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Thursday, 31 January 2019

Americans like transgender servicemembers more than they like Trump

Americans like transgender servicemembers more than they like Trump
- In spite of a recent move by the U.S. Supreme Court to let the Trump administration's transgender military ban proceed, the most recent Quinnipiac ...

Anti-Israel Protesters Disrupt LGBTQ Event With Chants of 'From the River to the Sea'

Anti-Israel Protesters Disrupt LGBTQ Event With Chants of 'From the River to the Sea'
- A group of anti-Israel protesters disrupted a LGBTQ event over the weekend, which included chants of “from the river to sea, Palestine will be free.”.

How DC LGBTQ nightlife is moving forward in a post-Town world

How DC LGBTQ nightlife is moving forward in a post-Town world
- What's the state of local LGBTQ nightlife since Town Danceboutique closed its doors seven months ago? For some party promoters, finding the right ...

Arizona bills to expand non-discrimination protections to LGBTQ have bipartisan support

Arizona bills to expand non-discrimination protections to LGBTQ have bipartisan support
Arizona is one of many states that does not protect employees from being fired, denied housing or refused service because of their sexual orientation ...

Gay men kept vanishing on the streets of Toronto. Now, a serial killer has confessed.

Gay men kept vanishing on the streets of Toronto. Now, a serial killer has confessed.
- A month later, however, LGBTQ activists learned that their worst fears had been confirmed. In January 2018, police announced that Bruce McArthur, ...

What 'Empire' Star Jussie Smollett's Attack Reveals About Hate Crime in America

What 'Empire' Star Jussie Smollett's Attack Reveals About Hate Crime in America
- noted in a statement as the news about Smollett broke, “gay black men are some of the most vulnerable to violence in the LGBTQ community.”.

Louisville Could Soon Have A 'Rainbow' Chamber Of Commerce To Support LGBTQ Businesses

Louisville Could Soon Have A 'Rainbow' Chamber Of Commerce To Support LGBTQ Businesses
- When 55-year-old Cyndi Masters started her career, she couldn't have anticipated something like an LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce to support her.

Disneyland Paris decides gay dollars are OK dollars with official Pride event

Disneyland Paris decides gay dollars are OK dollars with official Pride event
- just made history by becoming the first to organize an official LGBTQ Pride event, finally acknowledging openly that pink money pays their bills, too.

Sorry, Howard Schultz – America doesn't want another billionaire president

Sorry, Howard Schultz – America doesn't want another billionaire president
- There is nothing to indicate that his political vision extends beyond the mould of a benign CEO who sees inequality as an inalienable fact of life and ...

Make America's top tax rates great again

Make America's top tax rates great again
- Recent decades have seen an enormous increase in inequality. From 1979 to 2015, the top 1 percent saw pre-tax income growth 275 percent faster ...

The Mayors of the Worst Cities in America are Running for President

The Mayors of the Worst Cities in America are Running for President
- And a city where Hispanic poverty rates are 10% higher than the national average, African-American households have double the poverty rate, and ...

Global poverty is finding a cure, but it takes great people to change

Global poverty is finding a cure, but it takes great people to change
- There are of course the occasional human-interest stories about formerly poor entrepreneurs in Africa, Central America, and Asia creating new ...

Why Solar: personal energy freedom will reduce poverty

Why Solar: personal energy freedom will reduce poverty
- Energy is freedom; personal energy freedom will reduce poverty, and help curb the rising unrest that is becoming all too common. Trump's America ...

Louisiana's the perfect place for a Poor People's Campaign

Louisiana's the perfect place for a Poor People's Campaign
- Barber is in South Louisiana this week on some kind of Poor People's ... In a 1967 speech at Stanford University called “The Other America,” King ...

5 anti-poverty plans from 2020 Democratic presidential contenders, explained

5 anti-poverty plans from 2020 Democratic presidential contenders, explained
- And while that's important, I had a different question: Which of these plans would do the most to cut poverty in America? It turns out that a team of ...

World poverty on the decline

World poverty on the decline
- There are of course the occasional human-interest stories about formally poor entrepreneurs in Africa, Central America, and Asia creating new ...