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Thursday, 30 May 2019

Most urban Indian professionals say employers don't bother about sexual preferences

Most urban Indian professionals say employers don't bother about sexual preferences
LGBTQ professionals in India have reasons to celebrate as they are finding increasing acceptance at workplaces. About 67% of respondents to a ...

The Trump administration wants to let doctors discriminate against trans patients

The Trump administration wants to let doctors discriminate against trans patients
As Vox's German Lopez wrote in 2016, many LGBTQ people experience discrimination in health care settings. In one 2010 survey, 28 percent of trans ...

Trump called out for selling 'LGBTQ for Trump' t-shirts for Pride

Trump called out for selling 'LGBTQ for Trump' t-shirts for Pride
We all know that Trump has no shame but you might have thought even he would think twice before hawking merchandise to cash in on Pride ...

Church changes baptismal rules for children of LGBTQ parents

Church changes baptismal rules for children of LGBTQ parents
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints leadership recently overturned a policy that banned the baptism of children of LGBTQ ...

South Asian honour culture hounds India and Pakistan's LGBTQ community

South Asian honour culture hounds India and Pakistan's LGBTQ community
Eight years after the first Indian lesbian couple got legally married in the face of death threats, LGBTQ youth continue to flee homes to escape secret ...

New York Times Gives Overlooked LGBTQ Figures Their Due

New York Times Gives Overlooked LGBTQ Figures Their Due
Emma Stebbins was the first woman commissioned to create a major sculpture in New York City, and she crafted one of the city's most famous — the ...

The state that is a strange and deeply imperfect LGBTQ pioneer

The state that is a strange and deeply imperfect LGBTQ pioneer
Samantha Allen is a journalist and author of the books "Real Queer America: LGBT Stories from Red States" and "Love and Estrogen." The views ...

Nearly half of LGBTQ workers fear being "out" can hurt their careers

Nearly half of LGBTQ workers fear being "out" can hurt their careers
One of the most rapid social shifts in recent decades is the acceptance of LGBTQ people, from gay marriage to television shows featuring transgender ...

China to improve elderly care services


Measures will be taken this year to enhance the quality of elderly care facilities in poverty-stricken rural areas so as to meet the demands of extremely ...

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Netflix Latin America Presents 'Little Black Mirror', Three Spanish-Language Shorts To Be ...


These three shorts will be in Spanish and are aimed at the Latinx audience, with a cast of Latinx stars and social media personalities. The 'Little Black ...

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Step aside, America. Singapore is now the world's most competitive economy


Asia-Pacific economies performed particularly well this year, with 11 of 14 in the region either improving or maintaining their rankings. Hong Kong, the ...

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No One Seems to Agree With Donald Trump That North Korea Missile Tests Did Not Violate UN ...


The apparent chaos at the top of America's foreign policy apparatus came into sharp focus again on Wednesday, as the State Department undermined ...

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Fear, Medication and Black Mental Health: A Physician's View From the Front Lines


Black patients are 20 percent more likely to report serious psychological distress than adult whites; African Americans living below poverty are three ...

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Trump administration's war on statistics isn't slowing down


Over time, the change would reduce the number of Americans officially counted as poor — not because they've started earning more money but ...

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Iran official says some in US pushing for war


Tensions between Washington and Tehran soared recently over America ... Living in poverty and unable to find work, she left for the United States.

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O'Rourke Unveils Immigration Plan, Calls for Pathway to Citizenship


... and send 2,000 attorneys to the border to aid asylum seekers. He plans to invest the $5 billion for Central America to combat violence and poverty.

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