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    Diversity & Inclusion News and Publications 

    Topics of diversity and inclusion present themselves in a number of ways. The AICPA diversity & inclusion team is dedicated to presenting you with up to date information pertaining to diversity. Included below are some recommended reads that address areas from the legal arena to social justice advocacy. 


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    Young People Push Back Against Gender Categories. By: Margot Alder
    As society has become more accepting of gays, lesbians, and even transgender people, a new generation of young people is challenging those categories in favor of a more fluid understanding of gender. They refuse to be limited to male and female.

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    arrow bullet Affirmative Reaction by Bill Keller - Why a Supreme Court ruling against affirmative action might be a blessing in disguise.

    arrow bullet Census Benchmark for White Americans: More Deaths than Births by Sam Roberts - The data, recorded for the first time in at least a century, showed further evidence that white Americans will become a minority within three decades.

    arrow bulletSame-sex couples: Celebrate, then call a CPA by Jonnelle Marte - The Supreme Court's action, striking down the Defense of Marriage Act will have an impact on financial and tax planning strategies for same-sex couples, experts say. These may be especially complicated for couples living in states that do not recognize same-sex unions.

    Recommended Reads 

    arrow bulletWhistling Vivaldi ThumbnailWhistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do By: Claude Steele - Claude M. Steele, who has been called “one of the few great social psychologists,” offers a vivid first-person account of the research that supports his groundbreaking conclusions on stereotypes and identity.


    arrow bulletblink book coverBlink:The Power of Thinking Without Thinking By : Malcolm Gladwell - In his landmark bestseller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within.

     
     

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