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A nonbinary person next to gender-neutral sign to a bathroom. Photo by Zackary Drucker/Broadly’s Gender Spectrum Collection

A First-Of-Its-Kind Count Of Nonbinary Adults Is Crucial To Our Understanding Of LGBTQ Communities

There are about 1.2 million LGBTQ adults in the U.S. who are nonbinary, according to a first-of-its-kind study released last week by the UCLA School of Law’s Williams Institute, a research center that focuses on the intersection of law and public policy, and sexual orientation and gender identity. Continue Reading A First-Of-Its-Kind Count Of Nonbinary Adults Is Crucial To Our Understanding Of LGBTQ Communities

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Pedro Lucas, center, nephew of farm worker Sebastian Francisco Perez who died last weekend while working in an extreme heat wave, talks about his uncle's death on near St. Paul, Ore., during a record-breaking heat wave. CREDIT: Nathan Howard

Washington And Oregon Strengthen Protections For Ag Workers Following Deadly Heat Wave

Washington on Friday became the second state in the Pacific Northwest in as many days to announce emergency rules that provide farmworkers and others who work outdoors more protection from hot weather in the wake of an extreme heat wave that is believed to have killed hundreds of people. Continue Reading Washington And Oregon Strengthen Protections For Ag Workers Following Deadly Heat Wave

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President Biden addresses the situation in Afghanistan on Thursday at the White House. He insisted a Taliban takeover of the country is not inevitable and expressed confidence in Afghan security forces. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

President Biden Defends Decision To Pull U.S. Troops From Afghanistan Despite Resurgent Taliban

As security conditions deteriorate in Afghanistan, President Biden is defending his decision to pull U.S. troops out of America’s longest-running war. Biden announced the decision in April, and he insisted Thursday that he will stick to it, even as the consequences of that withdrawal become more and more stark. Continue Reading President Biden Defends Decision To Pull U.S. Troops From Afghanistan Despite Resurgent Taliban

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In need of workers, a Domino's franchise in Washington, D.C., is offering a sign-on bonus for all positions. CREDIT: Andrea Hsu/NPR

A $500 Sign-On Bonus To Deliver Pizzas? Here’s What To Know About Hiring Incentives

With a record 9.3 million jobs open in the U.S. as of April, and a workforce in no hurry to get back to work, a growing number of employers are looking to hiring bonuses to fill their ranks. Long a tradition on Wall Street, sign-on bonuses are rare in low-wage work such as fast food, warehousing and food delivery. Now, as the economy has picked up, hiring bonuses are everywhere. Continue Reading A $500 Sign-On Bonus To Deliver Pizzas? Here’s What To Know About Hiring Incentives

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