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Monday, 28 January 2019

You can be yourself': Second annual LGBTQ film series begins

You can be yourself': Second annual LGBTQ film series begins
- After a screening of “Moonlight” at The Whaling Museum, Antonio Rodrigues said he knows what it's like to feel incredibly low and ...

50 Years After Stonewall, It's Time to Protect LGBTQ Families

50 Years After Stonewall, It's Time to Protect LGBTQ Families
- From the Stonewall Rebellion to the historic passage of freedom to marry legislation in 2011, up to this month's passage of GENDA and ban on ...

Laramie Project' asks audiences to examine relationship to LGBTQ community

Laramie Project' asks audiences to examine relationship to LGBTQ community
- In the wake of Shepard's attack, Catherine represent the members of the LGBTQ community who were weighed down by the fear that they could be the ...

Gov. Cuomo signs bill protecting LGBTQ rights, banning conversion therapy

Gov. Cuomo signs bill protecting LGBTQ rights, banning conversion therapy
- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation banning conversion therapy and LGBTQ protections. The law ...

An Intimate Look Inside Serbia's LGBTQ Community

An Intimate Look Inside Serbia's LGBTQ Community
- Slobodan Randjelovic's collection of portraits and quotes from 20 LGBTQ people throughout Serbia show humility, humanity and compassion. Serbian ...

Which is the world's most LGBT-friendly city?

Which is the world's most LGBT-friendly city? 
- Even when cities seem progressive on the surface, the lived experience of members of the LGBT community can tell a dramatically different story.

American Bible Society Targets LGBT Employees with New “Affirmation of Biblical Community” Policy

American Bible Society Targets LGBT Employees with New “Affirmation of Biblical Community” Policy
- American Bible Society (ABS) employees have until January 31 to sign a precise statement which locks down their promise to attend church and ...

Taiwanese volunteer campaigns in China for LGBT rights

Taiwanese volunteer campaigns in China for LGBT rights
- A Taiwanese volunteer who went to China recently to campaign against its sexual orientation therapies sees the LGBT communities on both ...

Prevention is key to ending child sexual abuse

Prevention is key to ending child sexual abuse
- An estimated 1 in 10 children will experience child sexual abuse before their 18th birthday – thus constituting one of the most significant public health ...

Depression in childhood - how parents can support kids with mental health issues

Depression in childhood - how parents can support kids with mental health issues
- Jo Hardy, head of parent services at mental health charity YoungMinds, ... It can be difficult to talk to your child about their mental health.

To help early education, support parents at work

To help early education, support parents at work
- And the majority of North Carolina voters across the political spectrum want the state to double its investment in early childhood development.

Pope winds up World Youth Day events in Panama with giant mass

Pope winds up World Youth Day events in Panama with giant mass
- Before flying out of Panama, the first Latin American pope called for a “just and ... “In the context of marked Catholic decline in Latin America, especially ... address other problems affecting the region such as poverty, drug trafficking, ...

Why Americans can't expect a comfortable retirement anymore

Why Americans can't expect a comfortable retirement anymore
- ever as Americans' retirement dreams evaporate, according to the new book, “Downhill From Here: Retirement Insecurity in the Age of Inequality,” ...

Davos elites believe the answer to inequality is 'upskilling'

Davos elites believe the answer to inequality is 'upskilling'
- I think, in America, the aristocrats are out of touch. They don't understand the issues around the common man.” The solution to inequality, many in ...

Stand Together Announces Giving Together Initiative To Unite Americans And Break The Cycle Of ...

Stand Together Announces Giving Together Initiative To Unite Americans And Break The Cycle Of ...
- Stand Together, a national organization committed to breaking the cycle of poverty, announced ...

How Elizabeth Warren's Wealth Tax Would Remake America

How Elizabeth Warren's Wealth Tax Would Remake America
- She served in political jobs at the Justice Department and the US Navy, and is also a scholar on race and inequality in America. She suggested that ...