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jueves, 1 de febrero de 2018

Student artist fights LGBT stigmas through chalk portraits

Student artist fights LGBT stigmas through chalk portraits
- As a member of the LGBT community, there is a certain level of fear I live with,” Bryant said. “One of the factors of this fear is in going out in public with my boyfriend.” By portraying his relationship through art, Bryant invites the public into his relationship through a new avenue. The gallery also allows ...

7 steps to making your school more LGBTQ+ inclusive

7 steps to making your school more LGBTQ+ inclusive
- Figures from the charity Stonewall show that nearly half of LGBTQ+ pupils are bullied in our schools. While some schools are leading the way to actively support their LGBT staff and pupils, as minister for school standards Nick Gibb has said, “there's still a long way to go”. So, here are seven ways to ...

Proud to be one of the most LGBT-inclusive employers in Britain

Proud to be one of the most LGBT-inclusive employers in Britain
- The list is the 100 most LGBT-inclusive employers in Britain and being included is in recognition of the outstanding work we had done over the past year to make sure every LGBT employee is accepted without exception. The Top 100 Employers list is compiled from Stonewall's Workplace Equality Index ...

Big accountancy firms applauded for LGBT inclusion

Big accountancy firms applauded for LGBT inclusion
- PwC was the top professional services sector performer at 33, closely followed by KPMG (35th), though both dropped more than 10 places compared to last year. Big Four rival EY was 79th after being singled out for praise in 2017. Organisations from a variety of sectors including legal, education, ...



2 in 10 LGBT young people leave education due to bullying, report finds

2 in 10 LGBT young people leave education due to bullying, report finds
- A REPORT PUBLISHED on Thursday by national charity LGBT Youth Scotland reveals that 92 per cent of LGBT young people say they are or have been bullied in education on the grounds of being LGBT and 20 per cent left education as a direct result. Nine per cent of all LGBT young people said they ...

Pro-LGBT material deleted from World Meeting of Families booklet after LifeSiteNews report

Pro-LGBT material deleted from World Meeting of Families booklet after LifeSiteNews report
- While the Irish Bishops offer no official explanation for the revisions to the WMF booklet, The Irish Times, Irish Independent, and other European news outlets are attributing the deletion of pro-LGBT images and text to a LifeSiteNews article critical of their inclusion in the booklet's original edition.

Gay-rights groups say Amazon should avoid these 9 cities for second headquarters

Gay-rights groups say Amazon should avoid these 9 cities for second headquarters
- Why would Amazon even consider HQ2 in a state that discriminates against LGBT people?," according to the organizers, who shared copies of the ads with USA TODAY. Like many tech companies, Amazon has long been a supporter of gay rights and anti-discrimination legislation. It has had a robust ..

The Connect Conference at UGA is a safe space to learn more about the LGBT community

The Connect Conference at UGA is a safe space to learn more about the LGBT community
- The Red & Black publishes opinions from a number of contributors and staff columnists. Their opinions do not reflect the opinions of the editorial staff. The editorial staff is in no way involved with the opinion pieces published with the exception of editorials. Editorials are written by the editorial board ...

Trump's Jobs Claims in His State of the Union Speech Simply Don't Add Up

Trump's Jobs Claims in His State of the Union Speech Simply Don't Add Up
- Trump has repeatedly boasted of creating or saving millions of jobs single-handedly by cajoling corporate executives or striking deals with them. In late 2016, before he took office, Trump flew to Indianapolis, Ind. to visit a Carrier plant that was planning to move jobs to Mexico. Trump and Vice President ...

Democrats shouldn't vote for any immigration bill that builds the wall

Democrats shouldn't vote for any immigration bill that builds the wall
- Speaking in the calm and unifying manner that presidents usually do should not be a major point of praise for Trump after a year in office. ... His price is $25 billion to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, ending the visa-lottery program that allows people to immigrate to the U.S. from countries ...

Here's what Trump's critics still don't get about why he was elected and has the support of millions

Here's what Trump's critics still don't get about why he was elected and has the support of millions
- And they see the wall President Trump wants to build along our border with Mexico as a symbol of these common-sense objectives. Democratic economic policies have been very costly. Despite a deep recession greeting him when he took office, President Obama's economic policies yielded the slowest ...

3 Harlem Renaissance Novels Deliver An Ingenious Take On Race

3 Harlem Renaissance Novels Deliver An Ingenious Take On Race
- Rather, they're a shake up and wake up call, reminding readers of the vigorous voices of earlier African-American writers, each of whom had their own ingenious take on "the race problem" and identity politics. With a respectful nod, I'm going to bypass Du Bois' monumental essay collection, along with ...

Trump's America and the Race problem

Trump's America and the Race problem
- It is common to associate the end of the race problem with the election of Barack Obama in 2008, he was, after all, America's first African-American president. Many white Americans would claim that this was a turning point in racial equality, we have a black president, they chime, so race is not a problem.

African American soldiers have long history of heroism

African American soldiers have long history of heroism
- President Woodrow Wilson would declare war on Germany and America became involved in World War I, “to make the world safe for democracy,” a bit hypocritical since American racism and inequality towards the blacks was rampant. Even the 380,000 African Americans who served in ...

For NFL players, racial profiling often personal

For NFL players, racial profiling often personal
You can probably ask any black man out here and the answer is yes,” said Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Malik Jackson. “It's not like this is just starting today or a new thing. It's gone on for a long time. I think African-American men have been (victims) of racial profiling for a long time, by either the ...

This Air Force Sergeant Is Under Fire For Her Racist Viral Rant Saying All 'Black Female ...

This Air Force Sergeant Is Under Fire For Her Racist Viral Rant Saying All 'Black Female ...
- A Nevada Air Force Sergeant has come under fire for posting a racist video where she complains about how disrespectful her “Black female” subordinates are towards her. In the now-deleted recording, she claims that African-American women all have attitudes. According to the Las Vegas Sun, in her ...

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