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jueves, 14 de junio de 2018

American Medical Assn. Takes Stands for LGBT Rights, Gun Control

American Medical Assn. Takes Stands for LGBT Rights, Gun Control
- At its annual policy-making meeting Tuesday, the American Medical Association adopted two pro-LGBT policies as well as a call for stricter gun laws.

Ex-gays and ex-trans rally against California's LGBT therapy ban

Ex-gays and ex-trans rally against California's LGBT therapy ban
- In an amazing show of force, 30 former gay and transgendered people took to a podium ...

The Cake Shop Ruling Should Be a Rallying Cry for Every LGBT Person

The Cake Shop Ruling Should Be a Rallying Cry for Every LGBT Person
- The Supreme Court's decision last week in Masterpiece Cakeshop — often referred to as “the wedding cake” case — was not exactly what the LGBT ...

Dances With Films premieres new LGBT film “At the End of the Day”

Dances With Films premieres new LGBT film “At the End of the Day”
- Pride may be over, but that doesn't mean there aren't still opportunities to go out and celebrate and support the LGBT community – and if you're a film ...

LGBT teachers suffering in rural areas

LGBT teachers suffering in rural areas
LGBT teachers working in rural areas are far more likely to suffer mental health problems than those based in urban schools according to new ...

If You Support LGBT People You Can't Eat Chick-fil-A

If You Support LGBT People You Can't Eat Chick-fil-A
- Tuesday afternoon, the Huffington Post published an article calling on the LGBT community and its allies to boycott Chick-fil-A. The author of the piece, ...

This two-dad family isn't short on support. Here's how they're making sure other LGBT families feel ...

This two-dad family isn't short on support. Here's how they're making sure other LGBT families feel ...
- "But, for an LGBT family, and especially for two dads, it's not an easy process, and it's an expensive process, so we wanted to wait until we were in a ...

British LGBT rights campaigner released in Moscow following arrest after protest

British LGBT rights campaigner released in Moscow following arrest after protest
- Gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has been released after being arrested in Moscow following a one-man protest near the Kremlin. Peter Tatchell ...



Racism may hit finances of US companies, but does that make a difference?

Racism may hit finances of US companies, but does that make a difference?
- perks and privilege, killing racism, discrimination and inequality will continue to be hard-won as the cultural battle rages on for America's soul.

Kids Are Most Likely To Become More Educated Than Their Parents In These 10 Countries

Kids Are Most Likely To Become More Educated Than Their Parents In These 10 Countries
- In 2016, The Atlantic illustrated educational inequality in America using a tale of two cities: well-off Greenwich, Connecticut, where children have ...

Parkland, Chicago Students Hold Press Conference on Gun Violence

Parkland, Chicago Students Hold Press Conference on Gun Violence
- Good Kids Mad City along with Parkland students are demanding justice for teens across the country who've suffered from gun violence.

Addressing racism in LGBTQ community

Addressing racism in LGBTQ community
- The adrenaline comes from the idea of “sneaking” to be with a black person or ... These continuous acts to ostracize various people within the queer ...



I'm Black and Latinx—What Do You Do When Neither Term Fits?

I'm Black and Latinx—What Do You Do When Neither Term Fits?
- Whenever someone says Latino, I know they do not mean me. ... Some people forget that “Latinx” and “Hispanic” are terms to define an ethnicity and ...

As the Latino population grows in this rural area, youths are developing a new accent

As the Latino population grows in this rural area, youths are developing a new accent
- Liberal is a Seward County, Kansas, town of about 25,000 people. About 59 percent of the town's population was Hispanic or Latino in 2010, ...

Black Warehouse Worker Sues After Claiming He Was Racially Harassed At Work, Co-workers ...

Black Warehouse Worker Sues After Claiming He Was Racially Harassed At Work, Co-workers ...
- The only other African American employee was usually at other warehouses, so I was alone, at night, looking over my shoulder, wondering what else ...

African American Adults Less Likely to Be Treated With Statins

African American Adults Less Likely to Be Treated With Statins
Racial differences persist in statin use among adults, specifically African American adults, who are less likely to be treated with any statin or ...

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