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martes, 29 de mayo de 2018

Report says school violence on the rise against LGBT students

Report says school violence on the rise against LGBT students
- The report indicates that LGBT youths face unsafe conditions at school due to high rates of bullying, violence, sexual assault and suicide ideation.

Anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller on being an LGBT ally and facing hate speech every day

Anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller on being an LGBT ally and facing hate speech every day
- Influential lawyer and prominent anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller knows what it's like to receive hateful abuse every single day. A long-time ...

All 417 national park sites in one trip. What keeps a Christian LGBT adventurer going

All 417 national park sites in one trip. What keeps a Christian LGBT adventurer going
- Meyer, an LGBT man of faith, hopes to spread a message of inclusivity and inspiration. “I'm doing something that's crazy and impossible here, that ..

Bill to criminalise homosexuality coming soon - Foh Amoaning

Bill to criminalise homosexuality coming soon - Foh Amoaning
- In an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in Accra, Mr Amoaning said the bill, unlike the LGBT, would be based on knowledge, scientific and ...

World Cup fans should wave rainbow flags at Russian stadiums, says leading activist

World Cup fans should wave rainbow flags at Russian stadiums, says leading activist
- Joe White, who runs campaigns for Pride in Football, emphasised that supporters should only promote the LGBT cause if they feel safe, but added that ...

YMCA and Joe Biden to Create LGBT Inclusion Campaign

YMCA and Joe Biden to Create LGBT Inclusion Campaign
- Former Vice President Joe Biden will be working with the YMCA on an inclusion campaign for LGBT people. The Biden Foundation will assist in ...

LGBT activists warned police and FBI about mass shooter's violent anti-transgender rants before ...

LGBT activists warned police and FBI about mass shooter's violent anti-transgender rants before ...
- The now-dead mass shooter that wounded four people after opening fire in an Oklahoma City restaurant last week was known to LGBTQ activists, ...

LGBT Pride Month 2018: What to know about its history, events, parades

LGBT Pride Month 2018: What to know about its history, events, parades
- Every summer in the United States, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community and allies come together for a month-long ...

If there ever was a time to block tax cuts in the Senate, it's now

If there ever was a time to block tax cuts in the Senate, it's now
- Australia has more wealth and income inequality than ever. .... Since Alan Bond won the America's Cup, wealth and income inequality has got worse.

Elections are the best surveys

Elections are the best surveys
- The proportion of white Democrats who attributed racial inequality to systematic discrimination ... What is happening to racial attitudes in America?

Alzheimer's in Latinos expected to increase by more than 800%. Chicago researchers are trying to ...

Alzheimer's in Latinos expected to increase by more than 800%. Chicago researchers are trying to ...
- Here in Illinois, 220,000 people are living with Alzheimer's disease, which ... study focused on Alzheimer's disease risk factors in older Latino adults.

Who is Afraid of Spanish?

Who is Afraid of Spanish?
- Recent attacks against people who spoke Spanish in public places reveal the refusal of many Americans to accept that the Spanish language is part of ...

Latin America's water crisis is not about millennials' avocado habit, but the human and ...

Latin America's water crisis is not about millennials' avocado habit, but the human and ...
Latin America's water crisis is not about millennials' avocado habit, but the human ... millennials over their diets won't solve South America's water issues. ... in its native Andean region, raising concerns about whether poor Peruvians ...

Starbucks is under fire for its treatment of black customers — but baristas say they've also ...

Starbucks is under fire for its treatment of black customers — but baristas say they've also ...
- Starbucks will close all 800 of its US stores for a racial bias training on ... The move comes after police arrested two black men at a Philadelphia ...

Mormons confront a history of Church racism

Mormons confront a history of Church racism
- In the 1830s and 1840s, the earliest years of the church, under the leadership of founder Joseph Smith, African-American men were ordained to the ...

64 percent of Americans say racism remains a major problem

64 percent of Americans say racism remains a major problem
- Four in 10 African-Americans say they have been treated unfairly in a store or restaurant because of their race in the last month, compared to a quarter ...

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