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Wednesday, 24 April 2019

11 major corporations oppose Tennessee's “Slate of Hate” bills targeting LGBTQ people

11 major corporations oppose Tennessee's “Slate of Hate” bills targeting LGBTQ people
- The anti-LGBTQ 'Slate of Hate' being considered in Tennessee is about as discriminatory as they come,” Beck Bailey, the acting director of HRC's ...

Police officer suspended for calling LGBTQ people 'offensive' after gay teen dies by suicide

Police officer suspended for calling LGBTQ people 'offensive' after gay teen dies by suicide
- A police officer in Alabama is on temporary leave for writing on Facebook that he is “seriously offended” by LGBTQ people, after a gay teen died by ...

Here's What Olympia Is Doing for LGBTQ Communities This Year

Here's What Olympia Is Doing for LGBTQ Communities This Year
- With a historically large LGBTQ caucus in the House and Senate, Olympia is gayer than it has ever been. After securing marriage equality, banning ...

Former Police Chief Jane Castor elected first LGBTQ mayor of Tampa, Florida

Former Police Chief Jane Castor elected first LGBTQ mayor of Tampa, Florida
- Former Police Chief Jane Castor became the first LGBTQ person elected mayor of Tampa, Florida, on Tuesday, easily winning a ...

A food truck owner selling anti-LGBTQ T-shirts says his feelings are hurt people are angry

A food truck owner selling anti-LGBTQ T-shirts says his feelings are hurt people are angry
- A Kentucky food truck owner has been criticized for selling an anti-LGBTQ T-shirt. Jamie Smith, the owner of Belle's Smokin' BBQ in Williamstown, ...

New commemorative loonie marking 'progress' for LGBTQ people to be unveiled

New commemorative loonie marking 'progress' for LGBTQ people to be unveiled
- The Royal Canadian Mint is unveiling a new commemorative loonie on Tuesday meant to mark what it calls a key milestone for lesbian, gay, ...

Lambda Legal wins settlement in anti-LGBT discrimination case

Lambda Legal wins settlement in anti-LGBT discrimination case
- Frost alleged that she was fired in retaliation for supporting LGBT students, who claimed discrimination by school administrators. Frost alleged that, as ...

The Dread of Waiting for the Supreme Court to Rule on LGBT Rights

The Dread of Waiting for the Supreme Court to Rule on LGBT Rights
- Among L.G.B.T. activists and advocates, one could sense something like a deep intake of breath, of the sort one makes when a fragile object is starting ...

It's time to do more than talk about income inequality, and increase the minimum wage

It's time to do more than talk about income inequality, and increase the minimum wage
- Everybody talks about income inequality, but no one ever does anything ... And this from one of America's wealthiest and most successful capitalists.

Indian-American Congressman Ro Khanna's focus on fixing today's version of capitalism

Indian-American Congressman Ro Khanna's focus on fixing today's version of capitalism
- But I have no doubt that if Bernie Sanders was in the White House, he'd wake up every day thinking, 'How do I solve structural inequality in America?

I Plead Guilty To Being a Millionaire

I Plead Guilty To Being a Millionaire
- other words, whether it is Bernie Sanders or your family or anybody else in America, when we have so much income and wealth inequality, when ...

America's true education scandal: poor, minority children continue to be left behind in public schools

America's true education scandal: poor, minority children continue to be left behind in public schools
- The beleaguered American education system has struggled for years to address issues of inequality, with little success. A new report from the ...

A new Stanford study shows the economic cost of climate change is more global inequality

A new Stanford study shows the economic cost of climate change is more global inequality
- Over that half century, the median economic losses in countries closer to the equator—including parts of South America, central Africa, and South East ...

The push is on to reinvent American capitalism

The push is on to reinvent American capitalism
- While maintaining he is still a capitalist, Texan Beto O'Rourke says the U.S. system has gone awry. It's an “unfair, unjust and racist capitalist economy.

Elgin Community College profs talk about why they left their homelands for a life in America

Elgin Community College profs talk about why they left their homelands for a life in America
- Onesimus believes in the good of Americans, their generosity and giving, even as Americans grapple with matters like wealth inequality and racial ...

To Win Back the White House in 2020, Democrats Should Think Green

To Win Back the White House in 2020, Democrats Should Think Green
- These Americans are now saying things like: “I used to see the future opening up ... America's lanky economic inequality is holding everyone back.