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Monday, 11 February 2019

Wyoming LGBTQ rights organization slams state senator for bestiality and pedophilia comparison

Wyoming LGBTQ rights organization slams state senator for bestiality and pedophilia comparison
- Wyoming Equality, the only statewide LGBTQ-civil rights organization in the Cowboy State, alleges that Republican State Sen. Lynn Hutchings met ...

LGBTQ youths are over-represented, have poorer outcomes in child welfare system

LGBTQ youths are over-represented, have poorer outcomes in child welfare system
- Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youths are more likely to end up in foster care or unstable housing and suffer negative ...

High number of kids and teens living in foster care identify as LGBTQ

High number of kids and teens living in foster care identify as LGBTQ
- A new study from the University of Texas finds a high proportion of kids and teens living in foster care identify as LGBTQ. Survey data from ...

Discriminatory policies put LGBTQ lives in physical danger

Discriminatory policies put LGBTQ lives in physical danger
- A few years ago, during the previous administration, it seemed that the rights and freedoms for LGBTQ individuals were becoming more and more ...

School helping children with identity issues to feel safe and supported

School helping children with identity issues to feel safe and supported
- The school has formed a lesbian, gay, bi, trans and questioning/queer (LGBTQ) group to create a statement to raise awareness of some of the issues ...

The LGBTQ is a modern day version of the Ku Klux Klan': Republican West Virginia delegate ...

The LGBTQ is a modern day version of the Ku Klux Klan': Republican West Virginia delegate ...
- A Republican lawmaker has called the LGBTQ community 'a modern day version of the Ku Klux Klan' in a bizarre hate-filled tirade during an interview ...

Despite Strides, Disparities In Health Care Remain For LGBTQ Population

Despite Strides, Disparities In Health Care Remain For LGBTQ Population
- For anyone, going to the doctor can be an uncomfortable and anxiety-fueled experience that's easy to put off. But for the LGBTQ population, the visit ...

This all-queer pro-wrestling event is pummeling homophobia into submission

This all-queer pro-wrestling event is pummeling homophobia into submission
- Professional wrestling in America has a long and homophobic history filled with flamboyant villains but very few out-and-proud LGBTQ-identified ...

If truth and fact no longer matter, lies can destroy us

If truth and fact no longer matter, lies can destroy us
- Taken more broadly, all of us are prone to exaggeration, stretching the truth and ... No better example of the pernicious effects of bad law is the 18th ...

US sees biggest wealth gap since the Roaring '20s

US sees biggest wealth gap since the Roaring '20s
- According to the World Inequality Database maintained by Zucman and ... a list of ills afflicting America and the world, as well as proposed solutions.

Study Shows Richest 0.00025% Owns More Wealth Than Bottom 150 Million Americans

Study Shows Richest 0.00025% Owns More Wealth Than Bottom 150 Million Americans
- As survey data continues to show that raising taxes on the wealthy is extremely popular among the U.S. public, new research by inequality expert and ...

When money is green

When money is green
- The Green New Deal resolution came out this week, featuring a list of ills afflicting America and the world, as well as proposed solutions. The big ...

Economic inequality can bring instability

Economic inequality can bring instability
- Economic inequality in America has been a serious issue for many years. Congressional Budget Office data show that income inequality in our country ...

How Aggressive Policing Fuels America's Inequality Machine

How Aggressive Policing Fuels America's Inequality Machine
- The recent in-custody police death of Anton Black and inadequate civilian oversight in Baltimore reveal how the underlying imperative of policing in ...

America's SOTU from a Billionaire President and Inequality

America's SOTU from a Billionaire President and Inequality
- Because the rates of return on capital exceed the rates of economic growth, and the inevitable wealth inequality leads to destabilization. Tax cuts ...

Elizabeth Warren makes presidential bid official with call for change

Elizabeth Warren makes presidential bid official with call for change
- in this working-class city, grounding her 2020 campaign in a populist call to fight economic inequality and build “an America that works for everyone.