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Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Black LGBTQ community celebrates in New York, but says fight is far from over

Black LGBTQ community celebrates in New York, but says fight is far from over
Like the broader movement of which it is a part, the black LGBTQ community is celebrating advances since the historic ...

Utah's Freedom Festival again allows once-barred LGBTQ groups

Utah's Freedom Festival again allows once-barred LGBTQ groups
Provo • Utah LGBTQ groups have been quietly accepted into a prominent July Fourth festival in conservative Provo after being denied for years.

Tales of the City Dares to Tackle Generational Divides Among LGBTQ People

Tales of the City Dares to Tackle Generational Divides Among LGBTQ People
It's a pivotal scene that pierces the heart of generational divides among LGBTQ people. But its emotional power lies in the show's ability to tell ...

Why Stories of LGBTQ Elders Matter, 50 Years After Stonewall

Why Stories of LGBTQ Elders Matter, 50 Years After Stonewall
If we focus on the Stonewall riots as “the shot heard around the world” that materialized the movement for LGBTQ rights out of thin air, we're erasing ...

The Unfulfilled Promise of LGBTQ Rights in South Africa

The Unfulfilled Promise of LGBTQ Rights in South Africa
The country now has some of the most progressive LGBTQ laws in the world, including full constitutional protections against discrimination. This legal ...

Businesses call on Supreme Court to recognize LGBTQ rights

Businesses call on Supreme Court to recognize LGBTQ rights
Jay Brown, Senior VP, HRC Foundation: "These employers know first-hand that protecting the LGBTQ community is both good for business and the ...

Young Americans Are Increasingly Uncomfortable With LGBTQ Culture

Young Americans Are Increasingly Uncomfortable With LGBTQ Culture
Young people are the ones with the most exposure to LGBTQ education and events like 'drag queen story time,' whether as students or young parents ...

My Brother Was Fired After Revealing He Was Gay. Now I'm Continuing His Fight at the Supreme ...

My Brother Was Fired After Revealing He Was Gay. Now I'm Continuing His Fight at the Supreme ...
The Supreme Court will be deciding if Don and other LGBTQ people will continue to have civil rights protections when they're discriminated against in ...

Another of America's Oldest Newspapers Shuts Down


Today, another of America's oldest dailies, the Vindicator, which serves ... lost much of its population, and many of those who remain live in poverty.

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The Impending Nutrition Famine


India runs the risk of an impending nutrition famine and epidemic of obesity, diabetes and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs) related to poor ...

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Provo named second-best run US city 2 years in a row


... infant mortality, violent-crimes, unemployment and poverty rates, household income, quality of roads and air pollution. Best run cities in America:.

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10% of Irish people live in food poverty, study shows


"Food spending is the flexible element of the household budget and people often fill up on cheap food that's nutritionally poor when prioritising other ...

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Bolivian economy island of stability but storm clouds loom


And in more than 12 years under President Evo Morales, poverty has dropped steadily in South America's poorest country helped by soaring natural ...

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Cocaine can ROT your skin and genitals – as drug is cut with dangerous cattle de-wormer, experts ...


Cocaine used to arrive in the UK from South America in pure form, but drug ... Cocaine use can cause mental health problems such as anxiety and ...

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Here's why the US wealth gap has grown despite record-long economic expansion


For America's middle class, the homeownership rate fell to about 60% in ... If wealth inequality has worsened because fewer Americans own homes ...

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Why wealth gap has grown despite record-long economic growth


America's financial disparities have widened in large part because the ... If wealth inequality has worsened because fewer Americans own homes and ...

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2020 Democratic candidates fight for LGBTQ equality

2020 Democratic candidates fight for LGBTQ equality
2020 Democratic candidates fight for LGBTQ equality ... of the 2020 Democratic candidates and their history of support for the LGBTQ community.

NYC Pride March Steps Off In World's Biggest LGBTQ Celebration

NYC Pride March Steps Off In World's Biggest LGBTQ Celebration
Five decades of LGBTQ pride was celebrated Sunday as crowds gathered outside New York's historic Stonewall Inn to ...