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Tuesday, 29 January 2019

10 of the Most Promising, Unmade LGBTQ+ Scripts In Hollywood

10 of the Most Promising, Unmade LGBTQ+ Scripts In Hollywood
- The Black List is thrilled to be working with GLAAD to shine a spotlight on brilliant LGBTQ-inclusive scripts hosted on the Black List and beyond,” said ...

Dan Reynolds is an ally on a mission to end LGBTQ youth suicide

Dan Reynolds is an ally on a mission to end LGBTQ youth suicide
- That, on a very small level, is what our LGBTQ youth raised in orthodox religions feel every day, which is that they're told, 'Your love is not valid, ...

Couple Creates Safe Haven for LGBTQ Sports Fans

Couple Creates Safe Haven for LGBTQ Sports Fans
- I'm just a die-hard Lakers fan, I grew up in the Kobe years, so it was like a perfect match made in heaven for us as artists and LGBTQ community ...

Five Black LGBTQ Actors on Representation In Hollywood

Five Black LGBTQ Actors on Representation In Hollywood
- Representation for LGBTQ actors of color has been given a bigger platform in recent years, thanks to the success of shows like “RuPaul's Drag Race” ...

2019 might just be another good year for LGBTQ people in film

2019 might just be another good year for LGBTQ people in film
- Thankfully, 2018 was a notably better year for LGBTQ folks in Hollywood. More than half the films nominated for Best Picture included an LGBTQ ...

LGBTQ duo ice dance their way into the history books

LGBTQ duo ice dance their way into the history books
- This team is a part of the LGBTQ community and has talked a lot about that, embraced talking about it this week,” NBC Sports commentator Terry ...

Why terminology and naming is so important in the LGBTQ community

Why terminology and naming is so important in the LGBTQ community
- Self and community are interwoven for many LGBTQ people, including those of us living with mental health conditions. Just as there can be stigma ...

LGBTQ Asylum Seekers and Refugees Must Be Welcome Here

LGBTQ Asylum Seekers and Refugees Must Be Welcome Here
- Many LGBTQ asylum seekers are among those seeking safety and shelter in the U.S., which must continue to be a beacon of hope for many around ...

Putting a spotlight on the downside of cannabis

Putting a spotlight on the downside of cannabis
- The marijuana lobby typically responds to this fact by saying that pot smoking is a response to mental illness, not the cause of it — that people with ...

Genes for Traits and Psychiatric Disorders Often the Same

Genes for Traits and Psychiatric Disorders Often the Same
- Exactly where to draw the line between “trait levels” of various behavior and psychiatric disorders isn't easy. As I've described in previous posts and in ...

Thousands serving community sentences 'have undetected mental health problems'

Thousands serving community sentences 'have undetected mental health problems'
- Fears for thousands of people trying to cope with mental health conditions without support after being through criminal justice system.

Why does the New York Times keep pushing pernicious racialism?

Why does the New York Times keep pushing pernicious racialism?
- Their work, whatever their conscious intentions may be, amounts to a relentless cover-up of economic inequality in America, as well as an argument ...

Ending Poverty is Possible, but it Means Facing up to Inequality – Within & Between Countries

Ending Poverty is Possible, but it Means Facing up to Inequality – Within & Between Countries
- is a well-recognized barrier to poverty eradication, as well as many ... Western Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean— where income levels ... to fall further behind, exacerbating income inequalities between countries.

What Elizabeth Warren Gets Wrong About the Rich

What Elizabeth Warren Gets Wrong About the Rich
- If this income is from labor instead of capital, then it changes the picture of what's happened in America over the last two decades. Rising inequality is ...

America's super-wealthy own more stocks, leaving everyone else behind

America's super-wealthy own more stocks, leaving everyone else behind
- Wealth inequality may not have dented America's appetite for owning stocks. “Equity holdings have more than tripled as a share of disposable income ...

Inequality fuels deforestation in Latin America, research shows

Inequality fuels deforestation in Latin America, research shows
- Scientists at the University of Bern found a correlation between levels of economic inequality and rates of deforestation in Latin America.