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miércoles, 17 de octubre de 2018

In rare campaign for Cuba, churches advocate against gay marriage

In rare campaign for Cuba, churches advocate against gay marriage
- Gay marriage) has functioned as a smokescreen to hide other realities," said Isbel Diaz Torres, an activist for many issues, including LGBT rights.

The Murder Of Anthony Adams: Utah's Dark LGBT History

The Murder Of Anthony Adams: Utah's Dark LGBT History
- Investigative journalist Eric Peterson recently uncovered a cold case murder that panicked Utah's emerging LGBTQ subculture in the '70s and dealt a ...

New campaign seeks support for expanded Supreme Court

New campaign seeks support for expanded Supreme Court
- He was a prominent advocate for repealing the "don't ask, don't tell" policy that prohibited LGBT people from serving openly in the military.

Canadian Blood Services mulling shorter wait time for gay donors

Canadian Blood Services mulling shorter wait time for gay donors
- CBS is "currently discussing the results of the analysis with stakeholders and partners," including patient and LGBT groups, and its provincial ...

LGBT people, events part of American history

LGBT people, events part of American history
- October is National LGBT History Month and this month we should focus on giving our students a well-rounded view of ALL who have contributed to ...

We're best friends, aren't we?': Toronto police and Pride

We're best friends, aren't we?': Toronto police and Pride
- allowances of individual officers aside, the Toronto police have been the historical, habitual and ongoing antagonists of Toronto's LGBT community.

What LGBT supporters need to know about Kavanaugh

What LGBT supporters need to know about Kavanaugh
- Margaret Hoover is a CNN contributor, host of "Firing Line," and president of the American Unity Fund, a nonprofit organization devoted to advancing ...

What Could Ruin a Big Blue Wave?

What Could Ruin a Big Blue Wave?
- As for Hispanic voters, I haven't seen great research regarding why, in one poll that .... Why not voting on weekends, when not as many people work?

Washington state's white working class shrinks in share of population — a national trend

Washington state's white working class shrinks in share of population — a national trend
- That is significantly higher than it is for black (34 years), Latino (29 years), and Asian (37 years) people, according to census data. This trend will surely ...

Latin American students share their stories

Latin American students share their stories
- I don't have the typical “look” that many people in the U.S. think Latinos are supposed to have. Oftentimes there is a lack of diversity in the portrayal of ...

Right-wing strongman leads in Brazil poll

Right-wing strongman leads in Brazil poll
- Mr Bolsonaro's popularity was expected to peak, particularly given his attacks on black people, the LGBT community, women and feminism and saying ...

Black Brown Queer Dance' workshops celebrate dance from marginalized communities

Black Brown Queer Dance' workshops celebrate dance from marginalized communities
- So, I wanted to create this black, brown queer dance,” Khubchandani, who is also the scholar-in-residence for Metcalf Hall, said. “For those people ...

You Are Still Black': Charlottesville's Racial Divide Hinders Students

You Are Still Black': Charlottesville's Racial Divide Hinders Students
- But like many African-American children in Charlottesville, Trinity lived on the south side of town and went to a predominantly black neighborhood ...

Ageism and misogyny could be made hate crimes

Ageism and misogyny could be made hate crimes
- Ageism could be treated like racism and become a hate crime under a review of the law to be announced by the home secretary, it emerged last night.

There's no room for hate crime in higher education

There's no room for hate crime in higher education
- As National Hate Crime Awareness Week begins, Yvonne Hawkins explains how the Office for Students is working with universities and colleges, ...

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