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Thursday, 6 June 2019

History to be made along with new LGBTQ Pride Month exhibit

History to be made along with new LGBTQ Pride Month exhibit
A new Pride Month exhibit titled, “Equality Will Never Be Silenced” is opening at the New York State Capital recognizing ...

Other views on sex ban, LGBTQ rights

Other views on sex ban, LGBTQ rights
With same-sex couples celebrating the fourth anniversary of the freedom to marry in Michigan this summer, many think that LGBTQ people in our state ...

NDP worry about effects of Alberta education act on LGBTQ kids

NDP worry about effects of Alberta education act on LGBTQkids
Sarah Hoffman, NDP Education Critic, and Janis Irwin, NDP MLA for Edmonton-Highlands-Norwood, are worried for the safety of LGBTQ kids after the ...

Alabama LGBTQ groups start petition to oust Carbon Hill Mayor Mark Chambers

Alabama LGBTQ groups start petition to oust Carbon Hill Mayor Mark Chambers
“I remember the way people talked about queer folks and LGBTQ community members locally. The ways they would short them or say things behind ...

LGBTQ march returns after 12 years, fueling controversy within ranks

LGBTQ march returns after 12 years, fueling controversy within ranks
On the eve of the Capital Pride parade, a group of self-described dykes will march through the District of Columbia's streets for the ...

Tenavox leader on expanding in Texas and LGBTQ representation within innovation

Tenavox leader on expanding in Texas and LGBTQ representation within innovation
Limsiaco spoke with InnovationMap about her career, Tenavox, and the importance of the LGBTQcommunity in entrepreneurship.

'Be true to yourself': A message for LGBTQ youth during Pride Month

'Be true to yourself': A message for LGBTQ youth during Pride Month
'Be true to yourself': A message for LGBTQ youth during Pride Month. President of DC's Capital Pride Alliance offers words of support and inspiration ...

Dallas LGBTQ leaders could hold key to solving transgender killings, police say

Dallas LGBTQ leaders could hold key to solving transgender killings, police say
Dallas police are reaching out to leaders within the local LGBTQ community in an effort to solve a rash of recent murders involving young transgender ...

Trump wants poor people to disappear — so he's making sure they do


Now the Trump administration is trying to literally define the poor out ... seen as insufficiently stringent to capture the true ranks of America's poor.

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Warren's student debt forgiveness proposal is good for America


Black and Latinx students have had it especially rough when it comes to student loan debt. A 2015 study found that black students borrowed more and ...

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Book World: Piecing together the real woman behind Reagan's 'welfare queen'


The Queen: The Forgotten Life Behind an American Myth ... in the number of U.S. children growing up in deep poverty - a lesson with profound ...

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How many Americans live on $2 a day? The biggest debate in poverty research, explained.


The second relates to a more abstract question: how bad is poverty in America — and what do we have to do to tackle it? There has been a major ...

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China's Didi kicks off expansion in Latin America with moves into Chile and Colombia


The company plans to expand beyond those cities over time, and, in terms of services, it said that it will add dedicated licensed taxis in Colombia this ...

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Wages, Sexual Harassment Policies Among Proposals At Walmart Shareholders Business Meeting


"They are also outraged by grotesque level of income and wealth inequality in America, as demonstrated by the CEO of Walmart making 1,000 times ...

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In Boston, Biden speaks of need to 'restore the backbone of America'


Biden spoke of the need to "restore the backbone of America," which he defined as the middle class. He also touched on economic inequality: "It just ...

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Ex-US trade rep to Trump: Tariffs cannot fix the root cause of illegal immigration from Mexico


Higher levels of poverty and violence have caused Central Americans to make the trek to the Mexican border in hopes of seeking asylum in the U.S., ...

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