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lunes, 8 de octubre de 2018

India may have legalised gay sex. But 'paralysing fear' plagues Bangladesh's LGBT community

India may have legalised gay sex. But 'paralysing fear' plagues Bangladesh's LGBT community
- When the five judges who sit on India's Supreme Court unanimously voted to decriminalise homosexuality in September, LGBT+ activists across the ...

Netflix's She-Ra reboot includes at least two LGBT characters after cast let slip spoiler

Netflix's She-Ra reboot includes at least two LGBT characters after cast let slip spoiler
- The cast of Netflix's She-Ra reboot accidentally let slip a spoiler during their New York Comic Con panel. While talking at the event creator Noelle ...

Facebook Marks LGBTQ Advertisements as Political, Blocking Them Again

Facebook Marks LGBTQ Advertisements as Political, Blocking Them Again
- We do not consider all ads that relate to LGBT under this policy, but rather only those that advocate for various policies or political positions, which ...

This Orthodox synagogue in New York welcomes members of the LGBTI community

This Orthodox synagogue in New York welcomes members of the LGBTI community
LGBT Jews who are Orthodox want a place in Orthodox Judaism,' Metz-Poolat told The Jerusalem Post. 'Because this is the only Judaism we know, ...

Transactivist bats for inclusivity at work

Transactivist bats for inclusivity at work
- In a proud moment for the LGBT community, well-known transactivist from the city, Shane Mils represented India at the Out and Equal ...

Romania Conservatives Wanted Voters to Limit Definition of 'Family.' They Failed.

Romania Conservatives Wanted Voters to Limit Definition of 'Family.' They Failed.
- nondiscrimination and legal recognition for L.G.B.T. people, according to ILGA-Europe, a Brussels-based advocacy group for gay and transgender ...

6th annual Celine Dion dance party

6th annual Celine Dion dance party
- The legendary party returns for one night only! It's Tapette's annual all-Céline Dion dance party extravaganzahhh! 5+ hours of Céline hits, misses, ...

Romanian constitutional ban on same sex marriage fails on low vote turnout

Romanian constitutional ban on same sex marriage fails on low vote turnout
- moreover, Romanians rejected the involvement of the Orthodox Church in the state's secular affairs,” said Vlad Viski of LGBT rights group MozaiQ.

African American vs. Black and Why Some Actually Prefer Neither Term

African American vs. Black and Why Some Actually Prefer Neither Term
Black is a racial description, they say, while African-American is an ethnical description. For example, German-American describes their ethical ...

The myth of race and skin color

The myth of race and skin color
- There's greater variation within racial groups than between groups. The variation between blacks from East Africa and blacks from South Africa is ...

Falling Human Capital – Blame State Education

Falling Human Capital – Blame State Education
- Human capital, the cornerstone of America's rise from infant nation to ... in Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America saw the biggest improvements. ... Perhaps, at least in the case of America, it is the quality of basic education that ...

Venezuela: The Syria of Latin America

Venezuela: The Syria of Latin America
- The Syria of Latin America ... rate higher than Honduras and El Salvador, formerly the most murder-prone countries in the world. ... The possibility of invasion, either by the US or its latin American neighbors, is not lost on ...

Brazil votes amid anger at the ruling class

Brazil votes amid anger at the ruling class
- The campaign to run Latin America's largest economy, which is a major trade partner for countries in the region and a diplomatic heavyweight, has ...

Brazil elections: Can a new president save the economy?

Brazil elections: Can a new president save the economy?
- Brazil is Latin America's largest economy and the "B" in the "BRICs". ... Today, it's a country struggling with recession and high unemployment where ...

Top 10 Facts about Hunger in Haiti

 Top 10 Facts about Hunger in Haiti
Haiti is home to beautiful beaches, rich culture and, unfortunately, vast poverty. Haiti has been the target of many devastating disasters and political ...

Coming of Age in Mississippi' still speaks to nation's racial discord, 50 years later

Coming of Age in Mississippi' still speaks to nation's racial discord, 50 years later
- Written when Moody was 28 years old, “Coming of Age” is a gripping story. In spare, direct prose, she takes readers into the world of African-American ...

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