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lunes, 23 de julio de 2018

It's legal to discriminate against LGBT people in Michigan, says state Attorney General

It's legal to discriminate against LGBT people in Michigan, says state Attorney General
- Michigan has halted investigations of anti-LGBT discrimination, after the state's Attorney General Bill Schuette issued a formal opinion that affirms it's ...

Netanyahu flip-flops on surrogacy rights for gay men

Netanyahu flip-flops on surrogacy rights for gay men
- The LGBT community is furious with the Israeli prime minister for going back on his promise to support an amendment allowing single men and gay ...

GOP bill bans US embassies from raising gay pride flags, other emblems

GOP bill bans US embassies from raising gay pride flags, other emblems
- The bill was introduced after a few recent incidents in which a rainbow flag symbolizing gay pride and LGBT rights was flown above some embassies.

Sex Discrimination Law and LGBT Equality

Sex Discrimination Law and LGBT Equality
- In this Issue Brief, Katie Eyer makes the case that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity are clearly prohibited under ...

Scotty Bowers, LA LGBT Icon, to Receive West Hollywood Award

Scotty Bowers, LA LGBT Icon, to Receive West Hollywood Award
- The former attendant at a full-service gas station will be honored by West Hollywood in advance of a biopic about his life opening. Back in the days ...

This is what a big night out at Liverpool's iconic Heaven LGBT nightclub looks like

This is what a big night out at Liverpool's iconic Heaven LGBT nightclub looks like
- The LGBT Victoria Street club holds a variety of show nights and regularly hosts famous drag acts from around the world - and that was no different on ...

I wanted and tried to kill myself': What it's like being transgender in Turkey, Europe's trans murder ...

I wanted and tried to kill myself': What it's like being transgender in Turkey, Europe's trans murder ...
- In 2016, the body of transgender woman, sex worker and LGBT activist Hande Kader was found raped and mutilated in Istanbul. No suspects have ...

Mental health trust shows Pride in diversity and inclusiveness

Mental health trust shows Pride in diversity and inclusiveness
- will have information about the services and support we offer, making the most of this important opportunity to engage with members of the LGBT ...

Want to Understand American Slavery?

Want to Understand American Slavery?
- About 4.8 million African slaves were imported into Brazil compared to about 390,000 into what became the U.S. Slave importation lasted more than a ...

How should rankings assess teaching and learning?

How should rankings assess teaching and learning?
- have produced Asian, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and North African, Latin American, African, young, golden age, millennial, Generation X and ...

Lesbians demand 'L' be removed from LGBT

Lesbians demand 'L' be removed from LGBT
- An organization for lesbians has launched a formal online blast at LGBT ... Some of the most powerful black people known for their political analysis, ...

Latino millennials least likely to identify as heterosexual, survey finds

Latino millennials least likely to identify as heterosexual, survey finds
Latino millennials are the least likely millennials to identify as heterosexual, ... The survey found 22 percent of Latino millennials identifiy as LGBTQ, ... is to dig a bit deeper and see how race and ethnicity shape people's experiences.

Wyomingites come together to support keeping immigrant families together

Wyomingites come together to support keeping immigrant families together
- The few Latino people who showed up to the rally were brave and deserved a lot of respect, Serrano said. Through all the work he has done across ...

Latinos aren't reaching top military positions, study shows

Latinos aren't reaching top military positions, study shows
Hispanics have failed to reach top leadership positions in the military even ... Generally speaking, people will pick people like themselves to replace ...

Latino teachers, principals extremely rare in Utah schools

Latino teachers, principals extremely rare in Utah schools
- There are school districts in Utah without a single Latino principal; Espinoza has noticed the first people to be put in leadership roles tend to be ...

Black Millennials More Likely To Be Religious Than Other Racial Groups

Black Millennials More Likely To Be Religious Than Other Racial Groups
- Still, black millennials are less religious than older black Americans; 64 percent are overall “highly religious” compared with 83 percent of older black ...

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