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Tuesday, 12 February 2019

6 Times Kacey Musgraves Showed Her Love for the LGBTQ Community

6 Times Kacey Musgraves Showed Her Love for the LGBTQ Community
- Musgraves' victory is especially underlined by her ardent love and support for the LGBTQ community. While many other country artists avoid speaking ...

State Senator to LGBTQ Teens: Gay Love Akin to Pedophilia, Bestiality

State Senator to LGBTQ Teens: Gay Love Akin to Pedophilia, Bestiality
- Wyoming Equality, the state's LGBTQ rights group, has called for disciplinary action against state Sen. Lynn Hutchings, who likened homosexuality to ...

GOP lawmaker under fire after calling LGBTQ groups 'modern day' KKK

GOP lawmaker under fire after calling LGBTQ groups 'modern day' KKK
- The LGBTQ — not homosexuals, but the LGBTQ — is the closest thing to political terrorism in America," Porterfield told NBC News. While Porterfield ...

Weight-Based Bullying of LGBTQ Teens May Be Common

Weight-Based Bullying of LGBTQ Teens May Be Common
- Many LGBTQ teens face victimization and bullying because of their sexual and/or gender identity. Now a new study published in the journal Pediatric ...

South Dakota receives lowest ranking for LGBTQ Equality

South Dakota receives lowest ranking for LGBTQ Equality
- A new report says South Dakota lacks in basic civil rights protections for LGBTQ residents. That's according to the 5th annual State ...

New Index Ranks Oregon Among States With Most Comprehensive Legal Protections For LGBTQ ...

New Index Ranks Oregon Among States With Most Comprehensive Legal Protections For LGBTQ ...
- For the last five years, the nation's largest LGBTQ advocacy group, the Human Rights Campaign, has released a State Equality Index, painting a ...

LGBTQ film festival showcases artists from around the world

LGBTQ film festival showcases artists from around the world
- A story about trying to find yourself after a bad breakup is just one of the films that will play at Pink Lobster, New Brunswick's LGBTQ film festival.

Chris Pratt denies attending 'homophobic' church after 'anti-LGBTQ' allegations

Chris Pratt denies attending 'homophobic' church after 'anti-LGBTQ' allegations
- Canadian actress Ellen Page has called out Hollywood star Chris Pratt for being 'anti-LGBTQ' because he allegedly attends an a church which is ...

Socialism is not a theory in Latin America

Socialism is not a theory in Latin America
- When you study these ideologies in theory, they seem like wonderful ideas as they talk about fairness, equality and ways to end poverty. But once you ...

American cities are in crisis. So why is Richard Florida exporting their lessons?

American cities are in crisis. So why is Richard Florida exporting their lessons?
- According to UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip ... America has historically exported its model of urban development.

The Green New Deal — America's Version Of The Great Leap Forward

The Green New Deal — America's Version Of The Great Leap Forward
- The Green New Deal — America's Version Of The Great Leap ... Rather than whine about wealth inequality, billionaires, and “the one ...

It's been almost a 100 years since the America's 1% had so much wealth

It's been almost a 100 years since the America's 1% had so much wealth
- It's not fashionable to wear flapper dresses and do the Charleston, but 1920s-style wealth inequality is definitely back in style. New research says ...

US Socialism In 2019: 'Extending Democracy,' Or Something Else?

US Socialism In 2019: 'Extending Democracy,' Or Something Else?
- It's a more complicated history and one that reflects inequalities in the region, inequalities between North and South America. It's not something that ...

400 Richest Americans Own More Than 150 Million Of The Nation's Poorest: Study

400 Richest Americans Own More Than 150 Million Of The Nation's Poorest: Study
- Zucman's study, “Global Wealth Inequality,” released last month, also found that the 400 richest Americans tripled their wealth since the early 1980s.

Deforestation linked to inequality, study finds

Deforestation linked to inequality, study finds
- A new study has shown that increased social and economic inequality has a ... In Latin America, the primary cause of deforestation is the increased ...

Is economic inequality rising?

Is economic inequality rising?
- He discounts the extent of economic inequality in the U.S. and believes that what exists isn't necessarily harmful. He notes that some countries with ...