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Thursday, 3 January 2019

Anti-LGBTQ Group: Don't Reappoint Lesbian and Her 'Sexual Sin' to EEOC

Anti-LGBTQ Group: Don't Reappoint Lesbian and Her 'Sexual Sin' to EEOC
- Her renomination by Donald Trump in 2017 was something of a surprise, given the many anti-LGBTQ officials he has chosen for various positions.

Brazil's Bolsonaro targets indigenous groups, LGBTQ rights on 1st day as president

Brazil's Bolsonaro targets indigenous groups, LGBTQ rights on 1st day as president
- Newly installed President Jair Bolsonaro issued executive orders targeting Brazil's indigenous groups, descendants of slaves and the ...

Employees Can Be Fired for Being LGBTQ in 26 States. Will the Supreme Court Make That Even ...

Employees Can Be Fired for Being LGBTQ in 26 States. Will the Supreme Court Make That Even ...
- Should the Supreme Court determine federal law does not protect LGBTQ employees, that would leave workers in those states even more vulnerable ...

This Queer Biracial Woman Is Making LGBTQ Voices Heard in Texas

This Queer Biracial Woman Is Making LGBTQ Voices Heard in Texas
- Despite Texas being a notoriously Red state (Trump received more than 4.6 million votes in the 2016 election), Austin is frequently referred to as the ...

How will 2018's LGBTQ-inclusive films fare at awards season?

How will 2018's LGBTQ-inclusive films fare at awards season?
- 2018 was the biggest year in LGBTQ-inclusive cinema. From “Love, Simon” to “Boy Erased,” 2018 saw an unprecedented bounty of high-profile ...

10 LGBTQ victories that need to happen in 2019

10 LGBTQ victories that need to happen in 2019
- And there has been an increase in the amount of LGBTQ voices in politics. Back in March, Israel elected Eitan Ginzburg as its first openly gay mayor.

How support workers are helping LGBTQ refugees find support and solidarity in Edmonton

How support workers are helping LGBTQ refugees find support and solidarity in Edmonton
- Annet Atuhurire never expected to leave her home in Uganda — she didn't plan on boarding the long flight to Vancouver, or pool her ...

Kevin Hart is indicative of Black America's toxic masculinity

Kevin Hart is indicative of Black America's toxic masculinity
- Hart feels he has since evolved on the issue of LGBTQ sensibilities to the point where no apology is needed. Consequently, a forced and heartless ...

Why is breastfeeding important for your baby's health?

Why is breastfeeding important for your baby's health?
- Out of 100 children, 72 had been exclusively breastfed while were not. The World Health Organization defines exclusive breastfeeding as no other ...

5 articles to help you prepare your kids for the school year ahead

5 articles to help you prepare your kids for the school year ahead
- You also know that you've relaxed your routine over the holiday and it's time to start preparing the kids for a healthy school year. We compiled the best ...

Study details poverty, lack of health insurance among female health care workers

Study details poverty, lack of health insurance among female health care workers
- These workers should not have to go home to poverty or be unable to ... The authors note that more Americans are employed in health care than in ...

Socialism in Venezuela brings poverty and oppression

Socialism in Venezuela brings poverty and oppression
- Socialism in Venezuela brings poverty and oppression .... vast agricultural expanses which are fertile enough to feed most of South America and used ...

US Agents Fire Tear Gas At Migrants Trying To Cross Mexico Border

US Agents Fire Tear Gas At Migrants Trying To Cross Mexico Border
- At least one person hurled a canister back toward U.S. agents. ... of migrants who say they are fleeing violence and poverty in Central America.

25 best US counties to live in based on education, poverty and life expectancy

25 best US counties to live in based on education, poverty and life expectancy
- Roughly one in nine Americans moved within the last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. People move to accommodate growing families, ...

China's impoverished population

China's impoverished population
- That means 3.1% of China's rural population is still living in poverty. ... “However, to say that China's poverty rate is lower than America's is just mixing ...

The fastest way to address income inequality? Implement a real time payment system

The fastest way to address income inequality? Implement a real time payment system
- Checks between France and Poland will clear faster than between two banks in the same city in the U.S. The United States is falling further and further ...