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Monday, 27 May 2019

2020 Democrats working to better connect with LGBTQ voters

2020 Democrats working to better connect with LGBTQ voters
Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand has cavorted with drag queens at an Iowa gay bar and sells gay pride merchandise on her presidential campaign website.

After Campaigning On LGBTQ Rights, Trump Keeps Rolling Back Protections For Them

After Campaigning On LGBTQ Rights, Trump Keeps Rolling Back Protections For Them
repeatedly stated that he would work to protect the rights of LGBTQ Americans, but his actions since taking ...

If Jesus were alive today, he would stand with LGBTQ folks, not against them…'

If Jesus were alive today, he would stand with LGBTQ folks, not against them…'
I affirm the fact that Jesus loves [LGBTQ people] and accepts them for who they are, despite the messages they might be getting from other church ...

New York, Texas airports under investigation for religious discrimination following Chick-fil-A bans

New York, Texas airports under investigation for religious discrimination following Chick-fil-A bans
Chick-fil-A has been a subject of controversy regarding LGBTQ issues since at least January 2011, following reports that the company was ...

Texas Governor to Sign “Save Chick-fil-A” Bill into Law

Texas Governor to Sign “Save Chick-fil-A” Bill into Law
San Antonio is a city full of compassion, and we do not have room in our public facilities for a business with a legacy of anti-LGBTQ behavior.

Surrey rejects requests to fly pride flag to commemorate LGBTQ milestone

Surrey rejects requests to fly pride flag to commemorate LGBTQmilestone
LGBTQ activists in Surrey are raising concerns after the City has refused to fly the pride flag despite requests from the ...

Many marijuana and pro-LGBTQ bills died this legislative session. Expect to see them back in 2021.

Many marijuana and pro-LGBTQ bills died this legislative session. Expect to see them back in 2021.
While lawmakers in the 86th Texas Legislature advanced measures on some controversial issues, they know it often takes several sessions to pass ...

How To Find A LGBTQ-Affirming Therapist

How To Find A LGBTQ-Affirming Therapist
When I finally realised that my depression, anxiety, and history of sexual assault would not go away, I decided to seek out an LGBTQ+-affirming ...

Hispanic Unemployment Has Hit Record Lows. But Does That Mean Progress?


He's part of a historic wave of Latino prosperity in America. It wasn't always like this. ... And their poverty rate has gone down somewhat, to 18.3%.

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American history in black and white



But, then, America is an exceptional country. ... I visited Montgomery to report on poverty in the Black Belt—the fertile region just south and west of the ...

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Tent cities at the border: what you need to know


... American families fleeing gang violence and extreme poverty in Guatemala, ... America's border facilities weren't designed to deal with a large-scale ...

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Americans don't know how good they have it

  
The United States of America has lifted more people out of abject poverty, spread more freedom and democracy, and has created more innovation in ...

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Behind the Lines of America's Educational Civil War


It's America's educational civil war, played out in backyards and bake sales, creating ever more adjoining enclaves of privilege, poverty, religious ...

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Newly-elected S. African president pledges to end corruption, poverty


Newly-elected South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday said he is committed to tackling serious challenges the ...

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FW: Commentary: Decoupling from China hampers global development


China's participation in the global economy has brought benefits to many parts of the world, and helped lift billions of people out of poverty worldwide.

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Indians in America must speak up


This is another reason why desis in the US need to raise their voices ... Civil rights advocacy group Southern Poverty Law Center documented the ...

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