob Frey -  joined calls for the four officers involved in this murrder, to be arrested on Wednesday, and he added: “I’ve wrestl...
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