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Wednesday, 30 October 2019

InsideOut Art Competition: Urgent Fundraising Appeal For LGBTQ Artists

“Art is not a mirror to reflect reality,” wrote radical German theatre artist Bertolt Brecht, “but a hammer with which to shape it.” His view is clearly shared ...


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Lesbian Makes LGBTQ History In Colombia

Yesterday, Claudia Lopez made history in becoming the first openly LGBTQ mayor of a major Latin American capital city when she ...


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Catholic School Counselor Says She Was Fired After Publicly Supporting LGBTQ Co-Workers

Indianapolis Archbishop Charles Thompson's crackdown on married LGBTQ employees in his archdiocese apparently extends to a straight ally who ...


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LGBTQ professors weigh in on discrimination-related Supreme Court case

For some Ohio State faculty, this argument hits close to home, as they navigate living and working as members of the LGBTQ community, all the while ...


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Uganda government urged to drop charges against LGBTQ activists

Civil society groups in Uganda have urged their country's government to drop charges against 16 LGBTQ activists who were arrested last week.


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Candidates differ on LGBTQ protections

Moscow City Council candidates once again delivered stances on issues like housing and downtown parking, but also addressed their beliefs on ...


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Social media companies are not allies, and they never will be

It started with a report that outlined how TikTok instructed its local moderators to enforce LGBTQ content restrictions in Turkey, despite the fact that ...


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There's A Reason Why Queer Folks Love Halloween So Much

Halloween isn't just a holiday for LGBTQ people — it's an institution. But why? Sure, there are the obvious parallels. Many queer and trans kids grew ...


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This Controversial Way to Combat Climate Change Might Be the Most Effective

And in the U.S., where it costs, on average, nearly a quarter of a million ... This is about closing America's income inequality gap (which are at their ...


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Is the American Tax System Regressive?

According to their estimates, the overall tax rate on rich Americans was cut in half in the ... It's a one-stop shop for all your inequality data needs.


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The Problem Threatening the Entire American Middle Class

Americans are more aware than ever that America has a race problem ... Contributing to this divide is ongoing racial inequality in the two largest ...


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Why Are So Many Chileans Protesting?

In the case of Chile, it has the highest real wages in Latin America, income inequality has mostly been falling, and life expectancy is above average for ...


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The Politics of Frustration in Latin America

To make matters worse, income inequality has widened. Already the world's most unfair region in this regard, Latin America had made some progress ...


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Latin America on the boil: What is happening where

From protests against alleged election fraud in Bolivia and demonstrations against economic inequality in Chile and Ecuador, to political unrest in ...


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Documentary fails its own course about higher education in US

The issues of inequality in standardized testing and admissions, and rising student debt are all worthy subjects in any discussion of education reform; ...


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Larry Berman: The US election poses a big risk for markets

America has higher inequality than any other big rich country as measured by the Gini coefficient. To me, this is an abject failure of policy and politics ...


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