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To Read, Or Not To Read? The Fight For Literacy In the UK.

To read, or not to read, that is the question. In truth, literacy is a complex, multi-layered skill that should not be underestimated or undervalued. Reading is an integral part of our daily lives, from understanding street signs in order to drive, reading reports for work or even following posted regulations that help keep our communities safe. 1,061 more words

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Uncover the Spirit of Harlem

The Spirit of Harlem, by Louis Delsarte, 2004-2006.

10 ft. x 30 ft. 125th and Frederick Douglass Blvd. Harlem, NYC, NY

Today I’m so sad to learn this vibrant mural has been… 614 more words

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US Supreme Court Hears Case Of Wedding Cake Baker Who Refused to Serve Gay Couple

In 2012, recently-engaged gay couple David Mullins and Charlie Craig, pictured below, visited the Masterpiece Cakeshop bakery near Denver, Colorado, USA. The two hoped to place an order for a wedding cake for their upcoming nuptials in the state of Massachusetts. 454 more words

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Rainbow Laces: LGBTQ in Sports

Every English Football League ground displayed rainbow-coloured corner flags between November 25 and December 3 2017 in support of Stonewall’s Rainbow Laces campaign. Launched in 2013, the campaign is a show of solidarity with LGTBQ fans, players and staff across football and sport. 857 more words

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Saving Cyntoia: Celebrities Call For Release of Child Sex-Trafficking Victim

Celebrities are rallying behind a victim of sex trafficking who is spending life in prison for murder.

Cyntoia Brown was 16 years old when she killed John Mitchell Allen, a man who hired her as a sex worker. 680 more words

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Ryan Murphy Sets Record Number of Transgender Actors on TV for Upcoming Series

Prolific television impresario Ryan Murphy’s new FX show Pose will feature the highest number of transgender actors to ever been cast in regular roles for a scripted series. 531 more words

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The Revolution of the Royal Family

Women worldwide wept as Harry announced his engagement to ‘Suits’ actress Meghan Markle this week. But the happy occasion signifies so much more than just the world’s most eligible bachelor having his heart stolen. 526 more words

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