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Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Trump administration's “Unalienable Rights” commission may roll back LGBTQ protections, critics ...

Trump administration's “Unalienable Rights” commission may roll back LGBTQ protections, critics ...
A new Trump administration commission could try to roll back protections for LGBTQ people, women, and minorities, according to critics.

Alberta City Officially Condemns LGBTQ Conversion Therapy

Alberta City Officially Condemns LGBTQ Conversion Therapy
But even in Alberta, the news isn't all bad. The city of St. Albert, northwest of Edmonton, is taking a bold step in the direction of equality for LGBTQ ...

Gov. Ned Lamont signed three laws Tuesday supporting the state's LGBTQ community. Here's ...

Gov. Ned Lamont signed three laws Tuesday supporting the state's LGBTQ community. Here's ...
This year's legislative session was one of the most successful for the LGBTQ community in Connecticut, state Rep. Jeff Currey said Tuesday at a ...

Nivea doesn't care if you're upset about their executive's ugly comment about gay men

Nivea doesn't care if you're upset about their executive's ugly comment about gay men
In 2013, Barilla Pasta chairman Guido Barilla said the company would never advertise specifically to LGBTQ people, adding “If the gays don't like it ...

NC House candidate invoked Schindler while supporting anti-LGBTQ policies

NC House candidate invoked Schindler while supporting anti-LGBTQ policies
A Republican candidate for a congressional House seat in North Carolina invoked Oskar Schindler during an email exchange about enforcing ...

Free LGBTQ legal clinic launches in Twin Cities

Free LGBTQ legal clinic launches in Twin Cities
A new LGBTQ legal clinic is offering free help to transgender people who want to change their names. Tuesday, about ...

Peaceful, family-friendly LGBTQ rally planned Saturday to 'counter hate'

Peaceful, family-friendly LGBTQ rally planned Saturday to 'counter hate'
On June 15, self-appointed preachers with homophobic signs crashed a Gage Park Pride event, and clashed with festival supporters and LGBTQ ...

UK showed its LGBTQ pride despite Trump's rainbow flag ban

UK showed its LGBTQ pride despite Trump's rainbow flag ban
I just returned from a vacation in England. I was struck by the obvious contradiction between the attitude towards the LGBTQ community in our country ...

Trump Touts America's 'Environmental Leadership'


... federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025 would lift 1.3 million people out of poverty but also put an estimated 1.3 million Americans out of work ...

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Can a US-Europe alliance protect democracy, fight inequality and save the ...


If implemented, it would bring Europe and America closer together by ... the very inequality fueling nationalist backlash on both sides of the Atlantic.

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Trump's war on poor opens new front


In seeking to depress the poverty line, the Trump administration is going in the ... The fact is, the poverty line is set too low and is rising too slowly. ... it will inflict serious suffering on millions of America's most vulnerable families in the ...

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Links with Asia can ease Latin America's woes


Colombia has done better, reducing its poverty rate by almost half to 28 percent and its extreme poverty rate from 18 percent to 8 percent. But the ...

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Real Time Economics: US and China Try Again on Trade, Odds of a Recession Rising


No state—not even California, long held up as the embodiment of America's widening geographic inequality—has seen a larger post-recession ...

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Americans are finally acknowledging inequality. Now we need to examine its racist roots


In the aftermath of this year's annual celebration of our country's birth, here's some food for thought: inequality, once considered anathema to American ...

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Joe Biden's Tax Returns Show at Least $15 Million in Income After 2016


... to address income inequality and channeling anger toward corporate America, being ranked among the millionaires amounts to an unwanted title.

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Stereotypes of Asian Americans Skew Estimates of Racial Wealth Gap


Kraus, who has long studied race and inequality, wanted to understand how the stereotype of the high-achieving Asian American influences what ...

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