Month: July 2020

Landlord-Leaning Eviction Courts Are About To Make The Coronavirus Housing Crisis a Lot Worse

Advertisement Eviction moratoriums have already begun to expire. Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images Katy Ramsey Mason, University of Memphis The United States is on the verge of a potentially devastating eviction crisis right in the middle of a deadly pandemic. Federal, state and local eviction moratoriums had put most of the pending cases on hold.
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Baltimore : The Charm City – A Charming Place to Call Home

Advertisement Baltimore is a diverse and colorful city with a rich history and a progressive future. Known for its beautiful harbor, its distinct and quirky neighborhoods, and its art, culture, and innovation, the Charm City would be a wonderful place for anyone in the LGBTQ community to call home. A Look at Baltimore’s History Baltimore
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Group Testing For Coronavirus – Called Pooled Testing – Could Be The Fastest And Cheapest Way To Increase Screening Nationwide

Advertisement Pooling samples means one test can screen multiple people. Tetra Images via Getty Images Darius Lakdawalla, University of Southern California and Erin Trish, University of Southern California Hopes for a summertime reprieve from COVID-19 have been dashed as cases surged in June. As infections rise, so does the need for testing. In late June,
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Albuquerque: An Eclectic, Diverse, and Sunny Southwestern City

Advertisement This sunny southwestern city has long had a strong following among artsy types, outdoors enthusiasts, and members of our LGBTQ community. Historic Route 66 runs directly through this town that offers a wide variety of hip and progressive restaurants and shops, endless options for outdoor recreation and fun, and plenty to see and do,
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Has The Coronavirus Proved A Crisis Too Far For Europe’s Far-Right Outsiders?

Advertisement Georgios Samaras, King’s College London In recent years, far-right political parties in Europe have capitalized on crises to build their support bases. Many have made it to positions of power as a result of these efforts. The financial crisis of 2008, the refugee crisis that began in 2014 and the ongoing debate around climate
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Atlanta: The Gay Capital of the South

Advertisement This stunning southern city is home to a thriving and diverse gay community. Whether you like fine arts, festivals, eclectic restaurants, trendy neighborhoods, history, outdoor recreation, or all of the above, Atlanta truly has something for everyone. It’s not hard to see why Atlanta has been declared the “Gay Capitol of the South”. A
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Suicide of Egyptian Activist Sarah Hegazi Exposes The ‘Freedom And Violence’ Of LGBTQ Muslims In Exile

Advertisement A memorial to Egyptian activist Sarah Hegazi in Amsterdam, June 19, 2020. Romy Arroyo Fernandez/NurPhoto via Getty Images Ahmad Qais Munhazim, Thomas Jefferson University LGBTQ communities worldwide are mourning the death of 30-year-old Sarah Hegazi, a queer Egyptian activist who ended her life on June 14, 2020. Hegazi, who had been jailed for promoting
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