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Thursday, 20 June 2019

New LGBTQ Canadians in spotlight at Halifax citizenship ceremony

New LGBTQ Canadians in spotlight at Halifax citizenship ceremony
As a young man in Syria, Baseel knew better than to talk openly about his sexuality. “LGBTQ is not safe, no,” said the 24-year-old who goes by one ...

LGBTQ leaders encourage genuine engagement from travel companies

LGBTQ leaders encourage genuine engagement from travel companies
 Suppliers and destinations looking to attract the LGBTQ market need to do more than hang a rainbow flag, members of the LGBTQ ...

CU's A Queer Endeavor hosts second annual LGBTQ-inclusive institute for educators

CU's A Queer Endeavor hosts second annual LGBTQ-inclusive institute for educators
Chris Segal, a teacher in the Cherry Creek School District, knows of at least three LGBTQ students who dropped out to be homeschooled after being ...

Five LGBTQ Country and Americana Artists You Need to Know

Five LGBTQ Country and Americana Artists You Need to Know
Music serves as the great unifier, and country music is rampant with messages celebrating inclusive love. CMT is always proud of its LGBTQ fans, and ...

Inside the Battle to Get LGBTQ Americans Counted in the Census

Inside the Battle to Get LGBTQ Americans Counted in the Census
The 2020 Census won't ask questions about LGBTQ identity, but a group of advocates is fighting to make sure queer and trans people still participate ...

What Was Your Stonewall? Pivotal LGBTQ Moments Across the US

What Was Your Stonewall? Pivotal LGBTQ Moments Across the US
The uprising at the Stonewall Inn in 1969 inspired a movement, but there were other early milestones in the struggle for L.G.B.T.Q. rights. Here are ...

In Hollywood, LGBTQ Donors Like Buttigieg—But They're Keeping Their Options Open

In Hollywood, LGBTQ Donors Like Buttigieg—But They're Keeping Their Options Open
This year, LGBTQ donors have helped seed the early stages of Buttigieg's campaign, and the narrative has been one of nearly all-in support from the ...

Lessons of Stonewall Riots and LGBTQ struggles 50 years later

Lessons of Stonewall Riots and LGBTQ struggles 50 years later
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, one of the first major uprisings in the LGBTQ rights movement. Instead of simply running ...

Latin America's IT disparity


Consistent with the vast economic and cultural diversity in the region, another report highlights Latin America's high IT skills inequality. In the Coursera ...

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“Now is an Interesting Moment, When the Cruelties and Inequality are More Exposed than Ever ...


"Now is an Interesting Moment, When the Cruelties and Inequality are More ... came so thick and fast from the biggest nation in South America […].

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House panel set to debate idea of reparations for slavery


The debate over reparations for Black Americans began not long after the ... continues to cause persistent and deep racial disparities and inequality.".

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What are the richest towns in America? Here's the top 34


The typical American household income was $57,652 in 2017, more than $6,000 higher than 2009's median income of $51,425. Incomes have risen ...

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Here's How Many Colorado Kids Live In Poverty


Poverty has one of the most profound effects on child well-being, she said. Of the roughly 74 million kids in the U.S., one in six lives in poverty.

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Houston Rep. Garcia joins critics of Trump plan to redefine poverty


Last month, the Trump administration said it intends to recalculate how poverty is determined in America when estimating the size of the nation's ...

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Call for action after spike in waiting times for children's mental health


Northern Ireland has the highest suicide rates throughout the UK, we also have by far the highest rates of poor mental health and yet we're the only UK ...

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US lawmakers debate reparations for slavery


U.S. lawmakers debate reparations for slavery ... against the idea of providing compensation for America's history of slavery and racial discrimination.

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