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Monday, 15 April 2019

Students at Missouri high school confronted with Confederate flag

Students at Missouri high school confronted with Confederate flag
- Students of a Springfield, Missouri high school were hoping to honor the Day of Silence, which raises awareness on the bullying of LGBTQ students ...

Pete Buttigieg Announces 2020 Campaign, Hopes to Make History as First-Ever Openly Gay ...

Pete Buttigieg Announces 2020 Campaign, Hopes to Make History as First-Ever Openly Gay ...
- His announcement comes one week after speaking at the LGBTQ Victory Fund National Champagne Brunch, where he shared his emotional journey ...

Speak up to end discrimination

Speak up to end discrimination
- The observance is meant to commemorate extending protections against the LGBTQ community. The Missoula Art Museum hosted this year's event, ...

Students eat at Chick-fil-A despite chain's anti-LGBTQ stance

Students eat at Chick-fil-A despite chain's anti-LGBTQ stance
Between bites of their Chick-n-Minis and waffle fries, some students struggle with Chick-fil-A's anti-LGBTQ affiliations. A study by ThinkProgress from ...

Conversion Therapy Ban is the right move to protect Maine's LGBTQ adolescents

 Conversion Therapy Ban is the right move to protect Maine's LGBTQ adolescents
- But for LGBTQ individuals, the messages they hear are not always supportive. In a world struggling to become more inclusive, those growing up in the ...

Sacramento plans to open its first homeless shelter for LGBTQ youth in this neighborhood

Sacramento plans to open its first homeless shelter for LGBTQ youth in this neighborhood
- There are likely more than 100 LGBTQ homeless young people in Sacramento County, experts say, but no shelter that focuses specifically on their ...

Navy allows transgender sailors to dress according to gender identity while off duty

Navy allows transgender sailors to dress according to gender identity while off duty
- But many LGBTQ organizations have filed lawsuits likening it to the Clinton-era “don't ask, don't tell” policy, which closeted gays and lesbians serving ...

Mayor Pete kissed his husband after he announced his campaign & it brought LGBTQ people to tears

Mayor Pete kissed his husband after he announced his campaign & it brought LGBTQ people to tears
- Buttigieg is the first LGBTQ candidate in the Democratic presidential primary, and people noticed the historic moment when he kissed his husband on ...

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 role that the tax laws play in exacerbating social and economic inequality.

Republicans missing chance to shape sensible policy on inequality

Republicans missing chance to shape sensible policy on inequality
- One of the major problems plaguing politics in America today is that our two ... Likewise, it is becoming clearer that various forms of inequality in this ...

American Capitalism: To Be or Not to Be

American Capitalism: To Be or Not to Be
- Do I believe that income inequality is harming America? Yes. I believe this comes from the changing business climate rather than capitalism.

Is America Becoming an Oligarchy?

Is America Becoming an Oligarchy?
- Of course I'm a capitalist, he said; America “is a capitalist society. ... So, yes, democracy and the kind of economic inequality we've seen in this country ...

Why does birth tourism only exist for whites?

Why does birth tourism only exist for whites?
- These seemingly unequal nuances at such a superior level are very ... it's harsh inequality for others, and it's not in line with America's true values.

How to jump-start America

How to jump-start America
- Household income increased faster than ever before, while inequality ... In recent decades, however, US economic growth has slowed, with growth ...

Minneapolis voted America's most underrated city

Minneapolis voted America's most underrated city
- So it naturally asked reader to vote for America's most underrated city. ... (Though it would later backtrack by highlighting our troubles with inequality ...

Does Capitalism Need An Upgrade?

Does Capitalism Need An Upgrade?
- Indeed, it's being brought up--subtly--by some of America's high-profile ... Overall, the book sets out to address inequality in society in the U.S.. But that ...