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lunes, 1 de octubre de 2018

We've to work hard to win the respect of people and break the stereotype'

We've to work hard to win the respect of people and break the stereotype'
- His association with the LGBT community and work towards their welfare go back to the 90s. “It all began when I met a WHO consultant in 1991 and ...

The real battle starts now for LGBT equality

The real battle starts now for LGBT equality
- There is only one statement that I would like to say about Section 377,” says Minakshi, a woman who identifies as a ...

Cleveland Man Says He Was Fired for Liking a Photo From a Gay Wedding on Facebook

Cleveland Man Says He Was Fired for Liking a Photo From a Gay Wedding on Facebook
- “It's a very small step toward creating a county, a community, in which everyone, including LGBT persons, are treated equally and fairly,” said Susan ...

Gay Teacher's Rare Legal Action Against Discriminatory Employer Receives Overwhelming Online ...

Gay Teacher's Rare Legal Action Against Discriminatory Employer Receives Overwhelming Online ...
LGBT discrimination is still common in China, especially in smaller, second and third-tier cities. But the pursuit of legal action is rare, since there are no ...

As San Francisco gentrifies, a gay subculture secures its space

As San Francisco gentrifies, a gay subculture secures its space
- Tens of thousands of men decked out in platform boots, jock straps, leather harnesses or simply ...

Gay KKK night out' - Newcastle leader Nick Forbes slams Labour Party member's 'offensive' tweet

Gay KKK night out' - Newcastle leader Nick Forbes slams Labour Party member's 'offensive' tweet
- The association's account tweeted about a drop-in session for LGBT councillors, to which Mr Jasper replied: "Oh my days...Its like gay KKK night out.".

Gay actor Russell Tovey on Jack Whitehall playing a gay character: 'If you're an actor, you're an actor'

Gay actor Russell Tovey on Jack Whitehall playing a gay character: 'If you're an actor, you're an actor'
- There was uproar last month when Disney announced that Jack Whitehall would be playing its first openly gay character in upcoming movie Jungle ...

With books and jewels, drag queens teach children tolerance

With books and jewels, drag queens teach children tolerance
- Bringing in LGBT role models like drag queens and teaching about diversity means children from all families feel welcome and helps every young ...

Where are you really from?" Comments and questions faced by Hispanic students

Where are you really from?" Comments and questions faced by Hispanic students
- Comments and questions faced by Hispanic students ... But at the end of the day, what so many people only see is I'm Hispanic, I'm ethnic, I'm ...

Latinx: The New Force in American Politics and Culture'

Latinx: The New Force in American Politics and Culture'
- Before discussing Ed Morales' new book, it's important to define what its title means. 'Latinx' is the gender-neutral terms for people of Latin American ...

The different paths Elon Latino / Hispanic students take to immigrate into the United States

The different paths Elon Latino / Hispanic students take to immigrate into the United States
- When I was younger, I guess I didn't understand a lot of things, but I just knew that my life was different than other people's. I could see the difference ...

How a World War I soldier's death changed history

How a World War I soldier's death changed history
- As an African American infantryman, Stowers was an extreme minority. World War I began only about 50 years after the end of the Civil War. Racial ...

Commemoration rally held for African youth killed in racist attack

Commemoration rally held for African youth killed in racist attack
- This featured openly racist rhetoric about “violent tribal societies,” African-American “gang culture,” and a supposed refusal to “integrate” into ...

Racism rocks another city department — even after Water Management email scandal

Racism rocks another city department — even after Water Management email scandal
- Sixteen months after the housecleaning triggered by racist, sexist and ... Veteran City Hall insider Randy Conner, who is African-American, replaced ...

After Years Of Racial Harassment, Vermont's Only Black Female Lawmaker Resigns

After Years Of Racial Harassment, Vermont's Only Black Female Lawmaker Resigns
- But on Tuesday, Morris — the only African-American woman in the Vermont Legislature — told supporters that continuing harassment had made that ...

In Mississippi Senate race, an African American Democrat faces a Republican using a Confederate ...

In Mississippi Senate race, an African American Democrat faces a Republican using a Confederate ...
- For the past five months, U.S. Senate candidate Mike Espy has tried to remind Mississippians how he has served them in the ...

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