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miércoles, 22 de noviembre de 2017

LGBT youth targeted more by bullies, experience lasting trauma

LGBT youth targeted more by bullies, experience lasting trauma
- Disproportionately LGBT youth are bullied, I think it makes sense to make that a focus among others in the conversation,” said Chris Sanders, president of the Tennessee Equality Project. Sanders said inclusion needs to be a bigger focus. School Gay Straight Alliance groups and anti-bullying policies ...

Without LGBTQ People, Modern Music Wouldn't Exist

Without LGBTQ People, Modern Music Wouldn't Exist
- Among them was UK-based writer Darryl W. Bullock, author of David Bowie Made Me Gay: 100 Years of LGBT Music, out today. Bullock, of course, doesn't actually think Bowie made him gay—rather, inspired by the late, great Ziggy Stardust/Thin White Duke/Goblin King, Bullock shares in the book a ...

Hollywood and the LGBT community: What the Russo Test tells us about award-winning films

Hollywood and the LGBT community: What the Russo Test tells us about award-winning films
- Movies have always enjoyed a central role in society since their introduction in mainstream media. They have been used as a medium to display creativity and spread the creator's vision. Starting from influencing fashion trends to the ideals and mannerisms of many, movies have a strong presence within ...

EastEnders' June Brown stars in Christmas single supporting LGBT charity

EastEnders' June Brown stars in Christmas single supporting LGBT charity
- Love Against The Machine, which includes Union J star Jaymi Hensley and Samantha Fox, have come together to sing Love Is The Only Law – 50 Years Legal in support of The Albert Kennedy Trust, which helps LGBT young people in crisis. The 90-year-old actress, who plays Dot Cotton in the BBC ...

Why Scouts Scotland is right to support LGBT inclusive education

Why Scouts Scotland is right to support LGBT inclusive education
- IN the age of marriage equality and equal adoption rights, when social attitudes have come so far, it is deeply worrying that 90 per cent of LGBT young people still experience homophobia, biphobia or transphobia while at school in Scotland. That is why I am proud that Scouts Scotland is supporting the ...

Federal Court blocks all aspects of Trump's transgender military ban

Federal Court blocks all aspects of Trump's transgender military ban
- Today is a victory for transgender service members across the country,” said Joshua Block, senior staff attorney with the ACLU's LGBT & HIV Project. “We're pleased that the courts have stepped in to ensure that trans service members are treated with the dignity and respect they deserve.” In ruling that ...

Latin America biggest LGBT pride takes place in Buenos Aires

Latin America biggest LGBT pride takes place in Buenos Aires
- Latin America's largest pride parade has taken place for a 26th year in a row. The LGBT pride event in Buenos Aires attracted more than 100,000 ...

LGBT hate crimes double in Russia after ban on 'gay propaganda'

LGBT hate crimes double in Russia after ban on 'gay propaganda'
- have become more aggressive and less fearful," said Svetlana Zakharova, a board member with Russian LGBT Network, the country's ...

Study Finds Pollution Puts African Americans at a Greater Risk of Getting Sick

Study Finds Pollution Puts African Americans at a Greater Risk of Getting Sick
- that that African American “genetics” are a factor for racial health disparities. ... African-Americans in Houston and Dallas faced the highest risk of ...

Honduran Indigenous Activist Battles Colonialism, Patriarchy, and Militarism with Sexual Diversity ...

Honduran Indigenous Activist Battles Colonialism, Patriarchy, and Militarism with Sexual Diversity ...
- Honduran Indigenous Activist Battles Colonialism, Patriarchy, and Militarism with Sexual Diversity Education ... the Coordinator of Sexual Diversity & Rights Equality, which, for the first time in any Latin American Indigenous organization, established a space dealing specifically with LGBTI-related issues.

Did Zika Impact Sex Education in El Salvador?

Did Zika Impact Sex Education in El Salvador?
- El Salvador leads Latin America in unintended adolescent pregnancy and femicide. One in eight women reports experiencing physical or sexual violence, and until August 2017, child marriage under age 18, was legal under certain circumstances. Reproductive health education is extremely limited, ...

A New National Museum in Alabama Will Finally Look Back at Racial Terror in America

A New National Museum in Alabama Will Finally Look Back at Racial Terror in America
- There is a long-held belief among communities of African descent that when we invoke or remember our ancestors they, in turn, remember us. It is a ...

How Trump is building a border wall that no one can see

How Trump is building a border wall that no one can see
Trump's vision of a “big, beautiful” wall along the Mexican border may never be realized, and almost certainly not as a 2,000-mile physical ...

Trump Administration Blasts Mexico, Canada For Limited Nafta 'Headway'

Trump Administration Blasts Mexico, Canada For Limited Nafta 'Headway'
Trump's chief trade negotiator issued a downbeat assessment Tuesday of efforts to rewrite the North American Free ...

NAFTA Talks Have Hit a Wall After Mexico and Canada Resist US Demands

NAFTA Talks Have Hit a Wall After Mexico and Canada Resist US Demands
- The United States, Mexico and Canada failed to resolve any major .... Trump has threatened to withdraw from NAFTA unless he ...

Keeping players in locker room for anthem 'almost as bad as kneeling'

Keeping players in locker room for anthem 'almost as bad as kneeling'
- And while Trump's tweets might have the desired effect on his base, that base appears to be losing members; the wife of coach Jack Del Rio issued her own tweet, writing that she was sorry for voting for Trump and lauded the charity work the Raiders did while they were in Mexico City. Linda Del Rio ...

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