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lunes, 21 de mayo de 2018

6 intriguing films that show the Cannes Film Festival is gayer than ever

6 intriguing films that show the Cannes Film Festival is gayer than ever
- A record-smashing 14 LGBT themed films, twice last year's tally, showed at this year's festival, just one year after the AIDS drama BPM won the Palm ...

Italian archbishop endorses a 'new pastoral attitude' for LGBT Catholics

Italian archbishop endorses a 'new pastoral attitude' for LGBT Catholics
- Un ponte da costruire—that's the Italian translation of the work by James Martin, S.J., Building a Bridge. We can't help but pay attention to the two ...

Equity steering group to tackle discrimination against LGBT+ actors

Equity steering group to tackle discrimination against LGBT+ actors
- A set of best-practice guidelines on casting and working with LGBT+ performers is to be created by Equity, in a bid to tackle discrimination in the sector ...

LGBT community cheers pope's 'God made you like this' remark

LGBT community cheers pope's 'God made you like this' remark
- Pope Francis' reported comments to a gay man that "God made you like this" have been embraced by the LGBT community as ...

LGBT awareness week celebrates 25th anniversary of decriminalisation of homosexuality

LGBT awareness week celebrates 25th anniversary of decriminalisation of homosexuality
- An objective of the City Development Plan stated that LGBT people were included in their own city. It is different from Pride Week, because Pride is ...

Ghana: Let's Unite to Reject LGBT

Ghana: Let's Unite to Reject LGBT
- Inasmuch as we uphold and respect fundamental human rights of every human being, we are equally against LGBT rights and we at the Ghanaian ...

City govts remove rainbow marks from public bathrooms / LGBT users cite concern over privacy

City govts remove rainbow marks from public bathrooms / LGBT users cite concern over privacy
- However, some have been removed because of embarrassment expressed by some LGBT people, saying that using restrooms with the marks may ...

Top 10 LGBT Icons in Rock + Metal

Top 10 LGBT Icons in Rock + Metal
- The LGBT community has made rock and metal more colorful for over 50 years, so as cities across the U.S. prepare for Pride, we put together this list ...

Profiting the 1 Percent in Latin America: How Corruption Deters Development

Profiting the 1 Percent in Latin America: How Corruption Deters Development
- As long as policymakers in Latin America keep abusing power for private gain, inequality and poverty in the region will persist. Corruption scandals ...

What's Happening to “Queer” Cinema in the LGBT Film Boom?

What's Happening to “Queer” Cinema in the LGBT Film Boom?
- In the U.S., there is still no robust, federal anti-discrimination law; there's an alarming HIV epidemic among queer black people, homelessness, and ...

How racism endures in our community

How racism endures in our community
- The racism starts right at the beginning with “I have nothing against African Americans” and continues with her willingness to shake their hands and ...

Why racism in US worse than Europe

Why racism in US worse than Europe
- News stories emerge almost daily in the US about police being called over black Americans doing nothing more than being black. Writer Barrett ...

African American children are more likely to be exposed to secondhand smoke, study finds

African American children are more likely to be exposed to secondhand smoke, study finds
African American children and adults are more likely to be exposed to secondhand smoke than any other racial or ethnic group.

A new normal or history repeating itself?

A new normal or history repeating itself?
- In Oakland, California, an African American family was questioned by police after a ... Two African American women were almost handcuffed at a national ... Since they were intended to send a message about racial superiority, the ...

Translating Trauma Therapy for Hispanic and Latino Communities

Translating Trauma Therapy for Hispanic and Latino Communities
- Research has found that although Hispanic families are more likely to ... The violence and trauma experienced during immigration has been well ...

Racist text messages, Facebook posts featured in discrimination lawsuit against restaurant

Racist text messages, Facebook posts featured in discrimination lawsuit against restaurant
- Michael Shephard, an African-American man living in Pulaski County, filed ... “was harassed and subjected to discrimination on the basis of his race.

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