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martes, 4 de septiembre de 2018

Roncalli guidance counselor, placed on leave for gay marriage, to appear on 'The Ellen Show'

Roncalli guidance counselor, placed on leave for gay marriage, to appear on 'The Ellen Show'
- DeGeneres is a well-known LGBT activist. When she came out in 1997 while starring in the sitcom Ellen, she became the first openly lesbian actress to ...

Lesbian couple in Malaysia caned in public as punishment

Lesbian couple in Malaysia caned in public as punishment
- caning occurred amid a climate of fear and discrimination against Malaysia's LGBT community. A few weeks ago, authorities removed the portraits ...

ATO introduces benchmark to encourage LGBT visibility

ATO introduces benchmark to encourage LGBT visibility
- question asking employees if they identified as LGBT was included in the Australian Public Service Commission's annual survey for the first time last ...

Muslim Court Canes Malaysian Women for Same-Sex Relationship

Muslim Court Canes Malaysian Women for Same-Sex Relationship
- We need to stop targeting the L.G.B.T. community,” he said in a statement. “We need to stop invading their privacy. We need to stop abusing them.

Lesbian lobbyist joins SF firm's Sacramento office

Lesbian lobbyist joins SF firm's Sacramento office
- Alice Kessler, a longtime lobbyist for LGBT issues in the state Capitol, is becoming a partner in the Sacramento office of Lighthouse Public Affairs, ...

My concerns for gay first-year students and their roommates

My concerns for gay first-year students and their roommates
- And even if a roommate is not explicitly bigoted towards LGBT individuals, they can still have discomfort with living in close quarters with someone ...

Lauren Baer Is 'Proud' to Be the First Out-LGBT Person Florida Might Elect to Congress

Lauren Baer Is 'Proud' to Be the First Out-LGBT Person Florida Might Elect to Congress
- For many LGBT Floridians, especially, Baer's victory would be meaningful: According to Equality Florida, a statewide LGBT advocacy organization, ...

Mass. Rep. Uses LGBT Lobby's Insanity Against Them, Thwarts Third-Gender Driver's License Bill

Mass. Rep. Uses LGBT Lobby's Insanity Against Them, Thwarts Third-Gender Driver's License Bill
- But, one state legislator, a hero for sanity, managed to thwart the bill by using the LGBT lobby's own insanity against them. By using Facebook's ...

The American education system is caught between Church and State

The American education system is caught between Church and State
- Boston Latin School, established in 1635, is the first public school opened in the 13 American Colonies. It's still the nation's oldest public school.

Americans are More Educated than Ever Before

Americans are More Educated than Ever Before
- Americans are More Educated than Ever Before .... originally from an area where Spanish is spoken and especially from Latin America​ ...

Trump Administration Is Targeting Latino Texans Who Are US Citizens

Trump Administration Is Targeting Latino Texans Who Are US Citizens
- Getting a passport could be fraught in the past, with certain people who .... Right now, the people feeling the brunt of that are Hispanic people of a ...

US denying passports to Hispanic Americans in South Texas

US denying passports to Hispanic Americans in South Texas
- The reality is that this is a rural area and for many years that was the only way people were being born," he said. "The Department of State has this ...

Bishop Apologizes to Ariana Grande for 'Too Friendly' Grope During Aretha Franklin Funeral

Bishop Apologizes to Ariana Grande for 'Too Friendly' Grope During Aretha Franklin Funeral
- when that joke offended i of you, he did not mean to be offensive. Just because he did that by mistake, does not mean he hates Latino people.

Robocalls and graffiti after Mollie Tibbetts' death worry Iowa Latinos

Robocalls and graffiti after Mollie Tibbetts' death worry Iowa Latinos
- The paint on the road near a predominantly Latino community near ... Others complain those people are politicizing Tibbetts' death, and they ...

Here Are Your LGBT Must-Sees for the Coming Arts Season

Here Are Your LGBT Must-Sees for the Coming Arts Season
- Here Are Your LGBT Must-Sees for the Coming Arts Season ..... “As a queer black woman, I am often expected to educate people on race, class and ...

Historical Society exhibit chronicles Latino experience in Indiana

Historical Society exhibit chronicles Latino experience in Indiana
- Historical Society exhibit chronicles Latino experience in Indiana ... U.S. Census Bureau data from 2016 show that Latin Americans make up 6.5 percent of ... to emigrate to the United States was poverty and the Mexican Revolution.

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