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Thursday, 23 May 2019

15 tweets that perfectly illustrate how abortion rights and LGBTQ rights are intertwined

15 tweets that perfectly illustrate how abortion rights and LGBTQ rights are intertwined
In the past three months, five states have passed draconian legislation restricting women's access to abortion, in some cases as early as six weeks ...

Polish Towns Follow in Russia's Path, Banning Anti-LGBTQ “Propaganda”

Polish Towns Follow in Russia's Path, Banning Anti-LGBTQ “Propaganda”
LGBTQ rights are being framed as a dangerous Western influence, going against Polish values. PiS has also been critical of sex education in schools, ...

Vancouver Pride Society one of three Canadian LGBTQ groups to get new federal funds

Vancouver Pride Society one of three Canadian LGBTQ groups to get new federal funds
The Vancouver Pride Society is one of three LGBTQ groups across the country that will be getting a financial boost ...

For China's LGBTQ people, Taiwan's rainbow victory is a moment of joy and pain

For China's LGBTQ people, Taiwan's rainbow victory is a moment of joy and pain
When Chinese gay rights activist Peng Yanhui heard that Taiwan had approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage on May 17 ...

Texas House passes 'Save Chick-fil-A' bill critics say will discriminate against LGBTQ community

Texas House passes 'Save Chick-fil-A' bill critics say will discriminate against LGBTQ community
The Texas House passed legislation on Tuesday that supporters say provides religious protections, but Democrats and critics argue would allow ...

Zachary Quinto, Antoni, Chita Rivera & a host of stars celebrate LGBTQ families in NYC

Zachary Quinto, Antoni, Chita Rivera & a host of stars celebrate LGBTQ families in NYC
Family Equality Council's mission is to advance legal and lived equality for LGBTQ families, and for those who wish to form them, through building ...

New York Yankees announce LGBT scholarship recipients at historic Stonewall Inn

New York Yankees announce LGBT scholarship recipients at historic Stonewall Inn
He then introduced Rosado, a transgender student who started a GSA at Clinton High School as a freshman and highlights LGBTQ issues for the ...

Ohio Senate Committee Hears Personal Accounts of LGBTQ Discrimination

Ohio Senate Committee Hears Personal Accounts of LGBTQDiscrimination
Several people identifying as transgender and gay went before an Ohio Senate committee Wednesday to tell their stories of discrimination. They want ...

'Full employment' may be increasing economic inequality


That was achieved through the growth of involuntary part-time jobs. ... Although all the economic data for workers seems to be getting better - jobs, nominal ... white women and Indian women, according to the Resolution Foundation, ...

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Houston suburb named one of the 'Happiest Small Towns in America' for 2019


Houston suburb named one of the 'Happiest Small Towns in America' for 2019 .... TCS compiled the ranking using metrics that include poverty rate, ...

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Higher education staff suffer 'epidemic' of poor mental health


Universities UK, the industry body, said the mental health and wellbeing of staff and students was a priority for universities. "Across the sector, there ...

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Lenovo Uses STEM Education Kits to Fight Poverty in Rural China


Many of the poor areas in China still face profound difficulties, including a lack of both educators and equipment. With this struggle in mind, Lenovo ...

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Private school in Honduras aims to lift students out of poverty


He was struck by the poverty in Honduras, the second poorest country in Central America. It was "unimaginable," he said. "I have been involved with ...

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US-China trade war could derail global economy, OECD warns


The US-China trade war that has raged for the past year could cause a ... trade … including lifting a billion people out of poverty over the last decade ...

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New Zealand pledges to reduce child poverty


 The New Zealand government confirmed on Wednesday it has set up official targets to break the cycle of child ...

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Trade tensions hamper global growth, UN report says | #AsiaNewsNetwork

 A new United Nations report concludes that high ... which has set universal goals for eliminating poverty, promoting prosperity ...

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Childhood adversity linked to teen violence, depression: Study


... in poor urban areas around the world, including India, a study has found. ... from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the US. ... a major new report to be released next week at Women Deliver in Vancouver, ...

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