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lunes, 4 de diciembre de 2017

Gay Men Used to Earn Less than Straight Men; Now They Earn More

Gay Men Used to Earn Less than Straight Men; Now They Earn More
- For LGBTQ people, it has certainly seemed as if, in the language of columnist Dan Savage's 2010 campaign to combat the epidemic of LGBT youth suicide, “It Gets Better.” Whether these massive changes have translated into improvements in workplace outcomes for the average gay man or lesbian, ...

Despite Social Stigma, Young South Koreans Accepting of LGBT Community

Despite Social Stigma, Young South Koreans Accepting of LGBT Community
- Despite the widespread social stigma surrounding sexual minorities in South Korea, most young people are supportive of the LGBT community, according to a new survey. Nearly 8 in 10 school middle students said they would continue a friendship with someone after finding out they ...

New study reveals 2017's safest cities in America

New study reveals 2017's safest cities in America
- With fears of falling victim to cybercrime and mass shootings topping the list of crime worries among Americans, according to the most recent Gallup polls, the personal-finance website WalletHub took an in-depth look at 2017's Safest Cities in America. To determine where Americans can feel most ...

The Sportsman Visit The Spartans To Discuss LGBT Inclusion In Sports

The Sportsman Visit The Spartans To Discuss LGBT Inclusion In Sports
- The Sportsman have been down to the inclusive Rugby side, Spartans, to hear their thoughts on LGBT inclusion in sport. This coincided with the Premier League's rainbow laces campaign which shows support for LGBT people, but has been criticised for being a token gesture as the FA struggles to offer ...

How Queers and Latinos Helped Make Miami an Art Capital

How Queers and Latinos Helped Make Miami an Art Capital
- In many ways, the art scene in Miami has developed parallel to greater Miami's LGBT nightlife — something best experienced outside the white walls of the Miami Beach Convention Center and the many tented art fairs. Drag queens still strut on the sidewalk at the newly located Palace Bar on Ocean ...

John Bel's Wasteful LGBT Appeal Is Another Indication He's Trying To Position Himself For 2020

John Bel's Wasteful LGBT Appeal Is Another Indication He's Trying To Position Himself For 2020
- We think the idea of John Bel Edwards as a presidential candidate for 2020 is patently absurd, so for our readers who are irritated at the suggestion…we feel your pain. Nevertheless, Edwards continues to make moves which can only really be explained in the context of his preparing the ground for a ...

Supreme Court declines to intervene in battle over marriage benefits for same-sex couples

Supreme Court declines to intervene in battle over marriage benefits for same-sex couples
- Texas Values, the anti-LGBT lobbying group that had launched the legal action, was jubilant about the decision – which could threaten the economic security of gay families in the state. According to the Statesman, the group's President Jonathan Saenz said: “What an incredible early Christmas present ...

Trump endorses extreme homophobe Roy Moore's Senate bid despite child molestation ...

Trump endorses extreme homophobe Roy Moore's Senate bid despite child molestation ...
- Thank you Mr President! Let's MAGA!” Moore and Jones are virtually tied in polling in the state, and Trump's endorsement could tip the balance. The Log Cabin Republicans group, which advocate for LGBT rights within the GOP, came out against Moore's candidacy last week. The released a campaign ...

Lung cancers in some African-Americans and European-Americans may have biological differences

Lung cancers in some African-Americans and European-Americans may have biological differences
- For other drugs, the predictions varied by race, with NSCLC from African-Americans predicted to be resistant to 53 drugs to which NSCLC from European-Americans was sensitive. Among these drugs was irinotecan, which is a cytotoxic chemotherapeutic used for treating certain types of cancer.

'Coming to America was fictional, but this is going to be real': Black American women react to ...

'Coming to America was fictional, but this is going to be real': Black American women react to ...
- She joins famous black women like Serena Williams, rapper Eve and Janet Jackson who have recently found love outside of their race, to powerful men. Ashley Mosley had been living in London this summer, across the street from Kensington Gardens. Engagement gossip between Markle and Prince ...

LGBT community still faces high levels of violence - report

LGBT community still faces high levels of violence - report
- IRR analyst and author of the report, Gerbrandt van Heerden, writes: "Black LGBT people are more likely to be victims of physical violence than those in ... A majority of South Africans support constitutional protections for LGBT people and display high levels of tolerance for their gay neighbours, while, ...

SCOTUS rejects case of Alabama Death Row inmate who claims racial discrimination in jury picks

SCOTUS rejects case of Alabama Death Row inmate who claims racial discrimination in jury picks
- The U.S. Supreme Court, in a ruling issued today, refused to hear the appeal of Alabama Death Row inmate Christopher Anthony Floyd, who says prosecutors struck 10 of 11 blacks from the jury pool at his trial. Floyd had appealed earlier this year to the U.S. Supreme Court after a ruling by the Alabama ...

Alabama Senate Special Election Hinges on African American Turnout

Alabama Senate Special Election Hinges on African American Turnout
- The question hovering over the Alabama Senate contest between Democrat Doug Jones and Republican Roy Moore is whether blacks will turn out to vote in sufficient numbers to give Jones a shot at victory in the December 12 special election less than two weeks before Christmas. The race is a dead ...

Automaker executives worry about Trump demands for NAFTA changes

Automaker executives worry about Trump demands for NAFTA changes
- He said that neither Canada nor Mexico were willing to address issues that could lead to a rebalanced agreement. However, the US is pushing for measures that many global companies such as those in its own auto industry obviously will not agree to. Canada and Mexico reject Trump's demands as ...

Billy Bush comes out of exile to confirm that's Trump on the Access Hollywood tape

Billy Bush comes out of exile to confirm that's Trump on the Access Hollywood tape
- Given that Trump's supporters still believe Mexico will pay for his beautiful, tremendous, apparently transparent wall, even after he said the U.S. would actually pony up the roughly $21.6 billion needed for construction and maintenance (the see-through aspect of the wall will come in handy for passing ...

The Trump administration is in danger of making a 'huge' mistake in Nafta talks

The Trump administration is in danger of making a 'huge' mistake in Nafta talks
- The Trump administration's tough posture in North American Free Trade Agreement talks is dangerous for the US economy. The idea that Mexico is ...

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