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Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Barbara Satin, age 85, on finding her name, change in the trans community, and her “ministry of ...

Barbara Satin, age 85, on finding her name, change in the trans community, and her “ministry of ...
As the LGBTQ community reflects on the 50 years since the Stonewall riots this Pride season, Outward wanted to chat with a group of queer elders ...

West Virginia GOP chairwoman endorses anti-LGBTQ op-ed

West Virginia GOP chairwoman endorses anti-LGBTQ op-ed
The leader of West Virginia's Republican party is applauding a state senator's call for intolerance against members of the LGBTQ community.

After 52 Years, "The Advocate" Remains Paper of Record for LGBTQ Community

After 52 Years, "The Advocate" Remains Paper of Record for LGBTQ Community
When she was coming out, Tracy Gilchrist says she would buy every issue of The Advocate. “It was my lifeline to this community and ...

Retailers embrace the LGBTQ rainbow

Retailers embrace the LGBTQ rainbow
Major retailers have diversified their inventory for Pride month, selling apparel and other goods that celebrate LGBTQ culture to mark the ...

14 Images of Phil America's Colors of Progress for LGBTQ Rights

14 Images of Phil America's Colors of Progress for LGBTQ Rights
Artist Phil America's latest work, Colors of Progress, features 50 flags, color-coded to highlight a diverse set of LGBTQ communities, including people ...

In the Trump Era, People Ages 18-34 Are Less Accepting of LGBTQ Community, GLAAD ...

In the Trump Era, People Ages 18-34 Are Less Accepting of LGBTQ Community, GLAAD ...
Conventional wisdom goes: The young will lead when it comes to matters of tolerance and acceptance regardless of race, color, creed — or sexual ...

Why the Stonewall Riots represented a 'sea change' for LGBTQ rights

Why the Stonewall Riots represented a 'sea change' for LGBTQ rights
Fifty years later, the milestone anniversary of the event has sparked observations and celebrations nationwide -- as well as reflections from LGBTQ ...

Florida Library's LGBTQ Prom Canceled Over Safety Concerns For Those Planning To Attend

Florida Library's LGBTQ Prom Canceled Over Safety Concerns For Those Planning To Attend
A Florida library has canceled an event geared towards LGBTQ teens over safety concerns. The Jacksonville Public Library organized "The Storybook ...

Guatemalans in US don't expect Guatemala's next president will improve conditions driving migration


But Guatemalans living in the U.S. have little faith that whoever wins will ... Guatemala has the highest inequality in terms of distribution of wealth in ...

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Can black people in America just be allowed to live?


Sharing several posts about inequality and injustice, Pearl vented her frustration and asked why "can't black people just be allowed to live" in America.

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Raise our taxes, please! Some wealthy Americans are asking to pay more


America's mega-rich have a message for the field of 2020 presidential ... has been outspoken about issues of wealth inequality, including earlier this ...

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America's Ultra Rich Have a Message for 2020 Candidates


A moderate wealth tax on the richest Americans would provide much ... in revenue is a reflection of growing income inequality in the U.S. The signers ...

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Drug Companies Are Focusing on the Poor After Decades of Ignoring Them


Twenty years ago, thousands of Africans died of AIDS each day as pharmaceutical companies looked on, murmuring sympathy but claiming that they ...

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Drug Companies Are Focusing on the Poor After Decades of Ignoring Them


Nearly 20 million Africans are now on H.I.V. treatment — for less than $100 a year. Top-quality drugs for malaria, tuberculosis, hepatitis C and some ...

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No, Philly doesn't need to cure poverty to reduce crime


No, Philly doesn't need to cure poverty to reduce crime | Opinion ... by how little progress has been made in the debate about crime in America.

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Education is the key to escaping a life of poverty and poor health


Findings from the report "Homeless Students In America's Public Schools" revealed a tremendous growth in the number of homeless students in Pre K ...

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