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Thursday, 28 February 2019

Mayor of Warsaw becomes first to protect rights of LGBTI people in Poland

Mayor of Warsaw becomes first to protect rights of LGBTI people in Poland
- The mayor of Poland's capital Warsaw and LGBTI groups have responded to homophobic ...

LGBTI Millennials More Keen to Start a Family of Their Own Compared to Previous Generations?

LGBTI Millennials More Keen to Start a Family of Their Own Compared to Previous Generations?
- A new study has shown that LGBTI families are going to become more common in the near future with Millennials signalling that they are far keener ...

The Oscars rewarded more LGBTQ stories than ever. So why did they feel so homophobic?

The Oscars rewarded more LGBTQ stories than ever. So why did they feel so homophobic?
- The Oscars rewarded more LGBTQ stories than ever. ... Queeries is a weekly column by CBC Arts producer Peter Knegt that queries LGBTQ art, ...

Celebrating LGBTQ Representation at the Oscars

Celebrating LGBTQ Representation at the Oscars
- has been referred to as the "gay Super Bowl," and this year, the Oscars lived up to that label. While the nominees and telecast have been accused of ...

Methodist LGBTQ policy 'hurts tremendously'

Methodist LGBTQ policy 'hurts tremendously'
- It was Pastor Mark Thompson's first trip to a General Conference of The United Methodist Church, but he couldn't ...

Looking back on the Stonewall riots and their aftermath

Looking back on the Stonewall riots and their aftermath
- One section explores the importance of protest, while another examines the role of bars such as Stonewall in giving LGBTQ people a safe place to ...

Ariana Grande Responds To Claims That She's Exploiting The LGBTQ Community By Headlining ...

Ariana Grande Responds To Claims That She's Exploiting The LGBTQ Community By Headlining ...
- Ariana Grande surprised fans earlier this week when she announced she would be heading back to Manchester, UK, two years after her concert attack ...

I'm a gay Methodist minister. The church just turned its back on me.

I'm a gay Methodist minister. The church just turned its back on me.
- The church had the opportunity to affirm the blessing of same-sex marriage and the ordination of LGBTQ people. Delegates could have rid the ...

How income inequality affects our mental health

How income inequality affects our mental health
- Over the past decade, a number of bodies have published thought-provoking data on mental health. Some of these reports have identified that levels ...

Spending childhood in greener spaces may prevent mental disorders later

Spending childhood in greener spaces may prevent mental disorders later
- Children who grow up with greener surroundings have up to 55 per cent less risk of developing various mental disorders later in life, according to a ...

Rebuilding America's middle class

Rebuilding America's middle class
- Tackling inequality in the US is key to restoring the health of democracy and the middle classes in the US – perhaps this provides opportunities for the ...

Tax cuts for the rich have hurt the economy and democracy

Tax cuts for the rich have hurt the economy and democracy
America has changed mightily over the past few decades, and not for the ... It's easy to think of income inequality as somehow inevitable in a market ...

3 things schools should teach about America's history of white supremacy

3 things schools should teach about America's history of white supremacy
- For instance, 70 percent of whites believe that individual discrimination is a ... Most Americans are largely uninformed of our nation's history of white ...

Trump does not know what 'greatness' means

Trump does not know what 'greatness' means
Americans are now realizing that accumulated wealth exerts enormous ... know they won't lose their healthcare or plunge into poverty if they fail.

World in Progress: Migrant Caravans in Guatemala

World in Progress: Migrant Caravans in Guatemala
- Thousands are trying to escape violence and poverty in central America by taking the 3000 km trek north, hoping to reach the USA. In Guatemala, DW ...

Ivanka Trump doesn't understand work. No one in the Trump administration does.

Ivanka Trump doesn't understand work. No one in the Trump administration does.
- In a country where 40 percent of American households are one paycheck away from living at the poverty level, Ross said he didn't “really quite ...