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Wednesday, 3 July 2019

LGBTQ invitees decline mayor's meeting to mend bridges, saying there's work to do first

LGBTQ invitees decline mayor's meeting to mend bridges, saying there's work to do first
Hamilton's mayor is holding a meeting to try to reduce friction between the city and the LGBTQ community, but at least two invitees say they ...

The Chinatown Salon Where LGBTQ Kids Can Let Their Hair Down

The Chinatown Salon Where LGBTQ Kids Can Let Their Hair Down
Madin Lopez gives a haircut to Andre Vargas in May 2019 inside ProjectQ, a Chinatown salon that serves LGBTQ people. (Leo Duran/LAist).

Big-Name Republicans File SCOTUS Brief Against Anti-LGBTQ Bias

Big-Name Republicans File SCOTUS Brief Against Anti-LGBTQ Bias
Trump and his Justice Department may argue that current federal law doesn't ban anti-LGBTQ discrimination, but many members of Trump's ...

Amazon, Google Call On Supreme Court To Rule In Favor Of LGBTQ Workers

Amazon, Google Call On Supreme Court To Rule In Favor Of LGBTQ Workers
More than 200 U.S. companies, including Amazon, Alphabet Inc's Google, and Bank of America, on Tuesday urged the U.S. ...

Pete Buttigieg welcomes Lil Nas X to the LGBTQ 'family'

Pete Buttigieg welcomes Lil Nas X to the LGBTQ 'family'
The first openly gay Democratic presidential candidate, Pete Buttigieg, just welcomed Lil Nas X to the LGBTQ community after the “Old Town Road” ...

Fashion Industry Rallies High Court to Enshrine LGBTQ Protections

Fashion Industry Rallies High Court to Enshrine LGBTQ Protections
Gucci, Nike and Tapestry Inc. were among some 200 companies submitting an amicus brief to the high court Wednesday in LGBTQ rights cases.

LGBTQ Israelis are still fighting for equal rights.

LGBTQ Israelis are still fighting for equal rights.
In 2019, Israel is a pretty great place to be gay. Our country just finished a month filled with hundreds of LGBTQ Pride events around the country, and ...

The Mideast's Stonewall? From Iraq to Morocco, the Fight for LGBTQ Rights Rages On

The Mideast's Stonewall? From Iraq to Morocco, the Fight for LGBTQ Rights Rages On
In the five decades since the Stonewall riots, much of the progress made by the LGBTQ community in mostly Western countries has in many ways ...

Is a 'Marshall Plan for Central America' the best way to stem migration?


As the World Bank points out, Honduras has the highest level of inequality in Latin America. More than 60 percent of its people live in poverty.

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Race and Color in America Viewed Through Dance and History


She learned her art from the best-known African and African American legends in the field of dance, and the company is the longest-surviving such ...

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New Book Follows Chicago Women Over A Decade Who Have HIV Or Aids


Her new book, Remaking a Life: How Women Living with HIV/AIDS Confront Inequality, chronicles a number of obstacles women face before their ...

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A $15 federal minimum wage won't cost Americans jobs, new study says



First, that raising the minimum wage increases the average income of low-wage workers, lifting many out of poverty (depending on how big the raise ...

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There's a huge debate over how the very poorest are doing. There's no debate about whether food ...


There's a huge debate among scholars who study the lives of the very poorest about just how many very poor people there are in America.

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Slavery Reparations Won't Change the Past. What About the Future?


Percentage-wise, more Native Americans today live in poverty than blacks. The suicide rate for Native Americans is 3.5 times higher than for other ...

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Border aid bill 'not enough' to address migrant crisis, lawmakers say


Congress and the administration must do more to address the crisis," U.S. ... extreme poverty and lack of economic opportunity" in Central America.

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New York Times uses misleading data to make case that America isn't great


"America is the richest country in this [OECD] club, but we're also the poorest, with a whopping 18 percent poverty rate — closer to Mexico then ...

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