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lunes, 2 de abril de 2018

American Idol': How the Show's Inclusive New Season Reflects the Country's Progress on LGBTQ ...

American Idol': How the Show's Inclusive New Season Reflects the Country's Progress on LGBTQ ...
- The season of the gays, i LOVE it,” one young viewer proclaimed on Twitter. Another viewer used the moments to educate his child, revealing that Idol “provided a great forum to continue the conversation with my 10-year-old daughter about LGBT equality and gender identity/expression tonight.

Far from home, gay college diver finds a second family in Wyoming

Far from home, gay college diver finds a second family in Wyoming
- With other gay teammates like my close friend Ryan Russi, Wyoming has created a safe space for all LGBT athletes and instilled the fact that you are valued by what you can bring to the table and what you can give to your sport and community instead of your sexual orientation, gender or ethnicity.

The fight for LGBT civil rights will return next legislative session

The fight for LGBT civil rights will return next legislative session
- Those backing a move to include LGBT protections under the 1992 Florida Civil Rights Act have a message for legislative leadership: We'll be back. Just nine days into the 2018 Legislative Session, 40 percent of the Legislature had publicly supported bills that would have codified in statutes ...

Vocal Marriage Opponent Loses Costa Rica Presidential Election

Vocal Marriage Opponent Loses Costa Rica Presidential Election
- “I am very happy,” Margarita Salas, a Costa Rican LGBT rights advocate, told the Washington Blade on Sunday after Carlos Alvarado won the election. “Costa ... “Costa Rica won,” wrote Andrea Ayala, executive director of Espacio de Mujeres Lesbianas por la Diversidad, an LGBT advocacy group in El ...

Calling Trans Kids By Their Chosen Name Reduces Risk Of Suicide, Depression

Calling Trans Kids By Their Chosen Name Reduces Risk Of Suicide, Depression
I've been doing research on LGBT youth for almost 20 years now, and even I was surprised by how clear that link was." by Jeff Taylor 41m ago. When transgender youth are called by their chosen names, it significantly reduces their risk of depression and suicide, according to a new study out of the ...

Judge Reinhardt's A Legacy of Love and Justice

Judge Reinhardt's A Legacy of Love and Justice
- Those in the LGBT community will long remember Judge Reinhardt fondly for his fierce defense of the rights of same-sex couples. In 2009, Judge Reinhardt decided in In re Levenson that Ninth Circuit public defenders could not be denied employment benefits covering their lawfully-married, same-sex ...

Milwaukee bans conversion therapy

Milwaukee bans conversion therapy
- With hate graffiti sprouting up on its unity walls, and a near-brush with proposed legislation many say would have legalized LGBT discrimination, the University of Iowa's heritage of diversity and openness might seem a little fragile right now. But behind the scenes — especially at the LGBTQ Resource ...

Drug and Alcohol Support

Drug and Alcohol Support
- Concerned about your drug or alcohol use? Need someone to talk to? Want to cut down or quit? Be more safe? LGBT Foundation is part of Manchester Integrated Drug and Alcohol Service and offers support to LGBT individuals affected by drugs, alcohol and chemsex.

Trump Says DACA Is 'Dead,' and Calls on Mexico to Enforce Border Security

Trump Says DACA Is 'Dead,' and Calls on Mexico to Enforce Border Security
Trump declared on Monday that a plan to protect young immigrants from deportation is “dead” and repeated his calls for Mexico to enforce border security laws and prevent immigrants from coming to the United States illegally. In a series of tweets Monday morning, Mr. Trump ...

Mexico's Foreign Minister Cites 'Facts' After Trump Slams Mexico Over Migration

Mexico's Foreign Minister Cites 'Facts' After Trump Slams Mexico Over Migration
Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray says Mexico works with the U.S. on migration every day, in an apparent response to President Trump's recent tweets. He's seen here during a news conference in Mexico City in February that included then-U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Trump's Easter Twitter tirade for migrants and Mexico

Trump's Easter Twitter tirade for migrants and Mexico
- The US, Canada and Mexico are participating in tense negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement at Mr Trump's insistence. Mr Trump says NAFTA is bad for the US. “Mexico has got to help us at the border,” Mr Trump, holding his wife's hand, said before the couple attended an Easter ...

Trump blasts DOJ, FBI, news media, Amazon, Mexico

Trump blasts DOJ, FBI, news media, Amazon, Mexico
Mexico has the absolute power not to let these large 'Caravans' of people enter their country. They must stop them at their Northern Border, which they can do because their border laws work, not allow them to pass through into our country, which has no effective border laws,” Trump wrote. “Congress ...

Trump says Mexico has 'the absolute power' to stop 'Caravans' of migrants — here's what he's ...

Trump says Mexico has 'the absolute power' to stop 'Caravans' of migrants — here's what he's ...
Trump railed against Mexico over what he perceived as that country's inability or unwillingness to carry out immigration enforcement in a series of tweets that spanned from the weekend through Monday. "Mexico is doing very little, if not NOTHING, at stopping people from flowing into ..

A New Black American Dream

A New Black American Dream
- The explanation was obvious: racism, and the continuous price African-Americans pay for it, from generation to generation. For this black parent, those stories are the stuff of nightmares. From the moment I saw the double lines on my pregnancy test, I dreamed of a world in which my children win ...

Why 'Latinx' Is Succeeding While Other Gender-Neutral Terms Fail to Catch On

Why 'Latinx' Is Succeeding While Other Gender-Neutral Terms Fail to Catch On
- She says that, per their research, the word Latinx was thrust into the American consciousness after the horrific shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando in 2016. It was a gathering spot where patrons were likely to have roots in both the LGBT community and Latin American culture, and the word cropped ...

No, being transgender is absolutely nothing like claiming to be transracial

No, being transgender is absolutely nothing like claiming to be transracial
- Towards the end of his experiment, utterly crushed by the experience, he noted in his memoir Black Like Me that he was struggling to identify as one race or the other. He died not that long after and his book is a crucial part of the canon of anti-racist black-ish American literature. He was probably as close ...

LGBT people need to rediscover their rage in this age of protest

LGBT people need to rediscover their rage in this age of protest
- Today's generation of young people demanding change, including Black Lives Matter protesters fighting state violence, is of a piece with 120 Beats per Minute's activists – right down to their witty, irreverent responses to the establishment. The film's generational clash between out gay activists and a ...

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