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Monday, 22 April 2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Partied With Drag Queens at Iowa's Oldest Gay Bar

Kirsten Gillibrand Partied With Drag Queens at Iowa's Oldest Gay Bar
- She has a fundraiser scheduled for May in New York, during which she will sit down and discuss LGBTQ issues with drag queen Marti Gould ...

Pete Buttigieg surges in polls while riding rainbow wave

Pete Buttigieg surges in polls while riding rainbow wave
- It is absolutely a benefit to him that he is LGBTQ in the sense that it has provided him with a life experience and perspective that is different from a lot ...

Kentucky BBQ business in hot water for selling 'LGBTQ' shirts

Kentucky BBQ business in hot water for selling 'LGBTQ' shirts
- The owner of Belle's Smoking BBQ took a play on the acronym LGBTQ and changed it to Liberty, Guns, Bible, Trump and BBQ. Some are calling the ...

Ewan McGregor's Daughters Declare Bisexuality in Call for Coachella Boycott

Ewan McGregor's Daughters Declare Bisexuality in Call for Coachella Boycott
- After Esther McGregor takes a stand against Philip Anschutz over his financial donations to anti-LGBTQ organizations, her older sister Clara steps ...

Sadie's Coming Out Scene from NBC's Good Girls Is Literally So Sweet

Sadie's Coming Out Scene from NBC's Good Girls Is Literally So Sweet
- Coming out is still an extremely hard and scary thing to do, but for many LGBTQ people lucky enough to come from welcoming families, it doesn't ...

There is change happening': historically black colleges tackle LGBTQ rights

There is change happening': historically black colleges tackle LGBTQ rights
- Even as recently as 2008, a study by a former HBCU alumnus for University of Pennsylvania found a fear of bigotry in the LGBTQ community on ...

Will LGBTQ Voters Pick Pete Buttigieg?

Will LGBTQ Voters Pick Pete Buttigieg?
LGBTQ news sites like NewNowNext, LGBTQ Nation, and the Advocate have been covering Buttigieg non-stop, and his campaign has worked hard to ...

Why Arundhati Katju, one of 'Time' magazine's 100 most influential people, fought Section 377

Why Arundhati Katju, one of 'Time' magazine's 100 most influential people, fought Section 377
- The biggest problem in getting LGBTQ people the respect that they deserved was their presence and recognition on a scale that made them visible, .

Why Americans fear immigrants

Why Americans fear immigrants
- The first thing Americans should understand is that the issue of immigration is not new ... Never is the term Euro-American used by politicians or the media. ... as well as by the social inequality and concentration of wealth and political ...

We've created a new aristocracy

We've created a new aristocracy
U.S. income inequality has been well-documented, especially by economists Thomas Picketty and Emmanuel Saez. From the end of World War II into ...

America's 3 wealthiest families have more money than 4 million average families combined

America's 3 wealthiest families have more money than 4 million average families combined
America's 3 wealthiest families have more money than 4 million average families ... More generally, the top 1% of the U.S. — a group of 1.6 million families, ... taxes and a stronger inheritance tax to address extreme wealth inequality.

Melinda Gates on 25 years with her tech billionaire husband, Bill

Melinda Gates on 25 years with her tech billionaire husband, Bill
- As the 2020 election race kicks into gear, there is a growing conversation about America's wealth inequality. “We went through the Gilded Age with the ...

Save capitalism from capitalists

Save capitalism from capitalists
America's version of capitalism, a mixture of markets and regulation, ... a statistic most economists believe is a meaningless measure of inequality, but ...

Capitalism in crisis: US billionaires worry about the survival of the system that made them rich

Capitalism in crisis: US billionaires worry about the survival of the system that made them rich
- kind of capitalism that once made America an economic envy is responsible for the growing inequality and anger that is tearing the country apart.

Broken land ownership system fuels inequality

Broken land ownership system fuels inequality
- The unequal distribution of land has created serious problems in housing ... I grew up in America, not England, partly because of the frustration of ...

Dems Planting Seeds to Fight 'Runaway Capitalism'

Dems Planting Seeds to Fight 'Runaway Capitalism'
- kind of capitalism that once made America an economic envy is responsible for the growing inequality and anger that is tearing the country apart.".