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Tuesday, 9 July 2019

Are brands doing enough on LGBTQ acceptance?

Are brands doing enough on LGBTQ acceptance?
June was celebrated as LGBTQ pride month across the globe. The community was seen marking the month across cities through parades, events, ...

Here's How to See LGBTQ History and More at the Newseum in Washington DC

Here's How to See LGBTQ History and More at the Newseum in Washington DC
In addition to LGBTQ attractions, Newseum also houses a vast treasure trove of objects, film shorts and photographic exhibits which depict America's ...

New bridge to be named after iconic Brussels LGBTQ activist

New bridge to be named after iconic Brussels LGBTQ activist
A new bridge which will span the Brussels canal will be named after an iconic Brussels-born gay-rights activist often credited with driving the gay and ...

New LGBTQ homeless shelter opens in San Diego

New LGBTQ homeless shelter opens in San Diego
New LGBTQ homeless shelter opens in San Diego .... has opened, focussing on the members of the LGBTQ community experiencing homelessness.

Halsey hits back at “whiny” fan who criticised LGBTQ post

Halsey hits back at “whiny” fan who criticised LGBTQ post
Halsey has responded to a “whiny” fan after they took aim at her for posting a picture of the LGBTQ flag. The 'Without Me' singer posted a picture of ...

A government commission headed by an anti-LGBTQ activist will 'reevaluate' human rights

A government commission headed by an anti-LGBTQ activist will 'reevaluate' human rights
Critics said that the commission appears set up to reduce weaken human rights, especially the rights of immigrants, LGBTQ people, and women.

Long-term care residents celebrate 5th annual LGBTQ pride parade

Long-term care residents celebrate 5th annual LGBTQ pride parade
Acceptance and openness were on display with bright colours at a long-term care home in St. John's on Monday. It's the fifth year for the LGBTQ pride ...

Pride isn't accessible enough for LGBTQ+ disabled people

Pride isn't accessible enough for LGBTQ+ disabled people
This year marks 50th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Inn riots – a monumental moment in LGBTQ+ history, which kick-started the modern-day fight ...

The Legislature's failure to pass a minimum wage hike, while eliminating general assistance, was a ...


Nearly 26 percent of the city's residents live below the poverty limit, with a ... The majority of us might never experience homelessness and hunger ...

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Trump's migrant camps on US border 'undignified and damaging', says UN human rights chief


The detention centres house the thousands of migrants, many of whom are fleeing violence and poverty in central America.Ms Bachelet urged the ...

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US biggest threat is its poor education, not China


Nothing can capture the situation better than the US documentary film, Waiting for "Superman." It focuses on several poor students who were striving to ...

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More Children Means Worse Deprivation For India's Poor Families


Female literacy means better access to shelter, water, education and health ... Likelihood of a house being deprived falls to 1.4 times if the woman is ...

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Global conflict situations, poverty lead to rise in mental health crises


Psychological disorders also go hand in hand with poverty. This can be seen in Latin America, the most unequal region in the world, where residents ...

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South America's Unlikely New Economic Hope: Paraguay


South America's Unlikely New Economic Hope: Paraguay ... but the share of the population living in poverty has fallen sharply since the early years of ...

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Werlin: Putting the stock market performance in perspective


According to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), U.S. income inequality is comparable to other developed countries before taxes and transfers, ...

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Bernie Sanders is too Trump to defeat Trump


Then, a day later, you published a video that dishonestly attacked me for hypocrisy in my effort to address income inequality in America – a video that ...

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