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Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Adidas Updated This '90s Sneaker With a Touch of the Rainbow for LGBTQ Pride Month

Adidas Updated This '90s Sneaker With a Touch of the Rainbow for LGBTQPride Month
In celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month (June), Adidas Originals is adding ... Adidas Celebrates LGBTQPride Month With a Colorful New Collection.

Missouri Can't Be “Pro-Life” Until Legislators Also Protect LGBTQ People

Missouri Can't Be “Pro-Life” Until Legislators Also Protect LGBTQ People
Under the current law, LGBTQ Missourians can be fired, evicted, or kicked out of public accommodations. Missouri remains one of 28 states which fails ...

Celebration held for opening of LGBTQ resource center at Duluth church

Celebration held for opening of LGBTQ resource center at Duluth church
An inclusive Duluth church opened a new resource center for the LGBTQ community on Monday. Gloria Dei opened the safe ...

Alabama Public Television Refused To Air The 'Arthur' Episode About An LGBTQ Wedding

Alabama Public Television Refused To Air The 'Arthur' Episode About AnLGBTQ Wedding
Alabama decided to censor Arthur, the lovable aardvark. Deeming the long-running PBS Kids series' Season 22 premiere too controversial, Alabama ...

Texas Legislature Legalizes LGBTQ Discrimination

Texas Legislature Legalizes LGBTQ Discrimination
The Texas legislature revived anti-LGBTQ House Bill 3172 as Senate Bill 1978, and the legislation has now passed in both chambers. SB 1978 seeks ...

Asia's Newest Nation of Timor-Leste Is Fighting for LGBTQ Rights

Asia's Newest Nation of Timor-Leste Is Fighting for LGBTQ Rights
On a sunny morning last July, thousands of Timor-Leste residents took to the streets of Dili. Clad in white shirts, gripping rainbow-striped banners and ...

Methodists Gather At Leawood Megachurch To Find A Way Forward After Dispute Over LGBTQ ...

Methodists Gather At Leawood Megachurch To Find A Way Forward After Dispute Over LGBTQ ...
“How do we remove the painful language and policies that are harmful to LGBTQ persons?” he wonders. “How can we be a church for the 20,000 ...

21 Photos of LGBTQ Refugees Waiting for Asylum

21 Photos of LGBTQ Refugees Waiting for Asylum
Fleeing persecution, gang violence, and poverty in their home country, the LGBTQ refugees are particularly more vulnerable. Travelling as part of the ...

Nearly half of schoolgirls think period poverty holds young women back – here's how you can help


Period poverty made headlines when children's charity, Plan International UK, revealed that one in 10 females aged 14-21 couldn't afford to buy their ...

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For fashion industry, China's child obesity problem could be big business


The cause of the alarming health trend? Blame doting grandparents, rising incomes and cultural attitudes around food for Chinese youngsters' poor ...

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Why the racial wealth gap still exists


Anne Price, President of the Insight Center, joins Ali Velshi to discuss why racial wealth disparity involves issues well beyond America's education ...

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House passes bill to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity


The bill would prohibit discrimination in employment, housing, education, ... This is a historic moment for equal rights in America," the mayor of South ...

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4G technology boost for rural areas


China will shore up the growth of digital technology in rural areas to help ... areas and an in-depth promotion of poverty alleviation campaign online.

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'Backlash against globalisation owing to income disparity'


It helped reduce extreme poverty in India, China and other countries. But there was also a disparity in income and though absolute poverty had ...

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Poverty risks rising for children and younger working-age people – report


Children born today are the joint most-likely generation to face poverty at the start of their lives, according to research looking at trends over the past ...

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Pensioner poverty drops for baby boomers but millennials face a tough time ahead


Retirement has become a golden age for Baby Boomers as pensioner poverty has dropped by two thirds from its 1980s peak. But for Millennials, born ...

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Scotland to tackle 'inhumane' UK social security system


Some anti-poverty groups are calling for a new a £5-a-week Scottish "top up" to child benefit, which is paid to most UK families with children, saying ...

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