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Thursday, 7 March 2019

How Google is turning its back on the LGBTQ community

How Google is turning its back on the LGBTQ community
- Conservatives, especially those whose ideology is based upon religious dogma, have a long history of villainizing LGBTQ people to raise money from ...

Fragile Rights? New Challenges for LGBTQ People in the Americas

Fragile Rights? New Challenges for LGBTQ People in the Americas
- His penchant for authoritarianism has long encompassed violence against marginalized groups, and his new policies leave Brazil's LGBTQ citizens ...

5 reasons why LGBTQ advocates are alarmed by Trump's judicial nominee Neomi Rao

5 reasons why LGBTQ advocates are alarmed by Trump's judicial nominee Neomi Rao
- Rao also wrote about friction between a campus LGBTQ organization and a group for conservative gay students, saying: “Trendy political movements ...

This Out Med Student Made a Passionate Plea for the 36K LGBTQ DREAMers

This Out Med Student Made a Passionate Plea for the 36K LGBTQ DREAMers
- As a member of the LGBTQ community, she also stressed the particular threat posed by Trump's actions for queer immigrants. She's one of 36,000 ...

Religious freedom' arguments kill Nebraska's LGBTQ employment protections bill

Religious freedom' arguments kill Nebraska's LGBTQ employment protections bill
- Nebraska is one of more than two dozen states that have no LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections at the state level. That's not changing anytime soon, ...

DC has highest LGBTQ population in the US

DC has highest LGBTQ population in the US
- Washington D.C. has the highest LGBTQ population in the United States, according to a new study from Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law.

Is Vice President Mike Pence a decent guy? His LGBTQ stance and Trump loyalty trigger doubts

Is Vice President Mike Pence a decent guy? His LGBTQ stance and Trump loyalty trigger doubts
- Vice President Joe Biden quickly backtracked after being lambasted by progressives and LGBTQ activists for calling Pence a decent guy last week.

LGBTQ student support expanding to address gaps in rural Nova Scotia communities

LGBTQ student support expanding to address gaps in rural Nova Scotia communities
- Support programs for LGBTQ youth will soon reach more students in more schools around the province with a promise of government ...

America's 30 Blocks of Holes

America's 30 Blocks of Holes
- Philadelphia's poverty rate of 25.7% allows it to retain its supreme status as the “poorest big city in America.” The Mantua Promise Zone, ...

Trump's Economic Record Is Now a Disaster by His Own (Dumb) Standards

Trump's Economic Record Is Now a Disaster by His Own (Dumb) Standards
- The mogul had a point. In response to the stagflation crisis of the 1970s, America's political leaders made a variety of policy decisions that dramatically ...

Black Americans: Poverty Consciousness

Black Americans: Poverty Consciousness
Poverty Conscious Black Americans are in the state they are in because they're not capable of thinking bigger or greater and for that reason, they are ...

Taxing rich, an idea gaining ground in US

Taxing rich, an idea gaining ground in US
- Long out of favour in the United States, the idea of taxing rich individuals and corporations to pay for healthcare or to combat inequality is gaining ...

Some ultra-rich demand higher taxes on themselves because ordinary people can't afford to buy ...

Some ultra-rich demand higher taxes on themselves because ordinary people can't afford to buy ...
- the ultra-rich are actually on board with Democratic proposals to raise taxes on the rich, as income inequality threatens to wipe out America's middle ...

Barack Obama sounds alarm on inequality and climate change

Barack Obama sounds alarm on inequality and climate change
- During his Vancouver appearance, the former U.S. president also warned of threats to democratic values in Canada and elsewhere. Once the world's ...

Richest Person of All Time From Your State

Richest Person of All Time From Your State
- The three richest men in America — Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, and Jeff ... This level of inequality is not the first time wealth has been so unevenly ...

Real-time payments can help combat inequality

Real-time payments can help combat inequality
America's outdated payment system exacerbates income inequality at a scale far larger than commonly understood. Our country can be divided ...