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Wednesday, 27 March 2019

The happiest countries in the world protect their LGBTQ citizens from discrimination

The happiest countries in the world protect their LGBTQ citizens from discrimination
- The latest edition of the World Happiness Report has been released, and one finding isn't a surprise to those of us who are LGBTQ: of the 156 ...

This Organization Is Giving Toronto Students the LGBTQ Sex Education That Conservative Policies ...

This Organization Is Giving Toronto Students the LGBTQ Sex Education That Conservative Policies ...
- Conservative policies in Ontario have stripped LGBTQ issues from the sex-ed public school curriculum, but one organization has taken action to ...

Most Americans favor protecting the LGBTQ community from discrimination with Vermont the most ...

Most Americans favor protecting the LGBTQ community from discrimination with Vermont the most ...
- Vermont was the most pro-LGBTQ state, with 77 percent of residents supportive of such protections, while Arkansas was in last place with 56 percent ...

Chick-Fil-A Axed From Texas Airport Plan Over 'Legacy Of Anti-LGBTQ Behavior'

Chick-Fil-A Axed From Texas Airport Plan Over 'Legacy Of Anti-LGBTQ Behavior'
- Chick-fil-A's history of supporting anti-LGBTQ causes might just have cost the fast food company the chance to open a franchise at Texas's San ...

The Democratic presidential candidates will have a debate about LGBTQ rights. Here's what all 15 ...

The Democratic presidential candidates will have a debate about LGBTQ rights. Here's what all 15 ...
Since the Democratic candidates are mostly progressive, it's no surprise that all 15 are pro-LGBTQ rights — but not all of them have always been ...

Advocacy groups launch program to help curb LGBTQ youth homelessness

Advocacy groups launch program to help curb LGBTQ youth homelessness
- A new program is tailored specifically to young people in the LGBTQ community who find themselves with no place to call ...

Bohemian Rhapsody' causes uproar after scrubbing LGBTQ scenes in China release

Bohemian Rhapsody' causes uproar after scrubbing LGBTQ scenes in China release
- Best Picture nominee "Bohemian Rhapsody" is embroiled in yet another controversy this week following its release in China. The New York Times was ...

Betsy DeVos Refuses to Give a Straight Answer on LGBT Discrimination in Schools

Betsy DeVos Refuses to Give a Straight Answer on LGBT Discrimination in Schools
- Education Secretary Betsy DeVos tiptoed around a question regarding LGBT discrimination in schools at a House budget hearing Tuesday, refusing a ...

Americans Will Need a Guaranteed Income

Americans Will Need a Guaranteed Income
- As an attempt to forge compromise between those who wanted to maintain America's existing welfare state and those who believed welfare was bad ...

Jobs, not force, key to curbing mass migration: Mexican president

Jobs, not force, key to curbing mass migration: Mexican president
- Lopez Obrador is backing a multinational strategy to promote investment in poverty-ridden south Mexico and north Central America to spur job ...

Democratic socialism or social democracy?

Democratic socialism or social democracy?
- Socialism is not quite the dirty word it was in America a generation ago. ... Not surprisingly, during this same time period income inequality steadily ...

Study finds that income inequality is driving growing income gap between different regions

Study finds that income inequality is driving growing income gap between different regions
- parts of the United States shrank, it seemed as though, in America at least, ... "If I hold income inequality constant at 1980 levels and allow the sorting to ... That means that income inequality is the bigger driver of divergence.".

Living in an age of inequality: perspectives from the business world

Living in an age of inequality: perspectives from the business world
- While many countries have been experiencing rising inequality, others – such as those in Latin America and parts of Africa and Asia – have not, ...

To address inequities, we must put race at the forefront

To address inequities, we must put race at the forefront
- About three years ago, we developed the Collaboration on Race, Inequality and Social Mobility in America in order to examine how structural racism ...

Democrats need a plan to revive heartland cities to take back the map

Democrats need a plan to revive heartland cities to take back the map
- Fixing America's regional inequality would be a good idea irrespective of its political implications. It would increase innovation and GDP across the ...

US higher education: A system of meritocracy that never was

US higher education: A system of meritocracy that never was
- Increased economic inequality in America only exacerbates the economic segregation of schools and dims the prospects of success for low-income ...