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Wednesday, 29 May 2019

UCSF ends proposed affiliation with Dignity over LGBTQ, reproductive rights

UCSF ends proposed affiliation with Dignity over LGBTQ, reproductive rights
Catholic health systems have been in the spotlight over denying medical care to LGBTQ patients and women seeking contraceptives or abortions.

New York City Brewed Beers That Support The LGBTQ Community

New York City Brewed Beers That Support The LGBTQ Community
In honor of June's Pride Month, several of the city's beer makers are releasing special brews to help raise awareness of LGBTQ organizations and ...

How a 13-year-old girl brought LGBTQ pride to Buffalo Grove

How a 13-year-old girl brought LGBTQ pride to Buffalo Grove
Buffalo Grove's inaugural LGBTQ pride parade and festival are Sunday, June 2 along a residential route that's likely to attract throngs of people ...

A public school painted over a student's pro-LGBTQ mural after the Catholic Church complained

A public school painted over a student's pro-LGBTQ mural after the Catholic Church complained
But their landlord is the Catholic Church, and because of this, the school was forced to paint over a 16-year-old student's LGBTQ-supportive mural ...

DC Council rebuffs LGBT requests for hike in funds

DC Council rebuffs LGBT requests for hike in funds
Concerning the Office of LGBTQ Affairs, the action alert called for urging the Council to add an additional $3 million to the city's budget to pay for a ...

Maine Gov. Janet Mills Signs Legislation Protecting LGBTQ Youth from “Conversion Therapy”

Maine Gov. Janet Mills Signs Legislation Protecting LGBTQ Youth from “Conversion Therapy”
HRC celebrated Maine Governor Janet Mills signing into law L.D. 1025, which protects LGBTQ youth from the dangerous and debunked practice of ...

Corpus Christi police officer describes importance of the department's work with LGBTQ community

Corpus Christi police officer describes importance of the department's work with LGBTQ community
Mike Gillaspia talked with Corpus Christi Police Department Senior Officer Denise Pace, who is the department's LGBTQ police ...

How Broadway's 'The Prom' Is Fostering LGBTQ Acceptance

How Broadway's 'The Prom' Is Fostering LGBTQ Acceptance
Before seeing the Broadway musical “The Prom,” the father of one cast member was prejudiced about the LGBTQ community. After seeing the show, ...

How the US can learn from China's poverty reduction success


China's relentless drive against extreme poverty was boosted further this month with the announcement that the national budget for poverty relief had ...

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​Guizhou creates model on big data development


As one of the first national big data comprehensive pilot areas in China, ... demographic information, health care and targeted poverty alleviation.

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One Of America's Most Racially Unequal Cities Has A Plan To Close The Wealth Gap


Earlier this spring in the majority black and Latinx Boston neighborhood of Jamaica Plain, an economically and racially diverse group of ...

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It May Not Be Fully Visible, But We're in the Final Years of the American Empire


Endless wars and military expansions have drained the U.S. economy while the Great Recession and increasing income inequality have further ...

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Is inequality really on the rise?


The Occupy Wall Street movement in the U.S. and the Yellow Vest protests in France capture a common feeling of discontent: The gap between the ...

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Anti-Abortion Laws and Negligent Maternal Healthcare Are Killing Black Women


So why then, has the conversation about abortion in America not ... Hospital in Washington, D.C., explained potential inequities women of color face ...

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Central America's besieged women need support


Across Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, women who seek to escape poverty by launching small businesses often find that success brings more ...

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Students to protest planned speech by ex-Congressional candidate who ran to 'Make America ...


... and has reportedly been active in white nationalist organizing circles for the past three decades, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.

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