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domingo, 22 de julio de 2018

Cuba's draft constitution opens path to gay marriage

Cuba's draft constitution opens path to gay marriage
- Yet Communist-run Cuba has made great strides over the past decade on LGBT rights, approving sex-change operations and banning workplace ...

Trinidad, Tobago's religious leaders call to uphold anti-LGBT laws

Trinidad, Tobago's religious leaders call to uphold anti-LGBT laws
- When he was 18, Kerwyn Jordan came out to his family and close friends, and he's been open about his sexuality for the past 26 ...

Israelis in New York Protest New Surrogacy Law That Excludes Gay Men

Israelis in New York Protest New Surrogacy Law That Excludes Gay Men
- Some 30 members of the Israeli LGBT community protested in Times Square on Saturday after the Knesset voted last week to exclude ...

Neighborhood cookout celebrates future LGBTQ youth homeless shelter

Neighborhood cookout celebrates future LGBTQ youth homeless shelter
- A new homeless shelter is being created in Louisville's Russell neighborhood – and will be the first of its kind when it comes to who it will help.

Pro-LGBTQ groups run full-page ads urging senators to vote against Kavanaugh SCOTUS ...

Pro-LGBTQ groups run full-page ads urging senators to vote against Kavanaugh SCOTUS ...
LGBTQ advocates note that taking away the Affordable Care Act, as Kavanaugh has suggested in past writings, could allow Americans, particularly ...

2022 World Cup host Qatar censors LGBTQ news coverage

2022 World Cup host Qatar censors LGBTQ news coverage
- All eight of the removed pieces dealt with issues affecting the LGBTQ community. ABC News applied pressure and FIFA responded, calling freedom of ...

LGBTQ People Not Protected Under State Law

LGBTQ People Not Protected Under State Law
- Attorney General Schuette has chosen to ignore legal precedent and leave thousands of LGBTQ Michganders at risk of discrimination. Numerous ...

Sharice Davids: America's First Openly LGBTQ Native American Congresswoman?

Sharice Davids: America's First Openly LGBTQ Native American Congresswoman?
- Even with incrementally increasing diversity, never before has an openly LGBTQ woman of color or a Native American woman served to Congress.

Income Inequality in US Getting Worse

Income Inequality in US Getting Worse
- To be in the top 1% of earners in the United States in 2015, a family would have to have brought in $421,926 in pre-tax. What qualifies as the top 1% ...

California's high tech, diverse population are its new story

California's high tech, diverse population are its new story
- The Census Bureau says that 39.1 percent of Californians are Latino, people with roots from the other side of the wall President Trump wants to build.

Why Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse Is 'Not a Political Movie'

Why Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse Is 'Not a Political Movie'
- There's a lot of black people, a lot of Latino people. I'm sitting in front of you. I took two private jets in the last six months! It's been life changing for me.

Traveling while black' guidebooks may be out of print, but still resonate today

Traveling while black' guidebooks may be out of print, but still resonate today
- 1948, a mob in Lyons, Georgia, attacked an African-American motorist ... Acknowledging the era's racial tensions and dangers of travel, the 1956 ...

On race, racism and economic success, 'Nothing can be changed unless it is faced'

On race, racism and economic success, 'Nothing can be changed unless it is faced'
- today's climate of uncertainty and cynicism, it's easy to forget that just 18 months ago our nation's first African-American president left office. After his ...

AFA found a black person who doesn't like black people unless they hate gay people

AFA found a black person who doesn't like black people unless they hate gay people
- Now the Tupelo, Mississippi group is opposed to an alliance of African-American churches testing Starbucks for racial bias. They explain:

Republican Congressman Claimed There Was a 'Racial War' in America Started By Blacks on Whites

Republican Congressman Claimed There Was a 'Racial War' in America Started By Blacks on Whites
There's a cultural problem in the African-American community that is leading to this. The entitlement mentality,” Lewis said during The Jason Lewis ...

GOP congressman said blacks have 'entitlement mentality' and view themselves as victims

GOP congressman said blacks have 'entitlement mentality' and view themselves as victims
- Republican Rep. Jason Lewis has a long history of racist rhetoric about African-Americans, pushing claims of a "racial war" by blacks on whites ...

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