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'When We Rise': A Love Letter to LGBT Activism | Advocate.com
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How Dustin Lance Black, a group of queer and trans folks, and a bevy of A-list actors made a groundbreaking miniseries that’s a love letter to San Francisco, a journey through 40 years of LGBT struggles, and a contemporary call to arms.

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UN accuses Germany of ‘institutional racism and racist stereotyping’ against people of African descent | The Independent
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A panel of UN experts has accused Germany of discriminating against people of African descent and allowing widespread racial profiling by the government and security agencies. Researchers warned that the situation remains largely invisible ...

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How Moonlight’s creators made a universally acclaimed window into gay black identity - The Verge
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Director Barry Jenkins and playwright Tarell McCraney talk about the big questions of masculinity, identity, and #OscarsSoWhite. #Moonlight

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"Teacher of the Year" Documentary Challenges Hollywood Educator Portrayals - The Atlantic
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The new documentary “Teacher of the Year” pushes against Hollywood’s hack-or-hero portrayals of the profession.

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Dem reminds Trump: LGBT doesn't stand for 'Let's Go Back in Time' | MSNBC
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As a candidate, Donald Trump told LGBT voters, "I will fight for you." As a president, Trump is betraying this promise just a month into his term.

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Instagram photos of ethnic food are perpetuating racist stereotypes - Quartz
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"Use this medium to help share other people’s stories instead of forcing them to fit your own."

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Tressie McMillan Cottom Excerpt from 'Lower Ed' - The Atlantic
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The industry's coded language hides that ugly truth.

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As a gay man, I appreciate how the trans community fought for my rights – it's time to repay the favour | The Independent
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Following on from an anxious first month for the LGBT community of America following Trump’s inauguration as the 45th President of the United States, the President’s administration has revoked a previous Obama-era protection for trans p...

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White People See A Lesson In Manners. I See A Racist Assault | Tasheka Lavann
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It's getting pretty frustrating having to tell people, especially white people, what racism looks like. As a black woman, it's heartbreaking to see how such incidents are handled and how they are reported and discussed in the media. Most fr...

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Manchester to open the UK’s first LGBT retirement community · PinkNews
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Manchester City Council has announced plans to create the UK's first retirement community for LGBT people - with a hard limit on how many non-LGBT residents can live there.

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“Scientific racism” is on the rise on the right. But it’s been lurking there for years. - Vox
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When a Republican Congress member tweeted, "We can’t restore our civilization with somebody else’s babies," he was tapping into old themes.

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How the Sharing Economy Can Support LGBT Seniors | Advocate.com
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Airbnb wants to help queer elders supplement their income and make connections that will help them stay healthy and fulfilled.

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Who Should Pay For Evan Karr’s Heart - BuzzFeed News
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Every day, millions of Americans, even those with insurance, struggle to pay for health care. If the Republican health care plan passes, that struggle will only intensify.

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Japan: Anti-Bullying Policy to Protect LGBT Students | Human Rights Watch
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#Japan’s updated national bullying prevention policy will for the first time protect sexual and gender minority students, Human Rights Watch said today.

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The health care bill could be Donald Trump’s Iraq War - Vox
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Sold on lies, poorly planned, deadly to thousands, and a catastrophe for its authors. #healthcare

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No One Can Explain Why YouTube Bans Some LGBT Content | Advocate.com
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YouTubers tell The Advocate the only explanation appears to be ignorance. #LGBT

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The New Version Of "Blind Date" Will Feature LGBT Contestants For The First Time - BuzzFeed News
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Britain's most famous dating show, due to return after a 13-year absence, will include people of all genders and sexual orientations. "Blind Date is for everyone," the producer told BuzzF...

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You Can't Balance Out Racism
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Some things don’t dissolve in a cup of platitudes.

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The Case for Eating Weed at Work - Bloomberg
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It's like having a cup of coffee, but marijuana.

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LGBT Politicians Will Save Us From the Trump Apocalypse | Advocate.com
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Out elected officials — like Nebraska's Jay Irwin — are battling the president's divisive agenda at the local level. 

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