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For LGBT Service Members, the Battle Isn't Over | Advocate.com
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Integration of LGBT service members was just the first step in bringing parity to our armed services, writes Matt Thorn of OutServe-SLDN.

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The Goal of College Acceptance Motivates Underachievement - The Atlantic
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If college admission is the finish line, why work hard to get an A when a D will earn an acceptance letter?

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Jimmy Kimmel Is Not Sorry If He Offended Anyone For Wanting Healthcare For Sick Children - Digg
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While his newborn son Billy is on the mend after heart surgery, Jimmy is not backing down from the impassioned monologue he delivered last week about wanting all children to have access to healthcare. #JimmyKimmel #Obamacare

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Bernie Sanders: French election results against Le Pen 'rejected racism and xenophobia' - Business Insider
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Sen. Bernie Sanders congratulated incoming French president Emmanuel #Macron on Sunday following his victory over far-right leader Marine Le Pen. #LePen #Bernie

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Worried About Trump? Think Local | Advocate.com
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Mel Wymore, the first out trans candidate for New York City Council, touts "the power of local elections."

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Obamacare repeal is class warfare - Vox
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The poor aren't losing just to the rich.

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The Tragedy of the Commons in Public Education, Central Park - The Atlantic
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The New York City landmark bucked the tragedy of the commons. Can America's school systems do the same?

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Changing Definition of Success Key to Helping Rebels - The Atlantic
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Disruptive students may not be the easiest to have in class, but perhaps defiance should be encouraged.

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The next 100 days will be even worse: Right-wing bigots urge Trump to sign anti-LGBT order allowing broad discrimination - Salon.com
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Conservatives have been pressuring Trump to take even more action targeting the LGBT community for months.

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Russian police round up LGBT activists demonstrating against persecution of gay men in Chechnya | The Independent
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Russian police have detained LGBT activists attempting to raise awareness about the persecution of gay men in Chechnya. The demonstration was held during a May Day march in St Petersburg, with a group of around 10 protesters arrested near t...

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Heckman Shows Boys Benefit More From High-Quality Care - The Atlantic
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A new study shows males would be better off staying at home than going to a facility with low standards.

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When the Patient Is a Gold Mine: The Trouble With Rare-Disease Drugs - Bloomberg
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With a flagship treatment that helps fewer than 11,000 people, how is Alexion making so much money?

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Major Hollywood Movies Failed LGBT Characters Again in 2016
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The big six studios and one mini-major once again failed to represent LGBTQ people in their films, GLAAD's annual studio report said

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Trump's Education Budget Would Hurt the Working Class - The Atlantic
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The president wants to cut funding for programs such as career and technical education and redirect that money toward school choice. #Trump

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Police Forces Are Sending A Message To Black Suburban Residents: You’re Not Wanted
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Places like Troy used to be lily-white, and most of their police departments still are. That’s a problem for the black and brown people moving from big cities like LA and New York in search of quieter

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Parental Involvement Forces Colleges to Adapt - The Atlantic
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"For $65,000 [in full attendance costs], you can bet your sweet ass that I'm calling that school."

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Pushing for Marriage Equality, Chile Lights Govt. Palace in Rainbow Colors | Advocate.com
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On the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biophobia, activists gathered outside Chile's Moneda Palace to call for the legalization of same-sex marriage.

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An Underground College for Undocumented Immigrants - The New Yorker
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Refused admission by public universities and unable to get funding from private ones, aspiring students find another way.

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Chelsea Manning: Wikileaks source celebrates 'first steps of freedom' - BBC News
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The US soldier served seven years for leaking diplomatic and military documents to Wikileaks. #ChelseaManning

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