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Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Feeling blue? LGBTI people living with depression give advice on how to cope

Feeling blue? LGBTI people living with depression give advice on how to cope
- The LGBTI disproportionately suffer from mental health issues compared to the rest of the population

Conversion Therapy and LGBTI People of Faith Webinar

Conversion Therapy and LGBTI People of Faith Webinar
- The mental health challenges of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people have been well documented. LGBTI people from ...

These are the top 100 LGBTI-inclusive employers in the UK

These are the top 100 LGBTI-inclusive employers in the UK
UK charity Stonewall just released its list of the top 100 LGBTI-inclusive employers. The Top 100 is the UK's leading list ranking employers from across ...

Beijing LGBT Center Celebrates 10 Years of Inclusivity

Beijing LGBT Center Celebrates 10 Years of Inclusivity
- One association that has a lot to celebrate is the Beijing LGBT Center who marked their 10 year anniversary last Friday at the Embassy of Sweden.

Secret Identity”: Superheroes Save LGBT Lives in a New Play

Secret Identity”: Superheroes Save LGBT Lives in a New Play
- thought we were past all this in a post Will & Grace world where LGBT people have gained so much more acceptance. But there's still a lot of bulling ...

Interview with gay man lands Egyptian TV presenter in jail despite anti-LGBT views

Interview with gay man lands Egyptian TV presenter in jail despite anti-LGBT views
- An Egyptian TV host known for expressing views against LGBT issues in the past has instead been jailed for promoting the gay lifestyle. The sentence ...

The proportion of straight people in Britain has fallen

The proportion of straight people in Britain has fallen
- There is a lower proportion of straight people in Britain than there has been since the government started releasing LGBT statistics. The Office for ...

John Oliver's Gay Kids' Book Sent To Karen Pence's Anti-LGBT School

John Oliver's Gay Kids' Book Sent To Karen Pence's Anti-LGBT School
- Last week, it was announced that Vice President Mike Pence's wife, Karen Pence, had taken a job teaching art at a Christian school that discriminates ...

Lady Gaga lashes out at Trump, government shutdown mid-performance

Lady Gaga lashes out at Trump, government shutdown mid-performance
- recently decided to return to teaching art part-time at the Immanuel Christian School in Springfield, Virginia, which expressly bars LGBTQ students or ...

Over half of Irish people know someone affected by mental health issues, survey finds

Over half of Irish people know someone affected by mental health issues, survey finds
- Research carried out by Royal London revealed that 61% of 18 to 34 year olds in Ireland had come in contact with someone who had mental health ...

Last year, billionaires saw their wealth grow by $2.5 billion a day while the poorest saw their wealth ...

Last year, billionaires saw their wealth grow by $2.5 billion a day while the poorest saw their wealth ...
- and poor is undermining the fight against poverty, damaging our economies ... In the US, 30 people hold as much wealth as the poorest half of the ...

What about bad capitalism?

What about bad capitalism?
America's poverty level is much higher than the government's estimates. The government's unemployment statistics are not close to being accurate.

I do not want to die': Central American exodus grows

I do not want to die': Central American exodus grows
- There are now thousands of Hondurans at and around the Mexican border, fleeing unemployment, poverty, violence and political persecution.

The Economic Message Behind Martin Luther King Jr's 'Dream' Speech

The Economic Message Behind Martin Luther King Jr's 'Dream' Speech
- It's the beginning of the speech, in the third paragraph, that speaks to righting the wrongs of the economic inequalities suffered by African-Americans ...

Americans 'misremember' history of inequality, says anti-racist activist

Americans 'misremember' history of inequality, says anti-racist activist
- It's tempting to focus only on the “easy parts” of Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy, said anti-racist writer, educator and activist Tim Wise ...

How the 1% profit off of racial economic inequality

How the 1% profit off of racial economic inequality
- As people of color make up a larger share of the diversifying US population, that persistent racial wealth divide is bringing down America's median ...