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Pride in an Irish Border Town

Joseph Healy Red Pepper
Irish LGBTQ campaigner Joseph Healy joined the Pride march in his home town of Newry. He explains how life on the border has changed - and the stakes of Brexit installing a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic.

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Religious Freedom: Freedom to Discriminate?

Ken Estey Working Class Perspectives
The Trump Administration is arguing at the Supreme Court that employers should be able to fire LGBTQ workers. If religion can be used to deny workers rights as individuals, it can be used to upend the struggle for collective rights and dignity.

Paid Leave: Bold, Urgent and Within Our Reach

Ellen Bravo and Wendy Chun-Hoon Medium
The movement we have been building across the country is propelling cohorts of new leaders, many of them women of color and queer and trans folks.
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