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Though Acceptance for Gay Americans Is Growing, Discrimination Persists

A new survey by the Pew Research Center offers a complex view of what it’s like to be an LGBT American. The survey found that while 92 percent of LGBT Americans say society is more accepting, 53 percent say they still fac...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Chicago Teachers Union Votes to End Strike

Chicago Teachers Union leaders voted Tuesday to end a strike that has closed classrooms for more than a week in the nation’s third-largest school district. Union President Karen Lewis led the walkout on Sept. 10, a result...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Can a Lifelong Housewife Get Social Security?

  cashlamb: My Social Security benefits are $1000 a month. I haven’t received a check for 44 months (because I changed my address and my bank account closed). I called the Social Security Administration and they res...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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Father’s Day Booklist

By Danielle Steinberg For as long as I can remember, reading has been an activity that my dad and I have always been able to enjoy together. When I was a baby, he read me stories before bed. As a child, we’d wake up early Sat...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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The Effect of Color

Color is one of the fundamental elements of our existence, and defines our world in such deep ways that its effects are nearly imperceptible. It intersects the worlds of art, psychology, culture, and more, creating meaning and ...
by Michael Cadenhead