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Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Judaism's most traditional branch looks to make faith more supportive for LGBTQ members

When Mark and Ellen Schwartz's daughter came out to them eight years ago, the Orthodox Jewish couple were stunned. Jamie, 26, a doctoral ...


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Argentina's new president's son is an amazing drag queen

Eduardo Bolsonaro, son of Brazil's rabidly anti-LGBTQ President Jair Bolsonaro, shared a tweet showing two juxtaposed images — Estanislao ...


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Here's how local faith leaders are helping protect LGBTQ from discrimination

A new coalition is forming between faith leaders in Virginia and Equality Virginia to fight for nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ people.


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Straight Pride is coming to Dallas & queer activists are already planning protests

Local LGBTQ and anti-fascist activists are already organizing a counter-protest. Related: A judge wants to make sure 36 people pay for the crime of ...


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Five LGBTQ Election Night Stories to Watch; Live Tracking Results for 111 Victory Fund Endorsed ...

More LGBTQ candidates ran in 2019 than in any other odd-numbered election year. Washington, DC – LGBTQ Victory Fund, the only national ...


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LGTBQ travellers hide identity while travelling out of fear for their safety

The vast majority of LGBTQ travellers have hidden their sexual orientation while travelling on a business trip out of fear for their safety. In fact, a ...


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Republicans won't stop killing LGBTQ rights in Virginia

During that time, though public attitudes around LGBTQ rights have shifted and widespread acceptance of LGBTQ individuals has increased, the ...


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Trump Administration Attacks LGBTQ People Yet Again with HHS Proposed Rule

... including LGBT people who are poor or experiencing homelessness; LGBT seniors and LGBT youth in out-of-home care, including foster children in ...


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The Truth About Income Inequality

Never in American history has the debate over income inequality so dominated the public square, with Democratic presidential candidates and ...


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Are Amazon's 'Ring' Cameras Exacerbating Societal Inequality?

In certainly one of America's prime metropolis for property crime, the Atlantic examines the “porch pirate” of San Francisco's Potrero Hill. It is an ...


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The IMF, Argentina and Ecuador: Have Lessons Been Learned?

... focus less on austerity and more thoroughly consider issues such as inequality, poverty reduction and gender equality when making loans and other ...


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To give peace a chance in Colombia, it's time to protect women land defenders

If the US wants a lasting peace, faith leaders say it should stand behind ... While inequality and land disputes have long made Colombia one of the ...


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US factory orders fall in September; core capital goods revised down

U.S. factory orders fall in September; core capital goods revised down .... The riots, arson and protests over inequality have resulted in at least 18 dead ...


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Black unemployment drops to lowest level in recorded US history, job numbers soar

The jobless rate in America reached a 50-year low in April 2019. October is the third ... The gaps of inequality are eroding faster than ever.” The black ...


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Chile's Fall From Grace Shows the Failures of Neoliberalism

The current wave of protests highlights the extreme inequality caused by 40 ... the first South American country to accede to the “club” of rich nations.


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'Chile Woke Up': Dictatorship's Legacy of Inequality Triggers Mass Protests

But in the country often lauded as Latin America's great economic success story, it has shocked the world. ... Inequality is still deeply entrenched.


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