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This is an open venue for anybody to ask any diversity-related question. Any question you ask is sent into us anonymously. We will review your question and assign an "expert" to give an expert opinion.
These questions have been answered by an expert. Click on the question to see the answer.
- What is the Michif language?
- What does a person need for Métis status?
- How can I appropriatly celebrate or acknowlage Ramadan with the young children in my daycare ?
- What is the correct way to refer to a person who is transexual or cross-dresser? I was in the grocery store recently and turned around to refer to the person in line behind me who was clearly a man dressed in women's clothes. I said "perhaps he" then I stumbled and said "she" and then ended up starting again saying "perhaps my friend here may want to use my grocery points". Can you help me please?
- What is the best way to introduce a Gay couple when you run into them? Just introduce them with their names? Or introduce them as partners: "This is so and so and this is their partner so and so".
- What do people from different cultures eat for breakfast?
- Why Muslims cannot eat pork but they can eat beef?
- How do I say someone is part Black ? If I want to refer to someone with darker skin and I don't know them or where they are from how do I say that ? - second response
- How do I say someone is part Black ? If I want to refer to someone with darker skin and I don't know them or where they are from how do I say that ?
- Do children have to fast during Ramadan ?
- Can you please tell me how to wish someone well who celebrates the winter solstice?
- Do you have the 12 finalists in the photo contest on line?
- When applying for some jobs, there is a check box if I am a 'visible minority' - I think I am a minority - my parents are both first-generation Canadians, but people usually think I'm just a different-looking 'white' person. I've never checked the box. What is meant by that question? Should I be vocal about my background? Will they think I've lied when I go for the interview? (I'm Dutch/Hungarian/Mongolian.)
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