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Monday, 6 April 2020

IU LGBTQ GroupMe created for students to stay connected during quarantine

What started as an idea to keep IU's LGBTQ students connected while on-campus has now become a way for students to stay connected at home.


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Nationz Foundation once saved her life. Now the nonprofit's dreams of housing LGBTQ people ...

But the LGBTQ community historically has been more likely to face homelessness than the overall population, with LGBT youth at a 120% higher risk ...


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Can Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Survive a Second Trump Term?

LGBTQ equality could be advanced through the courts. The Court would be even more solidly pro-business, anti-labor, and anti-consumer than it ...


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Coronavirus Has Compounded the Ostracisation of LGBTQ Community

... Delhi called me pleading for help as they are left with only a little rice and salt for ration,” said Manoj, a volunteer of with the Humsafar LGBTQ Trust.


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Rainbow Resource Center continues community support online

He also serves informally as a liaison between LGBTQ students at UMaine and Student Life leadership and faculty, in order to assure that LGBTQ ...


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Appalachian Students Displaced by Outbreak Get a Lifeline

... the Central Appalachian region of those states, and includes people of color, youth from the LGBTQ community, and those living with low income.


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LGBTQ youth should “press pause” on coming out during coronavirus, charity warns

The Albert Kennedy Trust (AKT), a British charity that serves homeless LGBTQ youth, said that young people should “think hard” before coming out amid ...


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An Update on Gender Affirming Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

We know LGBTQ communities are particularly vulnerable to both the economic and health impacts of the virus--because they are more likely to work in ...


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Finding solutions as we fight an enemy that exposes how divided we've become

Once this crisis is behind us we will face a global recession, extreme inequality, and the ongoing existential threat of climate change. We have become ...


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How good were the Sixties?

In “Remembering America: A Voice from the Sixties,” a memoir published in 1988 but still ... A second title linked to the Sixties and the following decades is “The Meritocracy Trap: How America's Foundational Myth Feeds Inequality, ...


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Can federalism be fixed in a hyper-partisan age?

... federalism contributed to significant levels of inequality “that challenge basic values of what the majority of Americans find acceptable” in income, ...


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Poor African Americans “intrude” on an affluent Chicago neighborhood

The levels of wealth inequality among African Americans and other minority groups in the US are even more pronounced than inequality among ...


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Pandemic shows need to support less fortunate

Income inequality in the U.S. is the worst among G7 nations. Last year and before, many Americans could go about their business without thinking much ...


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COVID-19 more deadly to Black Americans

Communities dealing with abject poverty, coupled with environmental injustice, should hed the warnings coming from Milwaukee. Detroit, Michigan, and ...


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Coronavirus proves America is a 'brutal, barbarian society'

“I suspect that some Americans believe that racial data will worsen racism. ... “We have data on neither the class nor the race of victims, let alone the ...


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Latinos and Asian Americans hit hardest by early COVID-19 job losses

The actual unemployment rate was much higher by the end of March, given that the more 10 million people who lost their jobs and filed for ...


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