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Thursday, 11 July 2019

Rutgers experts are available to discuss the depiction of transgender and LGBTQ characters in TV ...

Rutgers experts are available to discuss the depiction of transgender and LGBTQ characters in TV ...
Rutgers experts are available to discuss the depiction of transgender and LGBTQ characters in TV and film, including the HBO series Euphoria.

New Play Highlights Growing Up LGBTQ in Rural Vermont

New Play Highlights Growing Up LGBTQ in Rural Vermont
Twenty years is, perhaps, enough time to forget that the fight for these rights was politically acrimonious and downright scary for LGBTQ people, ...

Trump administration's new human rights commission alarms LGBTQ advocates

Trump administration's new human rights commission alarms LGBTQ advocates
Both the nature of the commission and those appointed to serve on it raised red flags for several human rights and LGBTQ advocacy groups. Secretary ...

Baltimore rapper DDm performs at LGBTQ mega-party Bent on July 13

Baltimore rapper DDm performs at LGBTQ mega-party Bent on July 13
“We're a certain kind of people here,” says Baltimore-based rapper DDm, who will perform as a special guest at this Saturday night's LGBTQ ...

LGBTQ Task Force's inaugural event to battle LGBTQ+ isolation will be July 27

LGBTQ Task Force's inaugural event to battle LGBTQ+ isolation will be July 27
South King County LGBTQ Task Force will be holding their first community event “Queens of Heart” movie screening on Saturday, July 27, at the ...

NC Lawmaker Likens Anti-LGBTQ “Religious Exemption” to Saving Jews During Holocaust

NC Lawmaker Likens Anti-LGBTQ “Religious Exemption” to Saving Jews During Holocaust
The “architect” of North Carolina's most infamously anti-LGBTQ legislation just tried to liken his efforts to chip away at the rights of queer people to the ...

No point in having issues with LGBTQ people

No point in having issues with LGBTQ people
LGBTQ people are going to continue to go to work, get married, raise families, contribute to society and celebrate Pride Month whether the writer likes ...

Find Your Balance In The Workplace As An LGBTQ Professional

Find Your Balance In The Workplace As An LGBTQ Professional
When I talk to members of the LGBTQ community who are trying to find jobs in their professions, I sometimes hear of cases where a candidate almost ...

The Central America US Border Blues


I'd never seen the kind of poverty up so close that I witnessed in Central America. In Vietnam, I'd been protected as a member of a huge military ...

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Call for national neurology plan following largest ever survey of people with neurological conditions


Mental health support for people with MS is poor, with 50% of respondents ... David Martin, CEO of the MS Trust, commented: "1 in 6 people are living with a neurological condition in England, but the results of this survey show that, ...

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Haitians and Africans Are Increasingly Among Those Stranded Along US-Mexico Border by Trump ...


... from Central America at the U.S.-Mexico border, immigrants fleeing violence or poverty in countries throughout Africa are increasingly among those ...

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Poor women fail to avail benefits of health scheme


Even after eight years of the launch of a Janani-Shishu Suraksha Karyakram (JSKK), the scheme of free services to pregnant women for deliveries and ...

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Addiction and Poverty, Dignity and Friendship: An Interview with Chris Arnade


In 2011, Chris Arnade was a successful bond trader, working on Wall Street and experiencing a level of success most Americans only dream of.

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H. Ross Perot, 89, rose from poverty to self-made billionaire


After attending the U.S. Naval Academy and becoming a salesman for IBM, ... Perot first became known to Americans outside of business circles by ...

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China is pulling ahead of North America on smart cities


China is developing 500 smart cities — almost half the worldwide total, and more than 10 times North America's figure. Why it matters: China's smart ...

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'Absolutely devastated' - Fans hit out over poor sound at Stevie Wonder gig


... tickets for my parents only for the sound to be a disgrace and they are on the Luas home early with hundreds of other upset people," she said.

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LGBTQ UBC students support decision to drop school from Pride Parade

LGBTQ UBC students support decision to drop school from Pride Parade
Charles Menzies, a faculty representative on the UBC Board of Governors who describes himself as an LGBTQ ally, wrote an open letter to UBC ...

LGBTQ activist in Tunisia hopes to become the country's first openly gay president

LGBTQ activist in Tunisia hopes to become the country's first openly gay president
Mounir Baatour, 48, is the founder of the country's leading LGBTQ rights group, Shams. The organization is a vocal advocate against the country's ...