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Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Here's Why Every Workplace Should Offer Sensitivity Training and Inclusion Workshops

Here's Why Every Workplace Should Offer Sensitivity Training and Inclusion Workshops
- According to data, 52.8 per cent of LGBTQ employees report discrimination that negatively affected their work environments. If someone has felt this ...

LGBTQ Elders Made Our Lives Possible—Now We Must Care for Them

LGBTQ Elders Made Our Lives Possible—Now We Must Care for Them
- The LGBTQ movement stands on the shoulders of giants. Fifty years ago, our LGBTQ elders shattered barriers at Stonewall. A decade later, they ...

California city council to surround local Chick-fil-A with LGBT flags

California city council to surround local Chick-fil-A with LGBT flags
- On April 9, council debated a two-year extension of the approval in light of objections by LGBTQ campaigners to Chick-Fil-A in the larger package deal ...

Yale Law School defends new pro-LGBTQ fellowship policy

Yale Law School defends new pro-LGBTQ fellowship policy
- Yale Law School is defending a new policy that ends funding for fellowships with organizations that refuse to hire LGBTQ students, saying it complies ...

Lawsuit challenges Michigan settlement in case of adoptions by same-sex couples

Lawsuit challenges Michigan settlement in case of adoptions by same-sex couples
- also called for the department to terminate contracts with agencies that either discriminate against same-sex couples or LGBTQ individuals who ...

Why Are Celebrities Like Ellen DeGeneres and George Clooney Boycotting This Hotel?

Why Are Celebrities Like Ellen DeGeneres and George Clooney Boycotting This Hotel?
- The battle for LGBTQ rights still struggles in America, despite so many fast strides in just the last decade. In other countries, it's a different story, ...

Stonewall, riot or uprising, birth of movement or turning point?

Stonewall, riot or uprising, birth of movement or turning point?
- Stonewall: The Basics," which is co-produced by leaders in LGBTQ history documentation, interpretation, and outreach is an easy-to-understand ...

In historic first, trans woman in Russia wins discrimination lawsuit against employer

In historic first, trans woman in Russia wins discrimination lawsuit against employer
- After a two-year legal battle, Vasilyeva's attorneys say this week's victory sets a “very important precedent” in a conservative country where LGBTQ ...

This exchange between a Democrat and a CEO should shape the 2020 campaigns

This exchange between a Democrat and a CEO should shape the 2020 campaigns
- And the fact is that America has become profoundly unequal, with a small number of corporations and individuals sucking up most of the country's ...

Tim Ryan Pitches Free-Market Solutions for 2020 Bid

Tim Ryan Pitches Free-Market Solutions for 2020 Bid
- I'm hostile to income inequality, I am hostile to concentration of wealth, I am ... So Trump is not pro-rural America, Tim Ryan is pro-rural America.".

Billionaire Ray Dalio, 69, Says “The American Dream Is Lost”

Billionaire Ray Dalio, 69, Says “The American Dream Is Lost”
- The American dream is lost,” billionaire hedge fund CEO Ray Dalio says. ... Dalio thinks income inequality is the biggest threat to capitalism and the ...

Where Bernie the Socialist Millionaire Fits in Today's America

Where Bernie the Socialist Millionaire Fits in Today's America
- Where Bernie the Socialist Millionaire Fits in Today's America ... placed income distribution and inequality at the center of his two presidential runs.

The Green New Deal: Our Best Chance on Climate

The Green New Deal: Our Best Chance on Climate
- The inequality gap between the rich and everyone else has increased ... Since 1978, controlling for inflation, most wages in America have only ...

Trump's "greedy enablers" will "reap the whirlwind"

Trump's "greedy enablers" will "reap the whirlwind"
- Instead he is doing everything in his power to make America a more economically unjust and unfair and divided society -- to his own personal benefit.

Why Robert Reich sees hope in Trump's darkness

Why Robert Reich sees hope in Trump's darkness
- Instead he is doing everything in his power to make America a more economically unjust and unfair and divided society — to his own personal benefit.

Socialist Sanders' tax returns show millionaire status

Socialist Sanders' tax returns show millionaire status
- Self-described Democratic socialist Bernie Sanders, the 2020 presidential candidate who has long assailed America's growing income inequality, ...