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Tuesday, 5 March 2019

LGBTQ groups balk at past anti-gay rhetoric from Marc Short, Mike Pence's new chief of staff

LGBTQ groups balk at past anti-gay rhetoric from Marc Short, Mike Pence's new chief of staff
LGBTQ activists are blasting Vice President Mike Pence's new chief of staff for past comments he made disparaging people living with HIV/AIDS and ...

Bill banning conversion therapy for LGBTQ youth faces opposition in the House

Bill banning conversion therapy for LGBTQ youth faces opposition in the House
- HB399 would ban the practice of conversion therapy on LGBTQ minors, a practice linked with depression and suicide, according to the Substance ...

Slate of Hate': Advocates decry 'anti-LGBTQ' bills introduced in Tennessee

Slate of Hate': Advocates decry 'anti-LGBTQ' bills introduced in Tennessee
- A series of bills introduced in the Tennessee Legislature have LGBTQ activists outraged over what they have deemed a “slate of hate.”.

Bollywood celebs to discuss LGBTQ community in films at FICCI Frames

Bollywood celebs to discuss LGBTQ community in films at FICCI Frames
- Until Sonam K Ahuja shattered norms with her last release, Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga, Bollwood has primarily struggled with its depiction of ...

Twitter Reacts to Death of Luke Perry, Star of “90210” and LGBTQ-Inclusive “Riverdale”

Twitter Reacts to Death of Luke Perry, Star of “90210” and LGBTQ-Inclusive “Riverdale”
- Luke Perry, heartthrob of Beverly Hills, 90210 and dad on LGBTQ-inclusive “Riverdale,” has died after a stroke a the age of 52, and Twitter is reacting.

Top LGBTQ Friendly Industries In The US

Top LGBTQ Friendly Industries In The US
- Recent research by personal finance blog OverdraftApps and The HRC (Human Rights Campaign Foundation) has revealed the most LGBTQ ...

50 Must Read LGBTQ Fiction Books

50 Must Read LGBTQ Fiction Books
LGBTQ fiction is having a boom right now. Novels about the queer community are filling the bookshelves of homes, libraries, and stores 

Why are LGBTQ relationships still a social stigma?

Why are LGBTQ relationships still a social stigma?
LGBTQ community has a long way to go to bridge the gap between social acceptance and legal inclusion. Even after Supreme Court's decision to ...

Elizabeth Warren Differs With Joe Biden: Mike Pence Is No 'Decent Guy'

Elizabeth Warren Differs With Joe Biden: Mike Pence Is No 'Decent Guy'
- Elizabeth Warren has added her voice to those disagreeing that Vice President Mike Pence is a “decent guy,” citing his views on LGBTQ issues and ...

We can reduce child poverty

We can reduce child poverty
- Today, one in five U.S. children grows up in poverty. That's 14 million kids who simply do not get a fair chance at a bright future because they lack ...

Bernie talks poverty, mass incarceration and immigration in Brooklyn kickoff

Bernie talks poverty, mass incarceration and immigration in Brooklyn kickoff
- Catholic Social Teaching calls us to share the wealth of this world and that people ... He also deplored the U.S. incarceration rate—the highest in the ...

Selma, the birthplace of modern democracy in America

Selma, the birthplace of modern democracy in America
- Selma is the ninth poorest small town in America and 40 percent of its residents live in poverty. It exemplifies the rural and small-town America that has ...

Solution to poverty is in individual acts

Solution to poverty is in individual acts
America today, many donators, chiefly in the middle class, are beginning to believe it is the government who will take over in helping the poor and ...

Number of Americans Dying Due to Alcohol, Drugs, and Suicide is at an All-Time High

Number of Americans Dying Due to Alcohol, Drugs, and Suicide is at an All-Time High
- We need a comprehensive approach with attention to the upstream root causes – like childhood trauma, poverty and discrimination —and the ...

Much remains to be done' to address inequality for Afro-descendants in Latin America, report says

Much remains to be done' to address inequality for Afro-descendants in Latin America, report says
- People of African descent in Latin America have made significant progress in reducing their poverty, but much remains to be done to achieve social ...

How Employing Empathy Toward The Formerly Incarcerated Can Improve The Bottom Line

How Employing Empathy Toward The Formerly Incarcerated Can Improve The Bottom Line
- Fortunately, the tide is shifting on America's prison policies. ... Both unemployment and recidivism continue to exacerbate the cycle of poverty. We have ...