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Thursday, 18 July 2019

How to Make an LGBTQ Film: Advice From 22 Outfest Directors

How to Make an LGBTQ Film: Advice From 22 Outfest Directors
Making a film is hard. But making an LGBTQ production — be it a movie, documentary, television show, or web series — comes with its own host of ...

A Christian school is suing to get government money even though it bans LGBTQ people

A Christian school is suing to get government money even though it bans LGBTQ people
A Christian school in Maryland has sued the state, claiming it is entitled to government money even though it bans LGBTQ students, faculty, and staff.

Mayor under fire for last-minute cancellation of LGBTQ pride event

Mayor under fire for last-minute cancellation of LGBTQ pride event
Dozens of Pennsylvanians were geared to make history Monday evening by raising the pride flag for the first time over Reading City Hall. Yet minutes ...

LGBTQ Members More Prone To Developing Dementia As They Grow Older?

LGBTQ Members More Prone To Developing Dementia As They Grow Older?
Here's an interesting development: According to a new research, Americans who are part of the LGBTQ community are apparently 29 percent more 

We Need a Separate Visa to Protect LGBTQ Asylum Seekers

We Need a Separate Visa to Protect LGBTQ Asylum Seekers
Last month, Botswana's High Court unanimously struck down key sections of the country's penal code that punished homosexuality with up to seven ...

Liberty Counsel is using right-wing evangelical media to amplify its fights against conversion ...

Liberty Counsel is using right-wing evangelical media to amplify its fights against conversion ...
Extreme anti-LGBTQ group Liberty Counsel has turned to and shaped right-wing evangelical media coverage of conversion therapy, pushing ...

Baton Rouge LGBTQ advocates again call on Metro Council to adopt anti-discrimination policy

Baton Rouge LGBTQ advocates again call on Metro Council to adopt anti-discrimination policy
The people of Baton Rouge believe that this is long overdue given that our LGBTQ family, friends and neighbors are not currently protected under ...

Rally calls for Puerto Rico gov's resignation after anti-LGBTQ chat surfaces

Rally calls for Puerto Rico gov's resignation after anti-LGBTQ chat surfaces
An 899-page telegram chat was leaked to the press in recent days that contained anti-LGBTQ, racist, misogynistic and body-shaming comments by ...

Guatemala seen as ill-prepared to absorb US-bound refugees


... World Bank, Guatemala has the largest economy in Central America but is among the worst in Latin America on indicators of inequality and poverty ...

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AOC, other liberal Dems in spotlight at immigration hearing


 has said many migrants who've fled Central American are "living far better" in .... "It's impossible to imagine America without the inheritance of slavery," ... continues to cause persistent and deep racial disparities and inequality.

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Americans can have freedom or equality, but probably not both


 Erin Aubry Kaplan's argument about racism and inequality begins with a false premise — that the goal of America is equality rather than ...

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What America Needs to Understand About Capitalism


The choices governments make strongly influence levels of inequality, ... America has the resources to create a better capitalist economy, and we ...

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'Lights for Liberty' rally in WeHo Friday night protesting ICE raids


... Administration is warehousing migrant children and adults fleeing poverty and violence in Central and South America and the announcement of ICE ...

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Marshall Plan for Central America would restore hope, end migrant border crisis


Secretary of State George Marshall, when proposing the European recovery plan, said U.S policy should be "against hunger, poverty, desperation and ...

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Africans flee to South America on dangerous journey to US


... to escape violence and poverty are forgoing a journey to Europe for a longer, still-dangerous land route to the United States through South America.

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Jewish Groups Slam Trump's New Asylum Rule Making It Harder for Migrants to Enter the US


... countless would-be refugees, many of them fleeing violence and poverty in Central America, including children who have crossed the border alone.

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