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Monday, 1 April 2019

This dating app for queer women just exposed the data of its 5.3 million users

This dating app for queer women just exposed the data of its 5.3 million users
- Homosexuality is technically legal in China, but the Chinese government harasses and imprisons LGBTQ activists and has no laws agains so-called ...

Kamala Harris Addresses LGBTQ Rights at HRC Gala: "Until All of Us Are Equal, None of Us Are ...

Kamala Harris Addresses LGBTQ Rights at HRC Gala: "Until All of Us Are Equal, None of Us Are ...
- The Hollywood Reporter asked Betty DeGeneres, the mother of comedian Ellen DeGeneres and a rigorous LGBTQ activist, how the idea of equality ...

8 Arizona companies ranked on annual Corporate Equality Index

8 Arizona companies ranked on annual Corporate Equality Index
- The annual assessment of how well corporate America is protecting the LGBTQ community in the workplace showed that University of Phoenix, ...

QPenn week brings together LGBTQ groups on campus to celebrate 'Building Community'

QPenn week brings together LGBTQ groups on campus to celebrate 'Building Community'
- QPenn, Penn's annual celebration of LGBTQ culture, focused on building community at Penn this year through collaborative events including a Pride ...

LGBTQ Ohioans Respond to State's Growing Need for Foster Parents

LGBTQ Ohioans Respond to State's Growing Need for Foster Parents
- They and other LGBTQ parents say foster-parenting means nothing less than saving lives and breaking destructive cycles. At a time when the ...

How Do Queer Families Choose a Destination?

How Do Queer Families Choose a Destination?
- But for LGBTQ families, there are added issues to consider. Is the destination welcoming? Does the family want to be with other queer families, or does ...

Middletown schools to set rules on transgender students

Middletown schools to set rules on transgender students
- The legislation — and the guidance it produced last fall — was championed by Garden State Equality, the state's foremost LGBTQ advocacy ...

Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality

Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality
- The report assesses workplace LGBTQ inclusion, non-discrimination policies and employment benefits. Among those earning ratings of 100% were ...

Disempower super rich to transform US

Disempower super rich to transform US
- The top 0.01 percent of Americans (16,000 families) owns more wealth than the bottom 80 percent of us. Such inequality limits consumer demand and ...

Bernie Sanders bets big on Medicare-for-All

Bernie Sanders bets big on Medicare-for-All
- Draw a circle around Grand Park on a map of metropolitan Los Angeles and it will encompass all the ills of an inequitable America. To the east is skid ...

Admitting to the inequality in our schools

Admitting to the inequality in our schools
- The bribery scandal is an extreme manifestation of an underlying reality: America's education system is rife with inequality, where opportunity is largely ...

Jordan Peele's “Us” is a story about family and what it means to be American

Jordan Peele's “Us” is a story about family and what it means to be American
Us” treads some of the most trampled ground in contemporary horror: 1980s nostalgia; guilt and rage over inequality. But it steps with balletic grace.

College admissions scam reveals the one percent's anxiety about the 0.1 percent

College admissions scam reveals the one percent's anxiety about the 0.1 percent
- Having rich parents has always helped unlock the door to the best of what America has to offer — from the most desirable neighborhoods and schools ...

Inside The Minds Of The Mega-Rich

Inside The Minds Of The Mega-Rich
- the rise of billionaire families like the Mercers and presidential candidates who are bringing awareness to wealth inequality in America, we want to ...

Americans need a candidate to 'tell them the truth'

Americans need a candidate to 'tell them the truth'
- He framed Trump as a "symptom" and "accelerant" to America's problems, but that inequality has been the main driver of frustration with politics.

After all the fuss about getting in, how do poor students survive on elite campuses?

After all the fuss about getting in, how do poor students survive on elite campuses?
- The scandal, of course, has shock value, (Just look at those crazy parents!) but it's all part of the broader inequality permeating U.S. education.