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Monday, 16 December 2019

'Them' is Merriam-Webster's word of the year as the world becomes more LGBTQ friendly

A small common word but increasingly powerful and very busy, “they”, has its own recognition. Merriam-Webster's language experts have declared the ...


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Justin Trudeau asks attorney general to make conversion therapy illegal in Canada

Great to see the federal government has heard the loud request from LGBTQ Canadians, and many allies to ban conversion therapy in all provinces ...


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Construction begins on US Navy ship named for Harvey Milk

The USNS Harvey Milk is a ship whose time has finally come. Construction on the ship, a fleet oiler named for the slain LGBTQ icon, began Friday at ...


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The L Phrase: Generation Q' star Stephanie Allynne hopes the show will help ...

At a time when our mainstream LGBTQ + narrative has a larger presence than it was 20 years in the past, Allin hopes so as to add 'The L Phrase: ...


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Senate Confirms Trump Nominee Who Cried over accusation He's anti-LGBT

The U.S. Senate has confirmed the Trump judicial nominee with an anti-LGBTQ record who made headlines during his confirmation hearing after ...


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HRC Statement on Hallmark's Apology and Promise to Reinstate Ad Featuring Same-Sex Couple

... was able to voice our community's outrage and garner nearly 70,000 signatures to let Hallmark know that LGBTQ people won't be erased. Now, the ...


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Qatar Welcomes LGBTQ Football Fans Ahead Of Tournament

FIFA World Cup 2022 host Qatar recently said that football fans belonging to the LGBTQ community are welcome to watch world cup football matches ...


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Save the Date for 'An Inspired Evening' Honoring Kentucky Artists

UK is ranked among the top 30 campuses in the nation for LGBTQ* inclusion and safety. UK has been judged a “Great College to Work for" two years ...


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There's a dark side to our genealogy craze

This holiday season, millions of Americans will receive gifts allowing them to ... them from blame for the racial inequality that plagued American history.


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Billionaires vs. the Middle Class Across America: Who Pays More in Taxes?

Although Saez and Zucman make a case that wealth inequality is a growing problem in America, the burning question is, “Do U.S. billionaires really ...


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'Stop running': Why Colin Kaepernick belongs in the NFL right now

Kaepernick hasn't played since the 2016 season, when he protested police brutality and racial inequality in America by sitting and subsequently ...


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US must fix education inequality, spend big to do it, say Democratic presidential candidates at Pa ...

In America, the value of someone's home dictates the quality of the schools their children attend, and whether their children have a fair ...


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Is Pete Buttigieg just too young to be president?

In this “O.K. Boomer” moment of younger Americans' disgust with the income inequality, social injustices and climate change that older Americans ...


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2019 was a year of global unrest, spurred by anger at rising inequality

In these circumstances, it is no accident that Latin America, with the world's slowest economic growth and most glaring inequality, has exploded in the ...


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Buttigieg talked of making the sun come up again in America. ... noted that the rise of income inequality in America began about the time he was born.


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When the “Best of Intentions” Meet “Some Harsh Realities”

... and Republicans alternate control of the White House, and still not seeing some of America's biggest problems—poverty, inequality, climate change, ...


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