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Monday, 25 February 2019

Equality Utah backing bills on hate crimes and banning conversion therapy

Equality Utah backing bills on hate crimes and banning conversion therapy
- The bill bans the practice of conversion therapy for LGBTQ youth in Utah. Troy Williams with Equality Utah joins us for Inside Utah Politics this week to ...

Gay and trans lessons for primary schools

Gay and trans lessons for primary schools
- Primary schoolchildren from the age of five are set to receive compulsory lessons about gay and trans relationships. The new guidelines, set to be ...

Staten Island St. Patrick's Day Parade still won't let LGBTQ group march

Staten Island St. Patrick's Day Parade still won't let LGBTQ group march
- The Pride Center of Staten Island, the borough's largest LGBTQ advocacy group, said it was the second time their application to participate in the ...

Ohio Native Hopes to Become Chicago's First LGBTQ Mayor

Ohio Native Hopes to Become Chicago's First LGBTQ Mayor
- A 56-year-old lesbian who grew up in Ohio is running to become the first LGBTQ mayor of Chicago, and polls show she's within striking distance of ...

Denver business owner refuses to shoot gay wedding over 'personal religious beliefs'

Denver business owner refuses to shoot gay wedding over 'personal religious beliefs'
- To make matter worse, on Media Mansion's Facebook page, the owner posted a letter stating the company would work with the LGBTQ community on ...

The “bathroom bill” as it was may be dead, but lawmakers say new anti-LGBTQ+ issues could be ...

The “bathroom bill” as it was may be dead, but lawmakers say new anti-LGBTQ+ issues could be ...
- However, there could be new challenges for LGBTQ Texans on the horizon. Last session, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick pushed through the Senate two ...

The Favourite's Unapologetic Depiction of Queer Female Sexuality Is an Oscars First

The Favourite's Unapologetic Depiction of Queer Female Sexuality Is an Oscars First
- a year that offered up more Oscar nominations for queer representation in cinema than ever before — there were, after all, nearly 40 LGBTQ-themed ...

Jussie Smollett Dropped from LGBTQ Charity Project After Arrest

Jussie Smollett Dropped from LGBTQ Charity Project After Arrest
- The Blast exclusively reported on Saturday, February 23, that Jussie has been dropped from an LGBTQ charity project following his arrest for falsifying ...

Socio-economic inequality driving deforestation in Latin America

Socio-economic inequality driving deforestation in Latin America
- Scientists at the University of Bern have found a connection between rising levels of socio-economic inequality and the rates of deforestation in Latin ...

Let's Give America's 'Helicopter Parents' a Break!

Let's Give America's 'Helicopter Parents' a Break!
- Levels of helicopter parenting, they note, turn out to track with levels of economic inequality. The wider a society's income gaps, their data indicate, the ...

Can Bernie Sanders fix the broken American Dream? Yes he can

Can Bernie Sanders fix the broken American Dream? Yes he can
- In the US, dramatic wealth inequality is highly corrosive because it undermines the American Dream. Persistent inequality makes a mockery of the ...

US inequality is only getting worse, and the 'dynastic wealth' bemoaned by Warren Buffett may be ...

US inequality is only getting worse, and the 'dynastic wealth' bemoaned by Warren Buffett may be ...
- Income inequality has increased in the US over the years, and many consider generational wealth to be one of its key causes. The fortunes of US ...

How economic inequality gives rise to hyper-parenting

How economic inequality gives rise to hyper-parenting
- How economic inequality gives rise to hyper-parenting .... But American inequality has been particularly pronounced at the top, with larger and larger ...

Amazon Should Build New Headquarters In Middle America

Amazon Should Build New Headquarters In Middle America
- We have a problem in America called spacial-geographic inequality, which means that the most affluent and educated people are clustered in just a ...

Nothing More Powerful Than Being a Victim

Nothing More Powerful Than Being a Victim
- We have a problem in America called spatial geographic inequality, which means that the most affluent and educated people are clustered in just a ...

Can socialism rescue American capitalism?

Can socialism rescue American capitalism?
- As income inequality reaches historic highs, the question remains, as it did in the last century: Can capitalism survive the anger of the masses?