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Wednesday, 14 August 2019

After pressure from LGBTQ groups, IMDb agrees to let users change birth names

Now, after facing pressure from a group of national LGBTQ organizations, IMDb has agreed to stop listing the birth names of transgender people in the ...


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Seattle LGBTQ-focused magazine publisher has lofty goals

The glossy magazine, which first printed in 2018, sells for nearly $5 a copy at The Elliott Bay Book Company, Bulldog News and the newsstand at the ...


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Schitt's Creek star and co-creator Dan Levy to be honored by GLAAD for moving 'LGBTQ visibility ...

GLAAD, the world's largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, announced Tuesday that it'll honor the much-loved actor and producer Dan Levy, ...


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Justice Department reportedly seeking to persuade EEOC to reverse stance on LGBTQ workplace ...

The Justice Department is seeking to persuade a federal employment rights agency to change their stance on LGBTQ discrimination in an upcoming ...


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California School District Will Not Allow Parents To Opt Children Out Of LGBTQ Content, Emails ...

A California school district will not allow parents to opt their children out of classes involving LGBTQ content. A representative of the district said in an ...


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LGBTQ people at heightened risk of dementia

“It's a lot of work getting older,” Steven Knipp, the executive director of Seattle's GenPRIDE center for LGBTQ elders, said with a chuckle. Knipp spoke ...


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As Leawood Prohibits Discrimination Against LGBTQ People, Shawnee Takes Up The Debate

Leawood Mayor Peggy Dunn said she hasn't heard of widespread discrimination against LGBTQ individuals in the city. However, she said, "if anyone ...


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LGBTQ History To Be Taught In Public Schools

Anna Moeller will make LGBTQ history a requirement in the school ... version of history but also promote acceptance of the LGBTQ community.”.


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Julián Castro to Trump: 'In El Paso, Americans were killed ... because they look like me'

Castro, the only Latino among the two dozen prominent Democratic ... Trump visited El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, where nine people were killed the ...


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Overlooked on economy? Rising paychecks for blue-collar workers are shrinking the wage gap

And in a twist, America's blue-collar workers are playing the biggest role in ... To understand why wage inequality has started reversing, it helps to ...


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Instead of investing money into police departments, let's put it toward communities

Along with enhancing procedural justice and reducing the impact of racial bias, effort is taken to foster reconciliation to build trust between police ...


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Google's Artificial Intelligence Hate Speech Detector Is 'Racially Biased,' Study Finds

However, a group of researchers at the University of Washington discovered that the tool was profiling tweets that were racially biased against African ...


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Economic fixes can address racial health disparities

Kemp spent his athletic career working side by side with largely African American teammates, and that experience magnified the unfairness of these ...


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Racial Wealth Gap Could Cost US $1.5 Trillion from 2019 to 2028

America's racial wealth gap could cost the country between $1 trillion and $1.5 trillion from 2019 and 2028 by impacting consumption and investment, ...


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New research confirms that racial biases impact investment decisions

Researchers from Illumen Capital, a private investment firm, in collaboration with Stanford Sparq, investigated the role of racial disparities in investing.


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What the Border's History of Racist Violence Tells Us About the El Paso Shooting

We are living in the midst of another humanitarian crisis that is being fueled by political rhetoric that criminalizes racial and ethnic groups. Politicians ...


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