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miércoles, 21 de marzo de 2018

Anti-LGBT Incidents Climb 45% in Chile

Anti-LGBT Incidents Climb 45% in Chile
- Complaints about acts of hostility toward LGBT people – ranging from discrimination to violence – in Chile increased by 45 percent in 2017 compared to the prior year, to reach a 15-year high, according to a report by the country's Homosexual Integration and Liberation Movement (MOVILH) ...

GOP State Senator overhauling bill to bring LGBT and religious freedom communities together

GOP State Senator overhauling bill to bring LGBT and religious freedom communities together
- We look at this work as long-term work that comes from building relationships, changing hearts and minds and really getting people to understand the true experiences of LGBT people here in our state,” Perkins said. “And we can only do that by starting at the bottom of a mountain sometimes.”.

Young Scots author creates positive LGBT role model for youths in fantasy novel

Young Scots author creates positive LGBT role model for youths in fantasy novel
- There is still a lack of diversity and LGBT characters tend to be white and middle class.” Sophie believes we must also recognise LGBT youngsters are facing daily homophobia across Scotland and around the world. She said: “Bullying is still a huge problem for a lot of kids.” This year, LGBT Youth ...

Bulgarian LGBT Activists Must Educate Politicians

Bulgarian LGBT Activists Must Educate Politicians
Bulgarian LGBT Activists Must Educate Politicians. Senator David Norris (right) speaks at an open lecture at New Bulgarian University. Photo: BIRN. David Norris, Ireland's first openly gay elected politician, told BIRN that LGBT people in Bulgaria need to stand up and show people that ...

Miss International Transgender to fight for LGBT rights in VN

Miss International Transgender to fight for LGBT rights in VN
Fending off 26 competitors from different parts of the world, Nguyen Huong Giang from Hanoi was crowned this year's “Miss International Queen” in Thailand at one of the world's top beauty pageants for transgender women. Bo Xuan Hiep speaks to Giang in Bangkok about her plan to fight for the LGBT ...

Eastern Caribbean: LGBT People Face Bias, Violence

Eastern Caribbean: LGBT People Face Bias, Violence
- Discriminatory laws in Eastern Caribbean countries make lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people targets for discrimination, violence and abuse, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The 107-page report “'I Have to Leave to Be ...

Betsy DeVos wants to give $1 billion to schools that discriminate against LGBT people

Betsy DeVos wants to give $1 billion to schools that discriminate against LGBT people
- Democrats wanted her to assure them that the money wouldn't fund schools that discriminate against LGBT students. She refused to make that promise. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) questioned her about a statement she made last month that the Department of Education would no longer investigate ...

LGBT groups urge rejection of Trump judicial nominee who said gay marriages are 'troubled'

LGBT groups urge rejection of Trump judicial nominee who said gay marriages are 'troubled'
- Mr. Giampietro has left no doubt that he would be willing to use the federal bench to curtail LGBT protections,” the groups said. BuzzFeed also ... In the letter, the groups said Giampietro's appointment to the bench would cause grave harm to the LGBT community and others. “Unlike attorneys who seek ...

The View hosts unanimously agree Trump's opioid plan is crap: 'He's incapable of understanding ...

The View hosts unanimously agree Trump's opioid plan is crap: 'He's incapable of understanding ...
- It's the old war on drugs didn't work,” Hostin cut in. She noted the so-called war “disproportionately affected people in the latino and African-American communities.” Trump, she said, is trying to do the same thing, which she called “dog whistle politics” of simply putting specific people in jail and giving ...

DACA uncertainty causing frustration for members of West Michigan Latino community

DACA uncertainty causing frustration for members of West Michigan Latino community
- If Arizona does that, then other states may follow suit and that just creates this whole sense where young people feel like they don't belong," says Garza. Those against the Dreamers Act say all they want is for those affected to find a legal path to citizenship instead of relying on a temporary program.

Only 11 percent of Latinos in US are Evangelical Christians

Only 11 percent of Latinos in US are Evangelical Christians
- Did you know there's an entire people group in the United States who are relatively unengaged? “Only 10 percent of the Latino population in the U.S. are born-again Christians. And after reading the data, perhaps by 2050, this country could be a *majority Latino country,” Biblica's ...

'Someone Is Serial Murdering Black and Latino Men and ...

'Someone Is Serial Murdering Black and Latino Men and ...
- Chance The Rapper has commented on the recent wave of bombings in Austin, which appear to be targeting black and brown people. "Someone is serial murdering Black and Latino men and women in Texas right now. One of them was just a boy. Hold your leaders accountable. Even if you aren't from ...

Ward 5 demographics shift not represented in special election

Ward 5 demographics shift not represented in special election
- Eleven candidates are vying to replace disgraced Las Vegas City Councilman Ricki Barlow in Ward 5, which has traditionally been represented by African-Americans but where Hispanics now outnumber black people by a ratio of nearly 2-to-1. None of the council candidates identify as Latino. On Jan.

Latin American Indigenous People Fight New Plunder of Their Resources

Latin American Indigenous People Fight New Plunder of Their Resources
- A street in the village of the Truká indigenous people, whose territory was divided in two by the diversion of the São Francisco River, on Assunção island in Northeast Brazil. Large-scale infrastructure projects, and the oil and mining industries have directly affected indigenous people in Latin America.

Anti-LGBT Democratic Congressman Bests Progressive Challenger in Illinois

Anti-LGBT Democratic Congressman Bests Progressive Challenger in Illinois
- Lamont Robinson, who is gay and African-American, won the Democratic nomination for state representative from the Fifth District, which includes parts of downtown Chicago and the city's south side. He bested three other candidates and has no Republican opponent in the general election, positioning ...

Black Leaders Call For Explosions To Be Classified As Domestic Terrorism

Black Leaders Call For Explosions To Be Classified As Domestic Terrorism
- Mysterious package bombs killed two African American men from prominent local families who reportedly attended the same church: Anthony Stephan ... Also, we need to understand if these attacks are ideologically or racially motivated,” the Congressional members said, noting fear across the city.

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