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lunes, 10 de septiembre de 2018

Know what LGBT means and how they are identified

Know what LGBT means and how they are identified
- But, despite all these questions, the question is, who is gay? Why is it considered to be a crime? Is it not right for society or is not right for LGBT health?

Intellectual activists welcome India's take for LGBT community

Intellectual activists welcome India's take for LGBT community
- Tanveen Kaur Randhawa was in her laboratory at the Indian Institute of Science in Bengaluru when the Supreme Court pronounced its judgment ...

Startups take LGBTQ hiring more seriously than larger counterparts

Startups take LGBTQ hiring more seriously than larger counterparts
- It observes that “diversity in terms of LGBT was a language that only 2% of organisations surveyed (only MNCs) seemed comfortable speaking about.

Why so silent, Kollywood male stars?

Why so silent, Kollywood male stars?
- It's disappointing that male actors, except a few, didn't extend their support to LGBT community on public platforms. The fact is, around 20 to 30 per ...

Grindr Holds a Mirror to China's Subtle Evolution

Grindr Holds a Mirror to China's Subtle Evolution
- It didn't help that six months ago, China's second-largest social-networking site, Sina Weibo, was planning to restrict LGBT content (it eventually ...

The one lesson the disability rights movement in India can offer to the LGBT movement

 The one lesson the disability rights movement in India can offer to the LGBT movement
- “History owes an apology to members of the LGBT community and their family members for the ostracisation and persecution they faced because of ...

The EU champions LGBT rights – will Brexit Britain?

The EU champions LGBT rights – will Brexit Britain?
- have LGBT constituents who are still not comfortable holding their partners hand in public, or displaying any kind of affection, in case they draw ...

It's terrifying to go back there”: Students react to hate bias incidents in UMD dorms

It's terrifying to go back there”: Students react to hate bias incidents in UMD dorms
- After University of Maryland Police responded to a swastika and anti-LGBT speech in dorms last weekend, some students are feeling rattled.

Could Latin American universities do better in rankings?

Could Latin American universities do better in rankings?
- When the Academic Ranking of World Universities – alias Shanghai Ranking – was published last month I did as always: checked the position of Latin ...

Ora Mae Washington gets enshrined with hoops legends

Ora Mae Washington gets enshrined with hoops legends
- As a tremendous athlete, she played some outstanding tennis from 1924 to 1936 in the All-Black American Tennis Association. Washington won eight ...

Protesting Miss America, But Not In Two-Part Harmony

Protesting Miss America, But Not In Two-Part Harmony
- night, the women's liberation movement burst onto the national stage, and African-American activists showcased a new definition of female ...

American character, as molded by 11 female artists

American character, as molded by 11 female artists
- But in a sense both artists sew scraps together. Their subject is the identity of people who are, as a gallery note says, “uniquely African American while ...

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