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domingo, 18 de marzo de 2018

Sara Ramirez's Madam Secretary character comes out as bisexual

Sara Ramirez's Madam Secretary character comes out as bisexual
- In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, she spoke about the 'full-circle moment' when she was awarded with the Trailblazer Award from the New York LGBT Center. She explained: 'It was almost a year to the date, actually, from when I publicly came out as bisexual queer at the True Colors Fund ...

Bisexual Rio councilwoman, human rights activist killed

Bisexual Rio councilwoman, human rights activist killed
- She was a member of Rio de Janeiro's black, LGBT, feminist and favela communities. Franco leaves behind an 18-year-old daughter and a partner who is the first woman with whom she fell in love. The Brazilian military currently controls Rio de Janeiro's police in an attempt to curtail the city's rampant ...

Their” rights are human rights, too

Their” rights are human rights, too
- According to the Pew Research Center survey in 2013, about 58% of 1,197 surveyed lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) adults say they've been the target of slurs or jokes. Further, of those 1,197 LGBT adults say they were rejected by a family member or close friend at some point in their life.

Why do LBGT groups never try to meet in mosques?

Why do LBGT groups never try to meet in mosques?
- for an LGBT organisation to insist on hiring its meeting-place from an organisation which it knows disapproves of its aims would suggest to some people either a high degree of perverseness or alternatively a propensity for mischief-making.' Which is exactly the aim they were intending. I have noticed ...

It's no big secret - one of my sons is gay

It's no big secret - one of my sons is gay
- As a result, ACU's leaders seem to be flipping down the field without a clue of how to stick the landing in a way that gets people to applaud its shadowy, legalistic relationship with the LGBT community. It's going to be a mess, even though in a memo Friday afternoon ACU President Phil Schubert said the ...

What A Democrat's Red-District Win Means For Midterms

What A Democrat's Red-District Win Means For Midterms
- And while today's a celebration for many, for some there's been a bit of a sad history, because for several years, LGBT groups were not allowed to march in the parade. That all changed in 2016, when the organizers opened the door for all groups to join. And today's procession saw, for the first time, ...

In A First, Irish LGBT Organization Leads NYC's St. Paddy's Parade

In A First, Irish LGBT Organization Leads NYC's St. Paddy's Parade
And while today's a celebration for many, for some there's been a bit of a sad history, because for several years, LGBT groups were not allowed to march in the parade. That all changed in 2016, when the organizers opened the door for all groups to join. And today's procession saw, for the first time, ...

California to get first female and first LGBT Senate leader

California to get first female and first LGBT Senate leader
- San Diego Sen. Toni Atkins will make history this week when she becomes the first woman and first lesbian to hold the California Senate's top job. Atkins on Wednesday will take over the post of Senate president pro tem from fellow Democrat Kevin de Leon. The move ...

Rates of HIV Are Rising Among Latinx Gay Men in the US Are Anti-Immigration Policies to Blame?

Rates of HIV Are Rising Among Latinx Gay Men in the US Are Anti-Immigration Policies to Blame?
- An estimated 71% of these LGBT undocumented immigrants are Hispanic/Latinx. Another study showed that most Latinx MSM are HIV negative when they arrive in the U.S., and they have lower HIV rates than those who have been U.S. residents for five years or longer or are U.S. born. But, after they ...



Meet the 21-year-old Latino Millionaire Who Saved His Family From Financial Crisis as a Teen

Meet the 21-year-old Latino Millionaire Who Saved His Family From Financial Crisis as a Teen
- At age 21, online app designer Michael Sayman is already a millionaire. The software engineer of Peruvian and Bolivian descent made history by becoming Facebook's youngest employee and currently works at Google. But his road to financial security was no easy trek. Sayman shared his unique ...

National Geographic' has reckoned with its racist past — now what?

National Geographic' has reckoned with its racist past — now what?
- Mason focused most of his attention on issues published during significant moments in African history, like the crowning of Ethiopian King Haile Selassie. What he found was that until the 1970s, when changes in magazine leadership finally adapted its coverage to post-civil rights America, National ...

How Racial Bias in the Healthcare Industry Is Killing Black Mothers

How Racial Bias in the Healthcare Industry Is Killing Black Mothers
- Many mothers, especially black mothers, aren't so lucky. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention states that black mothers in America die at three to four times the rate of white mothers. This is said to be one of the largest of all racial disparities in women's health. To further explain the situation, ...

Could anti-Trump sentiment mobilize African-American voters in 2018?

Could anti-Trump sentiment mobilize African-American voters in 2018?
- The findings, the researchers say, indicate sentiment against Trump and his policies creates an opportunity for African-American mobilization as the country heads toward the 2018 midterm elections. “Our findings suggest that political strategies that highlight the racially regressive politics of Trump and ...

Protests shake Brazil after beloved black LGBT women's activist killed

Protests shake Brazil after beloved black LGBT women's activist killed
- Protests shake Brazil after beloved black LGBT women's activist killed ... As a member of Rio de Janeiro's State Human Rights Commission, Marielle worked tirelessly to defend the rights of black women and young people in the favelas and other marginalized communities,” said Jurema Werneck, ...

When will black people finally get their metoo moment?

When will black people finally get their metoo moment?
- Back then, in those pre-metoo days, I–like so many other African-Americans—held my tongue, and accepted racial offenses as the price we pay for inhabiting mostly white worlds. But things have changed. Today, the timesup movement is finally allowing women to name the men who've violated their ...

Racial disparity in homelessness not just result of poverty

Racial disparity in homelessness not just result of poverty
- We have to because we see this issue most pronounced in our African-American citizens," Heritage said. "We really do need to call the question." Although racial disparities have long been documented, the report said, research and policy discussions have lagged. "The homeless sector has offered ...

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