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Wednesday, 6 March 2019

A look back on Luke Perry's connection to PH, support of LGBTQ community

A look back on Luke Perry's connection to PH, support of LGBTQ community
- The LGBTQ community had a strong ally in the actor. At the 2017 GLAAD Awards, as a tax against the community escalated in the United States due to ...

Bill to ban discrimination against LGBTQ community stalls in unicameral

Bill to ban discrimination against LGBTQ community stalls in unicameral
- A bill to ban workplace discrimination against the LGBTQ community stalled in the Legislature. After three hours of debate, supporters failed to get ...

Florida Lawmakers Consider Legislation That Would Remove Local LGBTQ Protections

Florida Lawmakers Consider Legislation That Would Remove Local LGBTQ Protections
- If the Florida Legislature is looking to recruit businesses like Amazon — at no cost to the taxpayer — all they have to do is pass a law that says LGBTQ ...

What's a Non-United Methodist LGBTQ Person to Do?

What's a Non-United Methodist LGBTQ Person to Do?
- Especially when the second largest protestant denomination in the United States holds such a contradiction of being filled with LGBTQ people and ...

Oregon LGBTQ Advocacy Groups Fighting Lawsuit That Would Prohibit Transgender Students ...

Oregon LGBTQ Advocacy Groups Fighting Lawsuit That Would Prohibit Transgender Students ...
Last July, a federal judge dismissed a case that would have prohibited students in Dallas, Ore., from using the bathroom that matches their gender ...

Keeping our promise to LGBTQ+ patients

Keeping our promise to LGBTQ+ patients
- Medical schools and teaching hospitals have an obligation to improve LGBTQ+ health education. But how? Currently, most LGBTQ-related content ...

Colorado Baker From LGBTQ Cake Dispute Agrees to Drop State Lawsuit

Colorado Baker From LGBTQ Cake Dispute Agrees to Drop State Lawsuit
- More than six years of legal battles between Lakewood's Masterpiece Cakeshop and the state will end after baker Jack Phillips ...

A church's all-embracing love should include LGBTQ rights

A church's all-embracing love should include LGBTQ rights
- At their general conference in St. Louis, the church's struggle for full inclusion of its LGBTQ members came into full view. I was thinking of dear ...

Is 'American Socialism' Even Possible?

Is 'American Socialism' Even Possible?
- And how would it change America's political and economic structure? The stated goal of all socialists is an end to inequality. The ways to achieve that ...

Inequality does not mean inequity

Inequality does not mean inequity
- Yet, we are told by politicians and school administrators that inequality is bad and ... The American Enterprise Institute notes that the Labor Department ...

Does America have a caste system?

Does America have a caste system?
- the United States, inequality tends to be framed as an issue of either class, race or both. Consider, for example, criticism that Republicans' new tax ...

Poverty charges interest: wealth inequality is more problematic than you think

Poverty charges interest: wealth inequality is more problematic than you think
- When asked about whether or not they believe in the “American Dream” of rags to riches, 77% of the nation said “no,” according to Pew Charitable ...

We Can Do Better Than Capitalism

We Can Do Better Than Capitalism
- by highest return to existing wealth leads inevitably to concentration and, consequently, to ever-worsening inequality. In America today, three people ...

Anti-Blackness in the Asian community

Anti-Blackness in the Asian community
- While Asians have their own fair share of struggles in tackling discrimination in America, we also need to acknowledge that we profit and benefit from ...

This International Women's Day, we need to listen to women and girls in Central America

This International Women's Day, we need to listen to women and girls in Central America
- could have addressed the leading drivers of migration from Central America: violence, poverty and food insecurity, and corruption and inequality.

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 ...