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Monday, 25 March 2019

Fox News keeps getting worse. Maybe it's time for Democrats to just write it off.

Fox News keeps getting worse. Maybe it's time for Democrats to just write it off.
- The poll didn't specifically ask about LGBTQ rights, but you probably can make a guess. Just last month, Fox News anchor Tomi Lahren said that ...

The Walking Dead' Is “Setting the Bar High” for Representation on Television

The Walking Dead' Is “Setting the Bar High” for Representation on Television
We still have multiple series regulars who are LGBTQ characters. It's hard, because we love representation. It's important to us, both in front of and ...

Ms, Mr or Mx? United Airlines first to offer non-binary gender booking options

Ms, Mr or Mx? United Airlines first to offer non-binary gender booking options
- The airline has worked with LGBTQ organisations The Human Rights Campaign and The Trevor Project on training employees in conjunction with ...

Carolina Hurricanes pull out all the stops for Pride Night

Carolina Hurricanes pull out all the stops for Pride Night
- On top of the rainbow tape used during warmups, the team released a touching video about the impact and importance of sport in the LGBTQ ...

Teen pregnancies in Valley is reason enough for early sex education

Teen pregnancies in Valley is reason enough for early sex education
- I've seen the struggle with which LGBTQ youth search for even basic information. If your faith doesn't condone something, it doesn't make it any less ...

Politician who implied he'd drown his kids if they were gay 'was just quoting movie'

Politician who implied he'd drown his kids if they were gay 'was just quoting movie'
- A US politician who has repeatedly made homophobic remarks, once compared the LGBTQ community to the KKK and most recently, came under fire ...

Home for LGBTQ youth to open this summer

Home for LGBTQ youth to open this summer
- A member of the LGBTQ community who has experience working with transitional housing and homelessness has been named the ...

San Antonio City Council votes to ban Chick-Fil-A from opening at the San Antonio Airport

San Antonio City Council votes to ban Chick-Fil-A from opening at the San Antonio Airport
- has voted to ban the chicken-centric chain from opening up shop in the air hub due to the company's alleged "legacy of anti-LGBTQ behavior.".

How these grandparents became America's unofficial social safety net

How these grandparents became America's unofficial social safety net
American grandparents have long raised their grandkids when their ... follows the larger decline in the share of black children living in poverty.

The Reagan era and "Us": Sins of the '80s still haunt America in Jordan Peele's horror tale

The Reagan era and "Us": Sins of the '80s still haunt America in Jordan Peele's horror tale
- Hands Across America is the 1980s distilled, with its aggressive ... materialism and economic inequality that has only accelerated since then.

The face of American socialism before Bernie Sanders? Eugene Debs

The face of American socialism before Bernie Sanders? Eugene Debs
- Like Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez, his platform focused on social inequalities, ... In 1893, Debs witnessed the worst economic downturn in US history, ...

How to save the international order from Trumpism

How to save the international order from Trumpism
- Unless capitalism is reformed—and these inequities are alleviated—too many Americans will likely still gravitate toward a Trump-like isolationist who ...

Unions Must Strengthen To Restore America's Middle Class

Unions Must Strengthen To Restore America's Middle Class
- As income and wealth inequality becomes larger the bad effects on society multiply. More and more we see laws that favor the wealthy and hurt the ...

With democracy came slavery

With democracy came slavery
- Democracy may have had an earlier start in North America than generally thought, ... The move paved the way for later American democracy, Horn said. ... But along with that comes inequality and racism, and those are some of the ...

The perfectly legal inequalities in America's rigged educational system

The perfectly legal inequalities in America's rigged educational system
- Nowhere are Americans more acutely aware of the system being rigged against them than in the area of education: That's why the Varsity Blues ...

Climate change will not wait for America to get its act together

Climate change will not wait for America to get its act together
- One of the many awful aspects of living in the United States today is how the nation is beset on all sides with crises — severe inequality, corruption, ...