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Thursday, 14 March 2019

Bernie Sanders makes top Iowa, New Hampshire hires for 2020

Bernie Sanders makes top Iowa, New Hampshire hires for 2020
- She previously worked on LGBTQ rights and education advocacy for One Iowa, an LGBTQ advocacy organization, and served as a regional director ...

North Carolina congressional candidate blamed acceptance of LGBTQ families for rising crime rates

North Carolina congressional candidate blamed acceptance of LGBTQ families for rising crime rates
- Republican congressional candidate Fern Shubert has a unique theory about the root cause of crime. In a statement on her campaign website during ...

Could Massachusetts Be the Next State to Outlaw Conversion Therapy for LGBTQ Youth?

Could Massachusetts Be the Next State to Outlaw Conversion Therapy for LGBTQ Youth?
- More than 100 Massachusetts lawmakers have signed onto a bill banning conversion therapy for LGBTQ youth at the state level. Authored by ...

LGBTQ advocates 'deeply disturbed' by transgender health care bill

LGBTQ advocates 'deeply disturbed' by transgender health care bill
LGBTQ advocates say they are “deeply disturbed” by legislation that would ban some forms of health care for transgender persons ...

The Equality Act Would Give Protections to LGBTQ Americans. Now, It Could Pass in the House for ...

The Equality Act Would Give Protections to LGBTQ Americans. Now, It Could Pass in the House for ...
- In America, there are currently 30 states without full legal protections for LGBTQ people, according to the Human Rights Campaign. That means that, in ...

Oregon House moves to update LGBTQ language in statute

Oregon House moves to update LGBTQ language in statute
The Oregon House of Representatives moved on Wednesday to scrub language offensive to LGBTQ residents in a bill that also ...

The New York Public Library's LGBTQ Archives Are a Treasure Trove of Queer Vintage Photos

The New York Public Library's LGBTQ Archives Are a Treasure Trove of Queer Vintage Photos
- You may have heard about the digitized archives available to the public at the New York Public Library, but we were so overwhelmed by all the cool ...

Kesha wants you 'to bring as much glitter as possible' when she headlines this LGBTQ festival

Kesha wants you 'to bring as much glitter as possible' when she headlines this LGBTQ festival
- And if you're "skeptical or don't understand the LGBTQ community," Kesha invites you to attend to help change your perception. "Please come and let ...

How chapters are addressing pediatric mental health crisis

How chapters are addressing pediatric mental health crisis
- Approximately one in five youths ages 13-18 experiences a severe mental disorder at some point during their life, according to the National Alliance ...

A mirror on America': How the US college admissions scam reveals pervasive inequality in society

A mirror on America': How the US college admissions scam reveals pervasive inequality in society
The U.S. college admissions scandal reveals systemic abuses of privilege within American society, says an assistant professor at Harvard University.

Alienated America' and Trump's Community Challenge

Alienated America' and Trump's Community Challenge
- He repeats the usual economic reasons for today's alienation — economic inequality, technological obsolescence, and drug dependency.

US students at Sarah Lawrence demand free therapy to combat hate

US students at Sarah Lawrence demand free therapy to combat hate
US students at Sarah Lawrence demand free therapy to combat hate ... Students at one of America's most liberal universities have issued a list of ... are staging a sit-in protest to force the university to address inequality and “hate”.

Rich parents cheating to get their undeserving kids into college

Rich parents cheating to get their undeserving kids into college
- A lot of us aren't surprised by the news, but the cheating scandal does reveal ... from slavery, segregation, genocide, and institutional discrimination.

China accuses US of prejudice over human rights issues

China accuses US of prejudice over human rights issues
- China responded to new U.S. allegations of widespread human rights ... He said China hoped the U.S would “also take a good look at its own ... income inequality, racial discrimination, threats against children, women ...

The US' Desperately Unequal Economy is to Blame for the Elite College Admissions Scandal

The US' Desperately Unequal Economy is to Blame for the Elite College Admissions Scandal
- A recent scandal involving wealthy U.S. families bribing admissions officials and college counselors so their kids could gain admittance to a number of ...

The college admissions scandal is all about inequality, too

The college admissions scandal is all about inequality, too
- While many American high schoolers and their parents are agonizing over whether they can even pay for college, there's a subset of the country ...