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Thursday, 8 August 2019

20000 LGBTQ Teens Will Undergo Conversion Therapy by the Age of 18: 'These Practices Need to ...

Doctors are calling for the end of so-called conversion therapy, falsely sold as a way to change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity.


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LGBTQ families still face stigma

Brian Albertoni and Anthony Maldonado were walking in their neighborhood holding hands with their son when another couple ...


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FX announces new documentary series about LGBTQ rights called Pride

Pride will be a six-part series that documents the fight for LGBTQ rights and acceptance over the past 60 years, with each episode directed by a ...


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SoulCycle, Equinox face boycott calls after owner's Trump fundraiser revealed

Equinox and SoulCycle are popular with the LGBTQ community and soon after the news broke, activists were calling for a boycott of the brands.


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Inside the Austin History Center's LGBTQ Collections

In researching the history of the LGBTQ rights movement and Pride celebrations in Austin, much of this article's early history and interview subjects ...


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Oakland County Takes Lead on Expanding LGBTQ Rights in Michigan

In a move that could serve as leverage toward expanding LGBTQ rights in Michigan, first-term Oakland County Commissioner Penny Luebs is leading ...


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Religious activist convicted for burning LGBTQ library books

A religious activist who burned four LGBTQ children's books that he borrowed from an Iowa library has been convicted of criminal mischief.


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'Tennis is for Everyone' initiative brings Pride to Rogers Cup: 'It's all about visibility'

“We've definitely celebrated LGBTQ Pride at Rogers Cup in the past, but I knew we could do a lot better,” said Tennis Canada's Jeff Donaldson, who ...


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Simulating How Progressive Proposals Affect the Racial Wealth Gap

Racial disparities in wealth are not a result of individual or family choices but rather the result of structural racism in American public policy.


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How Police Handle Racial Bias, De-Escalation Training

As part of a year-long probe into policing in America, CBS News contacted more than 150 police departments across the country to learn more about ...


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MSU College of Arts and Sciences announces new director for African American Studies

His research examines the social and historical construction of race in African American and Southern literature, linking authors whose literary works ...


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In 33 Years The Rich Could Own All the Wealth in America

In 33 Years The Rich Could Own All the Wealth in America ... hundred percent of all American wealth. Everyone else will be in poverty and in debt.


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Joe Biden's Iowa speech showed why he's a terrible choice to take on Trump

The former vice president referred to "the Southern Poverty Center" and the ... He garbled a Lincoln quote and referred to America as "the nation that ...


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Simulating How Progressive Proposals Affect the Racial Wealth Gap

The growing consensus on wealth inequality as a critical issue has .... In fact, 45 percent of African Americans report experiencing discrimination when ...


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This pervasive American myth is utter baloney

This pervasive American myth is utter baloney ... The truth is: In America today, your life chances depend largely on how you started – where .... or the United Kingdom – nations without America's degree of inequality, nations which ...


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Include Us Out

“Anyone over the age of 5 understands that 'America' doesn't only refer to the ... Kimpf rejected the notion that using “America” has “caused the slightest ... our young people to believe that America is a land of inequality (if they even ...


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