commented on Kshama Sawant Rips "Abomination" of Unpaid Internships at UW Social Work Graduation Ceremony
@kinson That's true, but what Sawant is getting at is these folks are basically getting free labor while most interns do very comparable work of the professionals. I know because it happened to me too: I was working as an unpaid intern while going to school during the recent recession while I was getting unemployment. Techinically, the non-profit organization I was working for could get away with it since it was considered volunteer work and while my supervisor was trying to set me up as a permanent worker there, it was rebuffed by the management.
commented on A Baker Refused to Make Your Wedding Cake?
Nah. If a person is allowed to discriminate against you then it gives other, like-minded individuals the license to do so. It's not a good reason to do so v.s. If you were a rude customer. African-Americans found that out the hard way and The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was the end result.