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Wednesday, 23 January 2019

A New York Bill Aims to Help LGBTQ Businesses Thrive

A New York Bill Aims to Help LGBTQ Businesses Thrive
- Brad Hoylman has reintroduced legislation that would promote state contracting opportunities among businesses owned by LGBTQ people, veterans, ...

Trump's history of promises to the LGBTQ community

Trump's history of promises to the LGBTQ community
- Trump's history of promises to the LGBTQ community. CNN's Jessica Dean takes a look at  Trump's campaign promises to the LGBTQ ...

More than half of Best Picture Oscar nominees include LGBTQ characters

More than half of Best Picture Oscar nominees include LGBTQ characters
- Today's list of Oscar nominees reflect a banner year for LGBTQ inclusion in film and a signal that the Academy and its members are rightfully ...

Birth certificate bill targets transgender Utahns, LGBTQ rights group says

Birth certificate bill targets transgender Utahns, LGBTQ rights group says
- A bill filed ahead of the 2019 Utah State Legislature seeks to define gender and block people from changing it on their birth ...

LGBTQ center resources aim to fix Nebraska's poor student safety ranking

LGBTQ center resources aim to fix Nebraska's poor student safety ranking
- GLSEN recently released state-level data showing Nebraskan secondary schools are unsafe for LGBTQ youth. The organization works to improve the ...

The Russian LGBT Network Says Its Beginning Evacuation Efforts For Chechen Victims

The Russian LGBT Network Says Its Beginning Evacuation Efforts For Chechen Victims
- The Russian LGBT Network is an LGBTQ rights organization that helped several Chechen people escape from persecution and genocide since the ...

First Kelley LGBT scholarship awarded to MBA student

First Kelley LGBT scholarship awarded to MBA student
- Aaron Malone came out as gay his senior year of college. He graduated from IU in 2013, and is back six years later as a full-time Master of Business ...

Arizona high court hears appeal of Phoenix law protecting LGBT rights

Arizona high court hears appeal of Phoenix law protecting LGBT rights
- Brendan Mahoney was one of those lawyers gay people routinely called when they were fired from a job or refused a room because of ...

Maid' By Stephanie Land Demonstrates How Much Work It Takes To Be Poor In America

Maid' By Stephanie Land Demonstrates How Much Work It Takes To Be Poor In America
- Growing up, when Stephanie Land thought about her future, poverty was the furthest possibility. “Inconceivable, so far away from my reality” she writes ...

Rages Against Rich People In New Song "Resistance"

Rages Against Rich People In New Song "Resistance"
- Resistance' touches upon the huge problem of wealth inequality in America, as well as the rest of the world. When the one-percent has more than ...

26 Richest People Have Wealth of Poorest 3.8 Billion

26 Richest People Have Wealth of Poorest 3.8 Billion
- The recent U.S. tax law is a master class on how to favor massive corporations and the richest citizens," said Paul O'Brien, Oxfam America's vice ...

Are 26 billionaires worth more than half the planet? The debate, explained.

Are 26 billionaires worth more than half the planet? The debate, explained.
- Wealth inequality is harder to measure than income inequality for a simple ... That's because Americans with massive medical school debt, or tens of ...

Joe Biden Claims 'White America Has To Admit There's Still A Systematic Racism' As He Marks ...

Joe Biden Claims 'White America Has To Admit There's Still A Systematic Racism' As He Marks ...
- Joe Biden has spoken out about racism in modern-day America saying, ... racial inequality along with his opposition to U.S. involvement in Vietnam.

Democrats tack to left in race to win party nomination to face Trump

Democrats tack to left in race to win party nomination to face Trump
- At a time of massive income and wealth inequality, we need to rebuild our crumbling ... A country with health care for every single American.

Bolsonaro tries to sell 'new Brazil' to business elite in Davos speech

Bolsonaro tries to sell 'new Brazil' to business elite in Davos speech
- A trip to Davos by US officials including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ... aid charity Oxfam warned the Davos elite that inequality around the world ...

Micheli: Marriage, family the cure for most of America's ills

Micheli: Marriage, family the cure for most of America's ills
- The answer to nearly every problem facing our nation today is a simple one. If we want to reduce income inequality, increase income mobility, ...