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lunes, 22 de octubre de 2018

Gender-neutral homecoming: No more kings and queens in effort to include LGBT students

Gender-neutral homecoming: No more kings and queens in effort to include LGBT students
- Iowa City students are dismantling the labels of homecoming king and queen in an effort to be more inclusive to all of their peers, including those in ...

Democrats look to LGBT community for votes

Democrats look to LGBT community for votes
- Stacey Abrams became the first major-party nominee for the Georgia governorship to participate in the Atlanta Pride Parade, one of the largest LGBT ...

Cate Blanchett defends straight actors playing LGBT roles

Cate Blanchett defends straight actors playing LGBT roles
- Cate Blanchett has defended straight actors playing gay roles in film and TV. Hollywood has been criticised for giving LGBT roles to straight actors and ...

Demonstration denounce anti-LGBT violence in Paris after recent string of attacks

Demonstration denounce anti-LGBT violence in Paris after recent string of attacks
- Crowds gathered in Paris on Sunday to denounce anti-LGBT violence and call for an end to assaults on members of the community after a series of ...

LGBT advocacy group calls on Trump admin not to go forward with potential rollback of ...

LGBT advocacy group calls on Trump admin not to go forward with potential rollback of ...
- The Human Rights Campaign on Sunday called for the Trump administration not to go forward with a rollback of protections for ...

New program aims to welcome LGBT travelers to New Orleans

New program aims to welcome LGBT travelers to New Orleans
- Under the new program by the New Orleans LGBT Hospitality Alliance, participating businesses will get an informational packet that includes a ...

Rights advocates urge Japan to step up LGBT-inclusive efforts and legalize same-sex marriage

Rights advocates urge Japan to step up LGBT-inclusive efforts and legalize same-sex marriage
- My company allowed me (to come out amid growing acceptance of LGBT people worldwide; managers said they would watch over me with a warm ...

Young Catholics urge Vatican to issue inclusive LGBT message

Young Catholics urge Vatican to issue inclusive LGBT message
- Some of the youth delegates to the meeting have insisted that the final document express an inclusive message to make LGBT Catholics feel welcome ...

Young Catholics urge Vatican to make LGBT community feel more welcomed

Young Catholics urge Vatican to make LGBT community feel more welcomed
- One of those young people, Yadira Vieyra, who works with migrant families in Chicago, said gays often feel attacked and shunned by the church.

The Hate U Give': A Racial Drama So Honest Every American Should See It

The Hate U Give': A Racial Drama So Honest Every American Should See It
- Its central incident is the police shooting of a young black man, and at moments it suggests a high-school version of “Fruitvale Station,” except that ...

Ugly cancer of racism' infects US, bishops say in proposed pastoral

Ugly cancer of racism' infects US, bishops say in proposed pastoral
Racial profiling frequently targets Hispanics for selective immigration enforcement practices, and African-Americans for suspected criminal activity,” it ...

Mississippi Democrat says he'd be 'senator for everybody'

Mississippi Democrat says he'd be 'senator for everybody'
- As an African-American Democrat, Espy needs a strong voter turnout among ... Southern state where voting patterns tend to break along racial lines.

US craze for DNA 'heritage' tests may bolster racism, critics warn

US craze for DNA 'heritage' tests may bolster racism, critics warn
- By way of proof, the site showcases an African-American descended from a slave and a white person descended from a slave-owning family who ...

Now is not the time for men to speak about how MeToo is hard for them. Now is the time for men to ...

Now is not the time for men to speak about how MeToo is hard for them. Now is the time for men to ...
- To include misogyny and ageism as hate crimes would be, says Cooke, a blatant waste of time in the face of stretched police budgets and spiking ...

Disability Hate Crimes Rising Astronomically in England, New Report Finds

Disability Hate Crimes Rising Astronomically in England, New Report Finds
- New statistics uncovered by an advocacy group in the UK reveal that hate crimes targeting people with disabilities have risen by a third in the past ...

No Irish No Gay" banner in North being treated as hate crime

No Irish No Gay" banner in North being treated as hate crime
- No Irish No Gay" banner in North being treated as hate crime ... on Friday, and are said to be treating the incident as a suspected hate crime.

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