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Thursday, 31 October 2019

Texas LGBTQ Caucus Looking for Change

In response, the Texas House LGBTQ Caucus insisted Monday during an Austin town hall that voters can put an end to divisive legislation by helping ...


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Queer Activist Blair Imani Endorses Julián Castro for President

Eight of them were seeking asylum in the U.S. and are members of the LGBTQ community. At a time when most Democratic candidates are simply ...


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A Small Group of "Former" LGBTQ People Marched On Washington

More than a dozen individuals who claim to no longer identify as LGBTQ marched on Washington to lobby against equality. The 15 individuals are ...


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Palestinian Authorities Arrest Over a Dozen LGBTQ Activists

An LGBTQ group in the Middle East reports a sudden increase on arrests and abductions of pro-queer activists by the Palestinian Authority.


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Virginia Elections: LGBTQ Rights Are at Stake on the Ballot

Republican David Yancey ultimately won, putting Republicans in control by a slim two-seat margin — and cementing two more years of LGBTQ rights ...


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A pride crosswalk was defaced with Christian graffiti

The Pride Walk in Adelaide, Australia, is a rainbow that features key dates in the LGBTQ movement. It was installed in 2016, but last week a man ...


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Hope in a Box Is Showing LGBTQ Students That Queer People Exist in Literature

By donating boxes of LGBTQ-inclusive books and curriculum resources such as soundtracks and movies to classrooms, Hope in a Box wants to ...


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Cybill Shepherd to Be Honored at Trevor Project Gala

Cybill Shepherd will be honored by The Trevor Project, a suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people, at its ...


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How slavery still shadows health care

The event, “400 Years of Inequality,” was sponsored by the Harvard T.H. ... Also overlooked, she said, is the fact that the health of African Americans ...


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What you need to know about minimum wage

This policy aims to provide a living wage for American workers, reduce inequality, increase worker productivity and increase consumer spending, thus ...


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Protests, elections show LatAm tide turning against pro-market agenda

The end of the 'pink tide' of leftist leaders that swept Latin America in the ... at its failure to alter Chile's economic course despite growing inequality.


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Is Latin America in danger of being left behind?

“Regardless of its causes – infrastructure, lack of adequacy and inequality, among others – the main feature of Latin America is low productivity.


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Chile protests sharpen as calls for constitutional change grow

Central Santiago was covered in smoke on Tuesday evening as a fire raged by the hill in Santa Lucia during unrest against social inequality and ...


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Is the 'pink tide' returning to Latin America?

Latin America is the only region in the world that, in this century, really took a stand ... a continent that suffered the greatest inequality in the world – an inequality ... The third decade in Latin America is one in which anti-neoliberal ...


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How to make America stronger? Big business knows how to influence politics. Here's ...

Corporate America is waking up to the realization that income inequality, taken to its logical extreme, spells the death of capitalism. Salesforce CEO ...


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Crucial facts on vaping; more taxes is not the answer

I want to applaud Mike Rosen's piece last week on income inequality. ... their critique of income inequality as though America were a despotic state.


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