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Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Beware of 'personal verification' websites targeted at LGBTQ users who may feel at risk

Beware of 'personal verification' websites targeted at LGBTQ users who may feel at risk
- A website that went live recently is claiming to offer protection for gay and bisexual people on dating apps, but details are suspiciously thin on the ...

Marc Jacobs Beauty is offering to do 3 LGBTQ couples' makeup for free on their wedding day, and ...

Marc Jacobs Beauty is offering to do 3 LGBTQ couples' makeup for free on their wedding day, and ...
- Marc Jacobs Beauty is holding a contest to highlight three LGBTQ couples' weddings in a documentary that will debut during New York City Pride in ...

With new partner, Firebrand aims to invest in more women-, LGBTQ-led companies, double its fund

With new partner, Firebrand aims to invest in more women-, LGBTQ-led companies, double its fund
- With Firebrand, I think around 65 percent of the portfolio companies are led by a woman or a minority or an LGBTQ founder and for me, that's in line ...

Former Nebraska GOP official apologizes for anti-LGBTQ, anti-Semitic posts

Former Nebraska GOP official apologizes for anti-LGBTQ, anti-Semitic posts
- A former GOP campaign operative in Nebraska apologized for thousands of posts he made online in a forum last year, including multiple posts that ...

Tucker Carlson hates LGBTQ people. But he'll defend a child molester.

Tucker Carlson hates LGBTQ people. But he'll defend a child molester.
- Tucker Carlson has a history of anti-LGBTQ statements and actions, from bragging about the assault of a man in 1980 to inciting violence against a ...

Explained: gay rights, LGBTQ and same-sex marriage in Asia

Explained: gay rights, LGBTQ and same-sex marriage in Asia
LGBTQ activists have made significant progress in the Asia-Pacific in recent years but only a minority of countries recognise same-sex unions.

Beyonce and Jay-Z to receive special award for 'LGBTQ allyship' at GLAAD Media Awards 2019

Beyonce and Jay-Z to receive special award for 'LGBTQ allyship' at GLAAD Media Awards 2019
- Beyoncé and Jay-Z will be honoured for 'promoting the acceptance of LGBTQ people' at the 30th annual GLAAD Media Awards. The power couple ...

The complicated web of stereotypes LGBTQ candidates face

The complicated web of stereotypes LGBTQ candidates face
- Many voters have biases about sexual orientation that they use to evaluate politicians. The media needs to handle this personal information with care.

Why America's Boom Could Yet Beget Socialism

Why America's Boom Could Yet Beget Socialism
- Why America's Boom Could Yet Beget Socialism ... In good economic times, the heightened inequality means that class tensions are heightened, ...

Why the best remedy for a trade deficit is a spending deficit

Why the best remedy for a trade deficit is a spending deficit
- Trump points to the trade deficit as evidence America is getting "ripped off." He's boasted he can close the divide and launched a multi-front trade war ...

The real national emergency is not at the border

The real national emergency is not at the border
- Unlike Trump's manufactured crisis and his vanity wall at the Mexico border, severe income inequality and economic greed are true ...

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Says Americans Should Be 'Excited' About Losing Jobs to Automation

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Says Americans Should Be 'Excited' About Losing Jobs to Automation
- Ocasio-Cortez Says Americans Should Be 'Excited' About Losing Jobs to ... says capitalism is the root cause of income inequality in America. She said ...

Malcolm Gladwell Defends Claim That Marijuana Could Be Tied to Violence

Malcolm Gladwell Defends Claim That Marijuana Could Be Tied to Violence
- It's the 10th highest when it comes to income inequality in the U.S.” Gladwell countered that both were examples of correlation without causation, ...

The Legacy Of Motown: Black Music Is Pop Music

The Legacy Of Motown: Black Music Is Pop Music
- A befitting title, American Soul is what Motown music became after .... From detailing the complexities of being Black in America, where inequality is a ...

3 Things Schools Should Teach About America's History of White Supremacy

3 Things Schools Should Teach About America's History of White Supremacy
- Recent polls indicate that 42 percent of White American adults either think ... Americans live in a starkly unequal society where health and economic ...

Tucker Carlson Won't Apologize for Calling Women 'Extremely Primitive'

Tucker Carlson Won't Apologize for Calling Women 'Extremely Primitive'
- Media Matters for America uncovered the shocking comments Sunday. Carlson ..... It's the 10th highest when it comes to income inequality in the U.S.” ...