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lunes, 17 de septiembre de 2018

Judge rules against faith-based agency in landmark case over LGBT and religious rights

Judge rules against faith-based agency in landmark case over LGBT and religious rights
- A federal judge Friday in Michigan allowed a lawsuit to move forward that experts say impacts faith-based charities across the country that provide ...

Serbian Prime Minister, Belgrade Mayor Attend Gay Parade

Serbian Prime Minister, Belgrade Mayor Attend Gay Parade
- Hundreds of participants in an LGBT pride parade in Belgrade were joined by the city's mayor, Zoran Radojcic, Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic ...

Cardi B Distances Herself From Transphobic Post on Her Facebook Page

Cardi B Distances Herself From Transphobic Post on Her Facebook Page
- Social media users were quick to screenshot the image and share it over social media, questioning the rapper who has apologized for anti-LGBT ...

LGBT groups call for halt to Kavanaugh vote amid attempted rape charges

LGBT groups call for halt to Kavanaugh vote amid attempted rape charges
- With Christine Blasey Ford coming forward as the individual alleging sexual assault against Brett Kavanaugh, LGBT groups are joining the calls to pull ...

Dallas Pride Parade Punctuates Big Weekend for North Texas LGBTQ Community

Dallas Pride Parade Punctuates Big Weekend for North Texas LGBTQ Community
- Tens of thousands lined the streets in an Oak Lawn neighborhood Sunday, capping the biggest weekend of the year for the North Texas LGBTQ ...

There's a problem with the LGBT rights movement – it's limiting freedom

There's a problem with the LGBT rights movement – it's limiting freedom
- In many countries where homosexuality has been decriminalised, LGBT advocacy has focused its attentions on the demand for same-sex marriage ...

Bill to ban LGBT discrimination to be proposed by Tokyo Metro. Gov't

Bill to ban LGBT discrimination to be proposed by Tokyo Metro. Gov't
- The Tokyo Metropolitan Government is set to propose the first ordinance bill including a stipulation to prohibit discrimination against LGBT ...

Ukrainian Art Exhibit Pays Tribute To LGBT Soldiers

Ukrainian Art Exhibit Pays Tribute To LGBT Soldiers
- An art exhibit in Kyiv focuses on LGBT people who have served in the conflict in the country's east. One ex-soldier who took part in the project says it ...

How Leroy Cleaver moved from revolutionary Black Panther to a conservative Republican

How Leroy Cleaver moved from revolutionary Black Panther to a conservative Republican
- After his release, he attempted to breathe fresh air into the Organization of Afro-American Unity which was founded by Malcolm X; his efforts proved ...

5th Florida Black Transgender Women is Found Murdered

5th Florida Black Transgender Women is Found Murdered
- Regardless of whether this is the act of a single person, multiple people ... We're asking folks to show up and show out for Black trans women this ...

Street Crime 2.0: New Apps to help you feel safer in Latin America

Street Crime 2.0: New Apps to help you feel safer in Latin America
- 10 most dangerous cities of the world are located in Latin America. Poverty, gang violence, drugs and corruption have led to a proliferation of ...

The mystery of Flavio da Silva, poverty's poster child

The mystery of Flavio da Silva, poverty's poster child
- What a reader could never have known was that the spread, one of a series of splashy displays in the magazine capturing a “Crisis in Latin America,” ...

90% of African-American consumers own smartphones, 54% are digital natives

90% of African-American consumers own smartphones, 54% are digital natives
African-American consumers are more likely to use their smartphones for ... Some marketers are working to be more racially diverse and inclusive in ...

NYC Gun Permit Applicants Claim Racial Bias Against NYPD Over License Denials

NYC Gun Permit Applicants Claim Racial Bias Against NYPD Over License Denials
- Devon Thomas is an African-American male security guard who was falsely arrested two times and has been awarded money judgments from the city ...

Chicago Is 31 Percent Black. Officer Jason Van Dyke's Jury Is Only 8 Percent Black. Is That Racist?

Chicago Is 31 Percent Black. Officer Jason Van Dyke's Jury Is Only 8 Percent Black. Is That Racist?
- Chicago is 31 percent black, but you would never know it based on the jury selected Thursday for the murder trial of Jason Van Dyke, the white ...

Robin DiAngelo White people are still raised to be racially illiterate. If we don't recognize the ...

Robin DiAngelo White people are still raised to be racially illiterate. If we don't recognize the ...
- Robinson is celebrated as the first African American to break the so-called color line and play in Major League Baseball. While Robinson was certainly ...

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