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Monday, 3 June 2019

'Family values' of those who are LGBTQ are no different

'Family values' of those who are LGBTQ are no different
For many years I will say I had no contact with LGBTQ people (that I was aware of) so, although I was raised without being biased, I did not have any ...

Siouxland Pride Alliance celebrates LGBTQ community with annual Pride walk

Siouxland Pride Alliance celebrates LGBTQ community with annual Pride walk
June is Pride month across the country and here in Siouxland, hundreds are celebrating acceptance and unity of the LGBTQ ...

Almost Half of LGBTQ Employees Feel Coming Out Would Hinder Career

Almost Half of LGBTQ Employees Feel Coming Out Would Hinder Career
In a new survey from Glassdoor on LGBTQ people in the workplace, nearly half of LGBTQ employees said they believe coming out to their colleagues ...

12 Laws Needed by the LGBTQ Community Right Now

12 Laws Needed by the LGBTQ Community Right Now
There are so many battles facing the LGBTQ community at this moment in history, among them employment discrimination, access to health care, and ...

Joe Biden dubs Trump's White House 'bully pulpit', speaks out against anti-LGBTQ law

Joe Biden dubs Trump's White House 'bully pulpit', speaks out against anti-LGBTQ law
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says Trump is setting a poor example for the world on human ...

A longtime anti-LGBTQ leader is behind the State Department's new human rights panel

A longtime anti-LGBTQ leader is behind the State Department's new human rights panel
That's obviously the case with the new advisory panel meant to look at rights in the context of “natural law,” a code phrase for anti-LGBTQ prejudice.

Ottawa expands program to support privately sponsored LGBTQ refugees

Ottawa expands program to support privately sponsored LGBTQ refugees
The federal government is expanding a program offering support to privately sponsored refugees in the LGBTQ community. Immigration Minister ...

LGBTQ activists protest Providence bishop's 'disgusting' tweet

LGBTQ activists protest Providence bishop's 'disgusting' tweet
LGBTQ activists are protesting the Providence Roman Catholic Diocese over a tweet from the church's bishop, who urged Catholics not to celebrate ...

America is the worst rich country in the world to be a mother. 2020 could change that


America is the worst country in the developed world to be a mother. I do not make this claim lightly, but what other conclusion can you draw knowing ...

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They Know That America Isn't Great


Since its possibility first arose in late 2017, experts have speculated that such a question would discourage participation in Hispanic and Latinx ...

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Why Was Princess Diana so Famous?


Whether they were just commoners or extremely poverty-stricken families in Africa, Diana had never carried herself as if she thought she was better ...

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20 percent of Americans can't define 'socialism' even as it's become the focus of 2020


Forty-four percent of voters 34 and younger said that socialism was about providing basic needs and ending poverty compared to only 27 percent of ...

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It's getting worse: The IRS now audits poor Americans at about the same rate as the top 1%


As the agency's ability to audit the rich crumbles, its scrutiny of the poor has held steady in recent years. Meanwhile, a new study shows that audits of ...

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Barbara Barker: US women fighting for wins and equality


"Women athletes and women's sport in general are underrepresented in marketing and in promotion and that contributes to gender inequality," Mary ...

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Fat chance of tackling obesity without advertising bans


The freedom fighters will say this is a further erosion of Britain's proud ... But there is the fact that poor people have children, and by the age of five ...

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Ex-Wall Street trader explores inequality in new book


"If you want to understand the country, visit McDonald's," photographer and former Wall Street trader Chris Arnade tells Brian Stelter. Arnade's new ...

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