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Tuesday, 13 August 2019

Self-described pro-LGBTQ paper controlled by Pittsburgh Pirates' owner runs anti-LGBTQ editorial

The Winchester Star, a daily newspaper in Virginia that claims to be pro-LGBTQ, published an editorial recently that both called into question the right ...


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LGBTQ+ Kids Deserve To Go "Back" To Truly Inclusive Schools

The number of LGBTQ students is hard to define. The CDC finally added two new questions to their Youth Risk Behavior Survey in 2017. One asked a ...


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LGBTQ History Will Now Be Taught in Illinois Schools

Last Friday, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law House Bill 246 which will ensure "the contributions of LGBTQ people are taught in public ...


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Methodist church voids key vote on pro-LGBTQ church departures

The United Methodist Church announced that it has voided a vote that would have governed how congregations leave the faith over the issue of ...


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Weed company donates $64K to LGBT center from selling rainbow-colored gummies

It'll be the first-ever LGBTQ arts center in the United States and will ... Chris Verdugo, Executive Director of the National LGBTQ Center for the Arts, has ...


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Accelerating Acceptance Report Finds LGBTQ Discrimination Rising Among Youth, Veracity ...

“I think that a lot of the recent uptick probably has to do with the anti-LGBT hostility that we've witnessed at the state and federal level,” said Tim Wang, ...


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New Dark Comedy Spotlights LGBTQ, Mental Health Issues in South Asian ...

Along with talking about mental health stigmas in these communities, the show also brings LGBTQ issues into focus. Indian American actress Rashmi ...


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7 Popular LGBT-Run Restaurants You Need to Try in NYC

New York's complex restaurant culture has seen a slow rise of LGBTQ+ chefs and restaurateurs in kitchens across the city. These out figures are ...


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Kamala Harris Says Russia Exploited Racial Tensions to Disrupt 2016 Presidential Election

California Senator Kamala Harris accused Russia of deliberately using racism to disrupt the 2016 U.S. presidential elections and provoke Americans ...


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Racial and Ethnic Differences Over Time in Outcomes of Infants Born Less Than 30 Weeks' Gestation

Compared with white infants, African American infants had a faster decline for mortality, hypothermia, necrotizing enterocolitis, and late-onset sepsis, ...


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Only 16 percent of Christians say Church should repent for America's racist past

A new Barna study shows a racial divide when it comes to American ... A minority, 24 percent, of African-American practicing Christians indicated a ...


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Ibram X. Kendi on the difference between "antiracist" and "not racist"

"But antiracist in contrast has a meaning of somebody who views the racial groups as equals, someone who is pressing for policies that creates racial ...


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Quebec court authorizes racial profiling class action against Montreal police

A Quebec Superior Court judge has authorized a class action against the City of Montreal on behalf of citizens who allege they were ...


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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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Neither left nor right has proper remedy for America's illness

Goldberg: Neither left nor right has proper remedy for America's illness ... by selfishness, alienation, variously defined bigotries, inequality and a lack of ...


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America's Richest 0.1% Control More Wealth Than at Any Time Since 1929

Even in this era of extreme wealth and brutal inequality, the contrast is jarring. The heirs of Sam Walton, Walmart's notoriously frugal founder, are ...


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