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Monday, 6 May 2019

Crime of passion': How a gay man became the last person to be executed in BC

Crime of passion': How a gay man became the last person to be executed in BC
In 2017, the Canadian government issued a formal apology to the LGBTQ community, one that Kinsman characterizes as “remarkably limited.”.

Madonna Delivers Emotional Speech At GLAAD Media Awards: 'Death And Loss Brought Me New ...

Madonna Delivers Emotional Speech At GLAAD Media Awards: 'Death And Loss Brought Me New ...
Award at the GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday night in New York City, paying tribute to her decades of activism on behalf of the LGBTQ community ...

Conservative religious groups targeting California's sex education guidance

Conservative religious groups targeting California's sex education guidance
But with the framework up for adoption, the opposition has ratcheted up its intensity in recent months until LGBTQ advocates have feared for their ...

Teaching LGBTQ+ History in Schools Benefits All Students

Teaching LGBTQ+ History in Schools Benefits All Students
Research has shown that LGBTQ+-inclusive curriculums have proven successful in California, the first state to introduce legislation like the current ...

Transgender teens with school bathroom restrictions are at greater risk of sexual assault

Transgender teens with school bathroom restrictions are at greater risk of sexual assault
To do so, they analyzed survey data on 3,673 of these teens from the 2017 LGBTQTeen Study, an anonymous web-based survey, and reported the ...

Cats and Dogs Often a Salve for LGBTQ Loneliness

Cats and Dogs Often a Salve for LGBTQ Loneliness
Daphne came into my life in December of 2008 as a Christmas present from my roommate and friend. I had come home from work late and when I ...

Brunei suspends death penalty for homosexuality after backlash

Brunei suspends death penalty for homosexuality after backlash
Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah said a moratorium on the death penalty will be extended to the county's Islamic penal code. The small, Muslim ...

Gays cheered at Brigham Young University – millennial Mormons are increasingly tolerant of same ...

Gays cheered at Brigham Young University – millennial Mormons are increasingly tolerant of same ...
Under this code, students could take on LGBTQ identities but not kiss, date or show other forms of physical intimacy that are allowed for straight ...

We must fix problems at the sources of migration


Immediate end of the war on drugs. While most of us know that it has been a catastrophe for poor and minority neighborhoods in the U.S., we may not ...

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Why the 'one percent' in the US is worried


The US also has the highest rate of income inequality among Western nations, with the top one percent claiming 40 percent of US wealth in 2016, ...

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Bernie Sanders: Don't Credit Trump For Good Economy



According to Sanders: "At the end of the day, we cannot continue this grotesque level of income and wealth inequality that currently exists." Sanders ...

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The Gilded Age of 2020s Are upon Us


The richest Americans, the top 0.1 percent, own more wealth than the bottom 80 percent ... The World Bank ranks inequality using the GINI index.

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Defenders of capitalism agree with the left on society's problems. On the solutions — not so much


America's wealthiest would suffer financial losses if some of those leaders had their ... forms of agriculture, which right now are a big business in America. ... seemed cognizant that the US is reaching gilded-age levels of inequality, ...

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The $100 trillion question: What to do about wealth?


Americans have long tolerated some inequality, because almost everyone would like to strike it rich. If you harbor these ambitions, you've got to accept ...

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Panama votes for president as candidates vow to fight graft and inequality


... also promised to clamp down on corruption after allegations of embezzlement of public funds in the Central American country, whose trans-oceanic ...

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We must fix problems at the sources of migration


As long as people have no way to stay home, as long as extreme inequality, ... Yet, as Oxfam points out, there will be no stability in Latin America until we ... Then why can't we promote peace and stability in Central America and ...

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