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Who are 2017's LGBT heroes? Tell us about the activists creating change | Global Development Professionals Network | The Guardian
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LGBT people face discrimination all over the world. Help us recognise grassroots campaigners doing inspiring work

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The Women Who Resisted and Persisted (Video) | Advocate.com
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A roundup of the the women who resisted and persisted this week includes Elizabeth Warren, Melissa McCarthy, and MUNA.

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Does Gorsuch Heed the Gospel Preached at His LGBT-Supportive Church? | Advocate.com
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The Supreme Court nominee is supposed to be more conservative than Antonin Scalia, but #Gorsuch's church preaches empathy toward LGBT people. Where does he really stand?

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Debating Obamacare's future, Cruz and Sanders detour to the past - POLITICO
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The two senators veer away from the battle over the future of #Obamacare to discuss their other health care priorities.

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Pence Dodges Question on Anti-LGBT 'Religious Freedom' Order | Advocate.com
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That's "the purview of the president," Mike Pence tells ABC's George Stephanopoulos.

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Trump University Comparable to Famous Writers School - The Atlantic
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An exposé published by "The Atlantic" in 1970 lead to the downfall of the nefarious Famous Writers School.

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Betsy DeVos passes senate committee vote to be Donald Trump's education secretary despite massive opposition | The Independent
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Donald Trump’s pick for education secretary is one big step closer to being appointed to the cabinet after the Senate committee gathered unusually early to vote in her favour. They voted 52 to 48 along party lines. #BetsyDeVos

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A Russian Website Wants To Take All The Homophobes Airbnb Doesn't - BuzzFeed News
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"It's unlikely you want to cradle your baby in a bed that gays were frolicking in before." #AirBNB

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Gender Pay Gap Grows Among Ivy League Alumni - The Atlantic
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Female alumni make 30 percent less, on average, than their male counterparts.

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On LGBT rights, Trump seems willing to anger Christian right — but activists aren’t convinced - Salon.com
http://www.salon.com/2017/02/02/...

The jury's still out on Donald #Trump and LGBT issues, but so far he has defied Republican anti-gay orthodoxy

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People Are Sending Rainbows To The Political Candidate Who Said LGBT People Use Nazi Mind Control Techniques - BuzzFeed News
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"Thank you very much for spreading hate and bigotry in 2017!!!!"

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The Grammys aren't racist, according to the head of the Grammys - BBC News
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Adele's victory over Beyonce at the #Grammys isn't a matter of racism, says the Recording Academy.

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'Every Racist I Know Voted for Donald Trump' - The Atlantic
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Daryl Davis believes the method he used to persuade many klansmen to defect from the hate group can help America to bridge its political divides.

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LGBTQ groups plead with Trump to keep a pro-transgender Obama guidance for schools - Vox
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#Trump promised to repeal the guidance on the campaign trail. LGBTQ groups are now asking him not to.

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We're About To See If Employers Can Protect LGBT Workers When The Government Won't | Fast Company | Business + Innovation
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The White House and state legislators have made it clear they won't protect LGBT employment rights, but some businesses are fighting back.

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Campus Free Speech Cliches Undermine Higher Education - The Atlantic
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Uniformly labeling higher education as a community of hypersensitive, radical leftists is a false portrayal.

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The Minimum Wage Movement Is Leaving Tipped Workers Behind | FiveThirtyEight
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When New Jersey raised its minimum wage at the start of the year, low-wage workers across the state cheered. But not Rebecca Fox. #minimumwage

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The Unprecedented Opposition to Betsy DeVos's Nomination - The Atlantic
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She was confirmed by a 51-50 vote, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking the tie.

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Sex and Gender in the Victorian Era - The Atlantic
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The private, disorienting passions of the Victorian era

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A Black Woman Wrote A Letter About The Racism She's Faced For Being A Bollywood Fan
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"I listen to Bollywood songs every day, I have Indian channels on my TV because of that and for me that is normal! That's my life, so I don't understand how, because of my skin colour, people ...

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