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Monday, 18 March 2019

I'm From Driftwood' Celebrates 10 Years of True LGBTQ Stories

I'm From Driftwood' Celebrates 10 Years of True LGBTQ Stories
- Early in 2009, Nathan Manske, inspired by Harvey Milk, began collecting LGBTQ people's stories from all over the world. Ten years later, his website, ...

Does Mike Pence really support LGBTQ rights?

Does Mike Pence really support LGBTQ rights?
- has a vast history of anti-LGBTQ remarks and positions against same-sex marriage. The Irish leader spoke about how his historically Catholic ...

Singer Sam Smith comes out as a non-binary genderqueer

Singer Sam Smith comes out as a non-binary genderqueer
- British singer Sam Smith recently come out as a non-binary genderqueer during a revealing interview with actress Jameela Jamil on her Instagram ...

Teen Disowned For Being Gay Starts Scholarship Foundation For LGBTQ Students

Teen Disowned For Being Gay Starts Scholarship Foundation For LGBTQ Students
- The leftover funds are being used for his new scholarship foundation Unbroken Horizons, which supports LGBTQ students struggling to finance a ...

Fans Roast JK Rowling for Saying Dumbledore and Grindelwald Had 'Intense' Sexual Relationship

Fans Roast JK Rowling for Saying Dumbledore and Grindelwald Had 'Intense' Sexual Relationship
- On the other hand…does it really count as LGBTQ representation if it was just a non-canonical afterthought mention? But Rowling didn't stop there.

Many transgender people drive hours to find health care. These advocates are trying to change that.

Many transgender people drive hours to find health care. These advocates are trying to change that.
- Of the 1,837 patients Whitman-Walker Health — a D.C. provider that specializes in LGBTQ care — served in 2018, more than half lived in Virginia or ...

The LA Kings featured 5 same-sex couples on their Pride Night Kiss Cam

The LA Kings featured 5 same-sex couples on their Pride Night Kiss Cam
- The Los Angeles Kings held their annual Pride Night last Thursday, and the team made the LGBTQ community the visible centerpiece inside Staples ...

The Road To National Marijuana Legalization Has Allies In The LGBTQ Community

The Road To National Marijuana Legalization Has Allies In The LGBTQ Community
- Marijuana and the LGBTQ community go way back, but will the emergent legal cannabis market leave them behind. The movement to legalize ...

America's Middle Class Parents Are Working Harder for Less

America's Middle Class Parents Are Working Harder for Less
- And modern American parents work hard for their children. ... During the post-World War II boom, economic inequality in America was roughly on par ...

Climate-Striking Young People Get Climate Change. Why Can't Their Elders?

Climate-Striking Young People Get Climate Change. Why Can't Their Elders?
America's mountain west this week, people are talking “bomb cyclones. ... Why should unequal distributions of income and wealth blind us to ...

Analysts says there has been a shift in how Democrats talk about economic inequality

Analysts says there has been a shift in how Democrats talk about economic inequality
- TV's Jamal Simmons on "What America's Thinking. ... seen candidates asked about their positions on issues like health care and economic inequality.

Why global economic inequality and taxation are feminist issues

Why global economic inequality and taxation are feminist issues
- Two American women representatives, Senator Elizabeth Warren and Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, are determined to make taxation ...

Proposed minimum wage increase would have unintended consequences

Proposed minimum wage increase would have unintended consequences
- The goals are to reduce income inequality, restore the “value” of work and provide support for lower-wage ... But we live in a post-industrial America, and for restaurants – like the ones I run in Santa Fe and Albuquerque – this ...

Wealthiest Americans should pay higher taxes

Wealthiest Americans should pay higher taxes
America, the top three wealthiest men possess more money than the entire bottom 50 percent, according to Inequality.org. This stark inequality of ...

The yuge Republican lie about the deficit

The yuge Republican lie about the deficit
- The biggest reason America has the highest deficit relative to our total .... and co-creator of the award-winning documentary, "Inequality For All." He's ...

Shut up about affirmative action already

Shut up about affirmative action already
- However, while wealth and social status aren't protected under affirmative action policies, America's history of legal discrimination has resulted in its ...