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Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Mastercard launches True Name cards to make paying with credit cards easier for trans and non ...

Mastercard launches True Name cards to make paying with credit cards easier for trans and non ...
Many members in the LGBTQ community, particularly trans and non-binary people, have run into issues purchasing items with a credit card and been ...

LGBTQ Acceptance From Families Warms Hearts Like Nothing Else

LGBTQ Acceptance From Families Warms Hearts Like Nothing Else
With conversation around Taylor Swift's gay rights anthem heating up, what LGBTQ+ allyship really looks like has become a hotly debated topic.

Delta LGBTQ advocate says defaced pride flag doesn't represent community

Delta LGBTQ advocate says defaced pride flag doesn't represent community
Days after a pride flag hanging at Ladner United Church was defaced for the second time in less than two weeks, people ...

Conversations With LGBTQ Elders

Conversations With LGBTQ Elders
Aging is a challenge for any population, but the L.G.B.T.Q. community faces a special set of obstacles. Gay and lesbian elders are less likely to have ...

Taylor Swift releases song and petition calling for LGBTQ equality

Taylor Swift releases song and petition calling for LGBTQ equality
Pop singer and songwriter Taylor Swift on Monday released a star-studded music video that scolded social media trolls ...

Cincinnati gets more drug addiction treatment for LGBTQ residents

Cincinnati gets more drug addiction treatment for LGBTQ residents
More outpatient treatment geared toward LGBTQ people who struggle with substance use will be making its way to Ohio in the coming months.

US Anti-pinkwashing 'Progressives' Don't See LGBTQ Israelis as Real People, Only Pawns

US Anti-pinkwashing 'Progressives' Don't See LGBTQ Israelis as Real People, Only Pawns
Pinkwashing' is a dirty word for many on the left: rather than support our struggle for equal rights, they show the same hate towards us LGBTQ Israelis ...

Malaysia's prerogative to reject western influences like LGBT values, says Dr M

Malaysia's prerogative to reject western influences like LGBT values, says Dr M
Western countries are often seen forcing other nations to accept what they practised, for example, pertaining to the ideology of ...

Trump warns of 'market crash' if he loses in 2020


plans to reduce income inequality and say that other platforms will be paid for in part by revoking Trump's tax ...

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DNA testing means forced fatherhood as states limit abortion


Wade America, where they must risk their life with an illegal abortion, or have a baby they don't want and face a lifetime of poverty as a result. But this ...

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Democrats Have Bold Ideas For New Social Programs. What About The Old Ones?


"We know that these programs reduce poverty and reduce the chances that ... Dozens of studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of America's ...

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US-Mexico migrant deal is part of a shabby trend


It also pushes the problems in Central America, where many people are fleeing poverty or crime, on to Mexico. The agreement to expand 

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Across the country, 2020 Democrats focus on race and poverty


Poverty, race and inequality, today, at a candidate forum in Washington, ... spoke about closing the wealth gap between black and white Americans.

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The tricky politics of a US-Mexico deal on migration


Most migrants coming to U.S. borders today are fleeing gang violence and severe poverty in Central America and Haiti, not persecution. Europe has ...

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Tourism Must Tackle Inequalities Says Tourism MinisterBartlett


With revenues from international tourism totalling US$1.7 trillion in 2018 and ... debt to GDP ratio, social concerns and high levels of income inequality.

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Income mobility characterizes the land of opportunity


Income "inequality" has become a rallying cry for leftists and progressives ... Mobility — not stagnation — is a key characteristic of America and ...

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