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Thursday, 4 April 2019

With Lori Lightfoot victory, Chicago's LGBTQ community hopes to be 'more visible and more relevant'

With Lori Lightfoot victory, Chicago's LGBTQ community hopes to be 'more visible and more relevant'
- Members of the LGBTQ community in Chicago said they want a Lightfoot administration to have an increased focus on the violence against the city's ...

West Michigan companies rate as 'Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality'

West Michigan companies rate as 'Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality'
- Four West Michigan companies have earned “perfect” scores for LGBTQ equality and inclusion in the workplace. The Human Rights Campaign, ...

LGBTQ progress seen in Lori Lightfoot's win

LGBTQ progress seen in Lori Lightfoot's win
- There are now eight LGBTQ members of the House, and two in the Senate - Baldwin and Arizona's Kyrsten Sinema, whose bisexuality never became ...

More work needs to be done 10 years after historic ruling

More work needs to be done 10 years after historic ruling
- Ten years ago today, LGBTQ Iowans could legally marry after a landmark Iowa Supreme Court decision. But some LGBTQ groups in the state say ...

Religious liberty bill opposed by LGBTQ advocates clears Texas Senate

Religious liberty bill opposed by LGBTQ advocates clears Texas Senate
- Along mostly partisan lines, the Texas Senate on Wednesday gave final approval to a controversial religious liberty bill that some civil rights groups ...

These Central Ohio companies got perfect scores for pro-LGBTQ policies

These Central Ohio companies got perfect scores for pro-LGBTQ policies
- The Human Rights Campaign has released its annual list of companies with pro-LGBTQ policies, and this year six from the Columbus region got ...

Better than George Clooney's boycott: LGBTQ people should flock to the Beverly Hills Hotel

Better than George Clooney's boycott: LGBTQ people should flock to the Beverly Hills Hotel
- While I applaud George Clooney and his honorable intention in calling for a boycott of luxury hotels in Southern California owned by the ...

Finding an Apartment or House Is Often Scary When You're LGBTQ

Finding an Apartment or House Is Often Scary When You're LGBTQ
- This feeling is shared across the LGBTQ community. According to the National Association of Gay & Lesbian Real Estate Professionals, 73 percent of ...

Brexit anxiety shouldn't be over-medicalised – it is fuelling real political engagement

Brexit anxiety shouldn't be over-medicalised – it is fuelling real political engagement
Mental health experts are warning that these anxieties are indeed cause for concern. But their warnings may have serious political consequences.

A Test for Bipolar Disease?

A Test for Bipolar Disease?
- While biomarkers have long been used in numerous medical fields, they have been difficult to pinpoint in the world of mental health. This is not for ...

How Mexico's New Leftist President Has Navigated Corruption, Inequality and Trump

How Mexico's New Leftist President Has Navigated Corruption, Inequality and Trump
- As Trump continues his threats to close the U.S.-Mexico border to stop the flow of asylum seekers, we look at the response from Mexican ...

The Fed's low rates reduce inequality by giving jobs to millions of people

The Fed's low rates reduce inequality by giving jobs to millions of people
Critics blaming the Federal Reserve for increased income inequality ignore two key ... Also read: Why Corporate America's profits are set to drop.

Why capitalism in America now needs its defenders

Why capitalism in America now needs its defenders
They are not going to give it to us on a silver platter,” the champion of ... He didn't give an inch on policies aimed at addressing inequality. “The issue ...

46% of American men believe that gender pay disparity was invented for ...

46% of American men believe that gender pay disparity was invented for ...
- The awareness gap: 46% of American men believe that gender pay disparity ... Wage inequality in America: The states with the biggest and smallest ...

Progressive Governance Can Turn the Tide for Black Farmers

Progressive Governance Can Turn the Tide for Black Farmers
- Yet even in the face of broken promises, not to mention the violence and discrimination aimed at black Americans by white landowners and lenders, ...

Working-class agony: Who's to blame?

Working-class agony: Who's to blame?
- Why do so many people believe the American dream is dead? Growing inequality, rising rates of deadly addiction, and heightening political strife are ...