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miércoles, 10 de octubre de 2018

Vocal LGBTI Rights Opponent Wins First Round of Brazil Presidential Election

Vocal LGBTI Rights Opponent Wins First Round of Brazil Presidential Election
- A vocal LGBTI rights opponent won the first round of Brazil's presidential election on Sunday. Jair Bolsonaro, a congressman from Rio de Janeiro, won ...

Racial/ethnic minority LGBT youths face many challenges

Racial/ethnic minority LGBT youths face many challenges
- Racial/ethnic minority LGBT youth have to develop both their sexual and ... Racial and ethnic minority LGBT youths describe a number of resiliency ...

The next frontier of LGBT equality? Reforming the Gender Recognition Act

The next frontier of LGBT equality? Reforming the Gender Recognition Act
- You can get married now, isn't that all you wanted? I thought the struggle for LGBT equality was over?” Over and over again, I get asked these kinds ...

Philadelphia archbishop advocates LGBT erasure from Catholic Church

Philadelphia archbishop advocates LGBT erasure from Catholic Church
- Philadelphia archbishop Charles J. Chaput has objected to the use of the term LGBTQ being used in official documents from the Catholic Church in a ...

LGBT youth at higher risk for suicide attempts

LGBT youth at higher risk for suicide attempts
LGBT adolescents are more likely than other kids their age to try to kill themselves, a new analysis confirms. Data pooled from 35 earlier studies show ...

At last, X Factor is hitting the right note – with its LGBT contestants

At last, X Factor is hitting the right note – with its LGBT contestants
- And this year, executives have perfected their treatment of LGBT contestants on the show. Take, for instance, Felix Shepherd, whose audition was ...

Petition calls for national ban on 'conversion therapy' for LGBT youth

Petition calls for national ban on 'conversion therapy' for LGBT youth
- Thousands of Canadians are pressing the federal government to ban "conversion therapy," the controversial practice of counselling LGBT youth to ...

Minister condemns plans for Uganda's first LGBT centre as 'criminal act'

Minister condemns plans for Uganda's first LGBT centre as 'criminal act'
- They can't open a centre of LGBT activity here. Homosexuality is not allowed and completely unacceptable in Uganda,” he said. “We don't and can't ...

How the world views the US and its president in 9 charts

How the world views the US and its president in 9 charts
- The U.S. is seen as the top economic power in all three Latin American countries – Brazil, Mexico and Argentina – and in nearly all Asia-Pacific ...

A third of urban waste ends up in open dumpsites or environment in Latin America and the ...

A third of urban waste ends up in open dumpsites or environment in Latin America and the ...
- UN Environment urges countries to progressively close open dumps due to ... "The Latin American and Caribbean countries should consider waste ...

Patient-centered primary care and self-rated health in 6 Latin American and Caribbean countries ...

Patient-centered primary care and self-rated health in 6 Latin American and Caribbean countries ...
- Overall, a higher OPCE score was associated with better SRH in these 6 Latin American and Caribbean countries; associations between specific ...

Michael B. Jordan's 'Black Folklore' Comments Are an Opportunity to Explain Its History

Michael B. Jordan's 'Black Folklore' Comments Are an Opportunity to Explain Its History
- challenged dominant Western literary models, and promoted an African-American literary tradition. Over a century later, this continues to be a ...

Dr. Brenda Armstrong, Pioneering Physician and Activist, Dies

Dr. Brenda Armstrong, Pioneering Physician and Activist, Dies
- Armstrong was among the first African-American students to attend Duke University as an undergraduate. As a student in 1969, she helped organize ...

Latin American Jewish leaders say internal divisions, community leadership are main problems

Latin American Jewish leaders say internal divisions, community leadership are main problems
Latin American Jewish leaders say internal divisions, community leadership are ... Poverty, the second top concern in 2017, dropped to fifth this year.

Discussion about diversity and its contradictions

Discussion about diversity and its contradictions
- Oh, so that means that different races or religions or cultures do have skills that ... Why is it when 98 percent of an Afro-American electorate vote for the ...

How 20 years of stop and search has widened America's racial divide

How 20 years of stop and search has widened America's racial divide
- her early 30s, with a short-cropped afro and a determined manner, Dozier was telling me about the traffic stop that had led to her arrest.

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