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Wednesday, 1 May 2019

Marvel casting director promises LGBTQ characters in future films

Marvel casting director promises LGBTQ characters in future films
- You're gonna see even more new faces—and faces from all different background, all ages, all ethnicities, LGBTQ, people who are differently abled,” ...

Event honoring Brazilian president calls into question corporate support of ...

Event honoring Brazilian president calls into question corporate support of ...
- incredibly offensive that a business in my Senate district, which has a large LGBTQ population, would host a man who once said he'd rather have ...

Tyler Oakley Recalls Personal Moment Of Crisis In Plea For LGBTQ Youth

Tyler Oakley Recalls Personal Moment Of Crisis In Plea For LGBTQ Youth
- The interview is part of “Anytime, Anywhere,” Oakley's new campaign with The Trevor Project, which is focused on LGBTQ youth suicide prevention.

More reseach demanded on gun violence against LGBTQ people

More reseach demanded on gun violence against LGBTQ people
- A new study conducted by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law examined gun violence against LGBTQ people, including gun fatalities as a ...

Omaha's First United Methodist confirmation class declines to join church over LGBTQ rules

Omaha's First United Methodist confirmation class declines to join church over LGBTQ rules
- Seventh- and eighth-grade confirmation class members at Omaha's First United Methodist Church took a public stance against the denomination's ...

Julia Roberts Shares A Simple Wish To Make Schools Safer For LGBTQ Kids

Julia Roberts Shares A Simple Wish To Make Schools Safer For LGBTQ Kids
- Screen icon Julia Roberts used her Instagram page to rally for inclusivity, sharing an image of herself at a gender-neutral bathroom and calling for ...

Connecticut celebrates LGBTQ pride with two months of festivities. Here are 26 of them.

Connecticut celebrates LGBTQ pride with two months of festivities. Here are 26 of them.
- All through May and June, Connecticut is celebrating LGBTQ culture with a variety of events, some intended to commemorate the 50th anniversary of ...

Tennessee spikes bill allowing LGBTQ adoption refusals

Tennessee spikes bill allowing LGBTQ adoption refusals
- However, opponents countered the measure would give adoption agencies free reign to discriminate against LGBTQ families, single parents and ...

Somebody please explain to Congressman Jim Hagedorn how poverty works


According to Feeding America, people get laid off, get slammed by medical bills, or live in housing that eats up most of their paycheck. One bad month ...

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America Can't Afford The Welfare State It's Already Promised Itself


The column argues that the US has particularly acute problems arising from its ageing population, high healthcare costs, and high inequality in ...

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Business Must Re-imagine Its Mission To Save “The Other America”


Business Must Re-imagine Its Mission To Save "The Other America" .... For now, the inequality gap between the two Americas is getting wider every ...

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'You can't win': the parents working full-time – and struggling to survive



A report by the Children's Defense Fund (CDF) released Tuesday calculates nearly 13 million children were living in poverty in America in 2017.

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New Report: US Can Reduce Child Poverty by 57 Percent Right Now


Children's Defense Fund study shows America could lift 5.5 million children out of poverty immediately by investing in nine modest policy ...

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Griffin Says `Soaking the Rich Doesn't Work,' Defends Capitalism


Griffin said education, not the capitalist system, is broken in America. ... To tackle income inequality, policy makers must tackle education and criminal ...

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Every county in the US is home to people who can't afford food, study shows


Every county in America is home to people who don't have enough money ... communities face persistently high rates of unemployment and poverty.".

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Trump's asylum memo shows the administration is still looking for new ways to break the law

  
Political instability, widespread violence and poverty in Central America mean that neither Trump's xenophobic rhetoric nor the administration's cruel ...

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