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lunes, 15 de octubre de 2018

Hugh Hefner's trademark black pajamas, captain's hat will be auctioned to benefit LGBT and ...

Hugh Hefner's trademark black pajamas, captain's hat will be auctioned to benefit LGBT and ...
- Hugh Hefner's black silk pajamas and red smoking jacket, the trademark attire for his Playboy mansion parties, are among a robust lot of ephemera ...

Mixed views on hate crime law bearing Matthew Shepard's name

Mixed views on hate crime law bearing Matthew Shepard's name
- Twenty years after Matthew Shepard's death, the federal hate crimes law bearing his name is viewed with mixed feelings by LGBT ...

Palm Springs LGBT Town Hall to Address Legislation

Palm Springs LGBT Town Hall to Address Legislation
- Palm Springs' first-ever LGBT Town Hall will take place at City Hall Friday evening and feature a discussion on current and upcoming legislation ...

Police use tear gas to protect LGBT parade in Poland

Police use tear gas to protect LGBT parade in Poland
- Polish police used tear gas and a water cannon against right-wing extremists who were trying to block the first equality parade held in the city of Lublin ...

So-called religious freedom is a front to justify LGBT discrimination

So-called religious freedom is a front to justify LGBT discrimination
- More than 30 years later much has changed in Australia, and we should be proud of the great strides made in LGBT acceptance. Yet we continue to ...

Social Media Giants Have a Big LGBT Problem. Can They Solve It?

Social Media Giants Have a Big LGBT Problem. Can They Solve It?
- Lately, social media giants have been doing a lot of apologizing over LGBT foul-ups. Each individual incident has sparked outrage and generated ...

Romania's Referendum Proves LGBT Citizens' Rights are Far from Protected

Romania's Referendum Proves LGBT Citizens' Rights are Far from Protected
- However, conservative and anti-LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi, and transgender) sentiments are not new to Romania. For example, in the 1990s, Romanian ...

UninstallGojek trends after executive shows support for LGBT community

UninstallGojek trends after executive shows support for LGBT community
- Gojek released a statement on its Twitter account saying that the post was "a personal opinion and interpretation of one of Gojek's employees about ...

America's few Latino civil rights monuments languish, forgotten and decaying

America's few Latino civil rights monuments languish, forgotten and decaying
- America's few Latino civil rights monuments languish, forgotten and ... "People need to see history, they need to touch it, they need to feel it, they need ...

Racial Profiling Still Exists America

Racial Profiling Still Exists America
- I have been racially profiled before in my life and as an African-American male I have come to expect it, however, in no shape, way ...

'I am running with these labels': How 3 black candidates are running post-Obama

'I am running with these labels': How 3 black candidates are running post-Obama
- But in 2018, the three African-American Democrats running for governor represent something of an evolution from Obama on matters of race.

The far-right threat that looms in Brazil

The far-right threat that looms in Brazil
- Bolsonaro in power means escalating threats to the lives of women, Black people, LGBT people, Indigenous people and immigrants — and an ...

Racial Preference on Trial as Harvard Goes to Court

Racial Preference on Trial as Harvard Goes to Court
- Such a ruling would also benefit the many good black and Hispanic ... And there is also much evidence that racial admissions preferences make it ...

Colin Kaepernick receives award, asks for more action against racial injustice

Colin Kaepernick receives award, asks for more action against racial injustice
- The center honored Kaepernick, and eight others, with the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal "in recognition of their contributions to African and African American ...

In the Georgia Governor's Race, the Game Is Black Votes

In the Georgia Governor's Race, the Game Is Black Votes
- In the 2018 midterm elections in Georgia, the math is simple. If turnout among black voters is low—somewhere near 2014's midterm mark of 41 ...

Meghan Markle & Prince Harry's Baby Will Look African American, Predicts Whoopi Goldberg

Meghan Markle & Prince Harry's Baby Will Look African American, Predicts Whoopi Goldberg
- To describe something as being black and white means it is clearly defined. Yet when your ethnicity is black and white, the dichotomy is not that clear.

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