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miércoles, 30 de mayo de 2018

Pride Toronto launches safety campaign amidst Bruce McArthur investigation

Pride Toronto launches safety campaign amidst Bruce McArthur investigation
- In advance of its annual festival next month, Pride Toronto is launching a new campaign to advocate for the safety of members of the LGBT community.

H&M celebrates LGBTQ rights with new Love For All collection

H&M celebrates LGBTQ rights with new Love For All collection
- When you shop the Love For All range, you're not just showing your LGBT-friendly colours, you're also supporting an amazing, vital campaign that ...

Influential Japan businesswoman Kazuyo Katsuma says she's in same-sex relationship

Influential Japan businesswoman Kazuyo Katsuma says she's in same-sex relationship
- April, the Fukuoka Municipal Government began recognizing partnerships of LGBT couples, adding to efforts to eliminate discrimination against ...

Alabama among 10 states backing Arkansas' court fight over LGBT testimony

Alabama among 10 states backing Arkansas' court fight over LGBT testimony
- Ten states back Arkansas' argument that legislators should not be forced to provide documents or testify regarding a state law ...

American Bible Society to Require Church Attendance, Certain Beliefs about LGBT

American Bible Society to Require Church Attendance, Certain Beliefs about LGBT
- One of the oldest nonprofit organizations dedicated to distributing Bibles around the world will soon require all employees to adhere to orthodox ...

Arabian Knights Lgbtq- Pride month kick off

Arabian Knights Lgbtq- Pride month kick off
- From the lovely organizers: Pride month kick off is the theme - dress as colourfully as you can gay. Start your pride with the third annual pride edition of ...

Why LGBT-Centered TV Is Stuck in the Past

Why LGBT-Centered TV Is Stuck in the Past
- Writer Ned Zeman was referring to the seeming preponderance of L.G.B.T.-centered television shows available to audiences at the dawn of what is ...

Supreme Court to Decide LGBT Rights VS. Freedom of Religion

Supreme Court to Decide LGBT Rights VS. Freedom of Religion
- A huge number of lawsuits over LGBT rights are finding their way through the courts. Experts expect the lawsuit to continue no matter what decision ...

Latino New Yorkers Must Find Common Ground to Move Toward Progress

Latino New Yorkers Must Find Common Ground to Move Toward Progress
- About 26.4% of all Latino families live in poverty. That number jumps to 49.9% among households led by women with children. Immigration status ...

Michigan's Medicaid Bill Is A Case Study In How America Makes Racist Policy

Michigan's Medicaid Bill Is A Case Study In How America Makes Racist Policy
- He thought it was ridiculous that anyone would call his plan racist. ... “The exclusion of so many black Americans from the bounty of public policy, and ...

Finding Root Causes for High Preterm Birth Rates Among Black Women

Finding Root Causes for High Preterm Birth Rates Among Black Women
Racial inequality is a chronic stressor that takes a cumulative toll on African-American women, increasing the chance they will have health problems at ...

Afro-Latinos Say Miami Blackface Play Is Part Of Bigger Problem With Racism In Latino Communities

Afro-Latinos Say Miami Blackface Play Is Part Of Bigger Problem With Racism In Latino Communities
- Blackface, once popular in racist U.S. minstrel shows, is still performed in Spanish-language entertainment. Afro-Latinos in South Florida say the ...

With 'moral courage,' Starbucks workers take part in emotional training to avoid racial bias

With 'moral courage,' Starbucks workers take part in emotional training to avoid racial bias
- The sessions involving up to 180,000 Starbucks employees between the stores and headquarters follow the April arrests of two African-American men ...

Roseanne' Is Canceled Following the Star's Racist 'Ape' Tweet

Roseanne' Is Canceled Following the Star's Racist 'Ape' Tweet
- Amid a flurry of Tuesday morning tweets, Barr likened Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett, who is African-American, to an ape. "muslim brotherhood ...

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 8,000 of its US stores for a racial-bias training on ... The move was triggered by the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia ...

If Roseanne Barr was fired for saying racist things, why do Americans still employ Donald ...

If Roseanne Barr was fired for saying racist things, why do Americans still employ Donald ...
- There's nothing complicated about this kind of racism. Barr was comparing Jarrett, who is African-American, to an ape — and also suggesting Jarrett is ...

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