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Thursday, 14 February 2019

Real Life Love: This couple works together to empower LGBTQ youth

Real Life Love: This couple works together to empower LGBTQ youth
- Jessica and Kayla Weissbuchs met while working at an LGBTQ center in California. The two really liked each other and found every excuse to work on ...

Is the Cannabis Community Ignoring Its LGBTQ Customers?

Is the Cannabis Community Ignoring Its LGBTQ Customers?
- But as these companies sprint to capture market share and reach out to new audiences, the LGBTQ community has been largely left out of the ...

Democrats, LGBTQ advocates seek 'conversion therapy' ban

Democrats, LGBTQ advocates seek 'conversion therapy' ban
- Minnesota Democrats and LGBTQ advocates on Thursday pushed to ban a practice in which therapists try to change the ...

Georgia among lowest rated states for LGBTQ equality

Georgia among lowest rated states for LGBTQ equality
- Once again, we see that Georgia is falling behind other states who have taken action to recognize the humanity of LGBTQ individuals by offering the ...

State LGBTQ Chambers Form First-of-Its-Kind Alliance

State LGBTQ Chambers Form First-of-Its-Kind Alliance
- The LGBTQ chambers of commerce representing Texas' four major metro areas have formed a statewide coalition to advocate for business issues ...

Clark University psychologist co-edits book on LGBTQ divorce

Clark University psychologist co-edits book on LGBTQ divorce
- Frank Sinatra once sang that love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage, and crooned, “You can't have one without the ...

10 Interracial LGBTQ Couples That Changed Film and TV

10 Interracial LGBTQ Couples That Changed Film and TV
- Valentine's Day is a celebration of love — but sadly, representations of LGBTQ romance are still uncommon in mainstream media. However, there ...

A history of Pride: How to celebrate LGBTQ employees

A history of Pride: How to celebrate LGBTQ employees
- Last summer, the whole world celebrated Gay Pride - giving employers the chance to showcase their commitment to the LGBTQ community. But how ...

How Urban Agriculture Can Improve Food Security In US Cities

How Urban Agriculture Can Improve Food Security In US Cities
- And the food it delivers fails to reach 1 of every 8 people in the region who live under the poverty line – mostly senior citizens, children and minorities.

America should do more for the poor

America should do more for the poor
- It's time for Republicans and Democrats to help end the war on poverty collectively. There are too many suffering, starving and ill-clothed American ...

To end the HIV epidemic, addressing poverty and inequities one of most important treatments

To end the HIV epidemic, addressing poverty and inequities one of most important treatments
- These gaps exist due to barriers such as poor access to services, poverty, food ... And, although African-Americans represent 13 percent of the U.S. ...

Trump denounces socialism. But does he really understand it?

Trump denounces socialism. But does he really understand it?
- Socialism has long been a dirty word in American politics. The word itself can ... It's a moment of crisis in America, as economic inequality worsens.

Here's How Much America's Rising Income Inequality Is Costing Social Security

Here's How Much America's Rising Income Inequality Is Costing Social Security
- We first show how policymakers' failure to address rising inequality benefits rich Americans, including ...

Income inequality is likely worse than before the Great Depression

Income inequality is likely worse than before the Great Depression
U.S. wealth concentration, or income inequality, has returned to levels not seen since the 1920s, and it could actually be significantly worse.

New Report Finds Wealth Inequality at Highest Point in Nearly a Century

New Report Finds Wealth Inequality at Highest Point in Nearly a Century
- By the late 1970s, the .1 percent owned just over 5 percent of America's wealth. However, tax reform under the Reagan administration and the ...

Wealthy investor Nick Hanauer says the US economy mints billionaires while many Americans are ...

Wealthy investor Nick Hanauer says the US economy mints billionaires while many Americans are ...
- Fed chairman Jerome Powell has called for policies that will address income inequality, to improve economic mobility in America. This article is part of ...