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martes, 10 de abril de 2018

Love, Simon: Russell T Davies and more on why the gay teen movie is a 'glorious victory'

Love, Simon: Russell T Davies and more on why the gay teen movie is a 'glorious victory'
- While arthouse and LGBT cinema have long explored the coming out story, queer characters have been minor players in films such as Mean Girls and Clueless. Indie comedies But I'm a Cheerleader (1999) and GBF (2014) put LGBT characters at the centre, but in the studio movie playground, the words ...

Banning Adoption Agencies That Don't Serve LGBT Couples Hurts Foster Kids, Expert Says

Banning Adoption Agencies That Don't Serve LGBT Couples Hurts Foster Kids, Expert Says
- While Johnson supports allowing LGBT families to adopt, he argued that banning agencies opposed to LGBT adoptions on religious grounds is not in the best interest of foster kids. Allowing faith-based adoption agencies to continue their work wouldn't prevent LGBT families from adopting, because they ...

Nearly 800 LGBT domestic abuse cases recorded since first force began logging figures

Nearly 800 LGBT domestic abuse cases recorded since first force began logging figures
- Almost 800 people have received police attention since a force became the first in the country to start recording domestic abuse in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. Greater Manchester Police (GMP) launched 'code D66' last year alongside specialist training to help officers ...

Roseanne Barr, Sara Gilbert Face LGBT Backlash Over 'Roseanne' Revival's Gender-Neutral Child ...

Roseanne Barr, Sara Gilbert Face LGBT Backlash Over 'Roseanne' Revival's Gender-Neutral Child ...
- When Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, and the other stars of Roseanne first brought the show to TV, they earned praise for reflecting middle-class America. Now, years later, the revival of Roseanne stars the same actors with a few additions chosen to update the mirror that ...

LGBT workers are protected from workplace discrimination, Texas judge says in 'earth-shattering ...

LGBT workers are protected from workplace discrimination, Texas judge says in 'earth-shattering ...
- For the first time in Texas, a federal judge said LGBT workers should be protected from employment discrimination based on their gender identity and sexual orientation. Judge Lee Rosenthal, the chief judge in the Houston-based Southern District Court of Texas, said in a decision last week ...

Republican Party denies convention booth to pro-LGBT group

Republican Party denies convention booth to pro-LGBT group
- Delegates clap after the National Anthem at the Republican Party of Texas state convention in Dallas in 2016. The state party's executive committee once again is refusing to allow the Log Cabin Republicans, who promote a message of LGBT includsion, a booth at the convention this year. less.

Ronan Farrow Comes Out as 'Part of the LGBT Community'

Ronan Farrow Comes Out as 'Part of the LGBT Community'
- Journalist Ronan Farrow came out publicly as a member of the LGBT community last night at an event for the Point Foundation, where he was honored with the Courage Award, given to “those who have advocated for the future of the LGBTQ and allied community and believe investing in today's ...

Anti-Trans Bathroom Initiative Fails in Anchorage

Anti-Trans Bathroom Initiative Fails in Anchorage
- The struggle for LGBT civil rights protections in Anchorage has been long and heartbreaking. Securing the most basic protections for LGBT people in Alaska was such a slog—and Alaska was so behind the times—that a paragraph like this could be the lead of a news story as recently as August of 2015.

Reflections on Winnie Mandela's relationship with Palestine

Reflections on Winnie Mandela's relationship with Palestine
- The kind for which many non-black Muslims were ostracised in the wake of the recent killing of 22-year-old African American, Stephon Clark, with accusations via social media that the revelation of his being a Muslim created an abrupt interest story by the Muslim communities, who prior to that piece of ...

For accurate results in autism, genetic databases need diversity

For accurate results in autism, genetic databases need diversity
- Most databases do not adequately represent people from minority groups, such as black and Latino people. The frequency of specific genetic variants can vary by ethnic and racial group, so the underrepresentation of these groups affects research and clinical care. We need to increase diversity in ...

New report highlights need for services for crime victims in Colorado

New report highlights need for services for crime victims in Colorado
- The people who did report the crime wanted to recover stolen property or obtain proper documents for insurance reasons. Half of the survivors who did not report crimes said they didn't think anything would come of it if they did because they didn't have evidence to support their claims. Hispanics were ...

Daniel Kaluuya Explains Why He Feels 'Racism In America is More Pronounced' Than In Britain

Daniel Kaluuya Explains Why He Feels 'Racism In America is More Pronounced' Than In Britain
- While there were some initial concerns over Daniel Kaluuya's ability to portray an American Black man in the acclaimed racial satirical thriller “Get Out,” the star seems to have a pretty good grasp on racism in America compared to his navie Great Britain.

African American women bear a heavy fashion load

African American women bear a heavy fashion load
- If you have ever wondered how certain features became the standard of beauty? Pause for a moment and consider how it all began. In the mid-18th century, Swedish physician and taxonomist Carolus Linneaus developed the concept of race. Linneaus subjectively observed the physical features of ...

California to apologize for anti-LGBT discrimination

California to apologize for anti-LGBT discrimination
- The Apology Resolution is supported by Equality California, the Human Rights Campaign, the ACLU and the Los Angeles LGBT Center. But Low said he is talking to other communities for support, as well, such as the Japanese, Chinese and African American communities that have previously received ...

No, School Discipline Isn't Racist

No, School Discipline Isn't Racist
- Too many of our leaders like to preen themselves, claiming that they can't imagine why teachers would disproportionately discipline African-American students unless the reason is racial discrimination. But denying the facts doesn't help African-American students. The primary victims of the Obama ...

They were holding hands after the Gay Pride Parade. Then four men attacked them.

They were holding hands after the Gay Pride Parade. Then four men attacked them.
- Two other men walk out, and are immediately attacked by the four. One of the attackers shouts a Spanish slur used to refer to LGBT men before he and the other attackers begin repeatedly punching the two men. When the two victims, who sustained multiple injuries to their faces, began to run away, the ...

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