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Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Amid anti-queer sentiment in Catholic church, LGBTQ St. Nicholas parishioners brace for backlash

Amid anti-queer sentiment in Catholic church, LGBTQ St. Nicholas parishioners brace for backlash
- As sexual abuse scandals rock the Roman Catholic Church, some church leaders are making a false association between homosexuality and abuse.

Local LGBTQ advocate discusses problems with the recent transgender military ban

Local LGBTQ advocate discusses problems with the recent transgender military ban
- We have just begun the second month of 2019, but this outright transgender discrimination throws our country back a century in terms of LGBTQ rights.

Massachusetts ranks among best states for LGBTQ equality

Massachusetts ranks among best states for LGBTQ equality
- Massachusetts has again ranked among the best states for LGBTQ equality. For the last five years, the human ...

Pose' Star Billy Porter Delivers LGBTQ State Of The Union: 'We Ain't Goin' No Damn Where'

Pose' Star Billy Porter Delivers LGBTQ State Of The Union: 'We Ain't Goin' No Damn Where'
- FX's Golden Globe-nominated “Pose” actor delivered a message to the LGBTQ community and the greater public in a video published by Logo o

School District Approved New LGBTQ Curriculum Amid Parental Protests

School District Approved New LGBTQ Curriculum Amid Parental Protests
- Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) unanimously decided to adopt new curriculum including LGBTQ leaders in updated textbooks. “LGBTQ ...

LGBTQ protection bill hits GOP wall in Wyoming Legislature

LGBTQ protection bill hits GOP wall in Wyoming Legislature
- A step to protect LGBTQ Wyomingites from discrimination in the workplace wasn't able to get past stiff resistance from the Wyoming ...

LGBTQ families are on the cusp of dramatic growth, and millennials lead the way

LGBTQ families are on the cusp of dramatic growth, and millennials lead the way
- One of the key findings from the survey by the Family Equality Council shows that 63 percent of LGBTQ millennials, those 18-35, are considering ...

Gay-straight alliances make schools feel safer for straight kids too, research shows

Gay-straight alliances make schools feel safer for straight kids too, research shows
- Some people claim that the clubs only help LGBTQ kids and might even “cause confusion or might cause harm,” she said. Some have been ...

Monopolies are the 'missing piece of the puzzle' when it comes to analyzing US inequality ...

Monopolies are the 'missing piece of the puzzle' when it comes to analyzing US inequality ...
- The inequality gap between the top 1% and the rest of the United States remains at unstable levels, for a wide variety of reasons. A reason that should ...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Elizabeth Warren want the rich to pay a lot more in taxes — here's ...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Elizabeth Warren want the rich to pay a lot more in taxes — here's ...
- Taxing the rich to reduce income and wealth inequality has an obvious ... Proponents of lower taxes, though, point to America's massive, innovative ...

Illinois City Ranked Among 'Worst' In America

Illinois City Ranked Among 'Worst' In America
- A new report has ranked the 50 worst cities in America. ... earn less than $27,500 a year and about 50 percent of residents live below the poverty line.

The US is divided on immigration

The US is divided on immigration
- Immigrants deserve equal opportunity in America, especially if they are escaping poverty or injustice. Being born with different circumstances ...

Democrats cheer for Trump promoting Juan Guaidó as interim president of Venezuela

Democrats cheer for Trump promoting Juan Guaidó as interim president of Venezuela
- whose socialist policies have turned that nation from being the wealthiest in South America into a state of abject poverty and despair," Trump said.

Socialism has led Venezuela to 'despair' : Trump

Socialism has led Venezuela to 'despair' : Trump
- and said that socialist policies have turned Venezuela from 'being the wealthiest in South America into a state of abject poverty and despair'. Rough ...

Trump Declares 'America Will Never Be a Socialist Country' in SOTU

Trump Declares 'America Will Never Be a Socialist Country' in SOTU
- Trump Declares 'America Will Never Be a Socialist Country' in SOTU ... from being the wealthiest in South America into a state of abject poverty and ...

UN Sees Poverty Hope in African Uptake of Child Welfare Payments

UN Sees Poverty Hope in African Uptake of Child Welfare Payments
- The spread of state welfare for children around Africa has the potential to make a major dent in global poverty, the United Nations said on Wednesday.