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Monday, 30 December 2019

Marvel Studios “Absolutely” Has Plans to Include More LGBTQ Characters and Other Representation

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige says the Disney-owned studio “absolutely” has plans to introduce more LGBTQ characters into its Marvel ...


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Trump Administration Removes 'Sexual Orientation' from Anti-Discrimination Guidelines

LGBTQ-inclusive language was removed from the DOI's workplace discrimination guidelines, the 2009 version of which explicitly covers sexual ...


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Married lesbian Olympic champions challenge JK Rowling's views on the trans community

As you're most likely aware, J.K. Rowling recently disappointed untold thousands of people in her LGBTQ fanbase with a tweet expressing support for ...


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Two spirit couple seeks LGBTQ equality for South Dakota tribes

Monique "Muffie" Mousseau and Felipa De Leon are going tribe to tribe in South Dakota to advocate for protections and marriage ...


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Nurses are closing gaps in care of LGBTQ patients

Her team evaluated the amount of time nurses, physician assistants and physicians spend learning about LGBTQ patients and their care in training ...


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The ten most heartwarming queer news stories of 2019

All too frequently in 2019, as part of our news-gathering, LGBTQ Nation had to report on bad news. But for all of the horrible things that happened, ...


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Marriage status in Cuba, Shigella outbreak, anti-LGBTQ crime

a survey evaluating LGBT workplace inclusion within major Mexican businesses and multinationals, the ...


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LGBTQ Americans Are Poorer in the South Than Anywhere Else in the Country

“There is so much more to learn about LGBT poverty in individual states,” said lead author Soon Kyu Choi, project manager at the Williams Institute.


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Study shows the prevalence of diabetes across various ethnic, racial groups

New findings released online in the journal JAMA shows how prevalent diabetes is across various major racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. The study ...


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Study Shows That Racial Discrimination Is Increasing Depression Among Black Youth

A new study has shown that racial discrimination is having a significant affect on black youth. According to a study in the Journal of Applied ...


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Native Americans, the census' most undercounted racial group, fight for an accurate 2020 tally

Native Americans feel like they don't count. And they might not be wrong -- they are the most undercounted group on the U.S. census, which means ...


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Will 2020s replay the wild last decade? Protest and political disruption are everywhere

... diverse countries from Lebanon in the Middle East to Chile and Bolivia in South America over issues from corruption to economic inequality.


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Inequality Is Up a Lot. The Question Is: How Much?

Inequality in the U.S. has risen a lot during the past few decades. This has sparked outrage among segments of the public, ...


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China Has More Rich People Than the US For the First Time Ever

Credit Suisse Group, a Swiss financial services company, recently highlighted the growing wealth and the widening inequality gap around the world in ...


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11 Latin American Movies That Defined The 2010s

... both progressive and declining change was evident in the 2010s, Latin America experienced a decade in which grappling with economic inequality, ...


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Wealth Distribution, Democracy, and Global Capitalism

It happened because from the 1930s to the 1970s globally inequality across the world decreased due to instabilizers such as two world ... North America and Europe are 17% of the global population but control 57% of the wealth.


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