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Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Republican politician drops anti-LGBTQ bill support after daughter shames him in open letter

Republican politician drops anti-LGBTQ bill support after daughter shames him in open letter
- A Republican politician from Kansas has apologised and removed his name from a bill characterising same-sex unions as “parody marriage” after his ...

5 Basic Tips To Make Financial Stress Disappear

5 Basic Tips To Make Financial Stress Disappear
- Prudential's 2018 Financial Wellness Census showed that only 50% of LGBTQ respondents and 34% of non-LGBTQ respondents said they didn't ...

Jussie Smollett Scandal Aside, Chicago Is Reeling From Anti-LGBTQ Violence

Jussie Smollett Scandal Aside, Chicago Is Reeling From Anti-LGBTQ Violence
- This week, LGBTQ activists are asking why so many trans murders remain unsolved while police have so thoroughly picked apart Smollett's case.

Humanizing Healthcare for the LGBTQ

Humanizing Healthcare for the LGBTQ
- According to Sarah Schon, of Harvard's T. H. Chan School of Public Health, "nearly a sixth of LGBTQ adults have experienced discrimination at the ...

Local Parents Protest Curriculum Change Incorporating LGBTQ Leaders

Local Parents Protest Curriculum Change Incorporating LGBTQ Leaders
- Parents whose kids are in the San Juan Unified School District held signs and chanted against the change, which has been accepted in other districts.

OU's Gender + Equality Center to host annual LGBTQ Health Week

OU's Gender + Equality Center to host annual LGBTQ Health Week
- OU's Gender and Equality Center is hosting several events for its annual LGBTQ Health Week. Sara Raines, Health Week coordinator and member of ...

Missouri ranked in lowest category for LGBTQ protections, nondiscrimination

Missouri ranked in lowest category for LGBTQ protections, nondiscrimination
- This rating is given to states that focus on raising suport for basic LGBTQ equality laws, such as non-discrimination laws, and for states focusing on ...

Parents Stage Sit Out Over Proposed LGBTQ Curriculum For Elementary Students

Parents Stage Sit Out Over Proposed LGBTQ Curriculum For Elementary Students
- The district is considering new history and social science materials featuring LGBTQ leaders. A handful of concerned parents pulled their children out ...

Are we breeding depraved billionaires? Economic inequality, sex trafficking and Trump's America

Are we breeding depraved billionaires? Economic inequality, sex trafficking and Trump's America
- It's unbelievable but apparently true: America's intensifying wealth inequality has created a class of hyper-rich men who act like cartoon villains.

Still Separate and Unequal

Still Separate and Unequal
- a 50th-anniversary publication called Healing Our Divided Society, the foundation reveals the stubborn persistence of inequality in America: ...

America must tackle the climate crisis

America must tackle the climate crisis
- pleased me that all seemed to accept the underlying premise that man-made global warming and inequality must be addressed. The fallacy of the ...

Why A 70% Marginal Tax Rate Won't Fix Inequality

Why A 70% Marginal Tax Rate Won't Fix Inequality
- While it's true that top rates in the U.S. used to run even higher than 70 percent, it's also true that these taxes raised relatively little additional revenue ...

America Is an Oligarchy. It Doesn't Have to Be.

America Is an Oligarchy. It Doesn't Have to Be.
- The needless hardships inflicted on a majority of Americans, symbiotically bound to inequality and exploitation, are the direct consequence of a rigged ...

How wealth inequality in Trump's America is turning the super-rich into comic-book villains who ...

How wealth inequality in Trump's America is turning the super-rich into comic-book villains who ...
- At this point, it wouldn't be that surprising to learn that the American billionaire class has a lavishly appointed ranch hidden away where, for a healthy ...

Redrawing the map of African-American history and culture in the United States

Redrawing the map of African-American history and culture in the United States
- theory — research and practices that demand a constant reckoning with systems of inequality and power in America — the beat decidedly goes on.

An election all about our Gilded Age levels of inequality

An election all about our Gilded Age levels of inequality
- The paper's key attention-grabber: The 400 richest families in America now own a ... Zucman is one of the world's leading trackers of inequality.