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Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Cuomo signs law giving LGBTQ veterans access to NY benefits

Lynn Faria, executive director of the LGBT elder group SAGE, said in a statement the timing for Cuomo's signature on the bill after Veterans Day was ...


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Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds

Of the 7,120 hate crime incidents reported in 2018, more than 1,300 — or nearly 19 percent — stemmed from anti-LGBTQ bias, according to the FBI's ...


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More LGBTQ Candidates Seeking Political and Judicial Offices

At various levels of government throughout the country, voters elected or reelected nearly 100 LGBTQ-identified candidates. Victories covered the full ...


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Hate Crimes Against LGBTQ People Rose in 2018

Hate crimes against LGBTQ people are once again on the rise — although the total number has dipped for the first time in years. New findings from the ...


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Pence extols Trump's anti-LGBTQ adoption rule as 'decisive action'

Pence, who has become the symbol of regression on anti-LGBTQ rights in Trump administration, said he “couldn't be more proud” of the rule, which he ...


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Spreading LGBTQ visibility in the healthcare community

Third-year University of Cincinnati biology student, Briana Thomas, is hoping to ignite discussion and spread awareness of LGBTQ healthcare through ...


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LGBTQ school book controversy in Loudoun County

There's some backlash in Loudoun County after a push to remove books dealing with LGBTQ issues in elementary and high schools. Posted just in.


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'Welcome To Plathville': Moriah is exposed to California's LGBTQ culture as she admits she views ...

Kim and Barry Plath were worried about Moriah going to California along with Olivia as they thought it would be a different culture and lifestyle that she ...


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How much money the top US billionaires would lose under a wealth tax

The idea of using a wealth tax to solve America's inequality problem has gained traction in recent years, but proposals have been hampered by ...


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Why US Inequality Is Higher Than Europe's

Since 1980, income inequality has exploded in the United States, while remaining much less extreme in Europe. Yet each side of the Atlantic could ...


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“Weaving systems” for impact investing in Central America and the Caribbean

The spinoff of the annual FLII in Mérida, Mexico, aims to advance solutions on issues from gender equality and economic inequality to migration and ...


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The value of a high school degree has collapsed since 1980

The U.S. may be returning to levels of inequality last seen in the Victorian era, with a stark divide between the haves and have-nots that economists ...


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Upheaval in Bolivia

... of Latin America in experiencing economic stagnation, growing inequality and allegations of corruption, among other issues roiling the populace.


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Instagram account promoting racial segregation at Madison West High removed

An Instagram account promoting racial segregation at West High School was taken down late last week. The account, called madisonwestwhites, had ...


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Can we 'unlearn race?' Why de-emphasizing racial identity could help fix political divisions

Into this landscape enters a fascinating new book with a heterodox way of looking at race: “Self Portrait in Black and White: Unlearning Race” by ...


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Recessions Are Racist (but They Don't Have to Be)

In 2008, as the US economy came crashing down, the North Carolina ... warning signals blare, America must proactively attack racialized inequality, ...


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