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lunes, 24 de septiembre de 2018

Ricky Martin, Greg Berlanti Laud LA LGBT Center's Work in Trump Era at Vanguard Awards

Ricky Martin, Greg Berlanti Laud LA LGBT Center's Work in Trump Era at Vanguard Awards
- A theme of the 49th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards seemed to be: When the government fails the LGBT community, activists and centers like the ...

Chicago priest removed after burning rainbow flag, angering LGBT community

Chicago priest removed after burning rainbow flag, angering LGBT community
- The archbishop of Chicago has removed a priest as head of a North Side church after he burned a rainbow banner, angering the LGBT community.

Hong Kong LGBT groups are right to celebrate same-sex visa win, but family values come first

Hong Kong LGBT groups are right to celebrate same-sex visa win, but family values come first
- However, my position is rather conservative when it comes to LGBT marriage rights. Marriage is not an issue simply between two individuals or two ...

LA Professional Sports Became A Lot More LGBT Over The Weekend

LA Professional Sports Became A Lot More LGBT Over The Weekend
- attendance will be representatives of the Trevor Project of Los Angeles, the LGBT Center of Los Angeles, the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles ...

Being LGBT in Kosovo: a battle to come out from the shadows

Being LGBT in Kosovo: a battle to come out from the shadows
- But it was a big — and risky — move by Blert Morina, a transgender man trying to bring Kosovo's marginalised LGBT community out of the shadows.

LGBT Rights' Longtime Leader Becomes Transgender Battleground State

LGBT Rights' Longtime Leader Becomes Transgender Battleground State
- In July 1998, 24-year-old Lucas Rosa walked into a Massachusetts bank to apply for a car loan. The loan officer refused to give Rosa an application ...

Ireland mulls recognition of Palestinian state as peace talks continue to stall

Ireland mulls recognition of Palestinian state as peace talks continue to stall
- the protection of minorities in his meeting with the Palestinian president including the rights of “Christians, women and LGBT people in Palestine.”.

Poverty rates are falling across the United States, but not in Philadelphia

Poverty rates are falling across the United States, but not in Philadelphia
- broke down poverty rates in Philadelphia by race; researchers found that poverty rates for black and Latino citizens dropped, while poverty for white ...

Study documents poor mental and physical health in rural borderland community members

Study documents poor mental and physical health in rural borderland community members
- Study documents poor mental and physical health in rural borderland ... "While the research focused on Latino immigrants in Southern California, our ...

Latin America Is the Murder Capital of the World

Latin America Is the Murder Capital of the World
- There is a murder crisis across much of Latin America and the Caribbean, .... While murder rates are falling in most of the world, in Latin America the ..... Javier Morlett is an Acapulco native who knows the city better than anyone.

Sheriff recorded making racial remarks resigns

Sheriff recorded making racial remarks resigns
- But he added that “the fact that a top official could make racist comments about the African-American community — and that no one in the room would ...

Colin Kaepernick to receive Harvard honor for African and African American studies

Colin Kaepernick to receive Harvard honor for African and African American studies
- Thanks to his undeniable influence on the national discussion about race, social justice and equality, Colin Kaepernick will now be joining the likes of ...

UMass students, faculty eye teach-in around racial concerns after lockdown

UMass students, faculty eye teach-in around racial concerns after lockdown
- Students and faculty in the Afro-American studies department at the University of Massachusetts are talking about how to respond ...

Racially profiled & humiliated': Black candidate busted for dealing politics seeks apology

Racially profiled & humiliated': Black candidate busted for dealing politics seeks apology
- An African-American nominee for the Wisconsin State Assembly told RT that she felt hurt and humiliated after being racially profiled and reported to ...

Like it or not, Colin Kaepernick follows his heart

Like it or not, Colin Kaepernick follows his heart
- So who is Colin Kaepernick, and what in the world is going on here? ... in this country when it comes to race, including an African-American president, ...

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