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Thursday, 9 May 2019

Cuba cancels annual Conga Against Homophobia, the nation's main LGBTQ pride event

Cuba cancels annual Conga Against Homophobia, the nation's main LGBTQpride event
The Cuban government has canceled this year's edition of the Conga Against Homophobia, the island's LGBTQ pride parade in Havana, as part of the ...

CW releases first teaser for lesbian 'Batwoman' series starring Ruby Rose

CW releases first teaser for lesbian 'Batwoman' series starring Ruby Rose
The show will be the first to have an LGBTQ lead and the impact of Rose playing the iconic lesbian character has resonated in the community.

Progressives have targeted the only Democrat who doesn't support the Equality Act

Progressives have targeted the only Democrat who doesn't support the Equality Act
When it comes to LGBTQ rights, Illinois Congressman Dan Lipinski is the worst. Literally. As the Equality Act comes to the floor of the House for a vote, ...

Trolls behind Pete Buttigieg smear campaign busted trying to find people to protest their event

Trolls behind Pete Buttigieg smear campaign busted trying to find people to protest their event
Internet troll and rightwing extremists Jacob Wohl and and Jack Burkman were revealed last week as the masterminds behind a clumsy attempt to ...

Jane Castor's Journey From Police Chief To Tampa's First LGBTQ Mayor

Jane Castor's Journey From Police Chief To Tampa's First LGBTQ Mayor
 Four years ago, same-sex couples couldn't get married in Tampa, Florida. This spring, the city elected its first lesbian mayor ...

A Landmark Hearing, but LGBTQ Voices Still Needed at the Capitol

A Landmark Hearing, but LGBTQ Voices Still Needed at the Capitol
In a landmark hearing, the House Committee on Public Health debated whether to ban conversion therapy for minors last Wednesday. In an emotional ...

Madonna opens up about her longstanding relationship with the LGBTQ community after receiving ...

Madonna opens up about her longstanding relationship with theLGBTQ community after receiving ...
Madonna has opened up about her longstanding relationship with the LGBTQcommunity, and the impact she felt receiving GLAAD's Advocate for ...

Fight Over LGBTQ Inclusion Roils Ohio's Methodist Universities

Fight Over LGBTQ Inclusion Roils Ohio's Methodist Universities
Jones hoped the church would change its teachings regarding LGBTQ marriage and ordainment. When it didn't, he made a tough decision.

Over 100 Members of Congress Oppose Cutting Aid to Central America


"Progress made on reducing violence and poverty will be reversed, more children and families from the Northern Triangle will be forced to flee their ...

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Panama election a distorted expression of growing opposition to austerity


The election was another sign of growing opposition to inequality, albeit in a .... How can you tell countries in Latin America and Central America not to ...

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Bank of America says there are 5 reasons a deal in the US-China trade war is just around the corner


Bank of America says there are 5 reasons a deal in the US-China trade war is just around the corner .... And this trade-off could worsen inequalities.

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Is America Ready for a Welfare State?


For a variety of reasons, including President Ronald Reagan's economic policies, globalization, and a loss of American competitiveness, inequality ...

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Study finds link between housing costs, income inequality


The study, "Housing Markets and Income Inequality," finds that while incomes are growing fastest for the wealthiest Americans, housing costs are ...

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Will Guyana soon be the richest country in the world?


South America's second poorest nation is bracing for an oil boom that could catapult ... "Many people still do not get how big this is," then-US Ambassador to ... country in South America - has high rates of unemployment and poverty.

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Stopping Human Trafficking in Central America and the US


For example, someone fleeing poverty and difficult living conditions in Central America may agree to come to the U.S. for someone who promises a ...

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The 100 trillion dollar question


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

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