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Thursday, 24 October 2019

Coming Out: A Reflection on Making the Practice of Law More LGBTQ-Friendly

I remember sitting at the top of the stairs. I remember the feeling: Heart beating impossibly fast, unable to find my breath, nausea, sweating and an ...


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The Nation's Largest LGBTQ Fundraising Dinner

Proceeds from the event will go to support Black Tie Dinner's 2019 beneficiaries, almost all of which are North Texas LGBTQ organizations.


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UGA Law to Launch LGBTQ Scholarship

“Thanks to gifts from a diverse array of supporters,” the law school said, it is creating “an endowed scholarship in support of LGBTQ diversity” called ...


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LDS Church defends its objections to proposed ban on LGBTQ conversion therapy

That sparked protests from LGBTQ youth who had gone through conversion therapy (including some who said they went through church-backed ...


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'Demons Trying To Kill You': Conversion 'Therapy' Survivors Speak Of Cruel Tactics Used Against ...

As the Victorian state government opened a consultation on laws to outlaw 'conversion therapy' -- a term that survivors resist in favour of 'LGBTQ ...


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Organization informs students of LGBTQ resources

The LGBTQ organization on campus spoke this month about Safe Space, their budget, and upcoming events at Texas A&M University-San Antonio.


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UMMC opens Mississippi's first primary care clinic for the LGBTQ community

“It really does offer an opportunity for LGBTQ people to find a place where they know for sure the doctors and staff will be competent to their specific ...


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LGBTQ discrimination expert sees 'paradigm shift' at UN

The report also addresses the intersectionality between identifying as LGBTQ and experiencing discrimination in education and housing access, ...


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Meet the French Economist Behind Progressive Dems' Wealth Tax

In his book, The Triumph of Inequality, Zucman found that the top 400 wealthiest Americans are paying 23 percent of their income in taxes.


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Most Affordable Places With the Best Schools

The wealth of a neighborhood's residents is one of the largest drivers of education inequality nationwide. ... On the list of the 2020 Best School Districts in America published by school data clearinghouse Niche, which ranks schools ...


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Workers resume activities at key port but may return to strike

Many Chileans continue to protest against the government and high levels of inequality in one of South America's most prosperous countries. It is the ...


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Protesters are united by something other than politics

In Chile, meanwhile, the wealthiest country in Latin America and with falling inequality, the demonstrations may be more a matter of high or rising ...


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More respect for each other is needed

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, income inequality in America is currently at a five-decade high, largely due to the federal minimum wage ...


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How America and the Middle East can turn the page to a productive future

How America and the Middle East can turn the page to a ... In Egypt, protests against corruption and inequality are eliciting a brutal ...


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When Pensions Fail, People Get Angry

Chile has shown the world that inequality will lead to unrest. ... Latin America's wealthiest country is suddenly in the spotlight after a shocking ...


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How a Universal Basic Income, Federal Minimum Wage, or Jobs Guarantee Would Work in the US

Rising inequality and persistent differences in employment, wages, and wealth, along racial and ethnic lines is a cornerstone of the 2020 presidential ...


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