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Thursday, 28 March 2019

Being LGBTQ in the Foster System and How You Can Help

Being LGBTQ in the Foster System and How You Can Help
- There's no question that Lesbian, Gay Bisexual, Transgendered and Questioning (LGBTQ) youth face tremendous challenges due to their sexual ...

LGBTQ leaders push for Google to remove 'conversion therapy' app

LGBTQ leaders push for Google to remove 'conversion therapy' app
- There's a national push to remove a controversial app from the Google Play Store that many say encourages people to “pray the gay away.” LGBTQ ...

Adoption Case Settlement Win for LGBTQ Michiganders

Adoption Case Settlement Win for LGBTQ Michiganders
- This past Friday came the announcement that the ACLU of Michigan and the state of Michigan settled a lawsuit that we, the ACLU, had filed ...

What role will LGBTQ issues play in this election?

What role will LGBTQ issues play in this election?
- As hundreds come together to march in favour of gay straight alliances in Alberta, Carly Robinson asked one political scientist what weight social ...

Facility which offers housing for at-risk LGBTQ youth will be state's first

Facility which offers housing for at-risk LGBTQ youth will be state's first
- Facility which offers housing for at-risk LGBTQ youth will be state's first ... inside Indiana's first home for LGBTQ youth who need a safe place to live.

San Antonio's LGBTQ council candidacies measure city's progress

San Antonio's LGBTQ council candidacies measure city's progress
- The co-chair of the Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio, Forbrich says discrimination — or the fear of it — has discouraged LGBTQ candidates, and ...

Miami Open welcomes LGBTQ fans to 'Out at the Open'

Miami Open welcomes LGBTQ fans to 'Out at the Open'
- But all the talk around Miami Beach's LGBTQ community has been about what happened before the rains fell on Hard Rock Stadium, when the ...

Focus on Tennessee priorities, not LGBTQ discrimination

Focus on Tennessee priorities, not LGBTQ discrimination
- Having lived in Memphis my entire life, I've watched with dismay as, year after year, the Tennessee Legislature has proposed discriminatory and ...

This is the healthiest county in America

This is the healthiest county in America
- This is the healthiest county in America ... obesity, and social factors like housing conditions, poverty rates, and crime, and narrowed down the top 500 ...

Where you live in America determines when you'll die

Where you live in America determines when you'll die
Americans born in 2015 can expect to live to the age of 78.8 years. ... Living in the South is bad for your health: the 10 states with the lowest life ...

The Worst States for Retirement in 2019

The Worst States for Retirement in 2019
Americans who want to stay in the U.S. when they retire have 50 states to choose from. That can be a tough decision, and it's not made any easier by ...

Barbara Bush Said She Didn't Consider Herself Republican Before Her Death

Barbara Bush Said She Didn't Consider Herself Republican Before Her Death
USA Today reports that when Bush was asked if she thought of herself as a ..... It's the 10th highest when it comes to income inequality in the U.S.” ...

How Wall Street Drives Gender and Race Pay Gaps

How Wall Street Drives Gender and Race Pay Gaps
- Wall Street bonuses and gender inequality ... By contrast, men make up just 37 percent of the 1.8 million Americans who are working either full- or ...

China issues report on US human rights situation

China issues report on US human rights situation
- China's report said the U.S. government, a self-styled “human rights ... the rising income inequality, worsening racial discrimination, and growing ...

Scholar Sarah Smarsh to Discuss Socioeconomics in Rural America

Scholar Sarah Smarsh to Discuss Socioeconomics in Rural America
- With a theme of growing inequality in the U.S., the organizing committee for the lecture series agreed upon and officially invited Smarsh during the Fall ...

Spain's broken social elevator: How the crisis damaged upward mobility

Spain's broken social elevator: How the crisis damaged upward mobility
- was so in 1920s America, and it is so in contemporary Spain. ... The curve shows a correlation between low social mobility and high inequality.