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domingo, 8 de julio de 2018

LGBT teens use e-cigarettes more than straight peers, survey says

LGBT teens use e-cigarettes more than straight peers, survey says
-  Ohio's gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender teens have substantially higher rates of e-cigarette use than straight youth, ...

Indiana Church Is Evicted After Posting Hateful Anti-LGBT Sign

Indiana Church Is Evicted After Posting Hateful Anti-LGBT Sign
- An anti-LGBT church founded in April in Mike Pence's home state of Indiana has been evicted after posting a hateful sign for LGBT people during ...

LGBT issues are of huge interest to people not just from those communities – the data proves it

LGBT issues are of huge interest to people not just from those communities – the data proves it-
When the prototype version of Pride London took place in 1972, it was sneered at by a media that was “universally hostile”, according to veteran LGBT ...

Really 'reaching out' to LGBT Mormons means listening, too

Really 'reaching out' to LGBT Mormons means listening, too
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints church recently released a series of videos from Dale Renlund of its Quorum of the Twelve Apostles ...

Bisexual women are more likely to face abuse – and no one is asking why

Bisexual women are more likely to face abuse – and no one is asking why
- This weekend, London celebrates its 47th annual Pride parade. Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets to celebrate the ...

Scarlett Johansson Slammed By LGBT Community Over Transgender Film Role

Scarlett Johansson Slammed By LGBT Community Over Transgender Film Role
- Scarlett Johansson is under fire from the LGBT community after being cast in the film Rub & Tug. The movie is based on Dante "Tex" Gill, who was ...

I am gay. Here is how I have been forced to live a lonely life

I am gay. Here is how I have been forced to live a lonely life
- Mintu was a looker with shapely legs and light olive skin. The first time our new sports teacher looked at him, we all knew that he fancied him like mad.

Gay dating app thrives in China, where LGBT rights are lagging

Gay dating app thrives in China, where LGBT rights are lagging
- It boasts 40 million registered users while based in a country where most LGBT men and women still feel locked in the closet — where homosexuality, ...

The story of American poverty, as told by one Alabama county

The story of American poverty, as told by one Alabama county
- More than three million Americans live in “extreme poverty,” according to a report from the United Nations, which ranked poverty in the U.S. alongside ...

Why Such Hate Against Rafael Correa?

Why Such Hate Against Rafael Correa?
- Rafael Correa completely restructured the country's taxation system. ... Rafael Correa, along with a Pleiades of Latin American liberators of the 21st ...

We're fighting corruption so that Latin America, the Caribbean can prosper

We're fighting corruption so that Latin America, the Caribbean can prosper
- Moreover, corruption drives away private investment, so necessary to stimulate economic growth, job creation and poverty reduction. For all these ...

Essence Fest Could Be A Safe Space For Black Trans Women, Too

Essence Fest Could Be A Safe Space For Black Trans Women, Too
- We're all partying at the black Essence Festival and everyone is claiming to be an ally to the LGBT community, but where are the trans people?”.

Why are so many racial, religious confrontations popping up on social media?

Why are so many racial, religious confrontations popping up on social media?
- The string of very public confrontations was highlighted most recently by a video that captured insults an older white woman hurled at a Latino man ...

African-American millionaire finds note with racial slur in hotel room

African-American millionaire finds note with racial slur in hotel room
- An African-American millionaire and his Manhattan consultant son were victims of a July 4th hate crime in their hotel room during a Florida vacation.

Mexican president-elect wants every kid to go to college

Mexican president-elect wants every kid to go to college
- Future education secretary Esteban Moctezuma said later that the government will provide $126 in monthly scholarships to students who need ...

The Second City of Black America

The Second City of Black America
- And then there's the Hill, Pittsburgh's best-known African-American ... And while some blacks worked in the city's steel industry, racist factory rules or ...

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