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Wednesday, 3 April 2019

What An LGBTQ-Inclusive Sex Education Would Have Taught You

What An LGBTQ-Inclusive Sex Education Would Have Taught You
- The reality is LGBTQ+-inclusive education helps all students, not just those who identify as part of the community, and it can be a vital part of improving ...

LGBTQ People Are Being Rounded Up and Detained in Azerbaijan

LGBTQ People Are Being Rounded Up and Detained in Azerbaijan
- Members of the community, who wished to remain anonymous for fear of retribution, told local LGBTQ publication Minority that at least 8-9 people ...

License to Discriminate': Texas Senate Advances Anti-LGBTQ Bill

License to Discriminate': Texas Senate Advances Anti-LGBTQ Bill
- The Texas Senate on Tuesday gave its initial OK to a bill that civil rights advocates say would give state-licensed workers — including doctors, child ...

Are Catholic Colleges Failing LGBTQ Students?

Are Catholic Colleges Failing LGBTQ Students?
- Catholic and other religious college campuses walk a fine line when attempting to embrace LGBTQ students because their founding dogma stands ...

How Conservatives Are Using 'Feminism' to Fight Against LGBTQ Equality

How Conservatives Are Using 'Feminism' to Fight Against LGBTQ Equality
- Juxtaposed against LGBTQ witnesses telling their personal stories and experienced, qualified experts in law, policy, and ministry, Beck was ...

Lori Lightfoot wins Chicago mayoral election, becoming highest-ranking LGBTQ mayor in history

Lori Lightfoot wins Chicago mayoral election, becoming highest-ranking LGBTQ mayor in history
- The LGBTQ Victory Fund previously endorsed Lightfoot in December 2018, at a time when many questioned her viability in a crowded field with 13 ...

The Palm Springs Police LGBTQ Outreach Committee hosts annual town hall meeting

The Palm Springs Police LGBTQ Outreach Committee hosts annual town hall meeting
- ​​​​​The Palm Springs Police LGBTQ Outreach Committee hosted their annual town hall meeting. The meeting, held at ...

Trump's Silence Is Deafening As Brunei's Brutal Anti-LGBTQ Laws Arrive

Trump's Silence Is Deafening As Brunei's Brutal Anti-LGBTQ Laws Arrive
- Once pressed on how the president squares away his lack of action with Brunei with his past promises of LGBTQ protections, his spokespeople ...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: 'Socialism for the Rich, Rugged Individualism for the Poor'?

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: 'Socialism for the Rich, Rugged Individualism for the Poor'?
- The latter half of the 1960s were a time in which Americans were more and more aware of mass poverty and how to identify and solve the issues that ...

Trump Wants to Cut Aid to Central America. Here Are Some of the Dozens of US-Funded Programs.

Trump Wants to Cut Aid to Central America. Here Are Some of the Dozens of US-Funded Programs.
- Critics of the cuts say they will target programs aimed at preventing violence, curbing extreme poverty and hunger, and strengthening the justice ...

Does Trump want more Central Americans fleeing to US? That's what his aid cutoff will do.

Does Trump want more Central Americans fleeing to US? That's what his aid cutoff will do.
- Central American migration is rooted in violence, hunger, political instability and grinding poverty — the very hardships and challenges U.S. ...

Us' is more social commentary than horror film

Us' is more social commentary than horror film
- While “Get Out,” was a satire on race in America, “Us” tackles income inequality by examining the concept of being born into wealth versus poverty.

Money talks: What two recent scandals tell us about the nexus between wealth and power in America

Money talks: What two recent scandals tell us about the nexus between wealth and power in America
- None of this should be surprising given the stark economic inequality that now marks our society. The richest 1% of American households currently ...

Yes, Democrats failed in 2016. And we can learn from it.

Yes, Democrats failed in 2016. And we can learn from it.
- And while she did run some social media (and sold hats) that touted America's greatness in 2016, it is unfair to imply that Clinton ran on complacency: ...

I Will '100 Percent' Close Border if Congress Doesn't Agree to Deal

I Will '100 Percent' Close Border if Congress Doesn't Agree to Deal
- Trump on a potential impact on the US economy from closing the ..... It's the 10th highest when it comes to income inequality in the U.S.” ...

How the 1 Percent Is Pulling America's Cities and Regions Apart

How the 1 Percent Is Pulling America's Cities and Regions Apart
- The two gravest challenges facing America today, economic inequality and geographic divides, are increasingly intertwined. Economic inequality has ...