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domingo, 11 de marzo de 2018

Roseanne' reboot knocked for inconsistency of working-class champion supporting Trump

Roseanne' reboot knocked for inconsistency of working-class champion supporting Trump
- "Roseanne — a character who over the course of the show's original run fought for the underdog, railed against racism, embraced the LGBT community (heck, she went to first base with Mariel Hemingway!) and supported women's rights — aligning herself with a man who referred to Mexicans as rapists ...

Milwaukee Considers 'Ex-Gay' Therapy Ban

Milwaukee Considers 'Ex-Gay' Therapy Ban
- The council's Public Safety and Health Committee approved the measure after hearing testimony in support of the ban from LGBT advocates and mental health experts, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. Two aldermen abstained from voting. Tony Snell Rodriguez of the Milwaukee Equal Rights ...

Why Do NFL Teams Keep Asking Prospects If They're Gay?

Why Do NFL Teams Keep Asking Prospects If They're Gay?
- Patterson did not get drafted into the NFL, but went on to become a successful wrestler and an advocate for LGBT athletes; he met with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in 2017 on behalf of an NFL Pride group. "The NFL as an organization has made big strides to address many social issues, but the ...

After same-sex marriage victory, OutFront Minnesota pivots to transgender rights

After same-sex marriage victory, OutFront Minnesota pivots to transgender rights
- In Minnesota, OutFront staffers are pushing back on legislation they say would erode LGBT rights and weaken the state's 2014 antibullying law. The group, which has an annual budget of about $1 million, is proposing new legal protections, offering services such as a 24-hour crisis line and hosting a ...

Parkland school's gay-straight alliance president honored at LGBT gala

Parkland school's gay-straight alliance president honored at LGBT gala
- A Stoneman Douglas student on the front lines of the push for gun reform received a high honor, as Miami Beach remembered the lives lost at her school. Equality Florida's 2018 Miami Gala, held at the Eden Roc Hotel, Saturday night, honored the student leaders and ...



Elle Fanning Says She 'Regrets' If Her Decision to Work With Woody Allen 'Hurt Anyone'

Elle Fanning Says She 'Regrets' If Her Decision to Work With Woody Allen 'Hurt Anyone'
- Fanning's “Rainy Day in New York” costars Timothee Chalamet and Rebecca Hall said they donated their salaries from the film to charities, with Chalamet saying he gave money to Time's UP, the LGBT Center in New York and RAINN, an anti-sexual violence organization. “It's a small gesture and not ...

We want to be treated like everyone else'

We want to be treated like everyone else'
- I will definitely have meaningful activities for the LGBT community after returning to Vietnam with this victory,” Nguyen says. She is looking forward to make the world a better ... The mission of the pageant is raising awareness towards LGBT and transgender community. Nguyen has learnt from others that ...

Gay Irish PM Leo Varadkar vows to challenge Donald Trump and Mike Pence on LGBT rights

Gay Irish PM Leo Varadkar vows to challenge Donald Trump and Mike Pence on LGBT rights
- Irish leader Leo Varadkar will use his face-time with Donald Trump to challenge his administration's anti-LGBT agenda. Ireland's Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Leo Varadkar is only the fourth openly gay world leader in recent political history – and has vowed to put equality at the heart of his leadership. .

How homelessness and sexism ignited a spark that became Black Lives Matter

How homelessness and sexism ignited a spark that became Black Lives Matter
- High school helped shape my understanding of the conditions I was growing up with and the people around me. It's the friendships I would ... And not just women, but black queer women who grew up in a generation that had been completely devastated by lack of jobs, lack of employment. We grew up ...

A court has unleashed a same-sex marriage flood in Latin America

A court has unleashed a same-sex marriage flood in Latin America
- The president of the Supreme Court of Justice is on record as saying that “all parties are called to respect” the Intra-American Court ruling. A leading LGBT activist, Óscar Ugarteche, has filed a lawsuit to have his Mexican marriage to Fidel Aroche recognized. The couple succeeded in a lower court.

Black Latinos Are Almost Invisible In The Census. We Can Fix That.

Black Latinos Are Almost Invisible In The Census. We Can Fix That.
- These kinds of inequities among Latinos extend throughout Latin America. Research in various Latin American countries — including Bolivia, Mexico and Colombia — shows that the lightest Latinos achieve the highest educational outcomes, and black Latinos the lowest. The underrepresentation of ...

How Racism Causes Child Birth to be a Death Sentence for Black Mothers

How Racism Causes Child Birth to be a Death Sentence for Black Mothers
- Sadly, for too many African-American mothers, all does not go well. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, African-American mothers are nearly four times more likely to die during pregnancy and childbirth than are white women. Although the racial disparity in maternal deaths has ...

Why 'Black Panther' means so much to the black community

Why 'Black Panther' means so much to the black community
- The uncanny parallels from the fictional nation of Wakanda to American society seem to help some identify with the characters in the movie. In this way, "Black Panther" transcends cultural lines and provides a unique opportunity for African-American parents to engage in racial and ethnic socialization.

Rachel Dolezal's Netflix Doc Is Taking Up Space For, You Know, Actual Black Women

Rachel Dolezal's Netflix Doc Is Taking Up Space For, You Know, Actual Black Women
- She resigned from her position with the NAACP, the nation's oldest civil rights organization, and became a divisive public figure when she coined the term “trans-black,” which she defined as being biologically Caucasian but identifying racially as African-American. Listen, I understand that Netflix needs ...

Teacher tells his class not to date African-Americans 'because they are not worth it'

Teacher tells his class not to date African-Americans 'because they are not worth it'
- A Florida teacher has been suspended after his school district concluded he repeatedly used the N-word in class, and told his 7th and 8th graders not to date African-Americans “because they are not worth it,” among other violations. David Swinyar, who says he is white in his ...

Culture and its Influence on Economies

Culture and its Influence on Economies
- However, Brazil, Costa Rica and Chile have shown a decent progress towards human economic development but Latin America has a passive and a rotten bureaucratic arrangement impedes the scope of economic growth. UNESCO has underlined that culture is a kingpin in combating poverty ...

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