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miércoles, 26 de septiembre de 2018

Government accused of 'neglecting needs of LGBT pupils' in new Sex Education curriculum

Government accused of 'neglecting needs of LGBT pupils' in new Sex Education curriculum
- Campaigners are urging the government not to let “another generation of LGBT students slip through the cracks” by failing to include relevant ...

Evangelical college drops ban on homosexual relationships, plans LGBT 'safe space'

Evangelical college drops ban on homosexual relationships, plans LGBT 'safe space'
- But LGBT-identifying students, who had previously met off-campus for the unofficial support club Haven, argued that specifically mentioning ...

Drag Syndrome': LGBT activist creates drag show using males living with Down syndrome

Drag Syndrome': LGBT activist creates drag show using males living with Down syndrome
- A drag troupe comprised of performers with Down syndrome is an LGBT activist's latest foray into ...

Love Island star Katie Salmon reveals biphobic backlash from LGBT community to Sophie Gradon ...

Love Island star Katie Salmon reveals biphobic backlash from LGBT community to Sophie Gradon ...
- Love Island star Katie Salmon has revealed that disturbing backlash she faced from the LBGT community over her brief romance with the late Sophie ...

Student punched in face 'for wearing LGBT wristband' in vile homophobic attack at Wetherspoon pub

Student punched in face 'for wearing LGBT wristband' in vile homophobic attack at Wetherspoon pub
- A student was punched in the face and subjected to a tirade of abuse in an attack that police are treating as a homophobic hate crime. Sam Duffy, 20 ...

LGBT community has massive buying power, but little protection on mortgage bias

LGBT community has massive buying power, but little protection on mortgage bias
- Fifty years after the Fair Housing Act was enacted in the United States, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community are making ...

Justice Brett Kavanaugh would represent an immediate threat to LGBT rights

Justice Brett Kavanaugh would represent an immediate threat to LGBT rights
- Kavanaugh is widely perceived as further to the right on LGBT rights issues than Kennedy. And if he is seated on the high court, there is a strong ...

Those who oppose my Vatican 'approved' pro-LGBT message aren't 'orthodox'

Those who oppose my Vatican 'approved' pro-LGBT message aren't 'orthodox'
- Pro-LGBT Jesuit priest and Vatican advisor Fr. James Martin is suggesting that those who ...

Kroton acquires primary education school in northern Brazil

Kroton acquires primary education school in northern Brazil
- The move underscores how investors are playing the education market in Latin America's largest economy. Private primary school chains are ...

Which nation is 'most generous' to refugees? Certainly not the US

Which nation is 'most generous' to refugees? Certainly not the US
- Several Latin American countries are now taking in hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans fleeing repression and starvation. Impoverished ...

Journalism for Democracy, Caught Between Bullets and Censorship in Latin America

Journalism for Democracy, Caught Between Bullets and Censorship in Latin America
- under siege in Latin America, particularly in the countries with the greatest social upheaval and political polarisation. Journalism “maintains a central ...

Latin American democracies' statement on Venezuela was shameful

Latin American democracies' statement on Venezuela was shameful
- A top diplomat from another Latin American country told me that Colombia had not signed the statement because it felt it read as a tacit criticism of ...

Racial equality once meant tearing down barriers, not doing a DNA test

Racial equality once meant tearing down barriers, not doing a DNA test
- 2010, he took a genetic test that estimated his ancestry to be 90% European, 6% indigenous American and 4% sub-Saharan African. Four years ...

New UN report lists Haiti among countries where conflicts, extreme climate change threaten access ...

New UN report lists Haiti among countries where conflicts, extreme climate change threaten access ...
- Dry weather in South America has lowered 2018 cereal outputs relative to last ... The report says the full list of the 39 countries currently in need are: ...

Growth in Business and Investment between Latin America and the US

Growth in Business and Investment between Latin America and the US
- How has US investment changed in Latin America? In the 80s and 90s, the United States dominated foreign investment in Latin American countries, ...

First Latin American woman head of UN General Assembly calls for multilateralism

First Latin American woman head of UN General Assembly calls for multilateralism
- We observe and address crises and problems not just in Latin America but in all the 193 countries represented in the General Assembly. And we try to ...

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