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Friday, 14 June 2019

Preachers are having a 'Make America Straight Again' event in Orlando & they're praying for violence

Preachers are having a 'Make America Straight Again' event in Orlando & they're praying for violence
A group of anti-LGBTQ preachers will be hosting a “Make America Straight Again” conference this weekend in Florida, three years after the Pulse ...

LGBTQ advocates concerned over future of equality

LGBTQ advocates concerned over future of equality
Fifteen years after Massachusetts legalized same-sex marriage, advocates are concerned for the future of the laws. Advertisement. Recommended.

Many Israeli Cities Are Ahead of State Government on LGBTQ Rights

Many Israeli Cities Are Ahead of State Government on LGBTQ Rights
Modi'in, Ramat Gan, Rishon Letzion, Ramat Hasharon, Kfar Sava and Herzliya — have created an LGBTQ rights adviser this year.

Nicholas Sparks Tried to Stop an LGBTQ Club From Forming at His School

Nicholas Sparks Tried to Stop an LGBTQ Club From Forming at His School
According to an exclusive report from The Daily Beast, longtime romance writer Nicholas Sparks tried to stop an informal club for LGBTQ students from ...

LGBTQ health care problems persist

LGBTQ health care problems persist
On June 3, LGBTQ advocacy group One Colorado released a report on LGBTQ health care in Colorado in 2018, and compared results to a similar ...

Trump policies undermine reproductive, LGBTQ rights

Trump policies undermine reproductive, LGBTQ rights
Trump administration's move invites people to file complaints, especially against abortion providers or people who provide LGBTQ care, knowing ...

LGBTQ people have come a long way, but we still have a long way to go

LGBTQ people have come a long way, but we still have a long way to go
It's easy to lose sight of the true meaning of LGBTQ Pride amid all the rainbow colors, glitter, music and dancing. If there's one thing that's true about ...

Tinder's data sharing endangers Russian LGBTQ community

Tinder's data sharing endangers Russian LGBTQ community
Police have been torturing LGBTQ in Chechnya for years. Russia's new data-sharing demands could further endanger its LGBTQ community.

These Are the Best—and the Worst—States to Live In


So what is the best state in America—and what's the worst? ... Nearly 20% of Mississippians live in poverty, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Elizabeth Warren gets it right on economic nationalism


"I'm deeply grateful for the opportunities America has given me. ... of stagnant wages, growing income inequality, and sluggish economic growth.

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Boris Johnson: a record that is not quite as bright as claimed

11 years ago, we had four of the six poorest boroughs in the UK. ... While unemployment, child and pensioner poverty rates had improved over five years, the ... The charity points to housing costs as a key cause of poverty.

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Dems denounce Trump's 'trade poker' strategy while GOP claims Mexico victory


It's American consumers and American businesses that pay higher costs." ... migrants from crossing through its territory to enter the U.S. illegally. .... hold corporations accountable for pay inequality in America," the campaign said.

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US Soccer Captain Boycotts Anthem as Her Protest Continues at World Cup


Back in 2016, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the Star-Spangled Banner to protest racial inequality and ...

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Persistent Poverty Affects One in Five UK Children


Persistent poverty affects nearly one in five children in the U.K. and is projected to increase over the next five years, according to a new study from the ...

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A dramatic change of heart, money matters, the rise of the virtual college counselor: What ...


An entrepreneur and local charter-school promoter changes his mind about a key question: Can education alone solve America's rising inequities?

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The surprising truth about extreme poverty


In discussions of poverty in the US, child poverty tends to get most of the focus. ... compared to 14.2 percent in Canada, 11.8 percent in the UK, and a tiny 8.9 ... We're just about the only rich country without some kind of per-child cash ...

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