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Monday, 13 May 2019

Pete Buttigieg Warns 'White Identity Politics' Launching Nation Into 'Crisis'

Pete Buttigieg Warns 'White Identity Politics' Launching Nation Into 'Crisis'
Speaking at a fundraiser in Houston for the LGBTQ advocacy group Human Rights Campaign, the Democrat said such politics are “designed to drive ...

14 Celebrity Moms Who Love Their Queer Kids

14 Celebrity Moms Who Love Their Queer Kids
As the daughter of a lesbian mother and a longtime advocate for LGBTQ homeless youth, Ally was immediately respectful of her genderqueer ...

Anti-gay preacher is the first person ever to be banned from Ireland under exclusion powers

Anti-gay preacher is the first person ever to be banned from Ireland under exclusion powers
The preacher, with strong anti-LGBTQ and anti-Semetic views, was reportedly set to preach to a congregation in Dublin on Sunday 26 May, but as of ...

How the Stonewall riots fuelled fight for LGBTQ rights

How the Stonewall riots fuelled fight for LGBTQ rights
On June 28, 1969, a police raid on a queer-friendly tavern, and damning reports that followed the arrests, resulted in three straight nights of protests, ...

Marcia Gay Harden Supports the Equality Act

Marcia Gay Harden Supports the Equality Act
The actor remembers an early LGBTQ rights march: "We're here, We're queer. It's the end of our career", and says her LGBTQ son should never face ...

Free Mom Hugs' provide comfort for LGBTQ youth

Free Mom Hugs' provide comfort for LGBTQ youth
LGBTQ kids are much more likely to commit suicide and to suffer from depression and anxiety and all those kind of things and it's because they don't ...

Fashion designer and LGBTQ rights activist Prabal Gurung dating an Indian filmmaker?

Fashion designer and LGBTQ rights activist Prabal Gurung dating an Indian filmmaker?
But Gurung is openly gay and a supporter of LGBTQ rights. A Washington Post article even dubbed him “the most woke man in fashion”. Gurung, 39 ...

GV Student Senate prompts LGBTQ inclusion update to Procurement Services

GV Student Senate prompts LGBTQ inclusion update to Procurement Services
However, Student Senate recently passed W-19-01, a resolution aimed at integrating LGBTQ inclusion into criteria for contracts awarded by the Board ...

Targeting China: It's About Politics Not Trade


China is making the very transition that previous US presidents hoped it ... Lyndon Johnson launched what he called America's "War on Poverty".

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Can Democracy Save America?


The real shame is not taking practical steps to escape from poverty. ... That dream was resurrected millennia later in modern Europe and America.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Takes On Myths About Class, Wealth, Poverty


Ocasio-Cortez wrote that one "of the greatest scams" in America is the notion that poor financial circumstances are the result of an individual's ...

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America's teacher shortage is 'worse than we thought,' driven by low pay


Roughly 60% of U.S. teachers took on additional work during the 2015-2016 school year to supplement poor compensation, according to the study.

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The most distracted cities in America


Beyond the performance of the cities themselves, the most significant takeaway from this research is the inequality in distracted driving among cities.

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National Review Shreds New York Times on Alleged Hunger of College Students


Many routinely skip meals and take 'poverty naps' because they cannot ... Marianne Williamson: "Half of America's college students go hungry - and ...

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How To Cut US Child Poverty in Half


In my own mind, there is a compelling case for reducing child poverty based on the importance of improving equality of opportunity in America.

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Why capitalism needs a reboot in this Gilded Age of the super-rich


Under a veneer of prosperity, rising wealth inequality and widespread .... world have become far too powerful – as during America's "gilded age".

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