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Thursday, 5 September 2019

Mobile classroom helps students in northwest British Columbia access trades training

As many of Coast Mountain College's students are women, youth, or Indigenous peoples, the mobile classroom lowers the barrier to receiving trades ...


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Argentine Indigenous peoples ask to be Represented in the 2020 Census

Méndez pointed out that the indigenous people have not been taken into account either in the design of questions or the methodology of the ...


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The Government of Canada announces funding to support the protection and recovery of aquatic ...

The Government of Canada is supporting Canadians and Indigenous peoples in their efforts to help protect and recover aquatic species at risk.


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'Reconciliation in action' in next book up for Knowing our Place

Many Christian churches have apologized for their role in the oppression of Indigenous peoples. The Mennonite Church has gone one step further by ...


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'Kaleidoscope' honors Safe Schools South Florida's LGBTQ youth, support pioneers

SSSF recognizes three pioneers of LGBTQ youth and student support at the 2019 “Kaleidoscope,” the non-profit's largest annual fundraiser on Sept.


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18 Austin City Limits Music Festival Performers LGBTQ Fans Will Love

Yes, we're going and we're hyped AF! We put together a quick guide for LGBTQ fans who might be wondering who they should check out while they're ...


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Conversion therapy center founder who sought to turn LGBTQ Christians straight now says he's ...

He was wrong to found Hope for Wholeness Network, a faith-based conversion therapy program that seeks to rid people of their LGBTQ identities.


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LA County will track suicide data on LGBTQ individuals

The motion cited a 2016 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report concluding that LGBTQ youth seriously contemplate suicide at nearly three ...


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Homotopia marks 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in 2019 festival

The UK's longest running event of its kind has spent 15 years as a platform for LGBTQ+ work with a message, providing artists with a place to explore ...


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Protesters target Chick-fil-A fast food outlet

The U.S.-based company has made international headlines since 2012 for its anti-LGBTQ stances and promotion of conservative Christian beliefs.


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Top PA diplomat in UK denies discrimination against LGBTQ in the West Bank

In August, the Palestinian Authority banned the LGBTQ group Al-Qaws for Sexual & Gender Diversity in Palestinian Society from carrying out any ...


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What It's Like to Be Out as LGBTQ At School

According to studies of LGBTQ youth by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a median of 7.9% of students in the U.S. identify as ...


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The Dark Crystal Netflix Prequel Has Tons of LGBTQ Inclusion

Netflix's new prequel series to the classic 1982 film The Dark Crystal features a main character with two dads and a lesbian relationship, according to ...


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Vegan LGBTQ-Focused Cruise To Set Sail Next Year

Although the cruise is 'focused on celebrating LGBT community members' - the travel company state on its website non-LGBT friends and family ...


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Conversion therapy center founder who sought to turn LGBTQ Christians straight now says he's ...

He was wrong to found Hope for Wholeness Network, a faith-based conversion therapy program that seeks to rid people of their LGBTQ identities.


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LA County to Begin Tracking Suicide Rates, Violent Deaths in LGBTQ Community

Los Angeles County coroner's staff will begin collecting data on decedents' sexual orientation and gender identity after the Board of Supervisors ...


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What if the American colonies never allowed slavery?

Solutions have continued to fall short of eradicating racism and raising African Americans to an equal economic status. With poverty and poor ...


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400 Years in Virginia. 500 Years in Slavery.

In his 2013 PBS documentary, “The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross,”Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., said slavery was always an essential ...


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Corporate Capitalism in Decline

On this episode of Economic Update with Dr. Richard Wolf, we discuss the business of drug addiction, the resurgence of hookworm in North America, ...


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What Is 'Work' In America Today?

Income inequality, as a result, has expanded alarmingly. ... A mere glance around the globe leads us to seek a more practical and promising response ...


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Corporate America's sudden burst of conscience could prove a game ...

... damage to the American economy and society," Columbia University professor Jeffrey Sachs writes, including "a massive rise in inequality of wealth ...


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What Really Made America Great? To a Large Extent, Unions—and They Can Do It Again

Increasing income inequality makes this the Second Gilded Age. Political scientist Jacob Hacker has shown us the “great risk shift,” where once large ...


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The Future of the Middle Class Depends on Upgrading Service Jobs

More than 70 million Americans hold low-wage, precarious service jobs. ... The dramatic rise in inequality and the equally dramatic decline of the ...


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Jim Hartman: Playing the 'race card' — and untruth

Chris Stirewalt, the conservative Fox News political editor, concludes that Trump exploits racial divisions for his own political benefit. He's “the Great ...


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