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Tuesday, 4 June 2019

In today's Cuba, can churches and LGBTQ rights each find path forward?

In today's Cuba, can churches and LGBTQ rights each find path forward?
Members of Cuba's LGBTQ community, who have seen acceptance grow significantly in the past few decades, saw their hopes for marriage ...

Mom doesn't want kids exposed to LGBTQ portrayals

Mom doesn't want kids exposed to LGBTQ portrayals
More and more television series are representing individuals in the LGBTQ community. I think it is great for them to be cast and ...

Sacramento LGBTQ community rallies for transgender women who died in ICE custody

Sacramento LGBTQ community rallies for transgender women who died in ICE custody
It was the third day of Pride Month, the evening was bright and cool, and members of the LGBTQ community were congregating on the corner of 7th ...

Trump finally recognizes LGBTQ Pride Month

Trump finally recognizes LGBTQ Pride Month
Trump has tweeted his support for LGBTQ people as Pride Month officially commences. Trump, who has thus far in his presidency refused to ...

San Jose is home to the nation's second LGBTQ homeless shelter

San Jose is home to the nation's second LGBTQ homeless shelter
Two months ago Kiabet Vivanco found refuge at San Jose's New Haven Inn — a county-funded supportive home that's now the nation's second ...

Nashville Pride launches community listening campaign, survey of Middle Tennessee LGBTQ

Nashville Pride launches community listening campaign, survey of Middle Tennessee LGBTQ
The organizers of Nashville Pride are looking beyond the annual festival to create a framework for the future of Middle Tennessee's LGBTQ community ...

'Tales of the City' Reboot Team Talks Series' Diverse LGBTQ Representation

'Tales of the City' Reboot Team Talks Series' Diverse LGBTQ Representation
Few fictional worlds have so meaningfully impacted the lives of LGBTQ Americans as Armistead Maupin's“Tales of the City.” First serialized as a ...

50 years of LGBTQ pride! Google celebrates with animated doodle

50 years of LGBTQ pride! Google celebrates with animated doodle
Google is celebrating 50 years of LGBTQ pride with an animated doodle showcasing the viewers a five-decade-long history of pride parade.

Martha Plimpton interview: 'Americans are very pig-headed people'


"America is a funny place," says Martha Plimpton. ... 40 per cent of Reading's population slipping below the poverty line to become, to borrow Trump's ...

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Counter Demonstrations Overwhelmed a KKK Rally in Dayton, Ohio (in Photos)


As a microcosm of larger conflicts over race and inequality in America, the event's potential for a clash elevated it to the national stage. The rally was ...

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Learn about the US southwest border from someone you probably know



She mentioned a handful of factors that led to the prevalence of poverty in Central America, including free trade agreements that have "devastated ...

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Erick Erickson Blocked on Twitter for 'Hate Speech' Over Liz Warren Joke


... tweeted, in a clear dig at Warren's support for big government programs aimed at alleviating poverty that would undermine America's free market.

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Child poverty charity Uniform Exchange sees demand double in two years


There are 2.9 million of children from working families in the UK living in ... The 'End Child Poverty Coalition' reported in 2018 that child poverty rates ...

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Expert calls for nutritional policy to curb diet-related deaths in India


Emphasising that India's hunger and the poor dietary problem is a major concern as it continued to ignore its health burden, Kumar said: "India is not ...

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The missing element to beat poverty

  
Esther Duflo, a Massachusetts of Technology economist who has studied the Graduation Approach, notes that American programs for the poor are ...

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AIDS, poverty, and hunger


The first phase involves HIV infection itself, followed by an increasing ... Rethinking the Poverty-disease Nexus: the Case of HIV/AIDS in South Africa.

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