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miércoles, 23 de mayo de 2018

China to set up 1st foundation for LGBT fund-raising

China to set up 1st foundation for LGBT fund-raising
China sets up 1st foundation for LGBT fund-raising. China will set up its first foundation to help LGBT groups raise money nationwide, a sign that the ...

Ian McKellen on LGBT representation in Hollywood: 'gay men don't exist'

Ian McKellen on LGBT representation in Hollywood: 'gay men don't exist'
- In an interview with TimeOut, the award-winning actor and LGBT rights activist hit out at the film industry for failing to represent minority groups. .

LGBT victories in Tuesday's voting

LGBT victories in Tuesday's voting
- Lupe Valdez won the Democratic nomination for governor of Texas in a run-off primary Tuesday night, becoming the first openly LGBT person —and ...

Number of Americans identifying as LGBT increases to 11 million

Number of Americans identifying as LGBT increases to 11 million
- More women identify as LGBT than men, with 5.1 percent of women and 3.9 percent of men self-identifying as such. The survey also found larger ...

Religious Refusal Laws' May Take Mental Health Toll on LGBT Americans

Religious Refusal Laws' May Take Mental Health Toll on LGBT Americans
- In the comparison states, mental distress among LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) adults rose by just 1.3 percent, and distress among ...

Queer Heroes of America's Territories

Queer Heroes of America's Territories
- Activists and LGBT leaders in the American territories have to work even harder sometimes. Here are just a few leaders leading the good fight.

LGBT Activism and the Making of Europe - A rainbow Europe?

LGBT Activism and the Making of Europe - A rainbow Europe?
- The authors of the various chapters have carried out extensive studies in the LGBT field and in political science, philosophy, sociology and other fields ..

What's the plan for healing the chasm between cops and the LGBT community?

What's the plan for healing the chasm between cops and the LGBT community?
- The decision by Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo to forbid his officers from being in uniform for the city's annual Pride parade is certainly ...

Hispanic female ex-sheriff wins Democratic runoff to become Texas' first openly gay and first Latina ...

Hispanic female ex-sheriff wins Democratic runoff to become Texas' first openly gay and first Latina ...
Hispanic female ex-sheriff wins Democratic runoff to become Texas' first openly gay and first Latina governor nominee.

Study reveals "striking" role of race in kids' suicide risk

Study reveals "striking" role of race in kids' suicide risk
- We know that African-Americans are much less likely to use mental health ... If a young person of any race or ethnicity is having thoughts of suicide, ...

Meghan Markle calls herself 'biracial' but what does that actually mean?

Meghan Markle calls herself 'biracial' but what does that actually mean?
- But as Welteroth reiterates, race is largely is in the eye of the beholder: ... Although she's previously situated herself as biracial, the African-American ...

Striking” role of race seen in kids – suicide risk

Striking” role of race seen in kids – suicide risk
- All of this speaks to the legacy of racism and I think there's a demand for African-American children to be stoic in the face of all this and not get care,” ...

Florida Judge Who Called Black People 'Moolies' And 'Thugs' Can Be Removed For Racist Slurs

Florida Judge Who Called Black People 'Moolies' And 'Thugs' Can Be Removed For Racist Slurs
- Millan, 52, a New York City native of Italian and Puerto Rican descent, used “Moolie,” a Sicilian slur short for “mulignan” (which means eggplant) that is ...

Stacey Abrams Wins Georgia Democratic Primary for Governor, Making History

Stacey Abrams Wins Georgia Democratic Primary for Governor, Making History
African-American Democrats have held powerful state offices, like the ... And Ms. Abrams's race and gender may make her bid difficult enough: ...

Dismantling the Generational Lies Behind Racism

Dismantling the Generational Lies Behind Racism
- Currently the racial tension among the human family is at fever pitch. ... Queen Sophie was of African descent; allegedly directly descended from a ...

After racial turmoil, Charlottesville hires black female police chief

After racial turmoil, Charlottesville hires black female police chief
- Officials in Charlottesville, Virginia, have given final approval to hiring the city's first African-American woman police ...

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