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Tuesday, 26 March 2019

How One LGBTQ Clinic Practices Trauma-Focused Therapy

How One LGBTQ Clinic Practices Trauma-Focused Therapy
- New York City, the LGBTQ-serving Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, which treats many clients living with or at risk for HIV, is one such ...

Indigenous, LGBTQ people disproportionately homeless, Quebec survey finds

Indigenous, LGBTQ people disproportionately homeless, Quebec survey finds
- Immigrants, Indigenous people and members of the LGBTQ community are disproportionately represented among Quebec's homeless population, ...

LGBTQ cancer survivor speads message of pride

LGBTQ cancer survivor speads message of pride
- The Dr. Jesse R. Peel LGBTQ Center hosted Senarighi, a transgender Portland-based artist known for “colorful abstracts, intricate typography and ...

LGBTQ Ministry' dominates the agenda yet again at LA religious ed conference

LGBTQ Ministry' dominates the agenda yet again at LA religious ed conference
- Of the 10 LGBT-themed workshops on the program this year, nine were categorized as LGBTQ Ministry. Workshop descriptions showed a focus on ...

House defeats attempt to add LGBTQ protections

House defeats attempt to add LGBTQ protections
- Kansas House members voted down an attempt to add into state policy protections for sexual orientation and gender identity.

Two United Methodist churches in Columbus vow to stand by LGBTQ members, clergy

Two United Methodist churches in Columbus vow to stand by LGBTQ members, clergy
- Two United Methodist churches in Columbus say they will continue to marry same-sex couples and welcome LGBTQ clergy members despite a recent ...

Majority of Americans back LGBTQ protections — but support is sliding

Majority of Americans back LGBTQ protections — but support is sliding
- A majority of Americans across every state and almost every demographic support LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections, according to a poll released ...

Why a federal LGBTQ nondiscrimination law will be difficult to pass, according to new research

Why a federal LGBTQ nondiscrimination law will be difficult to pass, according to new research
- Nearly 70 percent of U.S. adults favor LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections, but that doesn't mean they'll embrace current ...

To Fix Regional Inequality, Target the One Percent

To Fix Regional Inequality, Target the One Percent
- As it turns out, inequality between America's different areas would have grown by 54 percent as much as it did in the real world. Again, that's with no ...

Removing 'horrific' Trump won't solve America's deeper problems: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Removing 'horrific' Trump won't solve America's deeper problems: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
- Even foreign influence plays on nat'l wounds that we refuse to address: income inequality, racism, corruption,a willingness to excuse bigotry.

The celebrity college admissions scandal tells us what we already know about wealth ...

The celebrity college admissions scandal tells us what we already know about wealth ...
- Rich people have been cheating their way through college and life forever, but this scandal highlights the inequality prevalent throughout the system.

Why 'Us' Must Be Watched More Than Once

Why 'Us' Must Be Watched More Than Once
- the Tethered, has succeeded where Hands Across America failed, not in terms of charity but achievement; rather than combat poverty and hunger, ...

There's another side of the Portsmouth community that doesn't make the news

There's another side of the Portsmouth community that doesn't make the news
- The same one we've seen too many times: drugs, corruption and poverty invading small-town America. I have lived in the Portsmouth community for ...

As They Profited From the Opioid Crisis, Sacklers Funded Anti-Muslim Network

As They Profited From the Opioid Crisis, Sacklers Funded Anti-Muslim Network
- But now, as America's opioid crisis reaches new heights and the Sacklers face ... The Southern Poverty Law Center stops short of labeling Middle East ...

The Suburban Myth of Health and Wealth

The Suburban Myth of Health and Wealth
- This longstanding dichotomy can also be found elsewhere: Among America's 100 most populous metro areas in 2015, more people lived in poverty in ...

The best places to raise a family on the West Coast – 2019

The best places to raise a family on the West Coast – 2019
- It also has a low poverty rate (4.50%) and unemployment rate (2.50%). Both of ... Data is from 2017 and comes from Child Care Aware of America.