Square dance calling — the spoken instructions said over the music — makes participation easy. But there are other aspects — like the prevalence of gendered language such as “ladies and gents” — that can make square dancing an unwelcoming or confusing space. One group of friends in the Appalachian square dance scene are taking action to make the tradition more welcoming for all participants.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Esports have exploded in popularity as a spectator sport in recent years, but barriers to access, primarily gender discrimination and cost, have kept many from competing in the games they love to watch and play.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The United Nations has published a report on poverty in the U.S. based on a fact-finding tour that included parts of the Ohio Valley.The UN report says…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs (HHOMA) is hosting an event in Weirton Thursday evening, focused on helping minority residents across…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A recent study says income inequality between the top 1% of West Virginia's wealthiest and rest of working West Virginians is among the highest in the…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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