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Tuesday, 9 April 2019

More than half of banned books challenged for LGBTQ content

More than half of banned books challenged for LGBTQ content
- More than half of the top 11 most frequently challenged and banned books of 2018 include LGBTQ content, according to a report released Monday by ...

Elisabeth Moss Does Not Stand With Scientology's Anti-LGBTQ Views

Elisabeth Moss Does Not Stand With Scientology's Anti-LGBTQ Views
- I am obviously a huge feminist and huge supporter of the LGBTQ community and believe so strongly in people being able to do what they want to do, ...

New clinic offers much-need medical care for LGBTQ community

New clinic offers much-need medical care for LGBTQ community
- A new UnityPoint Clinic designed to serve central Iowa's LGBTQ community opens Tuesday at Methodist Medical Center. The exam room looks like ...

Massachusetts Bans LGBTQ "Conversion Therapy" For Minors & It's The 16th State To Do So

Massachusetts Bans LGBTQ "Conversion Therapy" For Minors & It's The 16th State To Do So
- a step forward for the state's LGBTQ community, Republican Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill banning "conversion therapy" for LGBTQ minors in ...

LGBTQ in Hollywood

LGBTQ in Hollywood
- The 91st Academy Awards was a big night for LGBTQ characters portrayed on the big screen in Hollywood. Rami Malek and Olivia Coleman won the ...

Taylor Swift donates $113000 to LGBTQ group as she thanks faith leaders for standing up together

Taylor Swift donates $113000 to LGBTQ group as she thanks faith leaders for standing up together
- Taylor Swift has donated $113,000 (£87,000) to the Tennessee Equality Project, an LGBTQ rights group working against a series of bills which are ...

Gov. Baker Signs LGBTQ Conversion Therapy Ban For Minors

Gov. Baker Signs LGBTQ Conversion Therapy Ban For Minors
- Charlie Baker has signed a bill banning LGBTQ conversion therapy for minors, which critics decry as a harmful and medically discredited attempt to ...

Ally Week looks to promote support for LGBTQ Community

Ally Week looks to promote support for LGBTQ Community
- In order to promote allyship and solidarity with the LGBTQ community, the Gender Relations Center is celebrating its fourth-annual Ally Week this ...

Trump's tax cuts added billions in profit for America's biggest bank — as poorest communities suffer ...

Trump's tax cuts added billions in profit for America's biggest bank — as poorest communities suffer ...
- The CEO of America's largest bank touted billions in additional profits ..... Income inequality remains a prevalent issue across the US, meanwhile, as ...

Bankers love socialism—when it's the government giving them bailouts

Bankers love socialism—when it's the government giving them bailouts
- Ironically, a few weeks ago Dimon warned that income inequality is dividing America. “A big chunk of [Americans] have been left behind,” he said, ...

American billionaires call for upgrades to capitalism, starting with higher taxes on themselves

American billionaires call for upgrades to capitalism, starting with higher taxes on themselves
- The inequality between rich and poor Americans is as high as it was in late 1930s, Dalio pointed out in a paper posted online last week. The wealth of ...

Most Americans expect life to get worse by 2050

Most Americans expect life to get worse by 2050
- Three-fifths thought that by 2050 America would probably suffer another ... Some 73% thought that the gap between rich Americans and poor ones would ... time, thanks largely to declining ratings for health care and social inequality.

Regional Inequality Goes Hand-in-Hand With The Fortunes of the 1%

Regional Inequality Goes Hand-in-Hand With The Fortunes of the 1%
- Based on an analysis of U.S. Census microdata, Harvard University PhD candidate Robert Maduca has found that the nation's economic inequality ...

Is America ready for its philosopher-president?

Is America ready for its philosopher-president?
- Many of these developments are already upon us. ... If you think income inequality is challenging, wait for gene inequality and its companion privileges ...

We Can Still Do Big Things, If We Don't Waste Our Money On Tax Cuts For The Rich

We Can Still Do Big Things, If We Don't Waste Our Money On Tax Cuts For The Rich
The U.S. can still do big things and thus address the many challenges that the ... Moreover, income and wealth inequality have risen in part because of ...

Why the Economy Is Not Right for All Americans

Why the Economy Is Not Right for All Americans
- Peter Georgescu, chairman emeritus at Young & Rubicam and author of "Capitalists Arise!," and Torsten Slok, chief international economist at ...