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Thursday, 11 April 2019

Democratic senators introduce bill to protect LGBTQ youth from abuse

Democratic senators introduce bill to protect LGBTQ youth from abuse
- We need to do more to better understand and address the abuse of LGBTQ youth,” Baldwin, one of only two openly LGBTQ people in the Senate, said ...

The American People Support LGBTQ Equality. Congress Should Too.

The American People Support LGBTQ Equality. Congress Should Too.
- As we know from decades of experience with similar state laws that protect LGBTQ people, these laws help ensure that people can go about their ...

How the Yankees will celebrate LGBTQ Pride

How the Yankees will celebrate LGBTQ Pride
- The New York Yankees officially kicked off its tribute to the LGBTQ community Wednesday with a meeting at Yankee Stadium between its foundation, ...

Why Everyone Should Have An LGBTQ-Friendly Doctor Like This

Why Everyone Should Have An LGBTQ-Friendly Doctor Like This
- saw my gynecologist recently for my annual visit. While I was not looking forward to the breast exam, pap smear, crinkly paper on my bare ass, ...

Muslims and LGBTQ people should stand together, not fight each other

Muslims and LGBTQ people should stand together, not fight each other
- Now, in 2019, picketers – mostly, but not exclusively, from a Muslim background – are demanding that schools cease their LGBTQ-inclusive education.

Netflix Still One Step Ahead With New Adult Animated LGBTQ Spy Series

Netflix Still One Step Ahead With New Adult Animated LGBTQ Spy Series
- Q-Force is a 10-episode comedy series that follows a handsome secret agent and his team of fellow LGBTQ superspies that have to prove themselves ...

Arizona Legislature Will Move To Repeal LGBTQ Curriculum Law

Arizona Legislature Will Move To Repeal LGBTQ Curriculum Law
- The amendment is a response to a lawsuit filed by LGBTQ rights groups claiming the law discriminates against LGBTQ students. Sometimes called “no ...

Trump's Brunei Silence Exposes His Absolute Apathy Toward LGBTQ People

Trump's Brunei Silence Exposes His Absolute Apathy Toward LGBTQ People
- light of this horrific new era for LGBTQ people in Brunei, this would be the perfect and necessary time for the Trump administration to make good on ...

Tucker Carlson Says White Nationalists Aren't a Thing—'You Could Live Your Entire Life Here ...

Tucker Carlson Says White Nationalists Aren't a Thing—'You Could Live Your Entire Life Here ...
- Yet research by the anti-extremism group the Southern Poverty Law Center recorded 1,020 hate groups operating in America during 2018, a 30 ...

Is Trump a 'Good Neighbor' to Venezuela and Central America?

Is Trump a 'Good Neighbor' to Venezuela and Central America?
America's historic claim of “good neighbor” policies toward South and Central America is under question again. Despite Venezuela's 87% poverty rate, ...

Can America Survive The Rich Getting Richer, Richer And Richer?

Can America Survive The Rich Getting Richer, Richer And Richer?
- The report's author, Elise L. Gould, says rising wage inequality and sluggish hourly wage growth have defined the U.S. labor market for nearly four ...

Who Really Created Income Inequality?

Who Really Created Income Inequality?
- the protests against income inequality. Before we accept the general consensus that the Democratic party represents the average American and the ...

Blame the Fed — Not Capitalism — for Record Wealth Inequality

Blame the Fed — Not Capitalism — for Record Wealth Inequality
- Wealth inequality in the U.S. has been in the headlines a lot lately, and it's only going to dot the news landscape more and more heading into the 2020 ...

It's time to get serious about helping America's struggling regions

It's time to get serious about helping America's struggling regions
- Cities, on the other hand, have failed to properly absorb newcomers in search of opportunity, driving up rents and exacerbating local inequality.

We need a big bet on technology literacy and education to move America forward

We need a big bet on technology literacy and education to move America forward
- By many measures, wealth inequality is approaching a 100-year high. And even though the unemployment rate is quite low, wages have stagnated ...

How US tax laws discriminate against women, gays and people of color

How US tax laws discriminate against women, gays and people of color
- A core value built into the DNA of America, for example, is equality. ... The tax treatment of employment discrimination awards is another example.