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martes, 20 de agosto de 2019

LGBT history should pity, as well as condemn, police officers for their past behaviour

As one of the biggest Pride events in the UK, it's a good time for the LGBT community to celebrate the overcoming of the challenges, abuse and ...


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Palestinian police vow to crack down on planned LGBT event

Palestinian police have threatened to arrest anyone involved in a gathering planned by LGBT activists and have called on people to come forward ...


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Former DC Log Cabin head leaves group over Trump endorsement

Robert Turner, the former president of the D.C. chapter of the national LGBT group Log Cabin Republicans, announced in a Facebook message on ...


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Should New Yorkers quit Equinox to protest Trump fundraiser?

A big portion of the calls to action came from people like me, who count themselves among the LGBT community. Equinox has always presented itself ...


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For LGBT elders, inclusive housing and long-term care can be hard to find

Some 4.7 million LGBT older adults — known as the “Stonewell Generation” — will be seeking elder care services by 2030. But are our long-term ...


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LGBT history lessons far from universal in public schools

This fall, more public school students could see LGBT content in their classrooms as states move toward mandating a more inclusive K-12 curriculum.


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El Paso killings shift mood on domestic terrorism

In the aftermath of the Aug 3 massacre in El Paso, Texas, of 22 mostly Latino people, there is growing recognition that the United States has a problem ...


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Advocates already see fallout from immigration rule change

Latino actors, writers pen 'letter of solidarity' amid fears ... "We want to see people coming to this country who are self-sufficient," said Ken ...


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Trump has succeeded in normalizing unspeakable cruelties

This week over 600 Latino people were rounded up and arrested leaving children getting home from school to find empty houses.. no parents.


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Latino voter who backed the GOP for 20 years finally reaches his breaking point after Trump makes ...

“I can no longer stand by and wait for the storm that is Trumpism to go by to feel comfortable defending a party that crazily doesn't want brown people ...


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Primos In Prison: Supporting Incarcerated Family Members

However, looking at social issues that plague the Latinx community, it is no surprise that low levels of education, poverty, and structural discrimination ...


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Artpace's Guest Curator for its 2020 Artists-in-Residence Program to Speak on Modern and ...

Tompkins Rivas' talk will touch on recent Latinx-focused exhibitions she's curated including "Regeneración: Three Generations of Revolutionary ...


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UC Latino faculty group: Reducing isolation, speaking up, fighting for human rights

The Latino and Hispanic population is growing regionally, too, but remains small. About 60,000 people who descend from Spanish-speaking ...


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After investigation, Memphis bishop defends priest accused of racism

The Diocese of Memphis is supporting a pastor whose staff denied a job to a black housekeeper on the grounds that his dog was racist. The diocese ...


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