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Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Atlanta mayor urges state to ban LGBTQ conversion therapy

Atlanta mayor urges state to ban LGBTQ conversion therapy
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is calling on state leaders to ban the practice and advertising of LGBTQ conversion therapy.

A priest apologized for anti-LGBTQ diatribe. Here's what he and the bishop had to say.

A priest apologized for anti-LGBTQ diatribe. Here's what he and the bishop had to say.
- While Vera couldn't say whether members of the LGBTQ community would cancel the protest, she plans instead to attend Easter Mass at Farfaglia's ...

An Argument for Why “Will and Grace” is Not Good for the LGBTQ Community

An Argument for Why “Will and Grace” is Not Good for the LGBTQ Community
- However, not all people were fans of the show, including many of those in the LGBTQ community. In fact, there are plenty of people who believe that ...

LGBTQ groups paying close attention to election

LGBTQ groups paying close attention to election
LGBTQ groups paying close attention to election. Carly Robinson reports from Evolution Wonderlounge in Edmonton, where social issues have ...

Unsettled' Documentary Highlights LGBTQ Asylum Seekers

Unsettled' Documentary Highlights LGBTQ Asylum Seekers
- The new documentary “Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America” follows four LGBTQ refugees from Syria, Congo and Angola. Targeted with violence ...

Pride In The Park Aims To Give LGBTQ Chicagoans An A-List Pride Weekend, But Some Locals ...

Pride In The Park Aims To Give LGBTQ Chicagoans An A-List Pride Weekend, But Some Locals ...
-  A new music festival happening in Grant Park this June is bringing big name performers to the city during its 50th annual Pride ...

A Chinese social media platform is making it hard to use a popular LGBTQ hashtag

A Chinese social media platform is making it hard to use a popular LGBTQ hashtag
- Users noticed the censorship after receiving error messages when attempting to post in the super topic, as did members of the LGBTQ community ...

Anti-LGBTQ activists heckled Pete Buttigieg in Iowa, but his response had everyone laughing

Anti-LGBTQ activists heckled Pete Buttigieg in Iowa, but his response had everyone laughing
- South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg faced anti-gay chants at two campaign stops in Iowa that were organized by a far-right group. At a campaign stop in ...

2020 candidate Pete Buttigieg on taxing the rich and the future of American capitalism

2020 candidate Pete Buttigieg on taxing the rich and the future of American capitalism
- Well, American capitalism is one of the most productive ... Is that the reason why you think we have expanding income inequality?

Everyone's Talking About Basic Income. Here's 8 Problems It Could Fix

Everyone's Talking About Basic Income. Here's 8 Problems It Could Fix
- In America, and around the world, there has been a surge of interest in basic ... This stems from the inequality, stagnant wages and insecurity, and is ...

Inequality is a fact of life

Inequality is a fact of life
- For the last three centuries, America has been called "the land of opportunity." The implication was that if you made it to America, you had a chance to ...

Make America empathetic again

Make America empathetic again
Americans are far less empathetic than they used to be. Sara Konrath ... Income inequality grows wider and wider and little is being done to address it.

Income Inequality In America: Growth and Statistics

Income Inequality In America: Growth and Statistics
- Too much income inequality can be both a symptom and a cause of a very unhealthy economy, and that's where America increasingly finds itself today ...

Indo-American Arts Council Presents “The Colors Of Her Heart”

Indo-American Arts Council Presents “The Colors Of Her Heart”
- On the stage, six women tell their poignant stories bringing awareness into the issue of gender inequality. What do all women across the world share ...

The rich find themselves yet another apologist

The rich find themselves yet another apologist
- Why 'tax the rich' demands are so unreasonable” (April 15), by Jonah Goldberg in The Baltimore Sun along with the first couple of ...

The Next Recession Is Coming. Now What?

The Next Recession Is Coming. Now What?
- The (sarcastic) good news: America's wealth gap expanded less than ... As is the case in the U.S., persistent inequality breeds resentment and political ...