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Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Montreal Gay Village shines as LGBTQ and contemporary art beacon

Montreal Gay Village shines as LGBTQ and contemporary art beacon
Although much progress has been made, we need to support the Montreal Village's momentum so it can continue to be a pillar for the LGBTQ ...

1 in 3 LGBTQ Adults Believe a Formal Coming-Out Is Unnecessary

1 in 3 LGBTQ Adults Believe a Formal Coming-Out Is Unnecessary
Around one in three LGBTQ adults say they did not need to formally come out to due to the rise of a more accepting society, according to new statistics ...

Where to Go Out in China's Biggest City

Where to Go Out in China's Biggest City
The city's LGBTQ hub is a leafy respite rife with narrow lanes lined with boutiques, wine bars, coffee joints, tea houses, and as many dining options as ...

Southwest Airlines Changes Family Boarding Policy to be More Inclusive of LGBTQ Families

Southwest Airlines Changes Family Boarding Policy to be More Inclusive ofLGBTQ Families
Southwest Airlines has updated its family boarding policy after one man claimed he and his husband were discriminated against when trying to board ...

Texas LGBTQ Caucus Scuttles Religious Freedom Bill

Texas LGBTQ Caucus Scuttles Religious Freedom Bill
The Texas legislature's LGBTQ caucus is taking credit for blocking a religious freedom bill in the state last week.

This Is the Surprising Way Guam Betrayed LGBTQ People

This Is the Surprising Way Guam Betrayed LGBTQ People
Guam was the first U.S. territory to pass marriage equality legislation. Yet, despite that seeming progress, many in America's most distant territory in the ...

More Hotels Are Coming to Cuba, Including the First LGBTQ Hotel

More Hotels Are Coming to Cuba, Including the First LGBTQ Hotel
Cuba's hotel industry is booming with new reports of hotels planned for the coming future. Blue Diamond, a Canadian Hotel chain, has 19 properties in ...

Anti-LGBTQ Hate Groups Co-Sponsor United Nations Event

Anti-LGBTQ Hate Groups Co-Sponsor United Nations Event
“Traditional family” and “natural family” have been used as right-wing talking points to further anti-LGBTQand anti-choice policies and agendas on ...

The Gross Inequality of Death in America


Put a different way, the life expectancy gap between rich and poor in the U.S. is wider than the gap between the average American and the average ...

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These Two States Have The Lowest Minimum Wage In America


Many analysts have issued research that Americans paid only $7.25 an hour almost certainly live below the poverty level. That is among the reasons ...

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World Prayer Behaviours – US an Exception for Wealthy Countries


In reality, income inequality is very high in the US. It turns out that a better measure of religiosity and prayer appears to be income inequality as ...

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Anti-Abortion Zealots Move America Toward 'The Handmaid's Tale'


Anti-Abortion Zealots Move America Toward 'The Handmaid's Tale' ... And, according to the National Center for Children in Poverty, 25 percent of ...

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China's Ancient Wisdom vs. US Arrogance and Self-Interest


... in the way of progress and condemn their people to living in absolute poverty. ... In its selfish blindness, the US government has dusted off the old Monroe ... and is shocked because China is doing good business in Latin America, ...

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New report reveals four in five chefs have suffered from poor mental health


A survey of UK chefs has found that 81% have experienced poor mental health during their careers and that nearly half believe that not enough is ...

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Being bullied as a teen is associated with growing up in areas of income inequality


... children in 40 medium and high income countries in Europe, North America and Israel. According to the study country level income inequality during ...

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It's one of the worst jobs in America. Would you do it for $13 an hour?


Correctional officer jobs are considered one of the worst jobs in America, according to a 2018 ranking by CareerCast. Corrections offers have among ...

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