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domingo, 1 de abril de 2018

How 'Love, Simon' Inspired People to Come Out

How 'Love, Simon' Inspired People to Come Out
- After the success of Call Me By Your Name, many people are now excited to watch Love, Simon, another LGBT-friendly film. It's based on the YA novel Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda about a closeted gay teenage boy named Simon Spier (played by Nick Robinson). The movie will premiere in the ...

People will boycott': Same-sex weddings banned on Cunard ships

People will boycott': Same-sex weddings banned on Cunard ships
- CEO of trans charity Chrysalis Andi Maratos said: “Cunard is such ardent supporters of Southampton Pride but it's down to it now to look at how it can support LGBT rights and that might mean re-registering in another country.” She added: “I know there will be people boycotting the company.”.

The Tumultuous Effect of the LGBT Agenda on One Young Mind

The Tumultuous Effect of the LGBT Agenda on One Young Mind
- Sometimes something as mundane as a visit to a drive-through can leave your head splitting from an overdose of culture shock. No matter which way you turn these days, you're bound to offend someone about something...but did you ever notice that no one seems to care about offending you?

Pamela Adie is ready to tell her story in 'Under the Rainbow'

Pamela Adie is ready to tell her story in 'Under the Rainbow'
- We need more LGBT activists living and working in Nigeria, period. It is understandable that because of our volatile religious and cultural climate, many people on the spectrum prefer to live their lives in the closet, to protect tenuous familial and social relationships. But for some people, events occur that ...

Irish American high-school student starts Pride Fest in Mike Pence's hometown

Irish American high-school student starts Pride Fest in Mike Pence's hometown
- Despite his stance on LGBT issues, the vice president has actually applauded Bailey's initiative on the festival. “Vice President Pence commends Erin Bailey for her activism and engagement in the civic process,” spokeswoman Alyssa Farah said in a statement. “As a proud Hoosier and Columbus native, ...

Misunderstood millennials defy the 'generation snowflake' myth

Misunderstood millennials defy the 'generation snowflake' myth
- Issues that can be characterised as internationalist versus provincial, such as immigration, tend to divide age groups, as do capital punishment and LGBT rights. But a closer look at data from both sides of the Atlantic exposes the danger of assuming that such patterns extend across opinions on politics ...



Trump receives low approval on handling of LGBT rights, poll finds

Trump receives low approval on handling of LGBT rights, poll finds
- A new poll released this week shows a plurality of American adults disapprove of Trump's handling of LGBT rights. Pollsters surveyed 1,500 U.S. adults between March 25 and 27 on a range of issues, including their views on trade and social media websites. According to the results of ...

I have to leave to be me”

I have to leave to be me”
- Although we have managed to keep sexual orientation a taboo subject, the Caribbean, like places the world over, has always had an LGBT community. Here though, the lives of its members are often subjected to unthinkable realities even in our most sacred institutions: family, church and education.

Will Requiring NYPD to Report Marijuana Arrests Reduce Racial Disparities?

Will Requiring NYPD to Report Marijuana Arrests Reduce Racial Disparities?
- But despite that new policy, in 2017, about 86 percent of people arrested for marijuana possession in the fifth degree—possession of less than two ounces in a public place—were people of color. Roughly 48 percent were black and 38 percent were Latino. White people constituted only nine percent.

Baseball, Latino America's pastime, faces new challenges in age of Trump

Baseball, Latino America's pastime, faces new challenges in age of Trump
- He's particularly worried about Trump's much-litigated travel ban that includes some people from Venezuela. Baseball has long played a key role in conversations on racial equality in the United States. Jackie Robinson integrated the Major Leagues nearly eight years before Brown v Board of Education ...

Here's More Evidence That Optimism Is Good For Your Heart

Here's More Evidence That Optimism Is Good For Your Heart
- The study included more than 4,900 people of Latino/Hispanic ancestry living in the US (the sample was drawn from a larger study called the Sociocultural Ancillary Study, which explored socioeconomic, cultural and psychosocial influences on Latinos' health). The researchers used the American Heart ...

Latino students working to support Dreamers at school

Latino students working to support Dreamers at school
- When you're talking about a group of students that have civil liberty rights, how do we navigate those issues so they feel supported, welcome in our building but also recognize that there are people in our community and here at Southeast who have different opinions about how to solve that issue .

Understanding the difference between race and ethnicity

Understanding the difference between race and ethnicity
- Similarly, the African diaspora, which often overlaps with the Latinx diaspora, is helpful for understanding ethnicity. Black Americans, Afro-Americans, and African-Americans are an ethnic group derived from Black racial groups of the African continent and linked through American chattel slavery.

A Public Call for School Board Members to Dismantle Racial Barriers in Education

A Public Call for School Board Members to Dismantle Racial Barriers in Education
- On the high school level alone, the majority of school suspensions and arrests are comprised of African American students. In fact, of 8,018 suspensions, 6,636 or 83 percent were African American, though black students make up less than one-half of the student population. Other racial disparities ...

Census 2020: Local Africans, African-Americans consider how to respond to questions about origins

Census 2020: Local Africans, African-Americans consider how to respond to questions about origins
- I'm African-American, but I'm heavily European as well, but I feel odd putting 'mixed race.' I think because colorism in our society, it's just the burden on me,” she said. “But just myself consciously putting 'mixed race' and being African-American for so long and not even knowing the African side. I'm torn ...

Segregation lives, 50 years since King

Segregation lives, 50 years since King
- As the assassination of a Black icon turns 50, a recent death and a killing by the police are both grim reminders of challenges before America when it comes to fighting racism. Several events on April 4 will commemorate the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968, when he was only 39. A Baptist ...

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